Policy Brief

Land the New Economic Bubble?

At the turn of the 21st century, farmland was still considered an investment backwater by most of the financial sector.

This Land is Whose Land? Dispossession, Resistance and Reform in the United States

Food First Backgrounder, Spring 2014, Vol. 20, No. 1

Introduction: Land, Race and the Agrarian Crisis

10 Joint Policy Recommendations:

In 2003, the Maputo Declaration of the African Union stated that, within five years, 10 per cent of budgets of member states would be dedicated to agriculture.

Land rights in the Post-2015 Agenda - Brief

new policy brief released by the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI), Oxfam, and t

How agribusiness is failing small farmers in Latin America

Indigenous farmer in the municipality of Sayaxché, department of Petén, Guatemala, viewing the stunted corn crop on his land bordering an oil palm plantation. 

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Agricultural change, land, and violence in Darfur

Most analyses of violence in Darfur ignore the local dimension of the crisis, focusing instead on the region’s economic and political marginalization and climatic variability.


Persistencia comunitaria y solidaridad logran tierras en polochic

La felicidad en cientos de rostros campesinos el pasado 19 de octubre, podía ser comparada con la sensación que da la bendición de una cosecha abundante, ya que la lucha de más de dos años y medio,

Land & Resource Security: A Guide for Companies and Investors

Capital investments in infrastructure, agriculture and resource efficiency are crucial to the growth of emerging markets, but land tenure conflicts, deforestation, water stress, and food security p


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