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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2017
    Sierra Leone

    Since the onset of the phenomenon of large scale land acquisition for agri-business in Sierra Leone, after the first whistle was blown by Green Scenery, many studies have been conducted by various researchers, some to meet requirements for degree thesis, others for policy and development purposes. There is the fear in a school of thought opposed to large scale land acquisition that there is danger in corporate entities ascribing huge portions of land to themselves in the guise of investment and annihilating the actual land owners.

  2. Library Resource
    Rapport AFD
    Reports & Research
    February, 2020
    Global

  3. Library Resource
    Comment la REDD+ peut-elle contribuer à promouvoir et soutenir les garanties sociales dans les législations nationales ?

    Étude comparative des garanties sociales intégrées dans les législations du Ghana, du Libéria et de la République du Congo

    Reports & Research
    April, 2020
    Congo, Ghana, Liberia

    L’Afrique de l’Ouest et centrale abrite 25 % des forêts tropicales de la planète. La déforestation y est une préoccupation centrale au défi climatique. Face à cette menace, des lois nationales visent à protéger et à restaurer les forêts, ainsi qu’à encadrer leur utilisation pour le développement national.

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    Thematic Case Study 3

    Lessons from responsible land investment pilots in sub-Saharan Africa, Case Study 3

    Reports & Research
    March, 2020
    Malawi, Mozambique, Western Africa, Ghana, Sierra Leone

    This paper is one of three thematic case studies resulting from a set of pilot projects undertaken jointly by civil society and private business partners from 2016–2019 in five countries in sub-Saharan Africa. These pilots sought to test how private companies could collaborate with civil society organisations and other stakeholders to implement responsible agribusiness investments that recognise and respect community land rights, and to develop innovative tools and approaches that could be adopted and implemented at greater scale.

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    Encouraging better land use practices among agricultural businesses in Laos

    A Story of Change about a Chinese banana company in Sayabouri District, Lao PDR

    Reports & Research
    October, 2019
    Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Laos

    For more than a decade, the government of Lao PDR has promoted commercial uses of agricultural land by private investors. While investment in land has enormous potential to promote Laos’ economic development, benefits have been unevenly distributed across society. Some business practices affecting land use have also been associated with displacement, environmental degradation and land disputes.

  6. Library Resource
    Encouraging better land use practices among agricultural businesses in Laos

    A Story of Change about Niphonsub Tea Company

    Reports & Research
    October, 2019
    Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Laos

    For more than a decade, the government of Lao PDR has promoted commercial uses of agricultural land by private investors. While investment in land has enormous potential to promote Laos’ economic development, benefits have been unevenly distributed across society. Some business practices affecting land use have also been associated with displacement, environmental degradation and land disputes.

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    Thematic Case Study 2: Approaches to land rights documentation and mapping to protect local people’s land rights in agricultural investment contexts

    Lessons from responsible land investment pilots in sub-Saharan Africa, Case Study 2

    Reports & Research
    March, 2020
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania, Sierra Leone

    This paper is one of three thematic case studies resulting from a set of pilot projects undertaken jointly by civil society and private business partners from 2016–2019 in five countries in sub-Saharan Africa. These pilots sought to test how private companies could collaborate with civil society organisations and other stakeholders to implement responsible agribusiness investments that recognise and respect community land rights, and to develop innovative tools and approaches that could be adopted and implemented at greater scale.

  8. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    July, 2016
    Egypt, Northern Africa

    The overall aim of the project is to identify physical and institutional interventions to improve water management using an integrated approach across scales (from farm to main canal levels) and encompassing water quantity–quality interactions. The project’s geographical focus is the Nile Delta in Egypt.
    The project was originally planned for four years. Due to a policy change announced by the Australian Government in reducing the aid investment in the Middle East and North Africa, including Egypt, the duration of the project was reduced to three years.

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