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Transcript: A Human Rights Approach to Land with Kirsteen Shields

Feb 18, 2021

Transcript - EP2 - A Human Rights Approach to Land with Kirsteen Shields

*The transcript has been lightly edited for clarity and comprehension

Adam Calo: My research is all about the problem of access to farmland.  The whole premise is that without secure long-term access to quality farmland, the types of sustainable...


Feb 17, 2021

The second episode of Landscapes features an interview with Dr Kirsteen Shields, Lecturer in International Law and Food Security at the Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security at the University of Edinburgh.

Kirsteen was the first person to introduce me to the Land Reform debate happening in Scotland and has...


Transcript: The Parable of Portobello with Malcolm Combe

Feb 10, 2021

Transcript of Episode 1 -The Parable of Portobello with Malcolm Combe

*The transcript has been lightly edited for clarity and comprehension

 

Adam Calo: Land use contributes to 23% of all human generated greenhouse gas emissions, says the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The panel goes on to urge policy makers...


Feb 9, 2021

Notions of Land Reform, especially when looking historically, bring forth images of mass upheaval and unrest associated with nationalization and redistribution of resources—as it should. Yet, as the favored option to shift land use, where property entitlements are left unchallenged, continues to deliver watered down...


Feb 9, 2021

As part of the work I’m doing with the Landscape Decisions Programme (https://landscapedecisions.org/), I’m producing a series of interview style podcasts about land.

The motivation of the Landscapes podcast is a trend I have been observing where scientific explorations of root causes of social and environmental...