Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-458) and index.
The practice of land grabbing and its compatibility with the exercise of territorial sovereignty / Federica Violi -- Resources grabbing and human rights : building a triangular relationship between states, indigenous peoples and corporations / Jérémie Gilbert, Nadia Bernaz -- Who is entitled to cultivate the land? : sovereignty, land resources and foreign investments in agriculture in international law / Jochen von Bernstorff -- Land grabbing and international human rights : the jurisprudence of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights on the rights of indigenous peoples / Elisa Ruozzi -- Water grabbing and water rights : indigenous 'Sovereignty' v. State Sovereignty? / Marta Bordignon, Roberta Greco, Giada Lepore -- Right to water and access to water resources in the European Development Policy / Marco Borraccetti -- Tackling the grabbing of genetic resources and of associated traditional knowledge through the Nagoya Protocol / Francesca Romanin Jacur -- Natural resource grabbing : the case of tropical forests and REDD+ / Annalisa Savaresi -- International land investments or the environment put up for auction : the case of the Niger Basin / Komlan Sangbana -- The European integration and the 2009 Renewable Energy Directive : a suitable framework for the implementation of the sustainability criteria for biofuels production in third-states? / Federico Esu, Solenne Avet -- Integrating human rights into the extractive industries : how investment contracts can achieve protection / Anil Yilmaz-Vastardis, Tara Van Ho -- The role of international environmental principles in investment treaty arbitration : precautionary and polluter pays principles and partial compensation / Tomoko Ishikawa -- Exploration and extraction of natural resources : MIGA's role in the promotion of responsible investments in developing countries / Inesa Stolper -- On the World Bank's efforts in defence of the human right to land / Francesco Seatzu -- The WTO Members' right to protect animals in international trade : a TBT perspective / Angelica Bonfanti -- Water resources' exploitation and trade flows : the impact of international trade law / Julinda Beqiraj -- Energy export restrictions in the WTO between resource nationalism and sustainable development / Ilaria Espa -- On the financing of civil wars through natural resources : is there a duty of vigilance for third states on the activities of trans-national corporations? / Marco Pertile -- Breaking the 'resource curse' : prosecuting pillage of natural resources / Garima Tiwari -- Concluding observations / F. Romanin Jacur, A. Bonfanti, F. Seatzu