Commercial Pressures on Land and Their Impact on Child Rights: A review of the literature
AbstractThis paper aims to provide a comprehensive review of the existing literature on the political economy of CPLs with the specific intention of mapping the relevant channels of impact on the rights and well-being of children living in rural areas where CPLs are fast-proliferating. Although there are some documented benefits, according to the large majority of the literature reviewed, the twin outcomes of displacement and dispossession are found to be critical negative socio-economic changes resulting from CPLs. In conjunction with a pervasive lack of transparency in the land transfer negotiation and implementation processes, the twin outcomes are in turn associated with a number of transmission channels that can impact the rights and well-being of children in affected rural communities.
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Date of creation: 2012
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- Arslan, Aslihan & Khalilian, Setareh & Lange, Mareike, 2011. "Dealing with the race for agricultural land," Kiel Policy Brief 31, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW).
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