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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2019
    Africa

    If a company wants to use a community’s land for eucalyptus plantations, the community should think carefully about whether this is a good idea. Civil society organizations that support communities in interacting with the government or plantation companies can use this briefing document to start to understand the environmental impacts that communities should be aware of.

  2. Library Resource
    RBC
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2019
    Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, Brazil

    A Floresta Amazônica possui importância indispensável para o equilíbrio terrestre, pois proporciona diversos serviços ambientais. O desmatamento é uma ameaça imediata a este ecossistema, pois afeta os níveis de evapotranspiração da floresta, tornando o clima local mais quente e seco; podendo influenciar no clima além de seus limites, devido à circulação atmosférica. Este estudo avalia os efeitos de longo prazo do desmatamento progressivo da Amazônia sobre a precipitação no Brasil, através do modelo CCM3-IBIS.

  3. Library Resource
    UFPR
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2008
    Global
    Nos últimos 150 anos, a temperatura média global aumentou em cerca de 0,7°C. Esse aumento está sendo atribuído à intensificação do efeito-estufa pelas atividades antrópicas, como queima de combustíveis fósseis e florestas tropicais, que emitem CO2 - um dos gases de efeito-estufa, porém não o mais importante – e teriam elevado sua concentração de 280 ppmv para 380 ppmv
  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2019
    Ghana

    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.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2019
    Ghana

    This guidance aims to provide companies with an overview of the links between land and human rights enshrined in these agreements and in official statements issued by treaty monitoring bodies. While it focuses on Ghana with a non-exhaustive examination its human rights obligations with an overview of the most significant agreements pertaining to land-based investments, it will be useful for companies working in other countries because the agreements presented have been ratified and signed by a large number of countries.

  6. 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.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2019
    Malawi, Mozambique, Malaysia

    This report aims to illustrate how selected companies in Malawi, Mozambique and Malaysia are implementing commitments to international best practices on land rights. The companies referenced in this paper are in the process of developing and improving ways to address land tenure rights, and for this reason, the cases ought to be viewed as examples of emerging company experiences, which can contribute to establishing best practices.

  8. 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.

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

    Interactive guide to the VGGT

  10. Library Resource
    DMA
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2019
    South America, Brazil

    Com 1.121 desapropriações para a construção do mineroduto Minas-Rio e 1,5 mil famílias desapropriadas para a construção do Complexo Portuário do Açu, adicionando o impacto em sistemas aquáticos, com degradação, aumento da demanda, salinização e suspensão do abastecimento público por despejos de minério de ferro, esses grandes empreendimentos produzem efeitos socioambientais deletérios.

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