Poker game for german soil

The global trend of speculatively acquiring farmland has long since reached Germany. Corporations, professional investors, and wealthy private investors buy land in the hope of big profits. Since the financial crisis, land is regarded as a crisis-proof investment. Its’ investors are banking on rising prices. The growing demand for food and the promotion of biogas plants also tempts investors. In addition, gigantic factory farms are being built, for our increased meat consumption is also calling yield hunters into the game.

Broadcast date 03. November 2013 um 14:45 Uhr
Length 26 Min. auf ZDF Planet E
Written and directed by: Angela Scheele
Production: Sarah Struß
Line producer: Anke Meyer
Producer: Jasmin Gravenhorst
Executive producer: Hartmut Klenke
Filming location: Deutschland