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The dynamic relationship between research, advocacy, and press on land grabs in Africa has resulted in an amazing string of successes and organizing in the US and abroad. Check out what we've accomplished in five months!
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Good paper on land regulation, with a focus on Sierra Leone and interviews of OI partner Green Scenery.
allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience
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Financial Times's article on investors in South Sudan, featuring an interview with Anuradha Mittal.
Dispossession and displacement fears voiced at South Sudan's food-for-export farming deals
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The second phase of The Oakland Institute's research on land grabs in Africa is now available: four new country reports and seven briefs revealing how bad energy policies and development agendas contribute to famine and conflict in Africa.
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For those who missed it, watch and share the Oakland Institute's Executive Director, Anuradha Mittal, on Al Jazeera along with Christine L. Adamow, Managing Director of Africa Biofuels, discussing land investments in Africa.
New economic powers India and China are being accused of buying land cheaply and uprooting indigenous communities.
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An analysis of the Agrisol deal by Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, Senior Scientist
Pesticide Action Network North America Regional Center (PANNA).
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The Oakland Institute is an independent policy think tank bringing fresh ideas and bold action to the most pressing social, economic, and environmental issues of our time. 

We have a reputation for meticulous research and analysis. Our work is referenced by policymakers, academics, and the media. Many of our campaigns have resulted in international policy changes.