Networks

ISS participates in a growing number of research networks and projects with academics and activists from around the world.

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BRICS Initiatives in Critical Agrarian Studies
BICAS is a collective of largely BRICS-based or connected academic researchers concerned with understanding the BRICS countries and their implications for global agrarian transformations.
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The Emanicipatory Rural Politics Initiative
ERPI focuses on the social and political processes in rural spaces that are generating alternatives to regressive, authoritarian politics.
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Initiatives in Critical Agrarian Studies
ICAS is a community of like-minded critical scholars, development practitioners and movement activists from different parts of the world who are working on agrarian issues.
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Land Deal Politics Initiative
The Land Deal Politics Initiative
The aim of LDPI is for a broad framework encompassing the political economy, ecology and sociology of land deals.
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Eurasian Agrofood and Land Initiative
EURAL aims to stimulate research on food and land issues that offers new angles and bridges divides between academia, policy, practitioners and civil society, as well spatial distinctions such as between Europe and Asia and EU and other Eurasian countries
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MOSAIC
Climate change mitigation policies, land grabbing and conflict in fragile states: understanding intersections, exploring transformations in Myanmar and Cambodia
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