A record amount of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest was cut down or destroyed last month, fuelling concerns that under President Jair Bolsonaro, illegal miners and farmers are involved in a free-for-all land grab.
Kiryandongo Sugar, allegedly owned by some Indians, Agilis, owned by an American called Philip Investor, and Sole Agro Business Company, also owned by Indians, have been named in the evictions of thousands of people in the western districts of Kiryandongo and Masindi in Uganda.
After a decade of hardship, indigenous villagers in Cambodia scored a significant victory after they put pressure on the World Bank Group over its financial ties to a land-grabbing company, Vietnam agribusiness giant HAGL.
Land grabbing provokes many governance challenges, which generate new social arrangements. We particularly explore how the collaborations between the provincial government of Santiago del Estero and non-government organizations (NGOs) in Argentina played out.