Parliamentarians meet to respond to the ‘land rush’

landhungerParliamentarians from Southern Africa met on (11-12 August 2014 to debate how foreign agricultural investment can bring benefits to local people, in the context of the ‘land rush’.

Land rights, food security and jobs are among the themes discussed at the Pan-African Parliament/SADC Parliamentary Forum event. This is the last in the current series of regional meetings on the topic.

For more information, see the event page: Making Agricultural Investment Work for Africa: A parliamentarian response to the land rush

Blog posts

Land Rush, Day 1: Food availability doesn’t always equal food access
Rebecca Pointer, 12 August 2014

«Ne mangent seulement ceux qui peuvent se le permettre»: La sécurité alimentaire dans un contexte d’agriculture industrielle
Rebecca Pointer and Marion Girard Cisneros, 13 August 2014

Engaging parliamentarians on large scale land investments in Africa
Gaynor Paradza and Emmanuel Sulle, 15 August 2014