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20 July 2011

Three decades of agrarian reform in Zimbabwe

Sam Moyo The author is grateful for the research support provided by Ndabezinhle Nyoni, Walter Chambati, Charity Dangwa, Kingstone Mujeyi and Dumisani Siziba. Funding from the Norwegian Embassy and CIDA enabled the research. The author would also like to thank the very helpful anonymous reviewers. About this...

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6 March 2011

Peasant-led agrarian reform and food sovereignty

ABSTRACT Faustino Torrez summarizes the findings of the Agrarian Reform Commission of La Via Campesina, an international peasant movement that initiated the Global Campaign for Agrarian Reform. KEYWORDS integral agrarian reform; World Bank; land grabbing; peasantry; food sovereignty Abstract The process...

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4 March 2011

Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin America Advisor

www.thedialogue.org QUESTION: Will Rising Prices Spark a Food Crisis in Latin America? Which Latin American countries are most at risk of a hunger crisis and possible social unrest? What steps should governments, businesses and NGOs take to mitigate rising food costs? Peter Rosset, researcher at Center for the...

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23 November 2010

From Agribusiness to Agroecology?

9 October 2010

Why We Oppose the Principles for Responsible Agricultural Investment (RAI)

THE GLOBAL CAMPAIGN FOR AGRARIAN REFORM LAND RESEARCH ACTION NETWORK FIAN International * Focus on the Global South * La Via Campesina Social Network for Justice and Human Rights (REDE SOCIAL) In recent years a new development has emerged, commonly known as “the global land grab.” With this new...

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9 October 2010

A Comparison with FAO guidelines

A Comparison Between FAO Guidelines for the Responsible Governance of Land and Natural Resources Tenure and Principles for Responsible Agricultural Investment that Respects Rights, Livelihoods and Resources. THE GLOBAL CAMPAIGN FOR AGRARIAN REFORM LAND RESEARCH ACTION NETWORK FIAN International * Focus on...

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5 August 2010

Agrarian Reform Agenda: Not P-Noy’s Priority

Again, there was no mention of agrarian reform in President Noynoy Aquino’s State of the Nation Address; there had been no reference to it either in his inaugural speech. What was there before these two occasions was confusion created by contradicting statements of businessman and Aquino’s cousin Fernando Cojuangco...

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18 July 2010

Anti-Land Reform Land Policy?

Abstract Historically the World Bank (WB) has been actively involved in land policies, specifically in land reform and private land titling campaigns, worldwide. The Philippines has been among the significant recipients of the World Bank’s policy advice and development assistance on land issues over the past...

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11 July 2010

Agrarian reform policy in Brazil

Ariovaldo Umbelino de Oliveira is Tenured Professor of Agrarian Geography at University of Sao Paulo – FFLCH – USP. “No country, no matter how large, is justified in having someone who own more than 30,000 acres of land! Two million hectares of land! This cannot be justified anywhere in the world! Only in Brazil....

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11 July 2010

Monocropping of Sugarcane and Counter-Agrarian Reform

Maria Luisa Mendonça is a journalist and director of the Network for Social Justice and Human Rights, and is currently pursuing a PHD in Geography at the University of São Paulo (USP). This article was translated into English by Sheila Rutz, with the support of Global Exchange. In contrast with the propaganda of...

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