Plenary presentations and delegate reflections on global land grabs.
International Conference on Global Land Grabbing
Organised by the Land Deals Politics Initiative ( LDPI) in collaboration with the Journal of Peasant Studies and hosted by the Future Agricultures Consortium at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex.
6-8 April 2011
Organising committee: Jun Borras (ISS, Netherlands), Ruth Hall (PLAAS, South Africa), Ian Scoones (IDS, UK), Wendy Wolford (Cornell, USA), Ben White (ISS, Netherlands)
The focus of the conference was on the politics of global land grabbing and agrarian change. The papers and panels address some of the most urgent and strategic questions around global land grab.
The conference was followed in October 2012 by Global Land Grabbing II - the second international conference on large-scale land deals - at Cornell University, USA.
The focus of the conference will be on the politics of global land grabbing and agrarian change. Papers are expected to address some of the most urgent and strategic questions around global land grab.