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Susan L. Levenstein

Susan L. Levenstein was a program assistant at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars’ Asia Program, where she coordinated more than 150 Asia-themed conferences and worked on three publications. The latter include the coedited volumes China and the Persian Gulf (Wilson Center, 2010) and Land Grab? The Race for the World’s Farmland (Wilson Center, 2009).
The Global Farms Race

The Global Farms Race

Land Grabs, Agricultural Investment, and the Scramble for Food Security

As we struggle to feed a global population speeding toward 9 billion, we have entered a new phase of the food crisis. Wealthy countries that import much of their food, along with private investors, are racing to buy or lease huge swaths of...