Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)


Large-scale land acquisitions in the Global South: land grabs or investments in the future?

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At the next forum of the Network for Socially Responsible Business, CDE Director Peter Messerli will outline the current state of knowledge about land acquisitions in the Global South, illustrating the issues with examples from individual countries. The following questions are central: Do such land acquisitions represent a significant source of risk for investors and other stakeholders, or do they represent solid investments in the future? What role do knowledge and transparency play in the development of sustainable investment models?

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