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Uneven Ground: Land inequality and unequal societies

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This report from the International Land Coalition finds that inequality in ownership and control of land is greater than previously thought and increasing rapidly, with many smallholders, indigenous people and rural communities being squeezed onto smaller pieces of land. The report finds that 70% of the world’s farmland is controlled by the largest 1% of farms, generally acting as part of the “corporate food system”.

Read the full report, Uneven Ground: Land inequality at the heart of unequal societies, here. See also the Table explainer What is land use and land use change?

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