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Timely news and information about agricultural research in Africa. Collected from a variety of sources, we are also happy to accept your suggestions for relevant research to include.


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Tom Lavers
April 13, 2011 / News
Presentation – The role of foreign investment in Ethiopia’s smallholder-focused agricultural development strategy

Dr. Kyla Tienhaara & Dr. Wynet Smith
April 13, 2011 / News
Presentation – Negotiating Carbon Concessions in Developing Countries: Issues of Capacity, Confidentiality & Corruption

Thea Hilhorst, Joost Nelen, Nata Traoré
April 13, 2011 / News
Presentation – Agrarian change under the radar screenRising farmland acquisitions by domestic investors in West Africa Results from a survey in Benin, Burkina Faso and Niger

Tania Salerno
April 13, 2011 / News
Presentation  – Transnational Land Deals in Mindanao: Situating Ambivalent Farmer Responses in Local Politics

Takeshi Ito, NoerFauziRachman, Laksmi Adriani Savitri
April 13, 2011 / News
Presentation – Naturalizing land dispossession: A policy discourse analysis of the Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate (MIFEE) Papau, Indonesia

Max Spoor? and Oane Visser
April 13, 2011 / News
Presentation – Land Grabbing in Former Soviet Eurasia

Laura Silva Castañeda?
April 13, 2011 / News
Certification dispositifsand land conflicts:the case of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

Thomas Sikor?
April 13, 2011 / News
Global enclosures? Exploring the dynamics of forest-based climate mitigation

ShapanAdnan
April 13, 2011 / News
Resistance to accumulation by dispossession: Struggles for land by the poor peasantry in rural Bangladesh

Sérgio Sauer
April 13, 2011 / News
Agrarian structure, foreign land ownership, and land value in Brazil

Rosanne Rutten & Gerben Nooteboom
April 13, 2011 / News
GulfState Investments in Indonesiaand The Philippines

Rocheleau
April 13, 2011 / News

Ritu Verma
April 13, 2011 / News
The ‘New’ Politics of Land and Development: Experiences of Dispossession, Social/Gender Equity and Environmental Sustainability in East & Southern Africa

Rawat
April 13, 2011 / News
SEZ’s in India : Special Reference to Polepally

Randi Kaarhus
April 13, 2011 / News
Agricultural growth corridors equals Land Grabbing? Models, roles, and accountibilities in a Mozambican case

Rachel Nalepa??
April 13, 2011 / News
Aquestion of scale: the construction of marginal lands and the limitations of global land classifications

Philip McMichael?
April 13, 2011 / News
The food regime in the land grab

Philip Hirsch
April 13, 2011 / News
Titling against grabbing? Critiques and conundrums around land formalisation in Southeast Asia

Perrine Burnod, Mathilde Gingembre, Rivo Andrianirina-Ratsialonana, Raphael Ratovoarinony???????
April 13, 2011 / News
From International Land Deals to Local Informal Agreements in Madagascar: Regulations of and Local Reactions to Agricultural Investments

Paulette Nonfodji???
April 13, 2011 / News
China’s Farmland Rush in Benin: Towards a Win-Win Economic Model?

Patience Mutopo?
April 13, 2011 / News
Gendered Realities: Bio fuel Production and the Politics of Displacement after land reform in Zimbabwe

P Woodhouse and AS Ganho?
April 13, 2011 / News
Is Water the Hidden Agenda of Agricultural LandAcquisition in Sub-Saharan Africa?

L. T. Oliveira???
April 13, 2011 / News
Land Regularization in Brazil and the Global Land Grab: A State-making Framework for Analysis

Melanie Sommerville ???
April 13, 2011 / News
First Nations, Marginalization and Agro-Investments in Canada: The Case of One Earth Farms

NC Davis and E Lahiff???
April 13, 2011 / News
Joint ventures in South Africa’s land reform programme: strategic partnerships or strategic resource grab?

Michael Dwyer
April 13, 2011 / News
Building the politics machine Tools for resolving the global land grab

Melissa Leach, James Fairhead and James Fraser?
April 13, 2011 / News
Land Grabs for Biochar? Narratives and Counter Narratives in Africa’s Emerging Biogenic Carbon Sequestration Economy

Mateo Mier y Terán G.C.?
April 13, 2011 / News
Strengths and limitations of the Round Table for Responsible Soy –RTRS in Mato Grosso, Brazil

Maru Shete?
April 13, 2011 / News
Implications of land deals to livelihood security & natural resources management in Benshanguel Gumuz Regional State, Ethiopia

?Martina Locher
April 13, 2011 / News
„How come others are selling our land?“ –Customary Land Rights, Rural Livelihoods and Foreign Land Acquisition in the Case of a UK-based Forestry Company in Tanzania

Martin Keulertz?
April 13, 2011 / News
The New Geopolitics of Virtual Water in East Africa

Mark Maughan
April 13, 2011 / News
Land grab and oil palm in Colombia

Marcel Rutten
April 13, 2011 / News

Samuel B. Mabikke?
April 13, 2011 / News
Escalating Land GrabbingIn Post-conflict Regions ofNorthern Uganda A Need forStrengthening Good LandGovernance in Acholi Region

Liz Alden Wily?
April 13, 2011 / News
Nothing New Under the Sun or a New Battle Joined?AfricanLand Dispossession in the Global Land Rush

Lila Buckley?
April 13, 2011 / News
Eating Bitter to Taste Sweet: An Ethnographic Sketch of a Chinese Agriculture Project in Senegal

LI Xiubin?
April 13, 2011 / News
Farmland grabs by urban sprawl and their impacts on peasants’ livelihood in China

Lee Mackey?
April 13, 2011 / News
Legitimating Foreignization in Bolivia Brazilian agriculture and relations of conflict and consent in Santa Cruz, Bolivia

David Deng
April 13, 2011 / News
Land belongs to the community, Demystifying the ‘global land grab’ in Southern Sudan

Joseph A. Ariyo and Michael Mortimore?
April 13, 2011 / News
LAND DEALS AND COMMERCIAL AGRICULTURE IN NIGERIA: THE NEW NIGERIAN FARMS IN SHONGA DISTRICT, KWARA STATE, NIGERIA

John McCarthy, Suraya Afiff and Jacqueline Vel?
April 13, 2011 / News
A Land Grab Scenario for Indonesia?Diverse Trajectories and Virtual Land Grabs in the Outer Islands

John Letai?
April 13, 2011 / News
The Genesis of Land Deals in Kenya and its Implication on Pastoral Livelihoods – A Case Study of Laikipia District

Jeremy Ironside?
April 13, 2011 / News
The Competition for the Communal Lands of Indigenous Communities in Cambodia

Jennifer Baka???
April 13, 2011 / News
Biofuels and Wastelands: Energy Policy, Land Markets and Social Inequality in South India

Janette Bulkan?
April 13, 2011 / News
‘Red Star over Guyana’: colonial-style grabbing of natural resources but new grabbers

Ruth Hall
April 13, 2011 / News
The Next Great Trek? South African farmers head north

Graham Davies
April 13, 2011 / News
Farmland as an Asset Class: The Focus of Private Equity Firms in Africa

Giuseppina Siciliano
April 13, 2011 / News
Urbanization strategies and agrarian change in Eastern China. A multilevel integrated assessment of domestic land grabbing

Longgena Ginting and Oliver Pye???????
April 13, 2011 / News
Resisting Agribusiness Development: The MeraukeIntegrated Food and Energy Estate in West Papua, Indonesia

Laura German, George Schoneveld and Esther Mwangi?
April 13, 2011 / News
Processes of Large-Scale Land Acquisition: Case Studies from Sub-Saharan Africa