Global Politics

Global Hedge Funds Buying Land in Africa

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A farm in Mpumalanga, South Africa (Photo: PZFUN)

Global hedge funds are gobbling up large tracts of land in sub-Saharan Africa and prominent American universities like Harvard are getting in on the action. Anuradha Mittal of the Oakland Institute has authored a new report on the so-called "land grabs" in Africa. She discussed the details with anchor Marco Werman.

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