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Artigos e Livros
Julho 2019
Argentina

We examine collaborations between the state and civil society in the context of land grabbing in Argentina. Land grabbing provokes many governance challenges, which generate new social arrangements. The incentives for, limitations to, and contradictions inherent in these collaborations are examined.

Artigos e Livros
Julho 2019

textabstractGlobal climate change policy enforcement has become the new driving force of resource
grabbing in the context of the “scramble of resources” in Africa. Nevertheless, the environmental crisis
should not be seen as an isolated phenomenon amid contemporary capitalism. On the contrary, a very

Artigos e Livros
Julho 2019
Argentina

We examine collaborations between the state and civil society in the context of land grabbing in Argentina. Land grabbing provokes many governance challenges, which generate new social arrangements. The incentives for, limitations to, and contradictions inherent in these collaborations are examined.

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Documentos e Resumos de Políticas
Julho 2019
Serra Leoa

Investment into large-scale agribusiness projects in African post-conflict states is framed within broader economic reforms. On their surface, these projects boast of attracting much-needed infrastructure development, providing employment and shifts from subsistence agriculture to formal wage labor, and raising GDP.


Webinar Report: Land in Post-Conflict Settings
Relatórios e Pesquisa
Junho 2019
Uganda
Myanmar
Global

Post-war societies not only have to deal with continuing unpeaceful relations but also land-related conflict legacies, farmland and forest degradation, heavily exploited natural resources, land mines, a destroyed infrastructure, as well as returning refugees and ex-combatants.

Artigos e Livros
Abril 2019
Cambodja

This paper investigates how large-scale land acquisitions (LSLAs) can be governed to avoid underuse and thereby spare room for other land claims, specifically nature conservation. LSLA underuse occurs when land in LSLAs is not converted to its intended use. Taking Cambodia as a case, we map converted and unconverted areas within LSLAs using remote sensing.

Publicação revisada por pares
Março 2019
Cambodja
Myanmar

Climate change and green grabbing/resource grabbing together call for nuanced understanding of governance imperatives, and for constructing a knowledge base appropriate to political intervention. This paper offers preliminary ways in which interconnections can be seen and understood, and their implications for research and politics explored.

Relatórios e Pesquisa
Março 2019
África
Zâmbia
Libéria
Serra Leoa

From forced eviction to loss of livelihood, social status, savings and even life, land corruption in Africa has serious and far-reaching consequences. Such corruption comes in many forms, and it must be understood – along with the factors that enable it – before it can be tackled.


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