Touch the Soil News #1399 (Feature photo – Amazon Rainforest – By Neil Palmer/CIAT – Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=28394053)
Farmland grab follows the story of how global companies, in collaboration with corrupt political figures are dispossessing ancestral people from the land upon which they have lived for generations. Unfortunately, many of the dispossessed people are afraid to protest, leaving a few isolated protesting leaders vulnerable for their lives.
Farmlandgrab takes us to Brazil where deforestation for the sake of agricultural production is not new. You can read the full story here: