MST in Brazil have claimed the right to settle on and farm close to 7 million hectares


"MST in Brazil have claimed the right to settle on and farm close to 7 million hectares, or 43,000 square miles, of unused land-- a territory a little larger than the state of Ohio."

Source: Martinez, Nadia. "Democracy Rising: Latin America Rising." YES! magazine. 42 (summer 2007) 22.

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