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land grabbing

Large-scale acquisition of farmland (over 1,000 ha) whether by purchase , leases or other means.

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Policy Papers & Briefs
November 2019
Brazil

A gestão pública das águas e os conflitos territoriais na Bacia Hidrográfica do rio Paraguaçu
 
Por Iñigo Arrazola Aranzabal Mestre em Desenvolvimento Territorial Rural pela Flacso, Quito - Equador e Claudio Adão Dourado  de Oliveira
Antropologo pela Universidade Salesiana de Quito e Pós graduado em Direito Agrário, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro - UFG

Peer-reviewed publication
August 2019
Mozambique
Global
Africa

Global climate change policy enforcement has become the new driving force of resource grabbing in the context of the “scramble of resources” in Africa. Nevertheless, the environmental crisis should not be seen as an isolated phenomenon amid contemporary capitalism.

Peer-reviewed publication
August 2019
Argentina

We examine collaborations between the state and civil society in the context of land grabbing in Argentina. Land grabbing provokes many governance challenges, which generate new social arrangements. The incentives for, limitations to, and contradictions inherent in these collaborations are examined.

Peer-reviewed publication
July 2019
Botswana
Zambia
Mali
Tanzania
Cameroon
Africa

Recent debates in social anthropology on land acquisitions highlight the need to go further back in history in order to analyse their impacts on local livelihoods.

LANDac | Policy Brief #6 Negotiating and implementing large scale land deals in Sierra Leone cover image
Policy Papers & Briefs
July 2019
Sierra Leone

Investment into large-scale agribusiness projects in African post-conflict states is framed within broader economic reforms. On their surface, these projects boast of attracting much-needed infrastructure development, providing employment and shifts from subsistence agriculture to formal wage labor, and raising GDP.

Webinar Report: Land in Post-Conflict Settings
Reports & Research
June 2019
Uganda
Myanmar
Global

Post-war societies not only have to deal with continuing unpeaceful relations but also land-related conflict legacies, farmland and forest degradation, heavily exploited natural resources, land mines, a destroyed infrastructure, as well as returning refugees and ex-combatants.

Reports & Research
March 2019
Africa
Zambia
Liberia
Sierra Leone

From forced eviction to loss of livelihood, social status, savings and even life, land corruption in Africa has serious and far-reaching consequences. Such corruption comes in many forms, and it must be understood – along with the factors that enable it – before it can be tackled.

Mekong Land Research Forum: Annual country reviews 2018-19 cover image
Policy Papers & Briefs
February 2019
Cambodia
Laos
Myanmar
Thailand
Vietnam

The Annual Country Reviews reflect upon current land issues in the Mekong Region, and has been produced for researchers, practitioners and policy advocates operating in the field. Specialists have been selected from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam to briefly answer the following two questions:

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