Access To Land
A European network of grassroots organisations securing land for agroecological farming.

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Prosecco: bubbles of discord
Marta Di Pierro and Marzia De Sanctis, Italy
If an Italian excellence is rapidly growing in the world market and to meet its higher demand needs an ever larger share of agricultural land, can we speak of land grabbing?
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“Land to the unemployed , houses to those who have nowhere to live”
Caicocci , the story of a social custody
Marta Di Pierro and Marzia De Sanctis, AIAB Lazio, Italy
What future for Caicocci ? The story of a social movement born to return a neglected public asset back in the hands of the community.
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Brexit – the new lay of the land
Rachel Harries, Soil Association, 2016
Brexit represents a pivotal moment in the future of our land management in the UK the chance to shape a progressive vision for food and land use. We need to reorient UK food, farming and land use towards the sustainable production of public goods, including health and ecosystem (...)
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Making sense of land reform in Scotland
Scotland’s Land Reform Bill
Elli Kontorravdis, Nourish Scotland, 2016
Elli Kontorravdis of Nourish Scotland gives a brief overview of land issues in Scotland and outlines the changes to policy infrastructure and the operational reforms proposed in the Land Reform Bill.
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Report back from ORFC
Access to land at Oxford Real Farming Conference 2016
Harry Greenfield, Real Farming Trust, 2016
The 2016 Oxford Real Farming Conference covered almost every aspect of food and farming and was attended by many people with different interests. This year saw access to land take center stage.
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How would you define a peasant?
Peasant. Not a bad word but what does it mean?
Derek Freitas, Eco Ruralis, 2015
A glimpse at how peasant farming is defined in a Global, EU and Romanian context.
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An essay on peasant farming in Germany
From peasant agriculture to the local and convivial supply economy of the future
by Christian Hiß, 2015
What does peasant agriculture mean? The essay proposes to bring more thoughts behind the term and to take further an important topic in Germany, when it comes to facilitating access to land for agroecological food production.
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