Sally Miller is a researcher and writer on food and agriculture issues, and is the author of Edible Action: Food Activism and Alternative Economics (Fernwood Publishing 2008). She is currently at work on a book on land for food.
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Sunday, April 21, 2013
Earth Day 2013: Land for Food Under Attack Worldwide
As Earth Week 2013 rolls around, a frenzy of land grabbing threatens our food supply, Indigenous land use practices, access to water and the future of farming. In recent years the focus on speculation in food prices caused riots in over 30 countries . However, speculative investment has turned its eye in 2013 from food commodities to farmland itself.