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Wednesday, 28 July 2010

China in Africa Watch (Dr Congo)

The Democratic Republic of Congo is studying a proposal to provide land to China to grow large amounts of palm for oil production in the vast central African country. Details of the plan are scarce but this appears to be part of general effort by China to secure greater share of arable land around the world as Africa's land supply become more attractive to wealthier resource-hungry nations. More detail via Reuters.

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