Land and Power. The growing scandal surrounding the new wave of investment in land

September 2011
Bertram Zagema (Oxfam International Briefing Paper 151)

Includes land acquisition: trends and drivers; experiences on the ground – South Sudan, Uganda, Indonesia, Honduras, Guatemala; what is failing at the national level?; what is failing at the international level?; growing justice – recommendations. Asserts that 227 million hectares have been sold or leased in developing countries since 2001, mostly over the past two years.