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News, views and experiences of policy-makers, practitioners and communities on making rangelands secure for local users
Abstract: Peru enforced joint titles between spouses and cohabitants in their land formalization process in 57 percent of the 1.5 million titles issued to date. We find a significant empowerment...
[22/08/2013] WHO IS DOING WHAT: Local communities allege unfair compensation and intimidation for oil refinery construction
Uganda: Local communities allege unfair compensation & intimidation in connection with displacement for oil refinery construction read more
“This research report examines the role of policy in influencing corporate investment in agricultural land, production and primary processing with a view to unravelling two interrelated...
“Fuelled by the interaction of the financial and environmental crises and by the re-creation of global liquidity through quantitative easing, transnational transactions involving large portions...
“Aproximadamente cuatro millones y medio de peruanos viven organizados en las 6,069 comunidades campesinas que se encuentran en todo el Perú y controlan un total de 23’643,958.06 hectáreas, es...
“We the panellists1 at this first Pan African Land Grab Hearing having listened to presentations on land grabs in Africa and heard from witnesses to nine specific cases in different African...
[16/08/2013] The disjunctures of land and agricultural reform in South Africa - Implications for the agri-food system
“Land reform was introduced in South Africa in the 1990s to redress the injustices of colonialism and apartheid. But compromises in the transition to democracy saw a trade-off between...
“En 2012, déjà 754 transferts internationaux de terres, représentant 56,2 millions d’hectares de terres, avaient été recensés en Afrique, soit 4,8 % de la surface agricole du continent. En...
[13/08/2013] How Biodiversity Conservation Policy Accelerates Agrarian Differentiation: The Account of an Upland Village in Vietnam
“This paper shows how the implementation of Vietnam’s recent biodiversity conservation policy in Ba Vi National Park has increased the economic value of nature, created sustained conflict...