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Lookup NU author(s): Dr Janet Townsend

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Abstract

As food prices rise and more land is used to grow biofuels, small farmers are losing their land to big business. This article looks at the advantages and disadvantages of these 'land grabs', with examples from around the world. It is useful for topics on development, globalistion and food issues.


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Author(s): Townsend JG

Publication type: Article

Journal: Geography Review

Year: 2012

Volume: 25

Issue: 3

Pages: 20-21

Print publication date: 01/02/2012

ISSN (print): 0950-7035

Publisher: Philip Allan Updates


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