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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Resources

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Library Resource
Tenure security, Policy note, Borgou, Benin

Selected findings of an impact evaluation, Policy note

Policy Papers & Briefs
November, 2023

Increasing investment by smallholders in agriculture and livestock is essential for improving food security, income and resilience to climate change, but can be constrained by tenure insecurity. To help overcome the barriers faced in improving land tenure security, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) launched the Global Project on Responsible Land Policy (GPRLP), which is testing interventions, evaluating impact and drawing lessons for scaling.

Library Resource
Good Practice, Responsible Governance, Land  Investments

How to connect commercial Investors with Communities and Government Actors to avoid and settle Conflicts and achieve responsible Investments in Land

Institutional & promotional materials
September, 2023
Ethiopia, Uganda, Laos

As part of the Global Programme Responsible Land Policy in Ethiopia, Laos and Uganda, the Responsible Governance of Investments in Land (RGIL) project, co-financed by the European Union (EU), aims to ensure that investments in land are fair, productive and contribute to sustainable land management. A key element of this is strong engagement of private investors in those processes.

Library Resource
LAO RGIL Community Brochure

A Guide for Communities and RAI Practitioners in Lao PDR (2023)

Manuals & Guidelines
August, 2023

This brochure is designed to help local communities who may be affected by land-based investments to prepare, know what to expect, negotiate and engage with a proposed investment in their community.

Library Resource
RGIL Investor Conference Fora Manual

A Story of Change about a tapioca processing plant in Bolikhan District, Bolikhamxai Province

Manuals & Guidelines
July, 2023

The livelihood of a large part of the world’s population depends directly on access to land and its secure longterm use. Land access and use have long been organized through informal or traditional tenure rights, but this is changing. In many regions, land use is being transformed by the expansion of large-scale agricultural investments, a development that was triggered by the 2007–08 food, energy, and financial crises.

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