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Throughout my involvement with IJM and my leadership with the Freedom Project, sex trafficking has been the issue that I knew well. I was well versed with the facts and stories of young girls being bought and sold around the world, including the United States. 780 more words


Land Grabbing - A Product of Hegemonic Irresponsibility and Corporate Greed

By Jamal Browne

Large-scale land acquisitions are not in themselves the awful capitalist progeny that they have been made out to be. It would in fact be somewhat irresponsible to suggest that a country’s pro-acquisition policy position – as a counter-measure to the threat of food insecurity and the need for diversified income streams – is not justified in the absence of equally or more feasible alternatives. 453 more words

Sustainable Development

Land Grabs in #Africa: Farmers and local communities in north-eastern Nigeria are losing their livelihoods

Global alliance deal evicts Nigerian farmers

This is Africa, investigative top story


January 28, 2015 — Farmers and local communities in north-eastern Nigeria are losing their livelihoods, as American prisons tycoon turns their land into a profit-making venture under the guise of US and UK aid… 1,067 more words

African Studies

Another MP's Life in Danger

Dagoretti North MP,  Simba Arati,  says his life is in danger.

The MP who had earlier accused a senator and two other individuals of grabbing a piece of land in Lavington, Nairobi, has come out to publicly declare that someone is after his life and he will not keep quiet about it. 106 more words

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On Land Deals and Food Security

Dirk Löhr

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Source: M. Franz, P. Müller (2015): Foreign Direct Investment in Agri-Food Networks in India and Sub-Saharan Africa, Marburg; Germany. 7 more words


The world's richest man has a solution to Africa's hunger problem - and it's not a good one. #Africa


“In our recently released report – The Poor are Getting Richer and Other Dangerous Delusions – we showed that there are now almost double the number of people living on under $2 a day in sub-Saharan Africa than there were in 1981.” 1,021 more words

African Studies