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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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Journal Articles & Books
December 2019
Indonesia

This article is about the strategic use of adat arguments in the politics of large-scale land acquisition. While customary (adat) communities are commonly depicted as small local minorities living in the forests and being guardians of the environment, in many situations such communities occupy a majority position within the district.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2019
Laos
Vietnam

Since the early 2000s the Lao government has dramatically increased the number of large-scale land concessions issued for agribusinesses. While studies have documented the social and environmental impacts of land dispossession, the role of Vietnamese labour on these Vietnamese-owned rubber plantations has not previously been investigated.

Reports & Research
December 2019
Global
Myanmar
Thailand

ABSTRACTED FROM WEBSITE: What is happening with the land and natural wealth around the world, and to the people who depend on them? How are people responding to these trends, threats, and challenges?

Journal Articles & Books
December 2019
Laos

Economic globalization promotes the economic development of underdeveloped regions but also influences the ecological environments of these regions, such as natural forest degradation. For inland developing regions with underdeveloped traffic routes, are the effects on the ecological environment also as obvious?

Reports & Research
December 2019
Latin America and the Caribbean

Esta publicación presenta una caracterización del fenómeno de las GTT en varios países de América Latina basada en los casos de la Land Matrix. Sobre Argentina, hay una caracterización para el Chaco Salteño que analiza además una metodología de trabajo para la identificación de GTT, los conflictos socio-ambientales en el Chaco, fundamentalmente en cuanto a la tenencia de la tierra y a los desmo

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa
Nigeria

A new Model Land Use Bill is proposed to address the lapses identified in the Nigerian Land Use Act (LUA, 1978), such as poor administrative system for lands, ownership, and the absence of community participation. This policy brief promotes a new land management structure for ease of business, to improve social and environmental protection, and to reduce land-grabbing by dispossession.

Reports & Research
November 2019
Cambodia
Senegal

textabstractAdaptation and security framings have gained traction not only to explain the causal chains and impacts of environmental change and/or migration, but also to justify land intensive interventions to address them.

Policy Papers & Briefs
November 2019
Brazil

A gestão pública das águas e os conflitos territoriais na Bacia Hidrográfica do rio Paraguaçu
 
Por Iñigo Arrazola Aranzabal Mestre em Desenvolvimento Territorial Rural pela Flacso, Quito - Equador e Claudio Adão Dourado  de Oliveira
Antropologo pela Universidade Salesiana de Quito e Pós graduado em Direito Agrário, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro - UFG

Journal Articles & Books
October 2019
Indonesia

This article is about the strategic use of adat arguments in the politics of large-scale land acquisition. While customary (adat) communities are commonly depicted as small local minorities living in the forests and being guardians of the environment, in many situations such communities occupy a majority position within the district.

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