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acaparamiento de tierras

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

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Informes e investigaciones
Noviembre 2001
Myanmar

... Karenni people celebrated three kinds of pole festivals in a year. The first one is called Tya-Ee-Lu-Boe-Plya. During this festival, the people went to their paddy fields, vegetable farms, picked the premature fruits and brought it to the Ee-Lu-pole. They put the premature fruits on altar, thank god and then pray for good fruits and good harvest. The second one called Tya-Ee-Lu-Phu-Seh.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Diciembre 2000
Camboya

Over the last decade, forests have played an important role in the transition from war to peace in Cambodia. Forest exploitation financed the continuation of war beyond the Cold War and regional dynamics, yet it also stimulated co-operation between conflicting parties.

Documentos de política y resúmenes
Diciembre 2000
Camboya

Land is the most important productive asset in agrarian societies such as Cambodia’s. Throughout Cambodian history, land ownership rights have varied with changes in government. In the period before French colonisation (pre-1863), when all land belonged to the sovereign, people were freely allowed to till unoccupied land and could cultivate as much as they liked.

Informes e investigaciones
Julio 2000
África

Examines the impact of the recent farm invasions in Zimbabwe. The independence compromises forced on Zimbabwe (and Namibia and South Africa) implied the legitimation of a century and more of past white land grabbing which could only be changed with the consent of the beneficiaries of this past expropriation.

Informes e investigaciones
Mayo 2000
África

The seizure of land by those with no legal title to it is what was done a thousand times over by pioneers, colonists and builders of empire. There is nothing new in the transformation of pirates into legitimate landholders who then invoke the law to protect what they have stolen. It all depends when history starts.

Informes e investigaciones
Febrero 1999
África

Issa Shivji is Professor of Law at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Executive Director of the Land Rights Research and Resources Institute (LARRRI) or Hakiardhi (in Swahili). He is an acknowledged authority on land law in Africa and chaired the 1991-2 Presidential Commission of Enquiry into Land Matters.

Informes e investigaciones
Myanmar
Asia sudoriental

A site with a large number of links to resources, including the papers of the 2011 International Conference on Global Land Grabbing..."FAC has been exploring what needs to be done to get different forms of agriculture – food/cash crops, livestock/pastoralism, smallholdings/contract farming/large holdings – moving on a track of increasing productivity and competitiveness.

Documentos de política y resúmenes
África occidental

Initiative conjointe d'Inter-réseaux et SOS Faim, les Bulletins de synthèse Souveraineté alimentaire visent à produire une synthèse sur un thème lié à la souveraineté alimentaire, à partir d’une sélection de quelques références jugées particulièrement intéressantes. Ils paraissent tous les trimestres et sont diffusés par voie électronique.

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