This Dyami Insights explores the controversies and risks of investing in large scale land acquisitions, or in more normative terms: land grabbing. In November, fellow analyst Alessia Cappelletti wrote about Colombia, its surging investment in mineral exploitation, and the accompanying risks for the environmental, cultural, and social fabric of this vulnerable post-conflict country.
By: Marga Witteman
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About the author:
Marga is a contributing analyst at Dyami. She has a graduate degree in Conflict Studies and Human Rights from Utrecht University, and a graduate degree in Environment and Resource Management from the Free University, Amsterdam. She has done fieldwork in the Middle East and specializes in environmental conflict, sustainability, polarization, and activism.