Land Grabbing II conference: press release

Estimland-foeates of global land deals, placed at 50 million hectares in an early World Bank study (2010), now hover between 80 and 760 million according to Oxfam and others. While land grabs were originally considered an “African phenomenon,” it is increasingly clear that they are part of a new dynamic occurring around the world, throughout Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America.

Photo: Land Grabbing in Uganda by foei on Flickr (by-nc-nd)