• African land rights activists face local persecution and international complicity
    • This is Hell!
    • 21 Nov 2015

    Oakland Institute founder Anuradha Mittal profiles the heroic, dangerous work of Global South land rights activists like Nasako Besingi and Pastor Omot Agwa, who face violence and terror charges from hostile governments.

  • Getting the facts right on Agrica/KPL agricultural investment in Tanzania
    • Oakland Institue
    • 02 Jul 2015

    Oakland Institute responds to reactions to its report by the owners of the industrial rice plantation in Mngeta.

  • A development fairytale or a global land rush?
    • IPS
    • 11 May 2015

    The land rush unleashed around the world to own and exploit Earth’s natural bounty is not only fierce and unfair, but increasingly fatal, with lands, homes and forests bulldozed and cleared for foreign investors.

  • My Home My Land
    • Oakland Institue
    • 05 May 2015

    My Home, My Land is a graphic representation that dismantles the myths promoted by donor countries, development agencies, and corporations about the positive effects of foreign direct investments through large-scale land acquisitions.

  • Ethiopians talk of violent intimidation as their land is earmarked for foreign investors
    • Guardian
    • 14 Apr 2015

    New report gives damning indictment of the government’s mandatory resettlement policy carried out in a political climate of torture, oppression and silencing.

  • World Bank's Conference on Land & Poverty is a cruel farce
    • The Ecologist
    • 20 Mar 2015

    On Monday, March 23th the World Bank's Conference on Land and Poverty begins in the US. But farmer organizations, indigenous groups, trade unions and others denounce the whole exercise as a sham that is all about accelerating corporate land grabs and robbing the poor that the Bank was founded to assist.

  • Stop #landrights fraud!
    • Oakland Institute
    • 03 Mar 2015

    Civil society rejects the World Bank’s sham Conference on Land and Poverty and denounces the Bank’s role in global land grabs.

  • The corporate takeover of Ukrainian agriculture
    • Oakland Institue
    • 11 Dec 2014

    Today, on the heels of Ukraine’s new cabinet appointments, the Oakland Institute is releasing a new brief detailing western agribusiness investments in the country.

  • Tierras de labor transnacionales
    • El Pais
    • 05 Oct 2014

    Gobiernos y empresas han acaparado en los países en desarrollo un área mayor que México

  • Accaparement des terres africaines: nouvelle étape ?
    • Ouestaf News
    • 23 Sep 2014

    Après des années de campagnes, il est temps de s’interroger sur les résultats acquis : la mobilisation des ONG a-t-elle réellement fait reculer les expropriations de terre ?

  • The ‘global’ land rush
    • IPS
    • 04 Aug 2014

    Anuradha Mittal, Executive Director of the Oakland Institute, argues that the time has come for a more holistic discussion of land deals that places transfer of land in both the developed and developing worlds along the same continuous spectrum.

  • L’Ukraine est-elle prête pour les accaparements de terres?
    • IPS
    • 02 Aug 2014

    Alors que l'attention du monde a été orientée vers la crise politique, des réformes économiques radicales sont en train d’être introduites sous la direction du président nouvellement élu, Petro Porochenko

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