From threat to opportunity? Problems with the idea of a “code of conduct” for land-grabbing

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Yale Human Rights & Development Law Journal | April 2010

by Jennifer Franco and Jun Borras

The dominant storyline of land-grabbing as a threat is ceding ground to a new story line promoted, amongst other, by the World Bank—that of the new land deals as a potential opportunity for rural development. But this supposed win-win formula raises many problems, doubts and concerns.

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