The Kulturland Genossenschaft (KG) is a German cooperative that adresses the problem of land grabbing by purchasing agricultural land and leasing it out for a low fee to organic and socially-engaged farms.


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# When did it start?

Kulturland e.G. was founded in 2014.

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To date 1.5 Million Euros have been raised to purchase 100 hectares of land for 10 farms. Anyone can purchase shares in the cooperative for 500€ a piece. Shareholders have no direct titles on the land which is being purchased. Shares can be traded privately, but funds cannot easily be retrieved from the cooperative for at least a 5 year period. After the first 5 years, the original investment can be retrieved after a cancellation period of at least 1 year. In order to guarantee that the cooperative does not get into liquidity bottlenecks, the cooperative does not issue shares worth more than 20.000 Euros to any one person. Investments beyond 20.000 Euros are possible via loans with a termination period of 3 years. The KG offers no return on the investment.

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# See also

Bioboden Genossenschaft, html Terre de Liens Community Land Trust

# Sources

Kulturland e.G. website, html