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Webinar: A Look at the State of Food Estates - 24 January

17 January 2023

Webinar: A Look at the State of Food Estates: Food Estates and Food System Power Grabs

24th January 2023

9:00-10:30 (GMT); 16:00 - 17:30 (WIB); 18:00 - 19:30 (WIT)

The event recording can be found on Youtube.

The event explores why these estates are being set-up, who stands to gain from their rollout and compare how it is implemented across the world. How coercive power is used to clear land, the military's own direct role in running the estate and the effect on indigenous populations, will also be discussed.

Based on TAPOL & awasMIFEE's two reports: Pandemic Power-Grabs: Who benefits from Food Estates in West Papua? & The Military's Role in Food Estate Plans.

Moderator: Kartini Samon (GRAIN) 


  1. Raka Sudisman (TAPOL)
  2. Betty Gebze (Eladpper, Merauke)
  3. Dr Ir Agus Sumule (Lecturer at University of Papua, Manokwari)
  4. Laksmi Savitri (FIAN Indonesia)
  5. Azra Sayeed (Roots for Equity, Pakistan)


Webinar in collaboration with GRAIN.