Category Archives: GRAIN

Land grabbing in focus

Henk Hobbelink’s award acceptance speech on behalf of GRAIN last december started a discussion about land grabbing and the Swedish involvement in it. We co-organised a seminar in the Swedish Parliament on June 14, 2012 where a new report on land grabbing (by researchers of the Right Livelihood College Campus in Lund) was released. NEW: […]

GRAIN releases new data on land grabbing

GRAIN releases a new data set documenting 416 recent, large-scale land grabs by foreign investors for the production of food crops. The cases cover nearly 35 million hectares of land in 66 countries. It confirms that Africa is the primary target of the land grabs. Also, it identifies China, India as well as the UK […]