Category: Land Grab

Land Grab in Ethiopia

By , April 19, 2012 8:43 pm

US universities in Africa ‘land grab’

By , June 15, 2011 12:52 am

Institutions including Harvard and Vanderbilt reportedly use hedge funds to buy land in deals that may force farmers out.

Harvard and other major American universities are working through British hedge funds and European financial speculators to buy or lease vast areas of African farmland in deals, some of which may force many thousands of people off their land, according to a new study.

Source: Guardian