How much agricultural land is China actually grabbing in Africa?

The Western media claims that China is making huge agriculture land grabs in Africa to guarantee its future food security. A U.S. expert denies this and insists Chinese firms actually own much less of that land than we think.

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  • Adva Saldinger

    Adva Saldinger is an Associate Editor at Devex, where she covers the intersection of business and international development, as well as U.S. foreign aid policy. From partnerships to trade and social entrepreneurship to impact investing, Adva explores the role the private sector and private capital play in development. A journalist with more than 10 years of experience, she has worked at several newspapers in the U.S. and lived in both Ghana and South Africa.

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