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

Biofuels: Myths of the Agro-fuels Transition

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | Eric Holt-Giménez | Jul 1, 2007

The question is not whether biofuels have a place in our future, but whether or not we allow a handful of global corporations to impoverish the planet.

Promised Land: Competing Visions of Agrarian Reform

Book | Michael Courville, Peter Rosset and Raj Patel | Nov 1, 2006

Agrarian reform is back at the center of the rural development debate, a debate of vital importance to the future of the Global South and genuine economic democracy.