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The Global Land Grab

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Informationen zum Autor Mayke Kaag is a social anthropologist and a senior researcher at the African Studies Centre in Leiden, the... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Mayke Kaag is a social anthropologist and a senior researcher at the African Studies Centre in Leiden, the Netherlands. Her research focuses mainly on African transnational relations, including land issues, engagements with the diaspora, and transnational Islamic NGOs, on which topics she has published widely. Within the African Studies Centre she is the convenor of a collaborative research group on Africa in the World: Rethinking Africa's Global Connections. Annelies Zoomers is professor of international development studies (IDS) at Utrecht University and chair of LANDac. After finishing her PhD in 1988, she worked for the Netherlands Economic Institute (Rotterdam) and the Royal Tropical Institute (Amsterdam) on long- and short-term consulting assignments for various organizations (e.g. the World Bank, IFAD, ILO, EU, DGIS) in various countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia. 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 on sustainable livelihoods; land policies and the impact of privatization; tourism; and international migration. Klappentext A revealing and comprehensive analysis of one of the most contentious issues surrounding North-South global relations. Inhaltsverzeichnis 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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A revealing and comprehensive analysis of one of the most contentious issues surrounding North-South global relations.



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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
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Code EAN: 9781780328959
ISBN: 978-1-78032-895-9
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Zed Books Ltd
Genre: Sciences naturelles en général
nombre de pages: 272
Poids: 540g
Taille: H163mm x B236mm x T17mm
Année: 2014

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