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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...

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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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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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.

     
  7. Call for papers: Landgrabbing II

    08 မတ်လ 2012
    Article

    LDPI is organizing a second workshop on ‘Global Land Grabbing’ in October 2012 in New York. Among the keynote speakers is new Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization José Graziano da Silva. You are invited to send in papers that offer rigorous and innovative analysis.

  8. 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 and Trajectories of Agrarian Change: A Preliminary Analysis

    • Jennifer Franco, Jun Borras
    15 ဒီဇင်ဘာလ အသုံးပြု စကားစု - လအမည် အပြည့်အစုံ 2011
    Paper

    The politics of change in land use and in property relations linked to cases of land grabbing are not well understood, and yet are crucial to a deeper understanding of the phenomenon.

  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.

  11. Conference Declaration: Stop Land-Grabbing Now!

    24 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2011
    Article

    We, women and men peasants, pastoralists, indigenous peoples and their allies, who gathered together in Nyeleni from 17-19 November 2011, have come from across the world for the first time to share with each other our experiences and struggles against land-grabbing.

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    Land grabbing in Latin America and the Caribbean in broader international perspectives

    • Jun Borras, Jennifer Franco, Cristóbal Kay, Max Spoor
    07 ဒီဇင်ဘာလ အသုံးပြု စကားစု - လအမည် အပြည့်အစုံ 2011
    Report

    A critical re-assessment of a UN FAO study on land grabbing finds that a too-narrow definition has obscured evidence of land grabbing on a wider geographical scale than previously thought; this research includes new evidence of cases in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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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.

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    Land Grabbing in Dawei

    • Elizabeth Loewen
    09 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2012
    Report

    The Dawei region is a highly populated and prosperous region, significant because of its ecologically-diversity and strategic position along the Andaman coast. Thai interest in the region poses an environmental threat and risks massive expulsion of people.

  15. 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. 

  16. Burmese Investment Boom Fuels Worries Over Land Grabs

    Ron Corben
    22 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2012
    In the media

    The opening of Burma’s economy to foreign investors is leading to conflicts over land confiscation, as politically-connected businessmen seize agricultural lands for development projects

  17. 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.

  18. Resist land grabbing: help save Kishantos

    By Robert Fidrich
    23 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2013
    Article

    Kishantos has been serving sustainability and democracy in Hungary for 21 years. It is a Folk High School Centre with a 452-hectare organic demonstration farm. Now the future survival of Kishantos is threatened by land grabbing. We can save Kishantos with your help.

  19. Land Grabbing: Planet (Not) For Sale

    • Sylvia Kay, Timothé Feodoroff
    08 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2013
    Paper

    New publication in French on the global land grab released

  20. Land Grabbing and Global Governance

    18 အောက်တိုဘာလ 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.

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