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Foreign investors often blamed for Africa land grabs conducted by local ruling elites

By Kayode Ogunbunmi | Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:36 PM
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(New paragraph three to correct attribution to Thomas Jayne, professor at Michigan State University)

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Policymakers and media organisations are ignoring the fact that African middle classes and local ruling elites are the biggest drivers of the transfer of land ownership on the continent over the last few years, rather than foreign investors, experts ...

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