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Revista Mural Internacional, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). V 5, June 2014.

Financial capital and land speculation in Brazil

Fábio T. Pitta and Maria Luisa Mendonça
Saturday 8 November 2014 by LRAN

Keywords: Industrialization of agriculture, financial capital, international market, debt crisis.



The Current State of Agrarian Reform in the Philippines

Narratives of Land

By Mary Ann Manahan
Saturday 8 November 2014 by LRAN


Special Grassroots voices section prepared by LRAN

Friday 31 October 2014 by LRAN

This special Grassroots Voices (GV) section includes a variety of contributions that illustrate major changes over the last 20 years in the thinking of rural social movements concerning agrarian reform, land and territory, particularly in the case of La Via Campesina (LVC). It is motivated and informed by a workshop held by LVC in Bukit Tinggi, West Sumatra, Indonesia, from 10–13 July 2012, on Agrarian reform and the defense of land and territory in the 21st century: the challenge and future.



Keeping Land Local

Reclaiming Governance from the Market

Land Struggles III: LRAN Briefing Paper Series
Saturday 25 October 2014 by LRAN

The governance of land, forests, water bodies and associated “natural resources” has always been a deeply contested terrain, and one that has frequently resulted in conflicts among different actors who claim authority, legitimacy and/or expertise in making governance decisions.



New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in Africa raises concerns

Saturday 17 May 2014 by LRAN


To better understand anti-Zapatista violence in Chiapas. A brief guide

Wednesday 14 May 2014 by LRAN

Are Indians just violent people, or what? Are the Zapatistas violent? There is a heck of a lot of confusion surrounding violence in Chiapas. To help clear up misunderstandings about what is going on, I offer this brief guide to better understanding.



Land and Agrarian Reform in Zimbabwe : Beyond White-Settler Capitalism

Edited by Sam Moyo Walter Chambati
Monday 12 May 2014 by LRAN


Preventing hunger: Change economic policy

Thursday 13 February 2014 by LRAN

Simply giving people food is not enough to prevent famine, says Peter Rosset. Instead, we need to overhaul the policies that have upended the food supply.



Diálogo de saberes in La Vía Campesina

Food sovereignty and agroecology

Wednesday 29 January 2014 by LRAN

The transnational rural social movement La Vía Campesina has been critically sustained and shaped by the encounter and diálogo de saberes (dialog among different knowledges and ways of knowing) between different rural cultures (East, West, North and South; peasant, indigenous, farmer, pastoralist and rural proletarian, etc.) that takes place within it, in the context of the increasingly politicized confrontation with neoliberal reality and agribusiness in the most recent phase of capital expansion.



Moving Forward: Study on the Impacts of the Implementation of Order 01BB in Selected Communities in Rural Cambodia

Monday 20 January 2014 by LRAN

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