[permaculture] [Fwd: [SANET-MG] Global Farm Grab Vs. Our Native Need for Food]
Lawrence F. London, Jr.
lflj at intrex.net
Tue May 12 16:54:47 EDT 2009
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Subject: [SANET-MG] Global Farm Grab Vs. Our Native Need for Food
Date: Tue, 12 May 2009 08:33:26 -0400
From: Steven McFadden <chiron at CHIRON-COMMUNICATIONS.COM>
Reply-To: Sustainable Agriculture Network Discussion Group <SANET-MG at LISTS.IFAS.UFL.EDU>,
Steven McFadden <chiron at CHIRON-COMMUNICATIONS.COM>
To: SANET-MG at LISTS.IFAS.UFL.EDU
"In a disquieting rush to secure food supplies, financial speculators around
the world are gobbling up farmland in developing nations and causing land
prices to soar. Some call it the new colonialism, but most just call it an
old-fashioned land grab.
"Land grabbing and food speculation are not just overseas phenomena; they
are also happening in North America..."
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