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Session Overview
Session
09-06: Drivers and Impacts of Large-Scale Agro Investments
Time:
Thursday, 22/Mar/2018:
8:30am - 10:00am

Session Chair: Jann Lay, GIGA - Germany, Germany
Location: MC 6-100

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Presentations
ID: 871 / 09-06: 1
Individual Papers
Topics: Achieving responsible large-scale land based investments: lessons learned 10 years on
Keywords: Large-Scale Land Acquisitions, Foreign Direct Investments, Food Independence

The Globalization of Farmland: Theory and Empirical Evidence

Rabah Arezki1, Christian Bogmans2, Harris Selod1

1World Bank, United States of America; 2International Monetary Fund, United States of America



ID: 307 / 09-06: 2
Individual Papers
Topics: Achieving responsible large-scale land based investments: lessons learned 10 years on
Keywords: Large-scale land investments, land use change, natural resources, food security, governance

Impacts Of Large Agricultural Investments - A Comparative Analysis From Three African Countries

Johannes Marcus Giger1, Ward Anseeuw2, Sheryl L Hendriks3, Eve Fouilleux4, Perrrin Burnod4,6, Aurélien Aurélien Reys4, Sandra Eckert1, Boniface Kiteme7, Christoph Oberlack1, Julie Zähringer1, Camilla Adele8, Michael Van Der Laan9, John Annandale9, Magalie Bourblanc4, Sara Mercandalli4,5, Peter Messerli1

1University of Bern, Switzerland; 2French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD) and International Land Coalition (ILC), Rome; 3Institute for Food, Nutrition and Well-being and the Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development, University of Pretoria, South Africa; 4CIRAD, France; 5University of Pretoria, South Africa; 6Malagasy Land Observatory, Madagascar; 7CETRAD (Centre for Training and Integrated Research In ASAL Development) Nanyuki, Kenya; 8Study of Governance Innovation, University of Pretoria, South Africa; 9University of Pretoria, Department of Plant Production and Soil Science



ID: 459 / 09-06: 3
Individual Papers
Topics: Achieving responsible large-scale land based investments: lessons learned 10 years on
Keywords: Africa, Land Matrix data, Comparison, large-scale land acquisitions

Towards normalization? Comparison and evolution of land acquisitions in eight African countries

Angela Harding1, Wytske Chamberlain1,4, Ward Anseeuw1,2,3, Markus Giger1,5

1Land Matrix Initiative; 2International Land Coalition; 3CIRAD; 4University of Pretoria; 5Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) - University of Bern



ID: 396 / 09-06: 4
Individual Papers
Topics: Achieving responsible large-scale land based investments: lessons learned 10 years on
Keywords: Corruption, Human Rights, Large-Scale Land Deals

Tainted Lands: Corruption In Large-Scale Land Deals

Olivier De Schutter1, George Boden2

1University of Louvain (UCL, Belgium) and at SciencesPo (Paris); 2Global Witness