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For more information about land grabbing please refer to the following list of organizationspresentations, videos, books and more. 


You may also like to use our Slow Food Stop Land Grabbing campaign materials available in four languages.

DECLARATIONS

 

Civil society statement on the finance of land grabs: Land grabbing by pension funds and other financial institutions must be stopped, June 2012, joint statement by Slow Food and 60 organizations.

Declaration of the Forum for Food Sovereignty
, Nyéléni 2007

 


RESEARCH STUDIES


English

IIED, FAO and IFAD, 2009 - Land grab or development opportunity? Agricultural investment and international land deals in Africa

Oakland Institute, 2009 - The Great Land Grab: Rush for World’s Farmland Threatens Food Security for the Poor

Oxfam, 2011 - Land and Power: The growing scandal surrounding the new wave of investments in land  Español  Français 

International Land Coalition, 2011 - Land Rights and the Rush for Land

FoEE, 2012 – Farming Money: how European banks and private finance profit from food speculation and land grabs

The Gaia foundation, 2012 - Opening Pandora's Box - A New Wave of Land Grabbing for the Extractive Industries and The Devastating Impact on Earth

 

Glopolis, 2012 - Land grabs in Africa - a threat to food security

 

Transnational Institute, for European Coordination Via Campesina and Hands off the Land network, 2013 - Land concentration,land grabbing and people's struggles in Europe

 

Re:Common, Solidarité des Intervenants sur le Foncier - SIF, Collectif pour la défense des terres malgaches - TANY, 2013 - Land grabbing in Madagascar: Echoes and testimonies from the field

 

Via Campesina, 2013 - Land is life

 

TNI, 2013 - Old Story, New Threat:Fracking and the global land grab

 

TNI, 2013 - The Netherlands and the Global Land and Water Grab

 

TNI, 2013, The Global Land Grab


Spanish
Estudio de la FAO halla intensos procesos de concentración y extranjerización de tierras en América Latina y el Caribe


Sergio Gómez E.  - Reflexiones sobre la dinámica reciente del mercado de la tierra en América Latina y el Caribe

Miguel Murmis y María Rosa Murmis - El Caso de Argentina

Via Campesina, 2013 - ¡La tierra es vida!

 

TNI,2013 - El acaparamiento global de tierras

 

Italian

Oxfam Italia - Chi ci prende la terra ci prende la vita

 

Liliana Mosca - Università di Napoli - Dal "silenzioso tsunami" sui beni di prima necessità all'accaparramento delle terre nel sud del mondo: il "caso Daewoo Logistic Corporation" nel Madagascar

 

French

Re:Common, Solidarité des Intervenants sur le Foncier - SIF, Collectif pour la défense des terres malgaches - TANY, 2013 - Land grabbing in Madagascar: Echoes and testimonies from the field

 

Transnational Institute, Eco Ruralis and Hands off the Land network, 2013 - L'accaparement des terres en Roumanie, menaces pour les territoires ruraux

 

Via Campesina, 2013 - La terre, c’est la vie!

 

TNI, 2013 - L'Accaparement des Terres, Planète (pas) à vendre

 

 

DOCUMENTS

Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security, FAO, May 2012


Pension funds involved in global largescale farmland aquisitions as of June 2012, GRAIN, June 2012

 

ORGANIZATIONS

GRAIN grain.org | farmlandgrab.org 

Friends of the Earth Int (FOE) foe.org 

FIAN fian.org 

International Land Coalition landcoalition.org 

Oxfam oxfam.org 

Oakland Institute oaklandinstitute.org 

La Via Campesina viacampesina.org 

Coordinadora Latinoamericana de Organizaciones del Campo (CLOC-Vía Campesina) cloc-viacampesina.net 

Food First www.foodfirst.org 


BOOKS

English
Food Rebellions: Crisis and the Hunger for Justice, by Eric Holt-Giménez and Raj Patel with Annie Shattuck, Fahumu Books and Grassroots International

The Great Food Robbery, by GRAIN 

Biofuels, Land Grabbing and Food Security in Africa, edited by Prosper B. Matondi, Kjell Havnevik and Atakilte Beyene

 

The Land Grabbers, The New Fight over Who Owns the Earth, by Fred Pearce, Beacon Press 

 

Landgrabbing: Journeys in the New Colonialism, by Stefano Liberti, Verso

 

Land Grabbing and Global Governance, by Jun Borras, Matias E. Margulis & Nora, McKeon

 

The Role of the State in the Rush for LandWiley-Blackwell



Français
2033, Atlas des futurs du monde, by Virginie Raisson

 

Main basse sur la terre. land grabbing et nouveau colonialisme, by Stefano Liberti, Rue de l'échiquier

Italiano
Food Rebellions, by Eric Holt-Giménez and Raj Patel

Food Movements Unite!, collection of essays by Eric Hol-Giménez

2033 – Atlante dei futuri del mondo, by Virginie Raisson

Land grabbing, by Stefano Liberti, Minimum Fax

Il nuovo colonialismo. Caccia alle terre coltivabili, by Franca Roiatti, Università Bocconi

Le guerre del Cibo. Come l’Occidente ha creato una crisi alimentare globale, by  Walden Bello, Nuovi Mondi

 

Deutsch

Landraub, by Stefano Liberti, Rotbuch Verlag



VIDEOS  


English
ASO/EJOLT/GRAIN | Grabbing Gambela

 

A video inspired by an APRODEV report on land grabbing in Cambodia | Stolen Land Stolen Future

 

Hugo Berkeley and Osvalde Lewat | Land Rush

 

TNI | Seeds of Discontent Documentary film on Swedish, Norwegian and Dutch investors in Mozambique land grab


Français
Alexis Marant | Une planète à vendre

Italiano
RAI 3, Report | Corsa alla terra

PHOTO GALLERIES

English
Alfredo Bini for BBC |Land leasing or land grabbing?

Salena Tramel and La Via Campesina in The Guardian | Farmers meet to tackle 'land grabs'

Italiano
Alfredo Bini for Corriere della Sera | Nuove colonie d'Africa



POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS

English

GRAIN | Land grabbing and the global food crisis

Spanish
Dinámicas en el mercado de la tierra en América Latina y el Caribe


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