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CGIAR Systemwide Program on Collective Action and Property Rights

The Systemwide Program on Collective Action and Property Rights (CAPRi) is one of several inter-center initiatives of the Consultative Group on Int

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Sourcebook offers practical guidance on property rights and collective action for resource management

Effective cooperation and secure property rights play key roles in improving agricultural productivity, food security, and rural livelihoods.

Land Grabbing – Is biofuel exacerbating world hunger?

Land grabbing, large-scale lease and purchase of land in economically weak countries, has been under fierce attack. At SusCon 2011, the economic and social impacts of land grabbing will be discussed in a thematic session with high-ranking representatives from business, politics, NGOs and the media.

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Dialogue politique « Sans terres, pas d’avenir ! »

Le 21 mars prochain, plusieurs ONG et réseaux organiseront un dialogue un dialogue entre acteurs de la société civile du Nord et du Sud, d’un côté, et acteurs politiques belges et européens, de l’autre, sur le thème de l’accès à la terre. Au programme: politiques de coopération, développement durable et rural, souveraineté alimentaire et rapports de genre.

Mining, People & the Environment Conference

The conference will gather industry leaders, investors and civil society representatives to talk about best practice in environmental management and corporate social responsibility.

Aidan Davy will talk about mining and human rights and present ICMM’s Good Practice Guide and Indigenous Peoples and Mining.

For further details read the full program on the link below

Press Conference: La Via Campesina says No to land grabbing

La Via Campesina, the International Movement of peasants, small- and medium-sized producers, landless, rural women, indigenous people, rural youth and agricultural workers, invites journalists to attend a press conference at the World Social Forum.

World Agriculture Investment Conference

A uniquely crafted forum to help institutional and private investors make an appropriate choice based on varying risk tolerances and return objectives:

Critical Agrarian Studies Seminar

This seminar is organized by Initiatives in Critical Agrarian Studies (ICAS) hosted by the Resources, Livelihoods & Environment (RELIVE) Research Cluster at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), in collaboration with the Land Deal Politics Initiatives (LDPI) and the Journal of Peasant Studies (JPS)

'Accaparement des terres' à la mode péruvienne

Les États étrangers n’achètent pas de terres agricoles au Pérou, comme cela est le cas en Afrique et dans certaines régions d’Asie. Et bien que des sociétés multinationales y soient implantées, leur présence et leur importance dans les acquisitions de terres ont été plutôt marginales, du moins jusqu’à aujourd’hui.

Pourtant, l’accaparement des terres a bien lieu.

"Land Grab" the Peruvian way

In Peru, there are no foreign states buying farmlands, as it is happening in Africa and in parts of Asia. And though there are transnational corporations, their presence and relevance in land acquisitions has been rather marginal, at least until now.

Nevertheless, ‘land grabs’ are taking place.

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