ILC

Analytical report of the Land Matrix II

New report by the Land Matrix finds 26.7 million hectares of agricultural land around the world have been transferred to foreign investors since the year 2000. Report details who is buying farmland in which regions of the world and how this land is being used.

Foro global por la Tierra

La semana pasada se celebró en la Antigua el foro global por la Tierra. Gobernanza territorial inclusiva y sostenible para la seguridad alimentaria: compartiendo lecciones de todo el mundo, organizado por la Coalición Internacional por la Tierra.

Land grabbing – what’s the debate?

With the largely self-evident agreement that land grabbing is wrong and all efforts should be made to prevent it, debate and effort can focus more on (i) how to prevent land grabbing, and (ii) how to enable forms of land-based investments that actually bring real benefit.