Arable land deals could be bad for food security

Nourishing the Planet was recently featured in Kenya’s The East African newspaper.

Small-scale and rural farmers are being pushed off prime land for foreign companies. (Photo credit: The East African)

The article discusses the issue of “land grabs’ and its impact on global food security. “Investors claim that land grabs can help alleviate the world food crisis by tapping into a country’s ‘unused’ agricultural potential, but such investments often do more harm than good, disrupting traditional land use and leaving small-scale farmers vulnerable to exploitation,” according to Nourishing the Planet project director, Danielle Nierenberg.

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