Global land grabbing : update from the International conference on global land grabbing

Abstract: This paper summarizes the highlights of the Conference on Global Land Grabbing, which was held in 2011. Original estimates suggest that national governments and private investors purchased over 40 million hectares of land in just one year from 2008 to 2009, up from 4 million ha/year previously.

Author(s): Borras, Jun

Source(s): , 6 p.

Published: 2011 Erasmus university Rotterdam (EUR). International institute of social studies (ISS), [Rotterdam (English

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Link: http://www.iss.nl/fileadmin/ASSETS/iss/Documents/Conference_programmes/LDPI_conference_summary_May_2011.pdf

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