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Land sold off and used for biofuels could have fed 1 billion people

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2 million kilometers of foreign purchased land in developing countries is either idle or used for Western biofuel production, according to a British charity. Oxfam’s report estimates an area the size of London is sold every six days. The report states that between 2000 and 2010, 60% of investment in agricultural land by foreign traders occurred in developing countries with ... Read More »