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“Land grabbing” – the purchase of large areas of land in developing countries by foreign governments and businesses – has been controversial. Of the roughly 33 million hectares of land bought to...
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By 2050, the world will have to feed 9 billion people, which will require 50 percent more agricultural productivity over current levels. Meeting this challenge will be increasingly difficult, given...
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Manuel Garzón, activista y defensor de los derechos humanos en Colombia. - - - Manuel Garzón es abogado y defensor de derechos humanos en Colombia. Como parte de su trabajo en la Comisión...
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Researchers from Brown University tracked the expansion of agriculture in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso over the last decade. Their work suggests that ideal land for agriculture in the state may...
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Cooperative farmers busy at work in Vautha village. Photo: Rahi Gaikwad - - -  Gujarat Dalit women’s cooperative is fighting for entitlement to land it has reclaimed It’s early...
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f Latin American governments want to use land reform as a tool to blunt rural conflict and insurgencies, what should they do? According to Michael Albertus, they must first ensure that the reforms...
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f Latin American governments want to use land reform as a tool to blunt rural conflict and insurgencies, what should they do? According to Michael Albertus, they must first ensure that the reforms...
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Lors d’une rencontre sur l’accaparement des terres organisée par l’UACDDDD, l’Union des associations et des coordinations d’association pour le développement et la défense des...
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A worker cuts sugar cane in Brazil. Will new supplier policies cut down on land grabs for sugar?  - - - The Sirinhaem River twists to the southern Atlantic through the Brazilian state...
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  In Sub Saharan Africa, the locals have lost their usable land due to land rush practices instituted by their government.   - - - Slow Food Almanac (Slow Food, 2013) argues...
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