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Reports & Research
October 2023
Global

Struggles to control valuable land, natural and mineral resources are at the heart of many conflicts around the world. Many have their roots in colonial conquest and post-colonial resource grabbing by colluding local and global elites. Land conflicts frequently entail clashes of values and meanings associated with land.

Acceso a la tierra y territorio Bolivia
Reports & Research
October 2023
Latin America and the Caribbean
South America
Bolivia

La problemática agraria en Bolivia tiene múltiples dimensiones. Después de 70 años de la Reforma Agraria de 1953, podemos registrar múltiples sucesos políticos y sociales, así como nuevas reformas igualmente contundentes que configuran el panorama actual del acceso a la tierra y al territorio.

Con la Soja al Cuello 2023
Reports & Research
October 2023
Latin America and the Caribbean
South America
Paraguay

Este año el informe presta especial atención al impacto del agronegocio en cuatro dimensiones: la alimentación, la salud, el cambio climático y la criminalización.

Reports & Research
October 2023
South America

El Informe Mujeres Acceso a la tierra y territorio en Sudamérica, octavo in- forme anual que presenta el IPDRS, incluye una sustancia propia de las mujeres, su palabra, sus diálogos y una serie de propuestas explícitas e im- plícitas en sus modos de enunciación, organización y quehacer político.

Fair compensation in large-scale land acquisitions
Peer-reviewed publication
October 2023
Global

Despite the existence of a legal framework defining the right to fair compensation, and notwithstanding the vast literature on transnational and domestic land deals, no theory has been developed so far to allow for a specific analysis of the economics of fair compensation in large-scale land acquisitions (LSLAs), limiting our understanding of the underlying reasons of success or failure of this

Manuals & Guidelines
October 2023
Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

Nécessité vitale, activité sociale, acte d’amour, mode d’expression: l’alimentation est toutes ces choses à la fois, et elle constitue en outre une source importante d’emploi et donne le pouls de toute économie.

 

Corruption risks in land-based solutions to climate change
Policy Papers & Briefs
October 2023
Global

“Nature-based” solutions to climate change require the acquisition of large swaths of land for reforestation, afforestation, conservation and renewable energy sources. However, corruption in the land sector is already widespread and this additional demand for land may aggravate pre-existing corruption risks, as well as causing new ones.

Reports & Research
October 2023
Chad

L’économie tchadienne, à l’instar de beaucoup de pays d’Afrique subsaharienne, repose fondamentalement sur le secteur primaire (agriculture et élevage) qui fait vivre 80% de la population tchadienne (Kaou, 2002). Dans les zones rurales, sur les 78% de la population active, 53,9% est constitué par des femmes (FAO et CEEAC, 2021). Selon Oxfam et al.

Paralegals and Land Rights in Mozambique
Reports & Research
October 2023
Mozambique

The race for the exploitation of natural resources has brought challenges of different natures, including land conflicts, mainly between investors and the local population. In some cases, the resolution of problems has been unfair due to the lack of legal knowledge and representation to help the vulnerable population.