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  1. The Global Water Grab: A Primer

    • Jennifer Franco, Satoko Kishimoto, Sylvia Kay, Timothé Feodoroff, Gloria Pracucci
    20 October 2014
    Primer

    Water grabbing refers to situations where powerful actors take control of valuable water resources  for their own benefit, depriving local communities whose livelihoods often depend on these resources and ecosystems.

  2. Fracking and the global land grab

    • Jennifer Franco, Timothé Feodoroff, Ana Maria Rey Martinez
    18 October 2013
    Primer

    Linking the current boom of unconventional gas extraction within the broader pattern of land and water grabbing, this report explores where fracking is happening today, who is promoting it, how, and the state of resistance.

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    Opponents of Fracking Seek to Thwart Shale Gas Finance

    Emilio Godoy*
    18 August 2013
    In the media

    Non-governmental organisations are putting pressure on multilateral financial institutions not to finance production of shale gas by hydraulic fracturing or fracking because of the high environmental costs they say are associated with this method.