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  1. Sylvia Kay

    Profile
    Project Officer

    Sylvia Kay is a political scientist with an MSc. in Global Politics from the London School of Economics and Social Science (LSE). She joined TNI in 2011 as a researcher working on issues around land tenure, natural resource governance, and agricultural investment. She has written various studies and policy briefs for TNI on land and water grabbing, the role of public policy in rural development...

  2. Jun Borras

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    Fellow

    A TNI Fellow since 2008, Saturnino 'Jun' M Borras Jr. ranks among the top 1% of the world’s most cited researchers in his field, and is a recipient of a European Research Council Advanced Grant (2019-2024) for his research on land politics and five spheres of global social life (food, climate change, labour/migration, citizenship, and geopolitics). Jun has been deeply involved in rural social...

  3. Jennifer Franco

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    Researcher

    Jennifer C. Franco is a research associate in the Agrarian and Environmental Justice as well as the 'Myanmar in Focus' Programmes of TNI, and an adjunct professor at the College of Humanities and Development Studies (COHD) of the China Agricultural University in Beijing....

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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.

  5. 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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    Global Land Grabbing: Towards a deeper understanding

    10 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2010
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    Press Release: Experts gather to discuss solution to global land grab

    12 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2010
    Press release

    Leading academic experts gather in Rome to discuss how to solve growing social and environmental problems around the global land grab.

     
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    The politics of biofuels, land and agrarian change: editors' introduction

    • Jun Borras, Philip McMichael, Ian Scoones
    12 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2010
    Paper

    This introduction to Land Grabbing and agrarian political economy looks at various issues in the debate, the different theoretical perspectives, as well as the relations between state, capital and society, and the politics of change, resistance and mobilisation for alternatives.

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    The Politics of Transnational Agrarian Movements

    • Jun Borras
    12 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2010
    Paper

    Transnational Agrarian Movements (TAMs) have emerged in the last decade, resisting and contesting unfair land policies; but how do they differ from region to region, and how do their ideological, political and institutional differences affect their relationship to international development agencies?

  10. Regulating landgrabbing?

    Jennifer Franco, Jun Borras
    26 ဒီဇင်ဘာလ အသုံးပြု စကားစု - လအမည် အပြည့်အစုံ 2010
    Article

    Calls for codes of conduct for landgrabbing not only fail to tackle the main drivers of land dispossession but also legitimise a new wave of land enclosures that will affect many vulnerable rural communities.

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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.

  12. Debating the Global Land Grab

    29 မတ်လ 2011
    Article

    Coinciding with the Global Land Grab conference held at the University of Sussex, three leading commentators debate the politics of land deals; contrasting a World Bank "code of conduct" perspective with more critical analysis looking at human rights and labour issues.

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    The hidden impact of land deals in developing countries to be revealed

    05 ဧပြီလ 2011
    Press release

    The vacant land discourse, promoted by some land deals, is fundamentally flawed. Cases of deals made for land that is unclaimed, unused or unoccupied by local people is simply untrue.

  14. Small-scale farmers increasingly at risk from 'global land grabbing'

    Jun Borras, Ian Scoones, David Hughes
    15 ဧပြီလ 2011
    Article

    New research on the global rush for agricultural land shows that small-scale farmers will increasingly lose out to major corporations as land deals ignore local tenure rights.

  15. Why so-called "Responsible Agricultural Investment" must be stopped

    21 ဧပြီလ 2011
    Article

    Wealthy interests are pushing to normalise the concept of "responsible agricultural investment" but this corporate lingo masks the mass appropriation of land at the cost of local inhabitants (often forcibly removed), the destruction of livelihoods and the environment.

  16. 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.

  17. Meeting the challenge of feeding the world and cooling the Earth

    Jun Borras
    12 ဇူလိုင်လ 2011
    Article

    Two papers analysing the recent experience of Latin America, and Cuba in particular, support arguments that a shift from industrial-large scale farming to small-scale farming can bring environmental, economic and political benefits.

  18. 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.

  19. Stand up for small-scale food producers

    28 စက်တင်ဘာလ 2011
    Article

    Put pressure on U.S. and Canadian delegates to the UN's Committee on World Food Security (CFS) to stop land grabbing.

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