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Land grab or development opportunity? International farmland deals in Africa

Cotula, Lorenzo

This perspective discusses the increasing number and size of large-scale farmland acquisitions in Africa by foreign investors over the past five years, including the opportunities and risks created by this trend.

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Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
Publisher
Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
Series
Columbia FDI Perspectives, 8
Published Here
May 11, 2010
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