Global Land Grabs & the Threatened Promise of Food Justice & Food Sovereignty
Monday, November 7, 2011
Malik Yakini, Detroit Black Community Food Security Network
Private companies and governments are alarmingly buying farmland in the Global South, threatening the right to food. The global land grab" also occurs in US cities and towns, threatening attempts to end poverty through food sovereignty. Social movements are challenging this danger and displacement through creative, grassroots redistributive land reform.