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  1. Land Conflicts in Argentina

    • Zoe Brent
    16 Diciembre 2013
    Policy briefing

    In Argentina, the accumulation of new lands for expanding mining and large-scale agribusiness requires displacement of current occupants. However, peasant resistance is shaping to achieve far-reaching structural change.

  2. The Netherlands and the Global Land and Water Grab

    23 Octubre 2013
    Report

    Dutch pension funds, banks and corporations - and even the government - are implicated in the new wave of land and water grabbing worldwide. This briefing exposes the key players and makes recommendations to prevent further abuses.

     
  3. Governing Global Land Deals

    18 Octubre 2013
    Book

    New land acquisitions or ‘global land grab'  are drawing upon, restructuring and challenging the nature of both governance and government. While ‘the state’ is often invoked as a key player in contemporary land deals, states do not necessarily operate coherently or with one voice.

  4. Land Grabbing and Global Governance

    18 Octubre 2013
    Book

    Land grabbing per se is not a new phenomenon, given its historical precedents in the eras of imperialism. However, the character, scale, pace, orientation and key drivers of the recent wave of land grabs is a distinct historical event closely tied to the changing dynamics of the global agri-food, feed and fuel complex.

  5. Fracking and the global land grab

    • Jennifer Franco, Timothé Feodoroff, Ana Maria Rey Martinez
    18 Octubre 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.

  6. Burma’s Ethnic Challenge: From Aspirations to Solutions

    • Burma Centrum Netherlands
    11 Octubre 2013
    Report

    “Important steps have been made in national reconciliation during the past two years. But promises and ceremonies will never be enough. The long-standing aspirations of Burma’s peoples for peace and justice must find solutions during the present time of national transition.”

  7. Bittersweet Harvest

    • Equitable Cambodia, Inclusive Development International
    18 Septiembre 2013
    Paper

    A European Union (EU) trade initiative intended to reduce poverty in the world’s poorest countries has driven thousands of Cambodian farming families into destitution and led to serious human rights violations. This report assesses the human rights impacts of the EU’s ‘Everything But Arms’ (EBA) trade scheme in Cambodia. 

  8. Governing the Global Land Grab

    • Jennifer Franco, Jun Borras, Chunyu Wang
    19 Junio 2013
    Policy briefing

    The rise of flex crops—crops with multiple uses across food, feed, fuel and industrial complexes—has far-reaching implications for global land governance.
     

  9. The right to say no

    • Cecilia Olivet, Timothé Feodoroff, Pia Eberhardt, Emma Lui, Stuart Trew
    13 Mayo 2013
    Policy briefing

    As European Union (EU) member states consider the implications of environmentally risky shale gas development (fracking), negotiations are underway for a controversial EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) which would grant investors the right to challenge governments’ decision to ban and regulate fracking.

  10. A ‘Veritable Revolution’

    • Moritz Tenthoff, Ross Eventon
    01 Febrero 2013
    Policy briefing

    This report looks into the new land restitution law, which Santos portrays as integral to Colombia’s ‘veritable revolution’, against the backdrop of agrarian policy in Colombia historically.

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    Life in a Shrimp Zone

    • Kasia Paprocki, Jason Cons
    01 Enero 2013
    Policy briefing

    What are the class-differentiated implications of food sovereignty in a zone of ecological crisis—Bangladesh’s coastal Khulna district? Much land in this deltaic zone that had previously been employed for various forms of peasant production has been overrun and transformed by the introduction of brackish-water shrimp aquaculture.

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    The Politics of Property in Industrial Fisheries

    • Liam Campling, Elizabeth Havice
    01 Enero 2013
    Paper

    Fisheries systems are widely considered to be ‘in crisis’ in both economic and ecological terms, a considerable concern given their significance to food security, international trade and employment the world over. The most common explanation for the crisis suggests that it is caused by weak and illiberal property regimes.

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    King of the Sea: Seafood Sovereignty and the Blue Revolution

    • Craig K. Harris
    01 Enero 2013
    Paper

    Nine ways in which food sovereignty issues affect both the production and consumption of food from marine and freshwater aquatic food systems.