Land and Water Rights Hotspot

April 2014
FAO Land and Water Division Working Paper 8 (Michel Merlet, Clara Jamart and Samuel L’Orphelin

Includes growing pressures on land and water rights, growing conflict; different pressures on land and water; availability of agricultural land and water throughout the world; distribution of access rights; socio-economic, legal and political variables; conflict over land tenure and water rights; demographic and climate factors; land grabbing a burning question; are we headed for global crisis?