Thursday, December 08, 2011


CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: International Workshop on Large-Scale Agricultural Investments

The German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA) invites submissions for an international conference on large-scale agricultural investments on 11 May, 2012, in Hamburg, Germany.

The academic and practical debate on large-scale land investments is just starting, as are several research projects on different aspects of these land deals. The workshop aims at bringing researchers and practitioners together, structure the debate, exchange ideas, shed light on various dimensions of the problem – in short, it aims at stimulating the discussion. It is organized by a research team at GIGA working in a joint research project on “Large-scale land acquisitions and sustainable development” with the Kiel Institute for the World Economy and the University of Greifswald. The workshop will address the following dimensions of large-scale land deals:

More information (pdf).

Deadline: January 30, 1012

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