Land Rights

August 6, 2014
Sacrificing Food Security for Profit A recent review carried out by the organization GRAIN revealed that small farms produce most of the world’s food and are more productively efficient than large farms [1].
August 2, 2014
NEW YORK, 2 août (IPS) – Au milieu de l'exode de quelque 100.000 personnes à partir de l'est de l’Ukraine déchiré par le conflit, les combats en cours dans les bastions urbains de Donetsk et de Luhansk entre soldats ukrainiens et rebelles séparatistes, et des négociations pour plus de sanctions contre la Russie, il est difficile de se concentrer sur les changements les plus subtils qui s’opèrent dans ce pays d'Europe orientale.
August 4, 2014
In this column, Anuradha Mittal, Executive Director of the Oakland Institute, an independent policy think tank on today’s most pressing social, economic, and environmental issues, argues that the time has come for a more holistic discussion of land deals that places transfer of land in both the developed and developing worlds along the same continuous spectrum.
July 11, 2014
C’est la nouvelle tocade des golden boys de la finance américaine. (398 milliards d’euros) d’actifs (TIAA-CREF). Absent du secteur agricole Aucune volonté de se mettre au vert. Mais plutôt l’idée d’engranger de juteux profits.
August 1, 2014
New York (IPS) – Während sich die internationale Aufmerksamkeit auf die politische Krise in der Ukraine fokussiert, treibt die dortige Regierung von Präsident Petro Poroschenko eine Reihe von Reformen voran. Die von Weltbank und Internationalem Währungsfonds (IWF) ausgehandelten Abkommen geben Aktivistengruppen jedoch Anlass zu Sorge.
August 1, 2014
News from Brussels on July 28 and from Washington on July 29 that both the EU and US are stepping up sanctions on Russia have been met with a general "it's about time" from the world. Nobody outside Russia, it seems, has trouble roundly condemning Russian President Vladimir Putin for fuelling this terrible conflict, or approving of punitive western responses.
July 30, 2014
Базований у США незалежний Оукленд інститут, який займається земельними ресурсами планети, оприлюднив доповідь, в якій каже, що зближення України з ЄС та США відкриває український сектор для великих міжнародних компаній, що може становити проблеми для соціальної ситуації на селі.
July 28, 2014
A new report from the Oakland Institute, "Walking on the West Side: the World Bank and the IMF in the Ukraine Conflict," exposes how the international financial institutions swooped in on the heels of the political upheaval and are vying to deregulate and throw open Ukraine’s vast agricultural sector to foreign investors.
July 30, 2014
NEW YORK, Jul 30 2014 (IPS) - Amidst an exodus of some 100,000 people from the conflict-torn eastern Ukraine, ongoing fighting in the urban strongholds of Donetsk and Luhansk between Ukrainian soldiers and separatist rebels, and talk of more sanctions against Russia, it is hard to focus on the more subtle changes taking place in this eastern European nation. 
July 28, 2014
TORONTO (IDN) - The way international financial institutions jumped in on the heels of the political turmoil in Ukraine and are rivalling to deregulate and throw open the country’s huge agricultural sector to foreign investors is described by a new report from the California-based Oakland Institute, 

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