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I was wrong on veganism
Traditional livestock production makes ecological sense
An environmental reporter reviews the environmental impacts of meat production in the developed world. He finds that First World meat production is incredibly wasteful but that this is not a requireme...
Indian agribusiness sets sights on land in east Africa
Indian investors plan to spend $2.5bn on acquiring vast tracts of cheap farming land in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda.
Land concentration, land grabbing and people's struggles in Europe
Cooperativa Integral Catalana
The hidden scandal of how a few big private business entities have gained control of ever-greater areas of European land. How these land elites have been actively supported by a huge injection of publ...
Occupy agriculture! Polish farmers sit in for land and freedom
At the heart of Poland's capital, Warsaw, farmers have founded a flourishing encampment known as the 'Green City', writes Julian Rose. It's a focus of protest against the sell-off of their land to agr...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 21, 2018
What are we eating?
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
What are we eating? A simple question which opens up a labyrinth of devilishly complex issues about production and distribution, access to land, control of water, prices, health and safety, migrant la...
Sierra Leone: local resistance grows as investors snap up land
Farmers and activists more transparent about large-scale land deals with foreign firms and t
Provost, Clare; McClanahan, Paige
Ten years after the end of civil war in Sierra Leone, the government is taking great pains to attract large-scale agribusiness investments, which it says will help boost exports and employment opportu...
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