Charges putting Israel at top of 'land-grabbing' countries to be re-examined
The study ranked Israel sixth worldwide in buying land in poor countries – but the database on which the study was based may have been imprecise.
The authors of a study examining the phenomenon of "land grabbing" – land purchases in poor countries by wealthy ones – will reexamine their conclusion that Israel is one of the top-ranked culprits. They decided to do so after learning that their assessment was based on imprecise data about an alleged Israeli deal in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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