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FIAN: Land Grab study

The Impact of Europe's Policies and Practices on African Agriculture and Food Security

This report focuses on the role of the EU and its member states in land grabbing in Africa. Even though it is reported that the major current international investors are the Gulf States, China and South Korea, this reports sheds light on the EU’s involvement land acquisition in Africa and on the EU members States’ responsibility in implementing policies that have increased demand for land acquistion. Given the fact that six European countries are among the biggest investors in terms of outwards Foreign Direct Investment stock in agriculture (in descendent order Italy, Norway, Germany,
Denmark, the United Kingdom, and France), their role cannot be neglected and deserves closer Examination.

FIAN: Land Grab study

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