ZEF in the press

"Africa: Calls for Transparency Over Marked Increase in Land Deals"
February 10, 2020. 

in: The Good Men Project. February 9, 2020.

"An international coalition of researchers and NGOs have released the world’s largest public database of international land deals, reports the Global Development blog of The Guardian’s (UK). This marks an important milestone in highlighting a developmental issue that has received little attention in the international news cycle. The report states that almost 5% of Africa’s agricultural land has been bought or leased by investors since 2000, and emphasizes the fact that this is not a new issue, yet points out that the number of such land deals has increased tremendously in the past five years."

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