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  1. Library Resource
    Conflicts over land
    Reports & Research
    January, 2014
    Asia

    This briefing paper makes the case for proactive business engagement in respecting land rights and ensuring legal, fair and inclusive practices on land use, access to natural resources and equitable development opportunities. It outlines key challenges, provides an overview of existing instruments that can help companies address issues related to land, and points to practical entry points for improved business practices.

  2. Library Resource

    Land access and labor and income-generating opportunities

    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    Africa
  3. Library Resource

    Land access and labor and income-generating opportunities

    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    Southern Africa

    In recent years, Zambia has witnessed increased interest from private investors in acquiring land for agriculture. As elsewhere, large-scale land acquisitions are often accompanied with promises of capital investments to build infrastructure, bring new technologies and know-how, create employment, and improve market access, among other benefits

    A Case Study of Selected Agricultural Investments in Zambia (2013) 

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    Land access and labor and income-generating opportunities

    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    Ghana

    The gender and equity implications of land-related investments on land access and labour and income-generating opportunities A case study of selected agricultural Investments in LAO PDR (2013)

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2014
    Global

    "For millions of people living in the world’s poorest countries, access to land is a matter not of wealth, but of survival, identity and belonging. Most of the 1.4 billion people earning less than US$1.25 a day live in rural areas and depend largely on agriculture for their livelihoods, while an estimated 2.5 billion people are involved in full- or part-time smallholder agriculture.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    Global

    A review of examples and experiences of making rangelands secure.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    Kenya

    News, views and experiences of policy-makers, practitioners and communities on making rangelands secure for local users

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    The online discussion went on from Dec. 5th to 21st.

    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    Global

    Please find here the report of the online discussion facilitated by Ekta Parishad on the land portal in December 2012 : Is the right to land for shelter a human right? Many thanks to all of the participants for their very interesting inputs, which will contribute to the ongoing negociations with the indian government.

    Special thanks to Dominik Pauli for his great support and commitment.

  9. Library Resource

    Empirical evidence from Ondo and Kano states

    Reports & Research
    January, 2014
    Nigeria

    In line with the conventional view that customary land rights impede agricultural development, the traditional tenure system in Nigeria has been perceived to obstruct the achievement of efficient development and agricultural transformation. This led to the Land Use Act (LUA) of 1978.

  10. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2014
    Northern America

    Food First Backgrounder, Spring 2014, Vol. 20, No. 1

    Introduction: Land, Race and the Agrarian Crisis

    The disastrous effects of widespread land grabbing and land concentration sweeping the globe do not affect all farmers equally. The degree of vulnerability to these threats is highest for smallholders, women and people of color—the ones who grow, harvest, process and prepare most of the world’s food.

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