Behind African ‘land grabs’ by U.S. institutions and universities


Wbez91.5: Today, Worldview delves into land grabs. Entities such as USAID, the World Bank, and major U.S. universities are often the architects behind these land deals, which promise benefits for Africans but can often deliver food insecurity and displacement.  Anuradha Mittal, founder and director of the Oakland Institute, tells Worldview how these deals take place.  The institute researches how land grabs force farmers out of their homes and livelihoods in Africa.

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