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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
September 2017
Myanmar

Myanmar may soon face a land conflict epidemic as a result of the growing influx of investments and
the consequent demand for land, unless laws and policies that adequately address land rights issues
are urgently adopted and implemented.
The Myotha Industrial Park typifies Myanmar’s current economic development model, which seeks

Responsible Investments in Land Perspectives from Tanzania and Globally
Reports & Research
September 2017
Global
Tanzania

Landesa (strengthening land rights for the world’s poorest people) and Land Portal co‑facilitated the online dialogue on “Responsible investments in land: perspective from Tanzania and globally” from June 5 -16, 2017.

For details on the dialogue follow this link.

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Policy Papers & Briefs
September 2017
Uganda

The exploitation of natural resources plays a critical role in the Uganda government’s plans to develop the country. Extractive industries are up scaling their activity as the sector is gearing up for the exploitation of oil and gaz by 2020.

Reports & Research
August 2017
Africa

This article seeks to investigate whether concern for food security and investment liberalization are the principle drivers of land-grabbing in Africa. The investigation demonstrates that, in addition to food security concern, climate change and energy security considerations have been key catalysts arousing hunger for farmland, forests, and fisheries resources in Africa.

Policy Papers & Briefs
August 2017
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Ecuador
Paraguay
Peru
Uruguay
Venezuela
South America

La Paz, Bolivia
31 de agosto de 2017
Llegamos al número 200 ¡Gracias mil!
Oscar Bazoberry Chali Carmen Beatriz Ruiz
 

Reports & Research
August 2017
Global

In the recent explosion of attention given to the land grabbing phenomenon, contract farming has been identified as a potentially inclusive alternative for smallholders to outright acquisition of farm land by agri-business capital. This paper responds to these claims by resituating contract farming as an equally important form of land control.

Reports & Research
July 2017
Mali
Nigeria
Uganda
South Africa
Southern Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa

As part of a collaborative project to strengthen the capacity of grassroots communities in Mali, Nigeria, Uganda and South Africa, this practical guide focuses on accountability and accountability politics in the global rush to grab land, water and other natural resources.

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Policy Papers & Briefs
July 2017
Netherlands
Global

Soms bewust en soms onopgemerkt trekt iemand een stuk (gemeente)grond bij zijn tuin, onderhoudt dit jarenlang en behandelt het alsof het van hem is. Landjepik. Na twintig jaar verliest de originele eigenaar zijn eigendom en wordt de ‘dief ’ beloond voor zijn actie. Maar deze wijziging wordt nergens vastgelegd. De notaris kan dit dus niet zien als hij een woning overdraagt.

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Reports & Research
July 2017
Global

2016 saw a record 200 killings of people defending their land, forests and rivers against destructive industries.

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