Sökning: "Land grabbing"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 11 avhandlingar innehållade orden Land grabbing.
Sammanfattning : As a global society we are entering an era where land areas and land-based resources are coming to the fore once again for capital accumulation and economic growth, for the first time since the end of the 18th century when Malthus forecasted a contradiction between population growth and agricultural output. That constraint on economic growth, imposed by limited land areas, was overcome by the combination of fossil fuels (coal, oil) and appropriation of space overseas (colonialism, trade). LÄS MER
2. Behind the scenes of land grabbing : conflict, competition, and the gendered implications for local food production and rural livelihoods in Cameroon
Sammanfattning : Large-scale land acquisitions or land grabbing are widespread – cutting across almost all parts of the developing world – Asia, Latin America and Africa. In recent years, this phenomenon has grown at unprecedented rates with Africa being the most targeted continent. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Since 2007, rural areas, particularly across the global south, have been ravaged by what has been dubbed a “global resource rush”. On the heels of this rush, a new wave of dispossession studies across the fields of agrarian political economy, human geography and political ecology is emerging. LÄS MER
4. Large-Scale Land Acquisitions as a Driver of Socio-Environmental Change : From the Pixel to the Globe
Sammanfattning : A major challenge of our time is to sustainably produce food and other goods for a growing global population, without putting additional pressures on land and water resources and local people’s quality of life. Large-scale agriculture has brought many benefits to humanity in terms of food production but has also caused multiple sustainability challenges, including land and water degradation, deforestation, and biodiversity loss in areas of production. LÄS MER
5. Food security in a changing climate : The role of cropland intensification and land acquisitions across Africa
Sammanfattning : Food security is one of the world’s greatest challenges. The current food system shows an entanglement across the globe which means that local farmers reliant on subsistence agriculture no longer operate in isolation of larger-scale processes within the global economy or the changing biophysical system of the planet. LÄS MER