Articles by Chinua Akukwe

Land ‘investment’ deals in Africa: Say ‘no way!’

July 12, 2011 | Land investments - the purchase or lease of vast tracts of land from mostly poor, developing countries by wealthier food-insecure nations and private investors for the production and export of food and agrofuel crops - have become a very fast-paced international phenomenon.

Free Market Famine

October 26, 2006 | Niger is the poorest country in the world. Neither humanitarian aid nor free-market reforms prevented its 2005 food crisis.