This guide presents a range of best-practice measures for investors and their consultants aimed at managing environmental and social risks that they should carefully consider and implement across different commodity-related investments. It covers E&S risk assessments across different sectors of investments, and includes a special section on investments in agriculture and farmland.
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Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesSeptember, 2011Global
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesJanuary, 2012Global
This Guidance Note provides guidance for investors and companies on the requirements contained in the IFC Performance Standards for issues linked to involuntary resettlement as part of project-related land acquisition. It offers guidance to minimise adverse impacts on displaced persons and host communities, and to improve the livelihoods of those affected by resettlement.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesJanuary, 2011Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesJanuary, 2012Africa, Asia
The Africa–Asia Drought Risk Management Peer Assistance Project seeks to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and technical cooperation among drought-prone countries in Africa and Asia and thus to promote best practices in drought risk management (DRM) for development in the two regions. In order to establish a baseline to guide this activity, the United Nations Development Programme Drylands Development Centre (UNDP DDC) undertook a stocktaking exercise between March and June 2011 on drought impacts, causes, trends and solutions in Africa and Asia.