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Video: David Hallam on FDI in Agriculture

David Hallam, Deputy Director of FAO's Trade and Market Division, explains how international investments in land could be good news if the interests of land purchasers are reconciled with the investment needs of developing countries. (video courtesy of the Woodrow Wilson Center)

More information: From Land Grab to Win-Win, Economic and Social Perspectives, Policy Brief No.4, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, June 2009.



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