While large land deals can create opportunities, they are more likely to cause problems for the poorest members of society, who often lose access to land and resources that are essential to their livelihoods, said a report.
The most compre
African governments should avoid rushing into big land lease deals with foreign investors or risk deepening poverty and ramping up social tensions, an official at the UN's Food and Agriculture Office said.
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An Egyptian lawyer said he had filed a lawsuit demanding the government cancel the sales since 1998 of all state land not sold by auction.
It is the latest challenge to state land sales since a court in June annulled the
Pakistan expects to resolve land transfers linked to a deal with the UAE’s Etisalat buying a stake in Pakistan Telecommunication (PTCL) in one month's time, an official said on Thursday.
In 2006, Etisalat signed an agreement to purchas