What policies and measures have proved useful to address land inequality so far? What can we learn from existing good practices? What should be the next steps to address land inequality?
The Land Inequality Initiative has analysed, based on good practice, possible policies and measures to address land inequality. There is no “one size fits all” solution. However, it is possible to identify some, to build on and adapt to specific contexts, regions, or countries, while noting that the land sector is in constant transformation.
This webinar analyses some of these measures and approaches - including land market regulations, agrarian reform and land distribution, land taxes, investors’ accountability, inclusive food chains, collective action and agroecology – with particular focus on their application in specific historical moments and contexts. It also discusses the way forward of the fight against land inequality – now that we know that land inequality is there and is rising, what to do to challenge it?
WATCH THE WEBINAR
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- The lessons learned from different experiences in Europe regarding land market regulations.
- Whether land redistribution can be a way to address land inequality, starting from the experience of Ecuador.
- The role of land taxes in addressing land inequality.
- How to increase the accountability of the private sector, with a focus on Cameroon.
- The potential of options like inclusive food chains, based on agroecology and collective action.
MEET THE PANEL
Moderator: Barbara Codispoti, Global Land Programme Lead, Oxfam Novib
- Michel Merlet, Expert in natural resources governance, AGTER
- Melissa Ramos, Researcher, SIPAE
- Deborah Itriago, Independent researcher
- Samuel Nguiffo, Secretary General, CED
- Trent Blare, Scientist at ICRAF and Professor at the University of Florida
- Truong Quoc Can, Director of CISDOMA
READ THE REPORT "UNEVEN GROUND: LAND INEQUALITY AT THE HEART OF UNEQUAL SOCIETIES"
RÉGULATION DES MARCHÉS FONCIERS ET DE L’UTILISATION DE LA TERRE
Read the paper by Michel Merlet.
BUILDING INCLUSIVE FOOD CHAINS: PATHWAYS BEYOND LAND INEQUALITY THROUGH COLLECTIVE ACTION
Read the paper by Christoph Oberlack, Dang Bich Thao, Luca A. Zambrino, Trent Blare, Truong Quoc Can, Vu Xuan Viet.
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