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Foreign Pension Funds and Land Grabbing in Brazil

Swedish, US and Canadian pension funds have acquired farmlands in Brazil by way of a Brazilian businessman accused of using violence and fraud to displace small farmers. These pension funds are also using complex company structures that have the effect of evading Brazilian laws restricting foreign investments in farmland.

An Honourable Commitment: Policy coherence in Canada’s relations with the global South

This brief was part of a formal federal government consultation process, in response to then-Canadian International Development Agency’s paper “Towards a Long-term Strategy for Canada’s International Assistance Program, A Framework for Consultation" (CIDA, October 19, 2000). As such, it contributed to discussions within and outside of government concerning Canada’s moral and political role in the world.

International NGOs and the Challenge of Modernity

This paper was originally commissioned as a contribution to a special 10th Anniversary Edition of the international journal Development in Practice (Vol. 10, Nos. 3 & 4, August 2000), which explored the future of social justice action within the international voluntary sector as we entered the 21st century.
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