On 24 November 2020 the Land Inequality Initiative (International Land Coalition, OXFAM, Welthungerhilfe) launched its new research report "Uneven Ground: Land Inequality at the Heart of Unequal Societies", and a series of groundbreaking studies that reveal new insights and data proving that land inequality is rising.
The failure of rural economies to deliver decent work to their young people affects national economies, threatens political stability, nurtures extremism and causes socially and economically disruptive migration. Globally, youth are two to three times more likely than adults to be unemployed.
The paper critically engages with sustainable development goal targets (SDG-2- Target 2.3; SDG-5) to examine how and why large-scale agricultural land acquisitions modify the social relations of women’s food access. The study draws from impacts of various plantation schemes in Cameroon and Ghana.
The novelty of this study lies in the analyses of legislation concerning land use policies by examining the specific boundary between land ownership and land take.
This paper assessed gender inequality in household resources, particularly land ownership, division of labour and decision making as regards climate change adaptation strategies for household food security.
Gender gap in ownership of agricultural land is still wide in many developing countries, mainly in favour of men. In some of these countries, both patrilineal and matrilineal systems are practised and recognized by governments. Tanzania is one of the countries in which both systems are practised.
Agricultural land is a limited natural resource with increasing economic value. This study analyses land rental relationships in Slovakia, including legal rental regulations, and identifies the impact of certain factors, such as the European Union Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) payments, and geographical and economic factors on land rental prices.
This article evaluates the impacts of land ownership on the economic performance and viability of rice farming in Thailand, and explores whether they are heterogeneous across different types of farming while using the propensity score matching (PSM) technique. This study categorizes land ownership into two types: full land ownership and weak land ownership.
This paper is one of three thematic case studies resulting from a set of pilot projects undertaken jointly by civil society and private business partners from 2016–2019 in five countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
This document compiles four short reports and reflection pieces produced by Natural Habitats Group (NHG) during their involvement in a LEGEND project in Sierra Leone implemented by Solidaridad, which aimed to ensure that an NHG land based investment, undertaken by group member company Natural Habitats Sierra Leone Ltd (NHSL) to develop a large oil palm plantation respected existing community me
Une coalition de 250 organisations, l’Internationale Land Coalition, tire la sonnette d’alarme sur l’inégalité foncière dans le domaine de l’agriculture au travers d’un rapportpublié le 24 novembre. Selon ce rapport 1% des exploitants s’occuperaient de 70% des terres agricoles.
Le mouvement « les Gilets verts » a animé une conférence de presse, le samedi 12 septembre 2020 à Ouagadougou, aux fins de présenter le mouvement et son champ d’action au public burkinabè. Né en juin 2019, et reconnu le 1er juin 2020, ce mouvement entend s’attaquer aux problèmes du foncier urbain et rural au Burkina Faso.
« A l’instar des autres régions du pays, Thiès pas épargnée par la boulimie et la prédation foncières ». C’est le constat fait, à la faveur d’un point de presse, par le Cadre citoyen contre la spoliation foncière à Thiès.