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Journal Articles & Books
April 2012
Africa
Na primeira década do século XXI, em todo o mundo foram adquiridos, por estrangeiros, 203 milhões de ha de terras, sendo 134 milhões localizados na África. Esta “corrida às terras”, promovida por países desenvolvidos ou em desenvolvimento, entre os quais o Brasil, é caracterizada por investimento agrícola e aquisição de terras para satisfazer basicamente demandas alimentares ou energéticas.
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Journal Articles & Books
May 2011
South America
Brazil
In this beginning of century, Brazil has, on one hand, a high economic growth, strong institutions in various areas and improvement of social situation, but, on the other hand, the rural and urban land situation is still very precarious, with elementary issues that are not resolved and that most developed countries solved them still in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Reports & Research
April 2011
Africa
Ethiopia

Foreign investment in Ethiopia’s forestry sector is currently limited, but agricultural investments that affect forests, largely through forest clearing, are commonplace. Describes the nature of forest investments and the challenges of implementing them. New tenure arrangements will have significant implications for communities on the forest-farm interface.

Reports & Research
April 2011
Africa
Ethiopia

Examines political and social dynamics of foreign agricultural investment in Ethiopia. Concludes that this expansion is part of a government move towards an export-led development strategy, so the micro-benefits come at the cost of increased risks to those living in the vicinity of new investments, particularly politically marginalised pastoralist populations.

Reports & Research
September 2007
Africa

This report draws lessons from experience of using legal processes to secure local resource rights within the context of foreign investment projects in Africa. Security of local resource rights is a major challenge in many parts of Africa.

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Journal Articles & Books
January 2006
South America
Brazil

O tema do mercado de terras integra a agenda contemporânea das políticas agrárias, tanto no Brasil como em outros países. No caso brasileiro, decorre da história de ocupação do território e da própria formação social e econômica que produziram um quadro de ilegalidade, de instabilidade jurídica e de fragilidade institucional.

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