Stefano Liberti (2016) is an internationally known journalist and filmmaker based in Rome. He is working on a book on the global food system—a follow up to his earlier work on “land grabbing,” the big wave of agriculture investments in the global South. His first book, on migrations from Central Africa to Mediterranean Europe, was called “a brilliant, cliche-free piece of investigative journalism” by LaRepubblica. He has traveled in China, Brazil, Africa, the U.S. and Europe to investigate the supply chains of pork, soybeans, tomato paste and canned tuna—chains controlled by huge players creating a “financialization” of food. His book is due to be released in September 2016 by Italian publisher Minimum Fax.
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