Food Fights

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Bill Law investigates the causes and consequences of the great global land grab, as richer nations and multi-national corporations acquire vast tracts of land in developing countries.

Big corporations and countries are eying up Africa for mega agricultural development.

Critics call it the new land grab, but Africa can benefit from the expertise, infrastructure and equity that such developments bring - if the terms are right.

Bill visits Kenya to weigh up the pros and cons of agricultural super projects in a country wrestling with food insecurity.

Bill Law visits Kenya to weigh up the pros and cons of agricultural super projects.

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Bill Law investigates the causes and consequences of the great global land grab, as richer nations and multi-national corporations acquire vast tracts of land in developing countries.

Big corporations and countries are eying up Africa for mega agricultural development.

Critics call it the new land grab, but Africa can benefit from the expertise, infrastructure and equity that such developments bring - if the terms are right.

Bill visits Kenya to weigh up the pros and cons of agricultural super projects in a country wrestling with food insecurity.

Bill Law visits Kenya to weigh up the pros and cons of agricultural super projects.

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Bill Law investigates the causes and consequences of the great global land grab, as richer nations and multinational corporations acquire vast tracts of land in developing countries.

Bill weighs up the pros and cons of Indonesia's palm oil revolution.

The country leads the world in palm oil production and the world is hungry for it; check any food label and as likely as not palm oil will turn up as one of the ingredients.

Low-cost, high-yield palm oil has transformed Indonesia creating wealth and a new middle class.

But in the process, it has carved up huge swathes of rainforest.

Bill Law weighs up the pros and cons of Indonesia's palm oil revolution.

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Bill Law investigates the causes and consequences of the great global land grab, as richer nations and multinational corporations acquire vast tracts of land in developing countries.

Bill weighs up the pros and cons of Indonesia's palm oil revolution.

The country leads the world in palm oil production and the world is hungry for it; check any food label and as likely as not palm oil will turn up as one of the ingredients.

Low-cost, high-yield palm oil has transformed Indonesia creating wealth and a new middle class.

But in the process, it has carved up huge swathes of rainforest.

Bill Law weighs up the pros and cons of Indonesia's palm oil revolution.

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Bill Law weighs up the pros and cons of Indonesia's palm oil revolution.

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