Global land grabbing is politically contested process, partly explaining for its uneven outcomes from one setting to another. The political contestations around land grabbing vary in character, actors, agendas, forms, ideology, politics and trajectory. This panel (one of the two panels on this theme) will critically examine these issues towards a better understanding of resistance and mobilization around land grabbing.
Chair: Shapan Adnan, Oxford University
- Sam Moyo, African Institute of Agrarian Studies (AIAS), Harare, Resistances to land grabbing in Africa: Some trends
- Wendy Wolford, Development Sociology, Cornell University, USA, Contemporary Land Grabs and their Alternatives in the Americas
- Longgena Ginting, WALHI/Friends of the Earth, Indonesia, and Oliver Pye, University of Bonn, Resisting Agribusiness Development: The Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate in West Papua, Indonesia (Presentation)