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  1. 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.

  3. 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. 

  4. 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.

  5. Land Grabbing: insights from Romania

    29 ဧပြီလ 2013 - Event
  6. The draft land use policy: putting big business first

    Jennifer Franco
    11 ဒီဇင်ဘာလ အသုံးပြု စကားစု - လအမည် အပြည့်အစုံ 2014
    Article

    There are some big problems with the current draft of the policy and they stem mainly from its failure to recognise that land has more than an economic function.

  7. 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.

  8. The State of Land in Europe

    14 ဧပြီလ 2014
    Infograph

    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.

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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.

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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.

  11. What is governance? The issue of land and rights

    Padraig Carmody
    22 ဧပြီလ 2016
    Multi-media

    What is governance? There are different definitions, but it can be conceived as the way that authority is exercised. Governance is networked, globalised, territorialised and differentiated. Governance has different objectives for different actors and actor networks. While it is a contested concept, globally governance is becoming increasingly financialised, and in some cases this includes land governance.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. Licensed to Grab

    • Pietje Vervest, Timothé Feodoroff
    20 ဇန်နဝါရီလ 2015
    Paper

    The investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) clause present in many trade treaties give investors far-reaching protection, curtailing governments’ ability to regulate for progressive agrarian and agricultural policies and reinforcing the notion of land as a commodity.

  15. Land Grabbing: Perspectives from East and Southeast Asia

    03 စက်တင်ဘာလ 2014
    Article

    A call for papers that offer rigorous and innovative analysis to continue deepening and broadening our understanding of global land deals – in specific regional context, with special attention to climate change and the role of China and other middle income countries within the region.

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    Parlament in Budapest stimmt über strittiges Bodengesetz ab

    20 ဇွန်လ 2013
    In the media

    Die Regierung Orbán betont, sie wolle die großflächigen Agrarstrukturen aufbrechen und lokalen Landwirten Ackerbesitz ermöglichen - auch nach der Liberalisierung.

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    Seeds of discontent

    02 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2013
    Multi-media

    Watch this trailer for a powerful new documentary about how supposedly well-meaning Dutch and Swedish investments can result in land grabbing and human rights abuses in one small community in Mozambique.

     
  18. 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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  19. Global Land Grabbing Colloquium

    11 ဇွန်လ 2012 - Event
  20. 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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