Africans’ land rights at risk as new agricultural trend sweeps continent



NAIROBI, Sep 1 2014 (IPS) – Agriculture in Africa is in urgent need of investment. Nearly 550 million people there are dependent on agriculture for their livelihoods, while half of the total population on the continent live in rural areas.

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