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The Global Land Grab

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Annelies Zoomers is a human geographer and Professor of International Development Studies (IDS) at Utrecht University and chair o... Lire la suite
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Annelies Zoomers is a human geographer and Professor of International Development Studies (IDS) at Utrecht University and chair of the IS-academy on land governance ( After finishing her PhD in 1988, she worked for the Netherlands Economic Institute (Rotterdam) and the Royal Tropical Institute (Amsterdam). Between 1995 and 2007, she was Associate Professor at the Centre for Latin American Research and Documentation (Amsterdam), and was Professor of International Migration at the Radboud University (Nijmegen) between 2005 and 2009. She has published extensively about sustainable livelihoods, land policies and the impact of privatization, tourism and international migration. Mayke Kaag is a social anthropologist and a senior researcher at the African Studies Centre in Leiden, the Netherlands. She did a PhD on land use and social dynamics in Senegal (2001). Her current research mainly focuses on African transnational relations, including land issues, transnational Islamic charities, and engagements with the diaspora.

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A revealing and comprehensive analysis of one of the most contentious issues surrounding North-South global relations.


Introduction: The Hype (and why it is important to move beyond) - Annelies Zoomers and Mayke Kaag Part 1: Land grabbing in Africa 1. Large scale land transfer for commercial agriculture in Ethiopia - Maru Shete and George Schonevel 2. Re-evaluating Land grabbing: A Critical Analysis of Practices and Dynamics in Tanzania - Jumanne Moshi Abdallah, Lennart Salomonsson, Linda Engstrom and Kjell Havnevik 3. Kenya's Land Grabbing: Dynamics, Impacts and Policy Response - Jacqueline M. Klopp and Odenda Lumumba Part 2: Land grabbing in Latin America 4. Expanding frontiers of conflict and land governance. Soya pioneering land control in the Argentinean Chaco - Lucia Goldfarb 5. Transnational land investment in Costa Rica: tracing residential tourism and its links to nature conservation - Femke van Noorloos 6. Water grabbing in the Andean Region. Illustrations from Peru and Ecuador - Rutgerd Boelens, Antonio Gaybor and Jan Hendriks Part 3: Land grabbing in Asia 7. Land governance and Oil Palm Development in Riau Province, Indonesia - Ari Susanti and Suseno Budidarsono 8. Large-scale land acquisition in Vietnam: urban expansion and hydropower development in comparative perspective - Ty Pham Huu, Phuc Nguyen Quang and Guus van Westen 9. 'Land Grabbing' in Cambodia. Land rights in a post-conflict setting - Michelle McLinden Nuijen, Men Prachvuthy and Guus van Westen 10. Gulf State Investments that Never Were - Indonesia and The Philippines beyond the Gulf State investment hype - Gerben Nooteboom and Laurens Bakker 11. A Critical Examination of Chinese 'Land Grabbing' - Peter Ho and Irna Hofman 12. Cases Compared/ Crosscutting Analyses - Mayke Kaag/ Annelies Zoomers

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Titre: The Global Land Grab
Sous-titre: Beyond the Hype
Code EAN: 9781780328942
ISBN: 978-1-78032-894-2
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Zed Books Ltd
Genre: Sciences naturelles en général
nombre de pages: 272
Poids: 414g
Taille: H233mm x B156mm x T15mm
Année: 2014


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