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Shaun writes in depth about the Ecological Land Co-operative, which exists to overcome the two great barriers to land for those wishing to establish ecological businesses and smallholdings here: soaring land prices and simple legal permission: 273 more words
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Peru’s violent land conflicts also bring into focus another issue of equal importance to climate change that can no longer be ignored: the concentration of farmland in the hands of a few.
On Friday, whilst researching my undergraduate dissertation, I stumbled across this article on La Via Campesina’s website. Until now, I had, somewhat naively, assumed that land grabs – the acquisition of large areas of land by corporations or states in order to grow basic crops for export – were an issue which only affected the global South. 472 more words