Land & Resources

A global wave of land and water grabs is concentrating farmland and other food producing resources in the hands of a few, with serious consequences for both rural and urban communities. For an introduction to this issue, download our Food First Issue Primer on Land & Resources

Reforming Cuba’s Agrarian Reform

Blog | Zoe Brent | Dec 17, 2013

Recent law embodies the challenges of balancing productive efficiency with the state’s historic role in regulating food production Since coming to power…

Genocide Continues in Guatemala

Blog | Leonor Hurtado | May 15, 2013

On May 10th, the Guatemalan Court of Justice convicted the ex-dictator General Ríos Montt to 80 years in prison for…

Honduras: The War on Peasants

Blog | Eric Holt-Giménez and Tanya M. Kerssen | Feb 7, 2013

Two more peasants were assassinated by paramilitary units last week in Honduras. This brings the murder of subsistence farmers and indigenous leaders…