The publication offers an overview of different aspects of the highly complex field of land policy and land management providing the reader a number of principles, concrete tools and examples for dealing with land related problems in the German Development Coorperation.
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Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesJanuary, 2016Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Global
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2014Africa, Cameroon, Togo, Guatemala, Colombia, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Cambodia, Philippines, Italy, Australia
This guide provides guidance for companies to implement free, prior and informed consent. It • translates principles of responsible land governance and tenure (see the VGGT) into practical mechanisms, processes and actions, • gives examples of good practice – what has worked, where, why and how, and • provides useful tools for activities such as the design of policy and reform processes, for the design of investment projects and for guiding interventions.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksOctober, 2008United States of America, Africa, Central America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Europe
Juntas, las crisis alimentaria y financiera actuales dispararon un nuevo ciclo mundial de apropiación de tierras. Los gobiernos con “inseguridad alimentaria”, que dependen de importaciones para alimentar a su población, están arrebatando tierras agrícolas fuera de su país en las que pretenden producir alimentos propios. Las corporaciones alimentarias y los inversionistas privados, ávidos de ganancias en medio de la crisis financiera, ven la inversión en tierras agrícolas extranjeras como una importante y nueva fuente de lucro.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksOctober, 2016South America, Africa, Europe, United States of America
This yearbook chapter discusses the link between international investment law and commercial pressures on the world’s natural resources. It argues that changes in legal frameworks are redefining control over natural resources, and facilitating transitions toward more commercialised land relations. As pressures on resources increase, many national laws undermine the rights of people impacted by investments. If not properly thought through, international treaties to protect foreign investment could compound shortcomings of local and national governance.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2015Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Eastern Europe
EBG Capital was appointed by the German Development Agency (GIZ) to obtain case studies from selected agricultural investment funds (predominantly private equity investors) to determine “best practice” in Responsible Investment (RI) in agriculture and the use of international RI principles and guidelines to achieve this. We requested a case study of a practical (“on-the-ground”) investment in farmland from 33 agricultural investors from around the world.
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