Archives de Tag: arable land

Access to land and the right to food

A report published yesterday by the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food provides alarming figures: each the equivalent of the territory of Italy in farmland is lost (30 million hectares) due to environmental degradation, urbanisation and conversion to industrial use.

This has obviously dramatic consequences for all the people, fisherman, local communities, farmers who rely on the availability of arable land.