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No . 001 Towards a Broader View of the Politics of Global Land Grab : Rethinking Land Issues , Reframing Resistance

  title={No . 001 Towards a Broader View of the Politics of Global Land Grab : Rethinking Land Issues , Reframing Resistance},
  author={Saturnino M. Borras and Jennifer Conroy Franco},
The phrase 'global land grab' has become a catch-all framework to describe and analyze the current explosion of (trans)national commercial land transactions related to the production and sale of food and biofuels. Initially deployed and popularised by activist groups opposed to such transactions from an environmental and agrarian justice perspectives, the significance of the phrase has quickly moved beyond its original moorings, as it gets absorbed into mainstream development currents that push… 

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