Mali: whose land is it anyway?

Outlet: The Guardian

December 28, 2010

Foreign firms are snapping up all the best fertile land in Mali. But what does this mean for the local farmers? A new complex of government offices on the banks of the river Niger in Bamako, Mali, is like a wedding cake; pale pink, frosted with decorative detail, its plate glass winking in the sun. It’s called the Administrative City and it was financed by the Libyan-backed Malibya development company…

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