Large-Scale Land Acquisitions | Land Portal

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Date of publication: 
Noviembre 2015
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Includes the commodification of land, the effects of the land rush in developing countries, land rush land grab?, how much land is involved?, can land deals work for small farmers?, the actors involved in large-scale land acquisitions, legal frameworks protect the investors, international mechanism for protecting human rights, at national level little protection for the poor.

Autores y editores

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Sarah Hunt

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Christian Aid Ireland is an international aid and development agency of the Protestant Churches of Great Britain and Ireland. 

As part of the Christian Aid family, we work across 37 countries to support poor and marginalised people, whatever their beliefs, sexuality, gender or ethnicity, to lift themselves out of poverty.

Christian Aid Ireland has a special focus on 22 core countries, where we concentrate our efforts to best effect. 

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Mokoro is pleased to host the ’Land Rights in Africa’ site as a contribution to the land rights dialogue and related debates. This website was created in January 2000 by Robin Palmer, and was originally housed by Oxfam GB, where Robin worked as a Land Rights Adviser. A library of resources on land rights in Africa – with a particular focus on women’s land rights and on the impact of land grabbing in Africa – the portal has been well received by practitioners, researchers and policy makers, and has grown considerably over the years.

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