• ILC global report on Commercial Pressures on Land: issues and conceptual framework
    • ILC
    • 17 Apr 2009

    The International Land Coalition, in close collaboration with its members and partners, has started a research process that will lead in the second half of 2010 to the release of a global report seeking to understand the current and anticipated impacts on poverty of commercial pressures on land, and to explore possible policy and operational solutions both to mitigate negative impacts and to enable poor land users to benefit from possible opportunities.

  • Sowing the seeds of regret?
    • Globe and Mail
    • 08 Apr 2009

    Increasingly, the land deals are coming under the scrutiny of the UN and watchdog groups such as Grain, the International Land Coalition and the IFPRI. That's because it is not obvious that they are win-win situations.

  • INTERVIEW-Foreign land grabs for food could fuel unrest
    • Reuters
    • 18 Feb 2009

    Big purchases of African land by richer countries in a drive for food security could fuel unrest if the rights of local farmers are not taken into consideration, a land rights campaigner warned on Wednesday.

  • La tierra para quien la paga
    • El País
    • 10 Dec 2008

    Común a todas estas operaciones, la de Daewoo incluida, es su secretismo. ONG e instituciones desconocen la totalidad de hectáreas compradas por foráneos en países pobres y a falta de que se publiquen estudios en curso, sólo pueden hacer estimaciones.

  • Should Africa lease land to foreign firms?
    • BBC
    • 08 Dec 2008

    One-hour audio debate on the BBC

  • Rich countries carry out '21st century land grab'
    • New Scientist
    • 04 Dec 2008

    Nomadic herders, rarely a priority for governments, are being dispossessed by bioethanol developments in Kenya, says Michael Taylor of the International Land Coalition (ILC), and they also depend on the “unused” land that Madagascar offered Daewoo.

  • Women living near the #Socapalm oil palm plantation in Edéa, Cameroon, are struggling for their land, autonomy and livelihoods. Please read their account and sign in support before 15 December: https://forms.gle/gBKbFCv2Bizzpfbt7
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