Paper $31.95 ISBN: 9781780328942 Published February 2014 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $143.95 ISBN: 9781780328959 Published February 2014 For sale in North and South America only

The Global Land Grab

Beyond the Hype

Edited by Mayke Kaag and Annelies Zoomers

The Global Land Grab

Edited by Mayke Kaag and Annelies Zoomers

Distributed for Zed Books

272 pages | 6.125 x 9.1875
Paper $31.95 ISBN: 9781780328942 Published February 2014 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $143.95 ISBN: 9781780328959 Published February 2014 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Introduction: the global land grab hype - and why it is important to move beyond - Mayke Kaag and Annelies Zoomers

Africa
1. Modernizing the periphery: citizenship and Ethiopia's new agricultural investment policies - George Schoneveld and Maru Shete
2. Large-scale land acquisitions in Tanzania: a critical analysis of practices and dynamics - Jumanne Abdallah, Linda Engström, Kjell Havnevik and Lennart Salomonsson
3. Kenya and the 'global land grab: a view from below - Jacqueline M. Klopp and Odenda Lumumba

Latin America
4. The rapid expansion of genetically modified soy production into the Chaco region of Argentina - Lucia Goldfarb and Annelies Zoomers
5. Transnational land investment in Costa Rica: tracing residential tourism and its implications for development - Femke van Noorloos
6. Water grabbing in the Andean region: illustrative cases from Peru and Ecuador - Rutgerd Boelens, Antonio Gaybor and Jan Hendriks

Asia
7. Land governance and oil palm development: examples from Riau Province, Indonesia - Ari Susanti and Suseno Budidarsono
8. Vietnam in the debate on land grabbing: conversion of agricultural land for urban expansion and hydropower development - Pham Huu Ty, Nguyen Quang Phuc and Guus van Westen
9. 'Land grabbing' in Cambodia: land rights in a post-conflict setting - Michelle McLinden Nuijen, Men Prachvuthy and Guus van Westen
10. Beyond the Gulf State investment hype: the case of Indonesia and the Philippines - Gerben Nooteboom and Laurens Bakker
11. Tracing the dragon's footsteps: a deconstruction of the discourse on China's foreign land investments - Peter Ho and Irna Hofman

12. Conclusion: beyond the global land grab hype - ways forward in research and action - Annelies Zoomers and Mayke Kaag
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