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  1. Library Resource
    Learning Modules
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2019
    Global

    These learning modules provide training material for Indigenous Peoples’ and local communities’ advocates on how to operationalise benefit-sharing and concluding benefit-sharing agreements. There are three modules covering these broad issues in relation to natural resources, traditional knowledge and farmers' rights.

  2. Library Resource
    Masterclass Curriculum: Open Data in the Fight Against Corruption cover image
    Training Resources & Tools
    November, 2019
    Global

    The curriculum “​Open in Practice: Using Open Data, Knowledge Sharing and Information Management Systems in the Fight Against Land Corruption”​ is being developed to increase land professionals understanding of concepts relating to Corruption and Open Data, and identify how open land data can contribute to addressing the lack of transparency, poor accountability, and increase the participation of civil society actors in land administration, land-based investments & land policy related information.

  3. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    October, 2019
    Global

    This primer provides an introduction to some of the key issues that arise in the negotiation of contracts linked to investments in agriculture, and practical guidance for how to approach common issues. First, it outlines the typical goals of three important stakeholders – the government, companies, and communities who live on or near land on which a project will take place – along with the risks that each type of stakeholder faces. Then, it discusses the role of contracts and lawyers, provides tips for negotiations, and includes resources for further reading.

  4. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2019
    Global

    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.

  5. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2019
    Global

    The Social License Platform (SLP) matches businesses with the services and expertise they need to ensure that investments in agricultural land create growth opportunities for both business and local communities, while respecting the land rights of the communities that use the land.

  6. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2019
    Global

    Interactive guide to the VGGT

  7. Library Resource
    Guide to Organizing and Working with Community-based Paralegals
    Manuals & Guidelines
    Training Resources & Tools
    July, 2019
    Myanmar, Global

    This manual is a practical learning aid and helpful reference guide for community-based paralegals and organizations running community-based paralegal programs.

  8. Library Resource
    Good Practice Guide to Indigenous Peoples and Mining
    Training Resources & Tools
    March, 2019
    Global

    This guide and its practical tools help companies:

    • Recognise and respect that Indigenous Peoples have distinct rights and interests

    • Understand that through law and/or custom, Indigenous People often have a special relationship to the land, territories and resources

    • Utilise forms of engagements that are sensitive to cultural characteristics eg governance structures, interaction and decision making

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