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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2014
    Northern America

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

    Introduction: Land, Race and the Agrarian Crisis

    The disastrous effects of widespread land grabbing and land concentration sweeping the globe do not affect all farmers equally. The degree of vulnerability to these threats is highest for smallholders, women and people of color—the ones who grow, harvest, process and prepare most of the world’s food.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2014
    Global

    At the turn of the 21st century, farmland was still considered an investment backwater by most of the financial sector. Although some insurance companies have had farmland holdings for years, most financial investors found farmland, and agricultural investment in general, unappealing compared to the much higher returns to be made in financial markets.

    Introduction: Farmland, A Safe Investment in Troubling Financial Times

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2014
    Global
  4. Library Resource
    National Policies
    Bolivia, Americas, South America

    Este documento contiene el Plan del Sector Desarrollo Agropecuario 2014-2018 “Hacia el 2025”. El Plan, de carácter intersectorial, se aplica a nivel nacional durante el período 2014-2018.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Bolivia, Americas, South America

    El presente documento define a nivel nacional los principios y directrices para constituir al año 2025 la Bolivia Digna y Soberana y para la construcción de una sociedad más incluyente, participativa, democrática, sin discriminación ni división, sobre la base de 13 pilares fundamentales. En la primera parte del documento se encuentra el texto integral de la Agenda Patriótica 2025, donde se visibilizan los 13 pilares y cada una de sus dimensiones.

  6. Library Resource
    National Policies
    Cameroon, Africa, Middle Africa

    Le Document Cameroun Vision 2035, élaboré en 2009, est composé de trois phases, notamment Phase I: 2010-2019, Phase II: 2010-2007, Phase III: 2028-2035, chaque phase ayant des objectifs spécifiques. Cameroun Vision 2035 a pour objectifs de: (i) réduire la pauvreté à un niveau socialement acceptable; (ii) atteindre le stade de pays à revenus intermédiaires, (iii) devenir un Nouveau Pays Industrialisé et (iv) consolider le processus démocratique et renforcer l’unité nationale.

  7. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2012
    Eastern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia
  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Europe

    La Asociación Transatlántica para el Comercio y la Inversión (TTIP por sus siglas en inglés) podría tener un gran impacto en la agricultura y la producción de alimentos en la Unión Europea. Los lobbies corporativos a ambos lados del Atlántico están buscando un mayor acceso a los mercados , pero los alimentos europeos y americanos se producen con diferentes estándares de seguridad alimentaria (DG de Política Interior, 2015), bienestar animal (Protección Animal Mundial/Humane Society International, 2014) y protección medioambiental (AT Europa/IATP, 2013).

  9. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2013
    Vietnam

    Land rights have become highly contested in Vietnam in recent years. Vietnam‟s land endowment is one of the lowest in the world: each agricultural household holds, on average, less than 0.5 hectare. Access to land is critical to social and economic development in the future. The national priority on “industrialization and modernization” has placed new demands on agricultural and forest land for urban-industrial expansion. The high level of public concern over land tenure and its links to political and social stability have led to widespread calls for revision of the 2003 Land Law.

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

    The type of agrarian structure employed to produce tropical commodities affects many dimensions of land use, such as ownership inequality, overlapping land rights and conflicts, and land use changes. I conduct a literature review of historical changes in agrarian structures of commodities grown on the upland frontier of mainland Southeast and South Asia, using a case study approach, of tea, rubber, oil palm and cassava.

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