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Zimbabwe-China Land Deal: Social & Environmental Costs?

A portion of Zimbabwe’s new black farmers will be trading part of their land to Chinese investors, in exchange for funding for infrastructural development and other farming support. The Zimbabwean government has signed a deal with the Chinese government which will mostly affect farmers on previously white-owned land in the Mashonaland East province. Reports indicate […]

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China gives bleak assessment of its battered environment

More than half of China’s cities are affected by acid rain and one-sixth of major rivers are so polluted the water is unfit even for farmland, a senior official said on Friday in a bleak assessment of the environmental price of the country’s economic boom. The environmental degradation which has accompanied China’s breakneck growth has […]

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