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China's Superbank

Peter Bosshard | Posted 06.11.2013 | World
Peter Bosshard

The engine that transforms the lives of millions of Chinese citizens like Li Liguan is China Development Bank (CDB). The bank channels capital to key sectors and projects in the world's fastest growing economy -- an essential role in any development state.

How a Big Dam Fuels Landgrabs, Hunger and Conflict in Ethiopia

Peter Bosshard | Posted 11.12.2011 | Green
Peter Bosshard

As food prices rise, the lands of rural communities are being snatched up for plantations at an alarming rate around the world. According to the World...

Innovations in Access to Land: Land Grab or Agricultural Investment?

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

As foreign governments and private firms invest and acquire large tracts of agricultural real estate in other countries, land and water rights, food sovereignty and food security for those who live there are all at stake.