Jun Borras

Jun Borras is Professor of Agrarian Studies at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague, Adjunct Professor at China Agricultural University in Beijing, Fellow of the Transnational Institute (TNI) in Amsterdam, and Editor-In-Chief of  Journal of Peasant Studies. His thematic area of work is on agrarian politics, specifically: land politics and policies, (trans)national agrarian movements, food politics, forestry, state-society interactions in rural development, rural conflict, biofuels, 'flex crops', politics of climate change mitigation initiatives, and food sovereignty. Geographic areas of research interest are Southeast Asia, China, Southern Africa, and Southern America.