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Responsible Land Investments

To invest responsibly in land, it is important to recognize and respect the land rights of local communities and avoid social and environmental harm. Explore our ‘Responsible Land Investment’ pages to find out more on how to approach this, drawing from lessons learned from other projects.

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Total Area (ha) calculated as the sum of all deals, in a gven country over the period 2000-2015.

Measurement unit: 
Hectares (ha)

Source: Land Matrix

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Library

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Institutional & promotional materials
March 2020
Global

There are different visions of what constitutes responsible land investment (RLI) and how to successfully implement it, but it is clear that legal compliance alone is not enough.  This resource covers 7 Responsible Land Investment key lessons.  

Natural Habitats Group in Sierra Leone: Evolution of Company Perspectives, Policies and Practice
Reports & Research
March 2020
Sierra Leone

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 me

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Organizations working on Land & Investments

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The Legal Resources Centre (LRC) is South Africa’s largest public interest, human rights law clinic. Established in 1979, we use the law as an instrument of justice for the vulnerable and marginalised, including poor, homeless and landless people.

Reviving Documentation of Property Rights

Cadasta Foundation is dedicated to the support, continued development and growth of the Cadasta Platform – an innovative, open source suite of tools for the collection and management of ownership, occupancy, and spatial data that meets the unique challenges of this process in much of the world.

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Tanzania Women Lawyers Association (TAWLA) is an NGO founded in 1989 and officially registered in 1990. The founding members comprised a professional group of women lawyers who felt the need for an organization that could promote an environment guaranteeing equal rights and access to all by focusing on vulnerable and marginalised groups especially women and children. The founding members also recognised the need for women lawyers to foster mutual support for each other in professional advancement and social responsibility. TAWLA has more than 570 members

The world's largestcorporate sustainability initiative

A call to companies to align strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and take actions that advance societal goals.

At the UN Global Compact, we aim to mobilize a global movement of sustainable companies and stakeholders to create the world we want. That’s our vision.

To make this happen, the UN Global Compact supports companies to:

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Responsible Land Based Investment Navigator
Private sector tool to guide through manuals and best practices on responsible land-based investments


Legend Challenge Fund

LEGEND
Explore lessons learned on responsible land investments from over 5 years.


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This page was developed in partnership with:

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment


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