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This document compiles four short reports and reflection pieces produced by Natural Habitats Group (NHG) during their involvement in a LEGEND project in Sierra Leone implemented by Solidaridad, which aimed to ensure that an NHG land based investment, undertaken by group member company Natural Habitats Sierra Leone Ltd (NHSL) to develop a large oil palm plantation respected existing community members and land holding families’ land rights.
This survey examines the impact of second level land certification (SLLC) on tenure security;disputes;land rental;credit markets and changes in investment..This resource was published in the frame of the Land Investment for Transformation (LIFT) Programme. For more information;please check: https://landportal.org/community/projects/land-investment-transformation...
This briefing note presents the Executive Summary of a LEGEND paper that synthesises the key lessons from recent partnership projects in sub-Saharan Africa that explored how private business can partner with civil society stakeholders to demonstrate how agricultural investments can operate responsibly by respecting the legitimate land rights of local communities.
This report details practical lessons on how to approach responsible land based investments in agriculture, derived from the experiences of LEGEND challenge fund projects and other pilots in Africa.
This summary assesses the gaps in the provision;understanding and implementation of laws/articles and their impact on women and VGs with respect to land use rights and provides a strategy to overcome these legal constraints that affect women and VGs land rights security..This resource was published in the frame of the Land Investment for Transformation (LIFT) Programme. For more information;please check: https://landportal.org/community/projects/land-investment-transformation...