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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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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

Julia Behrman, Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Agnes Quisumbing?
April 13, 2011 / News
The Gender Implications of Large-Scale Land Deals

Elizabeth Fortin?
April 13, 2011 / News
Multi-stakeholder initiatives to regulate biofuels: the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels

Colin Filer??
April 13, 2011 / News
THE NEW LAND GRAB IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA:A CASE STUDY OF LAND-GRABBINGIN NEW IRELAND PROVINCE

Cécile Famerée Peter Ho?
April 13, 2011 / News
LAND GRABBING AND POPULAR RESISTANCE: CASE STUDIES IN THE PERUVIAN JUNGLE

Madeleine Fairbairn?
April 13, 2011 / News
Indirect expropriation:The role of national institutions and domestic elites in the Mozambican farmland grab

Esteve Corbera?
April 13, 2011 / News
A resilience framework for ‘land grabs’ research

Elisa DaVià
April 13, 2011 / News
The Politics of “Win-Win” Narratives Land Grabs as Development Opportunity?

Dzodzi Tsikataand Joseph Yaro?
April 13, 2011 / News
LAND MARKET LIBERALIZATION AND TRANS-NATIONAL COMMERCIAL LAND DEALS IN GHANA SINCE THE 1990S.

The fundamentallyflawed ‘marginal lands’ narrative: insights from the Philippines
April 13, 2011 / News
Our main argument is thatthe narrative about the existence of available marginal lands – defined as thinly inhabited, unproductive, under-productive, under-utilized, idle lands that can be transformed into zones of production for food and biofuels to solve the world’s problem

Diana Fletschner
April 13, 2011 / News
Rural Women and Agricultural Land Conversions in China

Devparna Roy??
April 13, 2011 / News
Development,” Land Acquisition in India, and the Tata Nano Project: A Comparison of Singur with Sanand

Derek Hall?
April 13, 2011 / News
Land Control, Land Grabs, and Southeast Asian Crop Booms

Deepak K Mishra?
April 13, 2011 / News
Behind Dispossession: State, Land Grabbing and Agrarian Change in Rural Orissa

Shepard Daniel
April 13, 2011 / News
Role of IFC in agricultural investment and large-scale land acquisition

Lorenzo Cotula
April 13, 2011 / News
Land deals in AfricaMapping parties and legal frameworks

Tor A. Benjaminsen Ian Bryceson Faustin Maganga Tonje Refseth?
April 13, 2011 / News
Conservation as land grabbing in Tanzania

Hubert Cochet and Michel Merlet ??????
April 13, 2011 / News
Land grabbing and share of the value added in agricultural processes.A new look at the distribution of land revenues