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    Lessons from responsible land investment pilots in sub-Saharan Africa

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2019
    Sub-Saharan Africa

    This briefing note presents the Executive Summary of a LEGEND paper that synthesises the key lessons from recent partnership projects in sub-Saharan Africa that explored how private business can partner with civil society stakeholders to demonstrate how agricultural investments can operate responsibly by respecting the legitimate land rights of local communities.

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    Why urban land governance matters

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 2019
    Global

    According to recent reviews, the focus of DFID’s land
 governance work over the past decade has been primarily rural.

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    Securing land rights at scale: eight lessons and guiding principles on land tenure regularisation

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2019
    Africa, Eastern Africa, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania

    This bulletin focuses on land tenure regularisation (LTR), with articles from practitioners to accompany the new LEGEND report Securing land rights at scale: eight lessons and guiding principles on land tenure regularisation.

  4. Library Resource
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    Responsible investments: are new initiatives hinting towards a shift in practice?

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    April, 2019
    Eastern Africa, Tanzania, Western Africa, Global

    This bulletin highlights initiatives to support socially responsible investment. 

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    Inclusive business and agriculture: what are we learning from the field?

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2019
    Global

    This bulletin distils lessons from a sugarcane cooperative in Malawi and a forestry investment scheme in Sierra Leone, drawing on the five pillars of inclusive business as identified in the 2018 LEGEND state of the debate report

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    DFID’s work on land: what future priorities?

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    September, 2018
    Global

    This bulletin highlights the breadth of DFID's current portfolio on land and prompts important questions about DFID’s work on land governance in the years to come.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    May, 2018
    Global

    This LEGEND bulletin explores early experiences and emerging lessons from four of these projects, and includes testimony from community members attesting to their positive results.

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    The VGGT five years on – are they changing lives?

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2017
    Global

    This LEGEND bulletin considers the key components for monitoring and evaluating the Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT).

  9. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2017
    Uganda

    The ways in which people obtain land in Uganda are changing fast. Land that used to be secured through inheritance, gifts or proof of long-term occupancy is now more commonly changing hands in the market. Those with wealth and powerful connections are frequently able to override local rules and gain access to land at the expense of poorer individuals. Government-backed agribusiness investors receive large areas of land with benefits for some local farmers who are able to participate in the schemes, while other smallholders see their land access and livelihoods degraded.

  10. Library Resource
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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2017
    India

    After natural disasters, governments often relocate vulnerable urban communities in the name of humanitarian relief. But urban communities rarely welcome such relocation, since it frequently exacerbates their daily challenges or creates new risks. Indeed, resettlement after a disaster is often another form of eviction. This briefing discusses the situation in Chennai, where state and local authorities have been building resettlement tenements on inland marsh areas using centrally sponsored schemes for affordable housing.

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