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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    August, 2010
    Nigeria

    This Act alters the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 among other things, to provide for the financial independence of the Independent National Electoral Commission and National Assembly.

  2. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    March, 2018
    Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Namibia, Liberia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia

    Across Africa, Asia and Latin America, investors are increasingly approaching rural communities seeking land for logging, mining, and agribusiness ventures. Even in those situations where the investors have followed FPIC guidelines and undertaken a formal “consultation” with the community, these consultations are generally conducted in a context of significant power and information asymmetries. Part of the power imbalance comes from communities’ lack of information about the value of community lands and natural resources.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2013
    Liberia

    Liberia’s government seeks to put greater emphasis on integrated cash/food crop systems with broad-based farmer participation. However, shortcomings in regulations on land transactions could threaten livelihoods in what is already a vulnerable country.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2016
    Western Africa

    Source: IIED

    La récente vague de transactions foncières à grande échelle née des investissements agro-industriels a mis en lumière une demande généralisée en faveur d’une redevabilité accrue en matière de gouvernance des terres et des investissements. Les cadres légaux influencent les possibilités de reddition de comptes et le recours à la loi a figuré dans les réponses des communautés locales aux transactions foncières.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2016
    Western Africa

    The recent wave of land deals for agribusiness investments has highlighted the widespread demand for greater accountability in the governance of land and investment. Legal frameworks influence opportunities for accountability, and recourse to law has featured prominently in grassroots responses to the land deals. 

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