Land Grab Blamed for Worsening Hunger in Africa

Oxfam warns that decades of progress against hunger in Africa is being reversed by rising food prices, chronic droughts and ‘unfair’ land policies

Aid group, Oxfam, has warned that decades of progress against hunger in Africa is being reversed by rising food prices, chronic droughts and ‘unfair’ land policies.

In its new report, which was released a day after Kenyan police dispersed dozens of protesters trying to hold an overnight vigil to protest rising food prices, the organisations accuses rich nations, transnational corporations and local elites are grabbing land needed for food production.

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