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    A new era of the global land rush

    Reports & Research
    September, 2016
    Australia, Global, Honduras, India, Mozambique, Peru, Sri Lanka

    Since 2009, Oxfam and others have been raising the alarm about a great global land rush. Millions of hectares of land have been acquired by investors to meet rising demand for food and biofuels, or for speculation. This often happens at the expense of those who need the land most and are best placed to protect it: farmers, pastoralists, forest-dependent people, fisherfolk, and indigenous peoples.

  2. Library Resource
    September, 2014
    Brazil, Global

    Since the 1980s and early 1990s, the
    World Bank has been supporting projects that involve
    communities own development. This has been largely
    manifested in the design and implementation of
    community-based development (CBD) and community-driven
    development (CDD) initiatives, with the latter gaining
    increasing momentum in recent years. The purpose of this
    study was to assess the development effectiveness of the

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