Debating the Global Land Grab

Coinciding with the Global Land Grab conference held at the University of Sussex, three leading commentators debate the politics of land deals; contrasting a World Bank “code of conduct” perspective with more critical analysis looking at human rights and labour issues.

A new report has been released this week to coincide with the forthcoming international conference on the global land grab to be held at Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex. The Journal of Peasant Studies (JPS) Forum on global land grabbing, with three leading commentators, debates the sometimes hidden impacts of land deals and sets the scene for wider debates at the upcoming conference.

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