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Conference report “The Global Land Rush – What’s real & what are the myths?” (24 March 2011)

Reports about land acquisitions in developing countries – often labeled as land grabbing – are on the rise. The number of land-related conflicts seems to be growing, leading to concerns about increasing land inequality in societies were many… Read More

Conference Report “Climate-Smart Development in the South” (5 Nov 2010)

How to align ‘climate proofing’ and growing land pressures with poverty reduction strategies? On November 5, 2010, International Development Studies (IDS) of Utrecht University organised its 7th annual “knowledge for development conference” for experts and students in development… Read More