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  1. Library Resource
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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.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2017
    Global

    This article reflects on the Tenure Guidelines as a tool for addressing resource governance challenges. It outlines the process through which the Tenure Guidelines were developed and reviews key features of their content, and then focuses on two issues: the legal significance of the VGGT, and the nature of initiatives to advance their implementation.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2016
    Senegal

    In Senegal, concern about large-scale land acquisitions has been growing since 2000. Senegalese agriculture has long relied on small-scale family holdings and extensive agriculture. But the current population growth rate, combined with rapid urban development and natural resources degradation, have inevitably changed the game.

  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. 

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    Global

    Foreign investment in agriculture and extractive industries is increasing pressures on land and natural resources. This handbook is about how to use law to make foreign investment work for sustainable development. It aims to provide a rigorous yet accessible analysis of the law regulating foreign investment in low and middle-income countries – what this law is, how it works, and how to use it most effectively.

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