Section Editors

Section Board for 'Socio-Economic and Political Aspects of Contemporary and Historical Land Issues' (7)

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Dr. Ward Anseeuw
Website1 Website2
Section Editor-in-Chief
CIRAD (International Centre for Agricultural Research and Development) and International Land Coalition, Via Paolo di Dono 44, 00142 Rome, Italy
Interests: Africa; agrarian and land reform; agricultural and land policies; large-scale land acquisitions; rural development; farming systems; livelihoods and poverty; institutional and policy analysis
Prof. Dr. Alberto Matarán Ruiz
Department of Urban and Spatial Planning, University of Granada, Faculty of Architecture, Campo del Príncipe, 18071 Granada, Spain
Interests: bioregional planning; urban agroecology; short food supply chains; periurban agriculture; social participation; urban and territorial decoloniality; megaprojects, extractivism and collapse
Dr. Allan Curtis
1. The Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation Charles Sturt University, Australia
2. School of Environment, Science and Engineering Southern Cross University, Australia
Interests: Social dimensions of natural resource management; including regional-scale governance arrangements; the role of local organisations in rural development; engaging and building human and social capital and the drivers and impacts of the transition to multi-functional landscapes in developed economies
Prof. Dr. Stein T. Holden
School of Economics and Business/Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway
Interests: land tenure; land policies; land markets; behavioral economics; climate change; technology adoption and adaptation; rural transformation; youth and land access
Prof. Dr. Jouke Van Dijk
Faculty of Spatial Sciences, the University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands
Interests: labour markets; regional economics; migration
Prof. Dr. Saturnino M. Borras Jr.
International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Kortenaerkade 12, 2518 AX The Hague, The Netherlands
Interests: agrarian studies; land politics and policies; climate change politics and land grabs; converging social justice issues and movements (agrarian, environmental, climate, labour justice, migration)
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Dr. Luca Salvati
Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA-SEL), Forestry and Wood, Via Santa Margherita 80, 52100 Arezzo AR, Italy
Interests: climate change; desertification; land-use; sustainable agriculture; urban sprawl; urban and rural geography
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