The Global Agricultural Land Grab
I thought this was a fascinating article from World Politics Review. Here's your relevant paragraph:
"Although the practice of buying up tracts of arable land in Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe is not a new phenomenon, the food crisis of the last few years and growing water scarcity has accelerated the trend. Countries like South Korea, Saudi Arabia, India, and China are now buying or leasing hundreds of thousands of hectares in Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria and elsewhere to meet food demand back home."
This obviously has many serious implications and will likely hamper further sustainable development in Africa.