Friday, October 12, 2012

What Is Global Land Grabbing?

According to the Transnational Institute (TNI), land grabbing is essentially control grabbing.  Meaning, the capturing of power to control land and other associated resources like water, minerals or forests, in order to control the benefits of its use.

To learn more, read:  The Global Land Grab:  A Primer

You also have an opportunity to download the complete primer here.

Agrarian Justice:
The ‘agrarian justice’ cluster brings together research and analysis on political struggles in rural areas around access, control and ownership of resources and land, as well as on international agrarian movements struggling against dispossession and working to construct alternatives.

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