Giulio Sapelli

Is the Land-Grabbing Era Drawing to an End?

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Keywords: Land-Grabbing, Multinational Corporations

Over the last decade multinational corporations have made large-scale acquisitions of forests and agricultural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa, South America, Australia and Oceania, often to the detriment of indigenous inhabitants. On May 11 2012, for the first time in history, 124 states have signed a document which encourages fair behaviour of the economic players, thanks to observance of common law, asking them to consult, inform and negotiate with the local communities.

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