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Professor Jun Borras

Professor in Rural Development at the Institute of Social Studies (ISS) and Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Peasant Studies (JPS)

Jun Borras coordinates two research projects in which TNI is a partner: the MOSAIC project that explores the links between climate mitigation policies and land grabbing in Cambodia and Myanmar and the BICAS initiative that is examining the role of BRICS countries in land grabbing. In the context of the latter, he organised conferences (co-convened by TNI) at the University of Western Cape (100 participants) and Chiang Mai University (200 participants, 110 papers submitted). He also organised a MOSAIC project meeting in Chiang Mai. He also co-edited Vol. 2 of Global Agrarian Transformations, a collection of Critical Perspectives on Food Sovereignty.