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  1. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2013
    Global

    This guide offers a three-point framework for companies seeking to integrate FPIC principles into their policies and apply them in the operations. This includes

    • complying with the requirements for FPIC under international and national law,

    • implementing FPIC principles throughout the project life-cycle, and

    • extending FPIC processes to all project-affected communities in line with good practice guidance. It also seeks to

    • articulate the relevance of FPIC to company policy and practice, and

  2. Library Resource
    January, 2013
    Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia

    The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is sparking renewed interest and debate on issues such as transparency of government – company contracts, reporting on revenues from natural resources by company and by project, and reporting on revenue expenditure.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Mali, Africa

    Discusses agricultural investments in Mali. Analyses national trends in investment flows and patterns; assesses the adequacy of the legal and institutional framework regulating land and investment; and examines two examples of more inclusive investments. Findings provide ground for concern as to the preparedness of national frameworks to ensure that investment pursues sustainable development goals. Also provide insights on the potential and challenges of making more inclusive investment models work in practice.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2012
    Africa

    A growing body of evidence points to the scale, geography, players and key characteristics of the global land rush phenomenon. Much of the data cannot be compared so improving the data and analysis is critical. All evidence indicates that land acquisitions are happening quickly and on a large scale, so we urgently need to det on with developing appropriate responses.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Zambia, Africa

    Discusses two agricultural investments in Zambia. Both projects started as state-led, development-oriented initiatives in the 1970s and early 1980s, and were later privatised. This long implementation history provides an opportunity to assess the longer-term socio-economic outcomes of agricultural investments, and to distil insights on practical ways to include lower-income groups in investment processes. Includes national context, design and implementation of the investment projects, and socio-economic outcomes.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2012
    Mozambique

    Understanding how land use and its changes affect forest cover and carbon stocks is fundamental to developing sound REDD+ delivery options. A study in Manica Province, a REDD+ pilot area for Mozambique, suggests biomass and forest carbon fell substantially between 2007 and 2010. The study combined radar remote sensing information (to measure changes in biomass and carbon stocks) with field investigations (to establish land use and land cover changes, and their causes). Small-scale agriculture is responsible for nearly half of the loss.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2012
    Mozambique

    Globalisation processes and economic liberalisation are leading to fundamental changes in the livelihood sources and strategies of different groups all over the

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2012
    Niger

    37,891 inhabitants were displaced when the Kandadji dam was built in Niger. We carried out a study of the legal aspects of such displacement, examining ways for the State to optimise its investment whilst also seeking justice for displaced populations. This study weighs up the various options for managing legal processes within the affected areas of dams.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2012
    Niger

    38 000 habitants seront déplacées lors de la construction du barrage de Kandadji au Niger. Nous avons réalisé une étude sur les aspects juridiques de ce déplacement, en examinant des moyens permettant à l’État d’optimiser son investissement tout en veillant à ce que la compensation des populations déplacées soit juste. Cette étude pèse le pour et le contre des différents modes de gestion des processus juridiques au sein des zones affectées par un barrage.

  10. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2012
    Mozambique

    This report presents experiences discussed at a workshop on the use of collaborative business models in agricultural investments, which aimed to facilitate the exchange of experiences and lesson and to generate lessons from local initiatives to be fed into international processes. The focus was on agriculture defined broadly to include agri-food, biofuels, timber plantations and other agricultural commodities. Experience from other sectors, such as tourism, was included to the extent that they provided insights for agricultural investments.

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