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Land grabbing is on the rise. Farmland is one of the natural resources in sub-Saharan Africa where demand is high due to expected high yields, be it at stock markets or by sales as produce for consumption or for bio-fuel. Governments see land as a potential resource to create income, to collect revenues and to find investors who speed up development and modernisation. At the same time West African countries experience drought, floods and the encroachment of the desert as well as a ruthless plundering of land for mining, urban estates and large scale agro-businesses. How can people and communities fight for Justice? How can development for communities be sustainable and what would that look like? How to avoid a sell-out of land to large scale investors? How does West Africa achieve a land use that is guaranteed land justice without evictions, expulsions, loss of land and consequently loss of community’s basis for their livelihoods?