Land Matrix

The Land Matrix is a global and independent land monitoring initiative. Our goal is to facilitate an open development community of citizens, researchers, policy-makers and technology specialists to promote transparency and accountability in decisions over land and investment.

Id505
Grant ValueUNSPECIFIED
Commencement Date / Completion Date2012 - UNSPECIFIED
Contributors Markus Giger (Principle Investigator)
URIhttp://www.landmatrix.org/en/
KeywordsCDEProject
Publications Anseeuw, Ward; Boche, Matthieu; Breu, Thomas; Giger, Markus; Lay, Jann; Messerli, Peter; Nolte, Kerstin (2012). Transnational land deals for agriculture in the global South: Analytical report based on the land matrix database. Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)
Boche, Mathieu; Nolte, Kerstin; Anseeuw, Ward; Giger, Markus; Lay, Jann; Messerli, Peter (2012). Land under pressure - The state of large-scale land acquisitions in the World. In: Planet under Pressure, 26.-29.3.2012, London, UK.
Anseeuw, Ward; Boche, Mathieu; Breu, Thomas; Giger, Markus; Lay, Jann; Messerli, Peter; Nolte, Kerstin (2012). Large-scale land acquisitions in the 'Global South': creating evidence on a global level. GLP News(9), pp. 9-12. São Paulo: International Project Office - GLP IPO
Messerli, Peter; Breu, Thomas; Reenberg, Annette; Taylor, Michael; Heinimann, Andreas; Gironde, Christophe (2012). Large scale land acquisitions (LSLA) and sustainable rural development in the global South. In: Planet under Pressure, 26.-29.3.2012, London, UK. Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)
Messerli, Peter; Kaufmann, Manfred; Giger, Markus (2012). Large-scale land acquisitions in the global south: Towards a research agenda for the coming years. In: International Conference on Research for Development, 20.-22.8.2012, Bern, Switzerland. Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)
Anseeuw, Ward; Giger, Markus; Althoff, Christof; Messerli, Peter; Nolte, Kerstin; Taylor, Michael; Seelaff, Antti (2013). Creating a public tool to assess and promote transparency in global land deals: the experience of the Land Matrix (Unpublished). In: Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty. Washington, USA. 08.-11.04.2013.
Anseeuw, Ward; Lay, Jann; Messerli, Peter; Giger, Markus; Taylor, Michael (2013). Creating a public tool to assess and promote transparency in global land deals: the experience of the Land Matrix. The journal of peasant studies, 40(3), pp. 521-530. Routledge 10.1080/03066150.2013.803071
Messerli, Peter; Giger, Markus; Dwyer, Michael B.; Breu, Thomas Michael; Eckert, Sandra (2014). The geography of large-scale land acquisitions: Analysing socio-ecological patterns of target contexts in the global South. Applied geography, 53, pp. 449-459. Elsevier 10.1016/j.apgeog.2014.07.005
Giger, Markus; Taylor, Michael; Messerli, Peter (April 2011). An initiative for participatory monitoring of large scale acquisitions: Opportunities and results thus far (Unpublished). In: World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty. Washington DC, USA. 18.-20. April 2011.
Eckert, Sandra; Giger, Markus; Kohler, Thomas; Messerli, Peter (2015). Large-Scale Land Acquisitions in Mountain Areas - Analysis of Land Matrix Data (Unpublished). In: Perth III: Mountains of Our Future Earth. Perth, Scotland. 04.10.-08.10.2015.
Eckert, Sandra; Giger, Markus; Messerli, Peter (2016). Contextualizing local-scale point sample data using global-scale spatial datasets: Lessons learnt from the analysis of large-scale land acquisitions. Applied geography, 68, pp. 84-94. Elsevier 10.1016/j.apgeog.2016.01.008
Breu, Thomas; Bader, Christoph; Messerli, Peter; Heinimann, Andreas; Rist, Stephan; Eckert, Sandra (2016). Large-scale land acquisition and its effects on the water balance in investor and host countries. PLoS ONE, 11(3), e0150901. Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0150901
Breu, Thomas Michael; Messerli, Peter; Rist, Stephan; Heinimann, Andreas; Bader, Christoph; Eckert, Sandra (2016). Effects of foreign direct investments on water resources and its relevance for common pool resources (Unpublished). In: IASC Regional Conference (Europe) 2016. Global connections and local responses. Bern, Switzerland. 10.-13.05.2016.
Nolte, Kerstin; Chamberlain, Wytske; Giger, Markus (2016). International Land Deals for Agriculture. Fresh insights from the Land Matrix: Analytical Report II. Bern, Montpellier, Hamburg, Pretoria: Centre for Development and Environment; Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement; German Institute of Global and Area Studies; University of Pretoria; Bern Open Publishing
Upreti, Bishnu Raj; Breu, Thomas Michael; Ghale, Yamuna (2017). New Challenges in Land Use in Nepal: Reflections on the Booming Real-estate Sector in Chitwan and Kathmandu Valley. Scottish geographical journal, 133(1), pp. 69-82. Routledge 10.1080/14702541.2017.1279680
Nolte, Kerstin; Chamberlain, Wytske; Giger, Markus (2018). Transactions foncières internationales dans le domaine de l’agriculture. Nouvelles perspectives offertes par Land Matrix: Rapport Analytique II. Berne, Montpellier, Hambourg, Pretoria: Centre pour le Développement et l’Environnement, Université de Berne, Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement, German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Université de Pretoria, Bern Open Publishing
Messerli, Peter; Oberlack, Christoph; Tejada, Laura; Rist, Stephan; Giger, Markus (2017). Sustainable livelihoods in the global land rush? Archetypes of livelihood vulnerability and sustainability potentials. Keynote presentation. (Unpublished). In: Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty. Washington, DC, USA. 20-24 March 2017.
Harding, Angela; Wytske, Chamberlain; Anseeuw, Ward; Giger, Markus (2018). Towards normalization? Comparison and evolution of land acquisitions in eight african countries (Unpublished). In: Land and Poverty Conference 2018: Land Governance in an Interconnected World. Washington, DC, USA. March 19-23, 2018.
Giger, Markus; Nolte Ward Anseeuw, Kerstin; Breu, Thomas Michael; Chamberlain, Wytske O.; Messerli, Peter; Oberlack, Christoph; Haller, Tobias (2019). Impacts of large-scale land acquisitions on common-pool resources: evidence from the land matrix. In: Haller, Tobias; Breu, Thomas; De Moor, Tine; Rohr, Christian; Znoj, Heinzpeter (eds.) The Commons in a Glocal World: Global Connections and Local Responses. Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management. London: Routledge
Lannen, Anu; Bieri, Sabin; Bader, Christoph (2019). Inequality: What’s in a word? (CDE Policy Brief 14). Bern, Switzerland: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern
Giger, Markus (2018). Large-Scale Land Acquisitions (LSLAs) in the Global South. In: Ingalls, Micah; Diepart, Jean-Christophe; Truong, Nhu; Hayward, Daniel; Neil, Tony; Phomphakdy, Chanthavone; Bernhard, Rasso; Fogarizzu, Sinu; Epprecht, Michael; Nanhthavong, Vong; Vo, Dang Hung; Nguyen, Dzung; Nguyen, Phong Anh; Saphangthong, Thatheva; Inthavong, Chanthaviphone; Hett, Cornelia; Tagliarino, Nicholas (eds.) State of Land in the Mekong Region (pp. 42-43). Bern, Switzerland and Vientiane, Lao PDR: Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern, and Mekong Region Land Governance, with Bern Open Publishing
Grislain, Quentin; Burnod, Perrine; Anseeuw, Ward; Bourgoin, Jérémy; Giger, Markus; Hershaw, Eva; Ka, Ibrahima (2019). National land observatories: a tool for transparency, accountability, and informed decision making over land for all (Unpublished). In: Land and Poverty Conference 2019: Catalyzing Innovation. Washington, DC. 25 - 29 March 2019.
Interdonato, Roberto; Bourgoin, Jeremy; Grislain, Quentin; Zignani, Matteo; Gaito, Sabrina; Giger, Markus (2020). Characterizing Large Scale Land Acquisitions Through Network Analysis. In: Complex Networks and Their Applications VIII. Studies in Computational Intelligence: Vol. 882 (pp. 152-163). Cham: Springer International Publishing 10.1007/978-3-030-36683-4_13

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