Mozambique is one of the top 10 targeted countries for land grabbing

"Since the state – which legally owns all territory – declared it had seven million hectares going spare, investors have snapped up 2.5 million. Mozambique has stayed in the ‘top 10 most targeted’ countries for large-scale deals ever since."

Source: Hazel Healy, "The Smallholder's Last Stand," New Internationalist, May 2013, [verified 4/17/14]

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