Land grabbing in Southeast Asia – what can Africa learn?

June 2015
PLAAS, Another countryside (Ruth Hall)

Notes from a conference on land grabbing in Southeast Asia at Chiang Mai University, Thailand, 5-6 June. Covers colonial and post-colonial plantations; the infrastructural violence of plantations; winners and losers – gender and generation; what then is the future for small-scale and family farmers?; state power, private capital and people’s rights; comparative thoughts
Southeast Asia and Africa.