From international land deals to local informal agreements : regulations of and local reactions to agricultural investments in Madagascar : draft conference paper

Abstract: This article analyses the dynamics of local politics within the framework of large-scale farmland acquisition projects in Madagascar, using the case of the 1.3 million ha land acquisition by Daewoo for export of palm oil and maize to South Korea. Author(s): Perrine, Burnod Source(s): , 16 p. draft Published: 2011 Erasmus university Rotterdam (EUR).…

Afghanistan : food security and land governance factsheet

Abstract: This factsheet contains information on the regulatory land governance framework in Afghanistan, including land tenure forms, the institutional land governance framework, gender, foreign direct investment, land grabbing, national policy, and donor support. Author(s): Heegde, Martijn De; Hilhorst, Dorothea H.M.; Porchet, Nicholas Source(s): , 8 p., ill., tabs Published: 2011 Land governance for equitable and…

Bangladesh : food security and land governance factsheet

Abstract: This factsheet contains information on the regulatory land governance framework in Bangladesh, including land tenure forms, the institutional land governance framework, gender, foreign direct investment, land grabbing, national policy, and donor support. Author(s): Heegde, Martijn De; Hilhorst, Dorothea H.M.; Porchet, Nicholas Source(s): , 7 p., ill., tabs Published: 2011 Land governance for equitable and…

Kenya : food security and land governance factsheet

Abstract: This factsheet contains information on the regulatory land governance framework in Kenya, including land tenure forms, the institutional land governance framework, gender, foreign direct investment, land grabbing, national policy, and donor support. Author(s): Heegde, Martijn De; Hilhorst, Dorothea H.M.; Porchet, Nicholas Source(s): , [8] p., ill., tabs Published: 2011 Land governance for equitable and…

Understanding land investment deals in Africa : FAQs on how land grabs contribute to hunger and conflict

Abstract: According to the Oakland Institute, land grabs – largely unregulated land deals involving foreign corporations – continue to be promoted as a development solution for African nations.These deals create additional food insecurity, fail to deliver jobs and biofuel, and impoverish nations. Author(s): Source(s): , [5] p. Published: 2011 Oakland institute], [Oakland, CA (English ISBN/ISSN:…

Mali : food security and land governance factsheet

Abstract: This factsheet contains information on the regulatory land governance framework in Mali, including land tenure forms, the institutional land governance framework, gender, foreign direct investment, land grabbing, national policy, and donor support. Author(s): Heegde, Martijn De; Hilhorst, Dorothea H.M.; Porchet, Nicholas Source(s): , 7 p., ill., tabs Published: 2011 Land governance for equitable and…

Mozambique : food security and land governance factsheet

Abstract: This factsheet contains information on the regulatory land governance framework in Mozambique, including land tenure forms, the institutional land governance framework, gender, foreign direct investment, land grabbing, national policy, and donor support. Author(s): Heegde, Martijn De; Hilhorst, Dorothea H.M.; Porchet, Nicholas Source(s): , 8 p., ill., tabs Published: 2011 Land governance for equitable and…

Yemen : food security and land governance factsheet

Abstract: This factsheet contains information on the regulatory land governance framework in Yemen, including land tenure forms, the institutional land governance framework, gender, foreign direct investment, land grabbing, national policy, and donor support. Author(s): Heegde, Martijn De; Hilhorst, Dorothea H.M.; Porchet, Nicholas Source(s): , 6 p., ill., tab Published: 2011 Land governance for equitable and…