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The Rio+20 Earth summit must back peasant farmers on land rights

By Fred Pearce, Tuesday 17 April 2012 Source: www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/poverty-matters/2012/apr/17/rio-summit-should-back-peasants-rights Governments in the global south are claiming farmland is ‘empty’ and ‘unused’ – and flogging it off to foreigners who promise investment. The June summit in Rio needs to call a … Continue reading

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