Publications by Agrarian Justice

  • April 2014

    While the overall amount of agricultural land in Europe is shrinking, it is also becoming increasingly concentrated in a few large landholdings and in the hands of relatively few big private business entities.

  • April 2014

    TNI's Agrarian Justice team reiterates the hazardous consequences of current ocean governance and policy frameworks, which have been repeatedly raised by social movements representing fisher people at the Global Oceans Action Summit.

  • February 2014

    Hundreds of academics and activists from around the world gathered to critically discuss the contested concept of Food Sovereignty.  We gathered a selection of videos that elaborate key debates about the intellectual and political future of Food Sovereignty, and seek to address particularly the question of the concept’s intellectual future in the field of critical agrarian studies.

  • January 2014

    BICAS calls for proposals for small research grants on BRICS and MICs in their regions; BRICS and MICs in relation to the old hubs of global capital; China in Focus.

  • January 2014

    TNI's Agrarian Justice Work Area and TNI's Burma Project are starting a major research on climate change mitigation policies, land grabbing and conflict in Burma and Cambodia, 2014-2017.

  • January 2014

    The Transnational Institute (TNI) -- through its Agrarian Justice work area -- is starting a major research on the rise of BRICS and middle income countries (MICs) and its implications for global agrarian transformations, with special attention to Chinese investments in Southeast Asia in collaboration with several universities.

  • December 2013

    Land grabbing is an expression of the dominant development model based on production and consumption patterns in which financial capital reigns.

  • October 2013

    On October 16th La Via Campesina celebrated the world food sovereignty day. The international peasant movement reasserted its call for a “people’s food system” with “real solutions to end hunger.”

  • October 2013
    Helena Paul, Econexus

    EU agrofuels policy is having serious impacts on biodiversity, food provision and the livelihoods and food sovereignty of local communities in the global South and in the EU itself, as well as on climate change. Yet we seem locked into it because of lobbying by industry coupled with EU government collusion, delay and confusion.

  • October 2013
    By Robert Fidrich

    Kishantos has been serving sustainability and democracy in Hungary for 21 years. It is a Folk High School Centre with a 452-hectare organic demonstration farm. Now the future survival of Kishantos is threatened by land grabbing. We can save Kishantos with your help.