Film tip 'Land Rush'

This documentary of the excellent 'Why Poverty?' series addresses the serious issue of land grabs in Mali.

So called land grabs are a great international human rights concern which affects many people on the planet, especially in Africa. Big corporations are buying huge plots of land for agricultural developments. The problem is that local farmers are loosing their land and become depended on foreign corporations for work to feed their families.

Land grabs are of one the biggest drivers of poverty and dependency for small-scale farmers in Africa today. For more information about land grabs check the website of Oxfam.

You can watch the full film here...

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