The great green land grab


“Land grabbing” is rarely out of the headlines. But the practice of land being appropriated by the environmental agenda – so-called “green grabs” – is gaining more and more attention. A new article on the Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) blog looks at this phenomenon, and refers to recent work involving STEPS Centre members, published in a recent special issue of the Journal of Peasant Studies.


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