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    Responsible Agricultural Investment (RAI): Knowledge into Action Notes series - 24 - Enhancing local economic impact cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2017
    Global

    This note provides guidance on how to ensure that an agricultural investment generates positive impacts on the local economy by encouraging and supporting opportunities arising for individuals, farmers, businesses, and institutions. Investments can have a transformative impact on the communities where they are located. Much of this impact can be long term, and go beyond the immediate activities of the investors, through economic linkages and spillover effects.

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    Responsible Agricultural Investment (RAI): Knowledge into Action Notes series - 20 - Empowering women cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2017
    Global

    This note is part of the RAI Knowledge into Action Notes series and addresses practices for reducing gender inequalities and for empowering women to make a positive contribution to development through agri- cultural investments. for reducing gender inequalities and for empowering women to make a positive contribution to development through agricultural investments.

  3. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2017
    Global

    This note is part of the RAI Knowledge into Action Notes series and provides guidance on how investors can provide effective remedies to affected parties who perceive that their rights have been adversely affected by business activities.

  4. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2017
    Global

    This note is part of the RAI Knowledge into Action Notes series and provides guidance on the overall approach to consulting, engaging, and partnering with local communities, to bridge gaps in information and expectation between communities and investors and create the social license to operate.

  5. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2017
    Global

    This note is part of the RAI Knowledge into Action Notes series and provides guidance on the conduct of environmental and social impact assessments (ESIAs) and the implementation of associated environmental and social management plans (ESMPs).

  6. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2017
    Global

    This note provides guidance on how to ensure that agricultural investments respect existing land rights, both formal and informal, and thereby avert land disputes. Failure to respect land rights—in particular country- or region-specific land tenure systems and history, including use by pastoralists—has negative consequences for communities and other stakeholders. It is also financially damaging for investors who shortcut due process and end up spending time and money dealing with land disputes.

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