The Global Land Rush, Revisited

December 2021
Lorenzo Cotula (Land Portal blog)

Includes the literature rush, a longer-term perspective, contingent outcomes and flawed models, the place of legal research and action. Analytical work can help identify entry points to support governments and activists in reconfiguring public policies, such as on land governance, foreign investment and rural development. It can help consolidate systems for continued monitoring, shift more spotlight onto researchers and practitioners in the global South and strengthen alliances and shared learning spaces that cross national boundaries.