LDPI Working Paper 27. Arab-Australian Land Deals: Between Food Security, Commercial Business, and Public Discourse

Abstract

Investments in global agricultural land often gain attention in \"North-South\" contexts, but this paper explores investments from the Arab Gulf in agricultural properties in Australia. The paper addresses the following questions: How do farmland investments take place in a developed context, such as Australia? What distinguishes foreign direct investments in land from other foreign direct investment? And what characterises forms of resistance in a democracy?

Citation

Sippel, S.R. LDPI Working Paper 27. Arab-Australian Land Deals: Between Food Security, Commercial Business, and Public Discourse. The Land Deal Politics Initiative, (2013) 30 pp.

LDPI Working Paper 27. Arab-Australian Land Deals: Between Food Security, Commercial Business, and Public Discourse

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