The Global Land Rush and the World Bank's Quandary

Rachel Nalepa discusses the tensions between investment and growth within rural communities in the [...]November Pardee Center seminar, "The Global Land Rush: The Future of Food, Fuel, and Agricultural Development." Rachel Nalepa is a doctoral student in the Geography and Environment Department at Boston University. She was also a 2010 Pardee Center Summer Fellow. This seminar is based on Rachel’s summer research, which looks at trends in foreign direct investment in land and its implications for the development and food security of rural communities in Africa.

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