Land Use Change, Land Grabbing and Land Governance in Global South: Evidences and Outputs from SNIS Research Programs in South East Asia and Bolivia

Wednesday, 17 September, 2014 - 18:00 to 20:00
University of Geneva - Uni Mail - Room M S130


The event will feature the screening of the documentary film "Rubber in a Rice Bowl". Research outputs of two SNIS funded projects on land use change, land grabbing and land governance in the Global South will be presented and discussed.


Introduction by Bernhard Fuhrer, Director, SNIS

Presentation of research outputs

by Christophe Gironde, IHEID,

and Frédéric Giraut, UNIGE

Screening of the Film "Rubber in a Rice Bowl" - Slide Show:

Round-Table Discussion: Which Generalization in the Global South?
Alexis Laffitan, UNDP-ART
Irène Hirt, UNIGE
Louca Lerch, UNIGE
Patrick Bottazzi, UNIL
Christophe Golay, IHEID

Read more about the research projects:

Large Scale Land Acquisitions in Southeast Asia: Rural Transformations between Global Agendas and Peoples’ Right to Food

A Multi-Scale Approach to Land Governance in Complex Cultural, Environmental and Institutional Contexts. Development of a Comparative GIS Methodology Linking Land Use, Land Cover and Land Tenure from the Cases of Bolivia and the Lao PDR