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Land Rush [electronic resource]: How Do You Feed the World?

DR TV (Television station : Copenhagen, Denmark)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Seventy-five percent of Mali's population work as farmers, but with no clear ownership rights, rich nations like Saudi Arabia and the U.S. have been scooping up prime land and using it for large-scale agribusiness production. Some Malians see this as an imperialistic land grab, but others feel that leasing deals could result in new economic opportunities for all. This program explores the pros and cons of a
Release Date
2012
Run Time
59 min.
Language
Portions with English subtitles
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 23, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Series
Why Poverty?
Contents
  • Food Crisis (1:40)
  • Land Deals (1:30)
  • Land Rush (1:33)
  • Sosumar (1:49)
  • Investor's Vision for Agriculture (1:36)
  • Jobs for Women (1:04)
  • Traditional Farmer (1:39)
  • Opposing Foreign Land Grabs (1:25)
  • Government-Business Partnership (3:58)
  • Land Ownership (1:37)
  • Food Sovereignty (1:32)
  • Opposition to Land Leases (4:08)
  • Local Support for Sosumar (2:03)
  • Karite Trees (1:19)
  • Local Opposition Threatens Project (2:15)
  • Security Guards (1:50)
  • Shea Butter (1:02)
  • Change and Tradition (2:49)
  • Promoting Project (2:10)
  • Land Battles (2:29)
  • Pressing Government (3:01)
  • Commitment to Africa (1:22)
  • Hopes for Development (2:03)
  • Lobbying (2:12)
  • Western-Influenced African Elite (1:00)
  • Mali Coup (2:11)
  • Investor Pursues Nigeria (1:24)
  • Mali's Future (1:00)
  • Expectations After Coup (2:00)
  • Threats to the Poor and Instability (1:37)
  • Additional Resources & Credits: Land Rush: How Do You Feed the World?- Why Poverty? (0:44)
  • Hunger for Profit (2:43)
  • Speculators and Food Prices (1:46)
  • Additional Resources & Credits: Hunger for Profit (0:24)
  • Village Removal (2:04)
  • Food Thrown Away (2:51)
  • Morris' Bag (2:30)
  • God is Rain (2:29)
  • Orator on Kenyan Droughts (2:03)
  • Lake Turkana (1:36)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013]
Publisher no.
  • 55238 Films Media Group
  • 55235s Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 online resource (1 video file (59 min.) : sound, color + instructional materials (online).
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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