International Conference on Global Land Grabbing

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The first international conference on Global Land Grabbing was 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, on 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.

Related conferences

Global Land Grabbing II: 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.

Third Land Grabbing conference: A third international conference, Land Grabbing: Perspectives from East and Southeast Asia, was held at Chiang Mai University in Thailand on 5-6 June 2015.


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Venue
Venue
January 28, 2011 / International Conference on Global Land Grabbing
VenueThe Institute of Development Studies is a leading global organisation for research, teaching and communications on international development.   IDS was founded in 1966 and enjoys an international reputation based on the quality of its work and its commitment to

Conference Background
Conference Background
January 28, 2011 / International Conference on Global Land Grabbing
Co-organized and hosted by the Future Agricultures Consortium in partnership with the Journal of Peasant Studies and the Land Deal Politics Initiative (LDPI). This international academic conference on ‘Global Land Grabbing’ will be held on 6-8 April 2011 at the

LDPI Research Network
LDPI Research Network
January 28, 2011 / International Conference on Global Land Grabbing
LDPI promotes 'engaged research' on the recent explosion of (trans) national commercial and corporation-driven land transactions.

About LPDI
January 28, 2011 / International Conference on Global Land Grabbing
Globally, powerful transnational actors are tapping into lands outside their own borders to provide sufficient food and energy security at home. The original North-South dynamic to this 'global land grab' is developing into a North-South-South dynamic with economically powerful non-Northern

Delegates discuss global land grabbing
Delegates discuss global land grabbing
January 12, 2011 / International Conference on Global Land Grabbing
Plenary presentations and delegate reflections on global land grabs.