The Business Enterprise Guidebook aims to help companies and investots understand how to facilitate a responsible investment in Ghana. This Guidebook includes information on international standards and best practices, Ghana’s governance and community landscape, and how to manage an agricultural investment responsibly.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2019Ghana
Library ResourceTraining Resources & ToolsJanuary, 2019Global
Landscope is a system for measuring tenure risk, a term created to describe the financial risk associated with local opposition to a real asset. This kind of opposition to investments is very common across Africa, Asia and Latin America, often causing significant financial losses and operational headaches. It applies a new approach to analysing geospatial data about social, environmental and political issues that is designed to help companies and investors in emerging and frontier markets to prepare a proper assessment of tenure risk at project, supply chain or portfolio level.
Library ResourceTraining Resources & ToolsAugust, 2015Global
This Guide is complementary to the Interlaken Group's 'Respecting Land and Forest Rights: a Guide for Companies'. It provides guidance on what companies can do to reduce risk through improve tenure governance in land-based investment, reflecting the principles of responsible governance of land tenure set out in the VGGT. It provides a more manageable presentation of the VGGT, along with steps to ensure that a company acts consistently with them and includes thorough due diligence on the tenure rights of project-affected communities.
Library ResourceMultimediaMarch, 2019Global
Library ResourceMultimediaJune, 2019Global
2 days to change the world through Indigenous rights
On 22–23 June 2019, the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) will be held in Bonn, Germany, focusing on tackling climate change by improving rights for Indigenous peoples and local communities. Alongside the U.N. Bonn Climate Change Conference (SBSTA 50), the event will bring together more than 1,500 global Indigenous leaders, scientists, politicians, activists, youth, members of the private sector, creative thinkers and more.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2012Eastern Africa
This paper is focuses on Sub-regional knowledge exchange and capacity building workshop on the economic valuation of land and ecosystem services: final report. The overall objective of the workshop was to build the capacity of key actors involved in land use decisions in relation to the assessment of the real value of land, the understanding of the multiple benefits originating from ecosystem services, and the awareness of tools, methodologies, institutions and processes that can facilitate SLM adoption
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2017Africa
The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is a mutually agreed instrument established in 2003 by the African Union in the framework of the implementation of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD). The objective of the APRM is to foster the adoption of policies, standards and practices that lead to political stability, high economic growth, sustainable development and accelerated regional and continental integration. The thematic intervention areas of the APRM are democracy and political governance; economic governance; cooperate governance, and; socioeconomic governance.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2017Africa
The Guidelines for the Development of Curricula on Land Governance in Africa support the implementation of the AU Declaration on land issues and Challenges in Africa, in particular the call for Member States to, “Build adequate human, financial, technical capacities to support land policy development and implementation”.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchApril, 2017Africa
The Land Policy Initiative (LPI) Steering Committee present the progress made in implementing the decisions of the Steering Committee included the secretariat prepared documentation on the transition from LPI to ALPC, addressing- the activities to be undertaken with proposed timelines supporting the ALPC transition; The Secretariat had consulted and engaged with partners in finalizing the ALPC strategic plan to ensure coordination and mobilized resources; Little progress had been made on the (three) decisions made by the Steering Committee at different meetings in relation to the Europea
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsOctober, 2017Africa
The present report contains a summary of progress made over the past two years in implementing key decisions on land governance of the African Union and United Nations, including those made under the auspices of the African Union Summit of Heads of State and Government through its endorsement of the implementation plan for Agenda 2063.