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last contributed to D+C/E+Z in spring 2015 as the deputy director of the German Institute for Human Rights. He specialises in the right to food and agricultural development.

All articles of Michael Windfuhr

United Nations

70 years of human rights policy

How human rights gained traction in the past 25 years

Human rights

A worrisome trend reversal

In order to resist the trend towards authoritarian populism, it is important to un-derstand what is driving it

Land grabbing

Growing demand for land

Why land grabs have become a hot topic

Land grabbing

Shared responsibility

How to prevent land grabs


A major success

Steps in the right direction: UN principles designed to prevent land grabbing

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