Women Must Be At the Table
Meet the coalition resisting the global push for land privatization in Brazil
More than half of the farmland in the United States is expected to change hands in the next 10-15 years, and TIAA and other pension fund managers are major players, wielding incredible economic power,
As House focuses on China, farm groups see other land buyers
The Constitution gives states the authority to oversee land transactions, so it is difficult to get a true feel at the federal level for how much agricultural land is owned by non-U.S. corporations or citizens.
Deep Pockets in Farmland Investment Exacerbate Racial Inequities
Financier and corporate interest in farmland has driven small, Indigenous, and farmers of color around the world off their land, including Brazil where Harvard University and pension fund TIAA purchased large tracts of land to plant in soy and corn.
Corporate Farmland Ownership, Land Grabs, and the Vermont Pension Investment Committee
As a group with national and global focus, it is our goal to learn what we can in order to prevent more State pension investment committees and other actors from investing in corporate farmland.