Documentary for Tuesday, January 1, 2013: Whose land is it anyway?
Land across great swathes of the developing world has become a prime target for foreign investors. This affects communities living off the land and those throughout the region. Feeding the growing global population is one of the greatest challenges of the coming decades and how land is used is at the core of the debate. The divide between the haves and the have-nots is growing. Each night nearly one billion people go to bed hungry while over a billion are substantially over fed, according to the UK government’s office for science.