One of the world's major buyers of farmland is under fire for their involvement in land conflicts, environmental destruction and risky investments. A new report by GRAIN and Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos presents, for the first time, a comprehensive analysis of Harvard University's controversial investments in global farmland.
Against the grain
Against the grain is a series of short opinion pieces on recent trends and developments in the issues that GRAIN works on. Each one focuses on a specific and timely topic.
Reports are substantial research reports, providing in depth background information and analysis on a given topic. GRAIN briefings are usually written by GRAIN staff, often in collaboration with other organisations or individuals.
Biodiversidad, sustento y culturas is a quarterly Latin American magazine published through a coordinated effort involving GRAIN, REDES-AT (Friends of the Earth Uruguay), La Via Campesina Seeds Campaign, Acción Ecológica, Red de Coordinación en Biodiversidad, Acción por la Biodiversidad, CLOC Vía Campesina, Sobrevivencia-AT, Centro Ecológico, Grupo Semillas and ETC Group .
Click here to access the Portuguese version produced in collaboration with MST (Landless Rural Workers Movement) in Brazil.
In the multimedia section, GRAIN posts (or links to) photos, videos and audio programmes that we think are interesting or useful. We also produce sometimes powerpoint prestentations and photo essays, which we share here with the broader public.
In this section we list publications and materials that don't fit any of the other publication categories. They include publications written by GRAIN for others, and the results of collaborative research and writing projects with partners.
In this section you can find GRAIN media releases.
Supermarket Watch Asia Bulletin
Supermarket watch Asia is a quarterly email bulletin for social movements about developments in food retail and distribution in Asia produced by GRAIN.
Each year GRAIN publishes highlights of our last years' activities