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Zimbabwe farm invasions

Lisa Mullins speaks with John Worswich, chief executive of a group in Zimbabwe called "Justice for Agriculture,� who says thugs associated with Zimbabwe's embattled ruling party have been invading farms as the country's political uncertainty continues.

Environment

Biofuel vs. Food?

Host Lisa Mullins speaks with Jean Ziegler, the United Nations "Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food" about how biofuel production may be contributing to the global food crisis.

Environment

Vietnam's rice crisis

Nguyen Qui Duc reports on how rising food costs are affecting people in Vietnam: the country is a major producer of rice and the government has halted exports to try and keep prices down at home, but even so, many Vietnamese are struggling to cope.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Nishio in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The area is known for its green tea plantations. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from green tea executive Shiro Nobunaga.

Environment

Indonesia's vanishing rice farms

Rice paddies across Asia are being replaced by golf courses and luxury hotels and workers are leaving the fields for factory jobs, as Rebecca Henschke reports on an endangered species - the rice farmers of Indonesia.

Environment

Potash boom

Last week, nations at a UN food summit in Rome vowed to increase world food production by 50 percent by the year 2030, and to meet this goal