Research: Empowering women through large-scale land acquisitions?

By Kristina Lanz How does a large-scale land acquisitions (LSLA) for agriculture affect the local food system (production, processing, distribution, consumption)? How are access to land and natural resources and related income-generating activities affected and re-distributed? Who are the winners and losers of large-scale land acquisitions and what strategies do the various local people adopt…

Conference: Demeter present at “The Global Challenge of Human Rights Integration-Towards a Users’ Perspective”

DEMETER researcher Joanna Bourke-Martignoni is presenting at the International Conference on “The Global Challenge of Human Rights Integration: Towards a Users’ Perspective” 9-11 December 2015, in Ghent, Belgium. The presentation is based on a joint research paper produced by two Research for Development (R4D) programmes: DEMETER and Towards Food Sustainability, titled: “Constitutional Protection of the Right…