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André Magnan is an assistant professor in the department of sociology and social studies at the University of Regina. His research interests include the political economy of the global food system, the Canadian Wheat Board, and food regimes.

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    Land rush

    Amid skyrocketing food prices, climate-related instability, and declining soil and water resources, wealthy investors have begun to size up the world’s farmland as both an investment opportunity and a hedge against food crises and political turbulence. Saskatchewan’s farmland has gained a particularly noteworthy reputation, making the province a global hot spot for farmland investment.