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land grabbing

Large-scale acquisition of farmland (over 1,000 ha) whether by purchase , leases or other means.

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Reports & Research
May 2022
Africa

Despite the progress made in terms of global and national land policy frameworks, effective changes in practices remain limited.

WHAT IS THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LAND GRABBING AND CORRUPTION IN BRAZIL?
Reports & Research
December 2021
Brazil

Fraud and corruption are the main enabling mechanisms for land abuses in Brazil, guaranteeing impunity for land grabbers and other public and private agents involved in these schemes.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2021
Tanzania

This paper seeks to answer the question: how does land become grabbable and local people relocatable? It focuses on the historical and current conditions of land tenure that enable land grabbing.

GOVERNANÇA FUNDIÁRIA FRÁGIL, FRAUDE E CORRUPÇÃO
Reports & Research
December 2021
Brazil

O termo “grilagem” remete à prática antiga de forjar um título de propriedade e colocá-lo em uma gaveta com grilos para amarelar o documento, conferindo a aparência de um documento legitimo.

Reports & Research
September 2021
Kazakhstan

By creating a land commission, the Kazakh authorities managed to bring down the protest rallies in 2016, when, under pressure from citizens, the government was forced to abandon the sale and lease of land to foreigners.

Reports & Research
August 2021
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Cette étude est le troisième volet d’une série consacrée à l’accès à la terre, thématique centrale du programme 2017-2021 d’Entraide et Fraternité. Les deux premiers volets ont été consacrés en 2018, à Madagascar et en 2019, aux Philippines.

Peer-reviewed publication
March 2021
Norway
Global

Over the past several decades, land investments have dramatically increased to meet global food and biofuel demands, produce industrial commodities, protect environments and develop urban centres. Scholars and media actors have labelled this phenomenon “land grabbing”, owing to its many negative impacts.

Peer-reviewed publication
March 2021
Romania

Foreign land grabbing is acknowledged as a phenomenon that generates disempowerment and dispossession of local farmers, human rights violations. Previous studies have revealed the lack of ethical benchmarks in foreign large-scale land transactions that raise moral concerns.

Rolling back social and environmental safeguards in the name of COVID-19
Reports & Research
March 2021
Brazil
Colombia
Peru
Indonesia
Global

The webinar Rolling back social and environmental safeguards in the name of COVID-19, organized by Forest Peoples Programme, the Tenure FacilityMiddlesex University, the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and the Land Portal Foundation, took place on Thursday, February 18, 2021.

March 2021

A 22 minute video about one of the biggest cases of agricultural land grabbing in Senegal: 20,000 hectares;first allocated to Senhuile-Sénéthanol;now known as Les Fermes de la Téranga. The Italian investors Tampieri Financial Group pulled out of the project in 2017 and the new owners – Agro Industries Corp;based in the tax haven of the Cayman Islands – arrived in 2018.

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