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    From Threat to Opportunity? Problems with a “Code of Conduct” for Land-Grabbing

    • Jennifer Franco, Jun Borras
    19 ဧပြီလ 2010
    Paper

    The dominant perception of land-grabbing as a threat is being replaced by a new story line, promoted by, amongst other, the World Bank—that of new land deals as a potential opportunity for rural development. But this supposed win-win formula raises many problems, doubts and concerns.

  2. Responding to Land Grabbing and Promoting Responsible Investment in Agriculture

    Harold Liversage
    15 ဇွန်လ 2010
    Article

    Harold Liversage, the Land Tenure Adviser for the International Fund for Agricultural Development argues that responsible investment in agriculture is possible if voluntary guidelines are backed up by an empowered civil society.

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    The Many Faces of the Investor Rush in Southern Africa

    • Ruth Hall
    24 မတ်လ 2011
    Paper

    This working paper reviews the latest experiences of land grabbing in Southern Africa, detailing questions of scale and duration, initiation, negotiation processes, production sectors, employment, natural resource use and more.

  4. The global resource grab

    Jun Borras, Maryann Manahan, Yao Graham
    30 ဇွန်လ 2011
    Multi-media

    Worsening climate change and the emergence of new economic powers is leading to a renewed scramble for resources, with negative consequences for many impoverished communities.

  5. Land tenure and International Investments in agriculture

    Jun Borras
    09 သြဂုတ်လ 2011
    Article

    In the midst of a raging famine in the Horn of Africa and continuing expansion of land grabbing across the Global South, a new and critical report has been released by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition, of the Committee on World Food Security.

  6. 17 April: International Day of Peasant's Struggle

    La Via Campesina
    16 ဧပြီလ 2012
    Article
    Small scale farmers and their allies are celebrating the International Day of Peasant's Struggle on April 17 2012, organising more than 250 actions all over the globe.
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  7. Global Land Grabbing Colloquium

    11 ဇွန်လ 2012 - Event
  8. Green Grabbing: a new appropriation of nature?

    05 ဇူလိုင်လ 2012
    Article

    Across the world, ‘green grabbing’ – the appropriation of land and resources for environmental ends – is an emerging process of deep and growing significance. In recent years there has been a veritable explosion of scholarship examining the neoliberalization of environments, nature and conservation, drawing partly on older traditions of ecological/green Marxism and critical political ecology

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    A ‘Land Sovereignty’ Alternative?

    • Jennifer Franco, Jun Borras
    06 ဇူလိုင်လ 2012
    Report

    Land sovereignty is the right of working peoples to have effective access to, use of, and control over land and the benefits of its use and occupation, where land is understood as resource, territory, and landscape.

  10. Hoe groot mag het offer zijn?

    Paul Vrieze
    23 သြဂုတ်လ 2012
    In the media

    Vruchtbaar en goedkoop land is gewild. In Afrika jagen zakenlui op dit 'groene goud'. Trouw schreef er een serie over. Ook in de Mekong- regio in Zuidoost-Aziëwordt land van bewoners afgepakt, vooral voor de rubberproductie. Foute zaak, zeggen mensenrechtenclubs. Maar de autoriteiten zijn blij met de investeerders.

  11. The Next Human Rights Challenge - Jenny Franco at World Water Week

    Leon Kaye
    28 သြဂုတ်လ 2012
    In the media

    Since the first huge spike in global food prices back in 2007-2008, companies and foreign governments have acquired or signed long term leases for land in Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia. Many of these transactions were negotiated quickly and in secrecy.

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    Global Tree Plantation Expansion

    • Markus Kröger
    16 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2012
    Paper

    The expansion of tree plantations and non-food crops is frequently left out of analysis on land grabbing, but is a crucial part of the picture. This paper provides an up-to-date review of tree plantations worldwide and summarises the latest research and data on their impact.

  13. The impact of Alternative Development in Burma and Laos

    Ernestien Jensema
    30 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2012
    Article

    Alternative development and crop substitution programmes seem to be a guise for the Chinese government to support large scale agro businesses in Northern Burma and Laos. 

  14. Land Grabbing in Latin America

    16 ဇန်နဝါရီလ 2013
    Article

    A special issue of the Canadian Journal of Development Studies introducing a previously under-explored geographic region into the emerging land grab literature. Available for free till end of May.

  15. A ‘Veritable Revolution’

    • Moritz Tenthoff, Ross Eventon
    01 ဖေဖေါ်ဝါရီလ 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.

  16. Are African land grabs really water grabs?

    Jennifer Franco, Lyla Mehta, Gert Jan Veldwisch
    22 မတ်လ 2013
    Article

    As land is grabbed and earmarked in Africa for supposed development, there are nearly always implications for the water nearby, for local people's land and water rights and environmental sustainability.

  17. Land Grabbing: insights from Romania

    29 ဧပြီလ 2013 - Event
  18. Land concentration, land grabbing and people’s struggles in Europe

    • European Coordination Via Campesina (ECVC), Hands-Off The Land (HOTL) Alliance
    17 ဧပြီလ 2013
    Book

    Land grabbing is widely assumed to be happening only in the global South, but an in-depth analysis by a team of researchers shows that land grabbing is also expanding into Europe.

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    Land 'grabs' expand to Europe as big business blocks entry to farming

    18 ဧပြီလ 2013
    In the media

    Land rights not just issue for developing world as report shows public subsidies help a few firms 'grab' vast tracts of EU land

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    Chinezen, Russen en Arabieren 'pikken' Europese landbouwgronden in

    19 ဧပြီလ 2013
    In the media

    We kennen het als een Afrikaans verschijnsel, het zogeheten landgrabbing waarbij speculanten, grote bedrijven en rijke buitenlanders grote stukken land inpikken.

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