A Portucel Moçambique está a desenvolver um projecto florestal integrado com uma indústria de produção de pasta para papel em Moçambique, assegurando a partilha de valor para promover o desenvolvimento socioeconómico sustentável das comunidades e melhorar o conhecimento e o respeito pelo ambiente.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsSeptember, 2019Mozambique
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2020Sierra Leone
This document compiles four short reports and reflection pieces produced by Natural Habitats Group (NHG) during their involvement in a LEGEND project in Sierra Leone implemented by Solidaridad, which aimed to ensure that an NHG land based investment, undertaken by group member company Natural Habitats Sierra Leone Ltd (NHSL) to develop a large oil palm plantation respected existing community members and land holding families’ land rights.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesSeptember, 2019Africa
A resource on why land matters to Illovo, their approach to address land rights, their focus on community land and main outputs.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2019Ghana
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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2019Ghana
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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2019Malawi, 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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2011Ethiopia, Africa
Contains country context, study of land investment, benefits and impacts. Finds wide discrepancies between public positions and laws and what is happening on the ground, an absence of environmental controls, widespread displacement from farmland without compensation, little local benefit, many land deals involve small-scale investors with limited agricultural experience.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2011Sierra Leone, Africa
Includes Sierra Leone: open for business, land use and land tenure in Sierra Leone, land deal in Sierra Leone: four case studies, responsible agro-investment? Found a lack of transparency and public disclosure in all aspects of the four land deals, an extremely weak regulatory framework, confusion around ‘availability’ of land, lack of environmental protection, conditions ripe for exploitation and conflict.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2011Mali, Africa
Includes Mali – a welcoming climate for investors, the regulatory framework – bending it to suit investors?, the Office du Niger, case studies of four investments, large land deals in Mali. Found more than 40% of land deals involve crops for agrofuels, violent and flagrant abuses of human rights in the agricultural zones of the Office du Niger, a serious lack of public disclosure and transparency from government, an alarming lack of environmental protection.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchApril, 2011Sierra Leone, Mozambique, Africa
Examines 3 case studies of proposed biofuel developments in Mozambique and Sierra Leone in terms of social displacement. More mitigation measures could provide livelihood restitution and avoid negative food security impacts.
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