The book “Touche pas à ma terre ” is a synthesis of the results of the participatory research on massive purchases of land in West Africa and their impact on agriculture family and food security of local populations. Initiated by the Copagen, civil society organizations coalition of nine African countries, including Inades-Formation and its partners, the research was conducted in nine countries in the Copagen namely: Benin , Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Senegal and Togo.

The work explains the mechanisms of the phenomenon of massive land acquisition, scope, stakeholders and the impact on affected populations.  At least 2,313,411 ha of land are involved.

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A video documentary “Whose Earth? To us the Earth! Was also produced in addition to this publication.

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