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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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Reports & Research
June 2017
South Africa

Coastal grab refers to the contested appropriation of coastal (shore and inshore) space and resources by outside interests. This paper explores the phenomenon of coastal grabbing and the effects of such appropriation on community-based conservation of local resources and environment. The approach combines social-ecological systems analysis with socio-legal property rights studies.

Reports & Research
June 2017
Africa

Political resistance towards international development is a prevalent theme in global civil society and

Terra Brasilis
Journal Articles & Books
June 2017
South America
Brazil

O objetivo do artigo é compreender o período entre 1822 e 1850 como um momento da história brasileira em que se instituiu simultaneamente a absolutização da propriedade privada da terra e a legalização jurídica da grilagem de terra.

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Policy Papers & Briefs
June 2017
Netherlands

Landjepik, diefstal van land, gebeurt vaak in Nederland. Een huiseigenaar trekt bewust maar onopgemerkt een strook gemeentegrond bij zijn tuin of verplaatst het hek op het land van zijn buurman. Een boer vergroot bewust zijn akker door een deel van de grond van zijn buurman bij zijn land te ploegen.

Reports & Research
June 2017
Cambodia

A new joint report from Community Network in Action (CNA), Ponlok Khmer, GRAIN, Cambodia Indigenous Youth Association (CIYA), and the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) exposes the devastating consequences of land grabs for indigenous communities in Preah Vihear province, northern Cambodia. 


Reports & Research
May 2017
Sierra Leone

Since the onset of the phenomenon of large scale land acquisition for agri-business in Sierra Leone, after the first whistle was blown by Green Scenery, many studies have been conducted by various researchers, some to meet requirements for degree thesis, others for policy and development purposes.

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Reports & Research
May 2017
Colombia

This report first reviews how inequality in land distribution has reached extreme levels in Colombia. Then  it  analyzes  the  problem  of concentration of land from different perspectives and indicators based on the agricultural census data from 2016, focusing on the major differences between the extremes.


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Reports & Research
May 2017
Colombia

Luego de 45 años, en Colombia se realizó un nuevo Censo Agropecuario en 2014, cuyos resultados fueron publicados en varias entregas parciales. A finales de 2016, el Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE) entregó los microdatos completos del censo.

Reports & Research
April 2017
Cameroon
Ghana
Uganda
Sub-Saharan Africa

Large scale land acquisitions (LSLAs) impact women: loss of rights and access to land, water resources, fuel wood, adequate shelter, compensation and livelihood. The study looks at three sub-Saharan African countries (Cameroon, Ghana and Uganda) each having different land tenure regimes.

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