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  1. Farmers demand the World Bank and Wall Street stop grabbing their lands

    23 ဧပြီလ 2012
    Article

    The World Bank’s policies for land privatisation and concentration, have paved the way for corporations from Wall Street to Singapore to take upwards of 80 million hectares of land from rural communities across the world in the past few years, they say in a collective statement released today at the opening of the World Bank’s Conference on Land and Poverty in Washington DC.

  2. Large-scale forest plantations for climate change mitigation? New frontiers of deforestation and land grabbing in Cambodia

    • Arnim Scheidel, Courtney Work
    04 ဖေဖေါ်ဝါရီလ 2016
    Paper

    The desperate search for ways to combat climate change gives rise to new mitigation policies and projects, such as the support of large-scale ‘sustainable ’ forestry plantations. However, climate justice and climate mitigation cannot be met as long as large-scale industrial plantations continue to marginalise small-scale indigenous forest users who actively protect biodiverse forests.

  3. Colombian landscape

    Human nature as victim in Colombia

    Lyda Fernanda Forero
    17 မတ်လ 2017
    Article

    "We are part of nature – human and non-human. The relationship between both and in permanent interaction creates ‘the territory’."

  4. Korbach Resolution to Stop Fracking

    20 ဇွန်လ 2013
    Article

    TNI is one of the many supporters of the Korbach Resolution, initiated by German anti-fracking-initiatives.

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    Europe cannot drill its way to a low-carbon economy, say climate justice groups

    21 မေလ 2013
    Press release

    The European Union (EU) and their national governments are set to discuss increased shale gas extraction in Europe which will increase environmental and social harm as well as dangerous climate change.

  6. Call for proposals on insights in authoritarian populism and the rural world

    16 မေလ 2017
    Article

    ERPI is starting a Working Paper series, supported by a limited number of small grants, to allow for the writing up of original research. In parallel they are inviting short contributions in a variety of media that help to map out responses and alternatives. The Initiative will hold a major international conference, bringing this work together, with the aim of thinking together about new directions, both for academic research and practical action.

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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.

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    A hard rain’s a gonna fall…….

    22 မေလ 2013
    In the media

    Countries, such as Britain, Poland and South Africa are trying to introduce gas fracking, in the face of considerable popular opposition.

  9. Resistance in Honduras

    03 ဖေဖေါ်ဝါရီလ 2017 - Event

    Join us to hear Tomas Gomez Membreno, the current coordinator of the Honduran organisation COPINH, share the story of his community's struggle.

  10. Global Governance/Politics, Climate Justice & Agrarian/Social Justice: Linkages and Challenges

    04 ဖေဖေါ်ဝါရီလ 2016 - Event

    A packed 2 days combining plenary sessions with parallel sessions in between, with a good balance between cutting-edge academic inputs and practitioner/activist interventions around the issues of resources, land, food sovereignty, environment, energy climate change and much more.

  11. Call for papers: The future of food and challenges for agriculture in the 21st century

    13 ဒီဇင်ဘာလ အသုံးပြု စကားစု - လအမည် အပြည့်အစုံ 2016
    Article

    A call for papers and proposals for workshops as part of the annual colloquium on food and agriculture to be held in 2017 April 24th / 26th in Basque Country. 

  12. Human Rights vs Property Rights

    21 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2016
    Paper

    This new report shows how the 'rights-based approach' to fisheries governance is in fact a mechanism for depriving indigenous and subsistence fisherfolk of their traditional waters and transferring them to corporations and economic elites. It must be replaced with a human rights approach.

  13. Jun Borras

    Profile
    Fellow

    Saturnino 'Jun' M Borras Jr. is a Filipino political activist and academic who has been deeply involved in rural social movements in the Philippines and internationally since the early 1980s. He was part of the core organising team that established the international peasant movement La Via Campesina and has written extensively on land issues and agrarian movements. He is currently a...

  14. Global Land Grabbing Colloquium

    11 ဇွန်လ 2012 - Event
  15. 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.

  16. The perilous dependence on cheap food imports for food security

    Tony Weis
    13 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2011
    Article

    The free market approach to food security has depended too heavily on an unsustainable system of cheap food imports and high fossil-fuel consumption. It's time to counter this by supporting environmentally efficient small farms, and increasing investment in agro-ecological research.

  17. The Global Water Grab: A Primer

    • Jennifer Franco, Satoko Kishimoto, Sylvia Kay, Timothé Feodoroff, Gloria Pracucci
    20 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2014
    Primer

    Water grabbing refers to situations where powerful actors take control of valuable water resources  for their own benefit, depriving local communities whose livelihoods often depend on these resources and ecosystems.