Read the latest news and blogs on land rights issues and investment

 

Read the latest news and blogs on land rights issues and investment

News and Blogs

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Mining and Community Development Agreements: a panacea for community justice in Uganda?

 
  Kevin Bakulumpagi

Uganda’s extractives industry is growing exponentially and attracting both foreign and domestic mining companies. But too often, mineral-rich communities fail to benefit.

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Webinar recap: The New Customary Land Rights Act in Sierra Leone

 

In September 2022, Sierra Leone enacted unprecedented new laws related to land, climate and sustainable development – the Customary Land Rights Act 2022 and the National Land Commission Act 2022.

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From conflict to public-private partnerships: Securing land-use rights and livelihoods in Mozambique

 
  Ms. Karol Boudreaux

Mozambique’s 1997 land law recognises land rights acquired through customary practice and good faith occupancy, even without a formal title.

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Protesting herders to get government support to stop harmful mining operations

 
  Ms. B. Munkhtuvshin

 

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The Voluntary Guidelines: A Data Deficit?

 
  Daniel Hayward

This data story scrutinises some of the impacts of the VGGT.

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Second Dialogue event strengthens Responsible Investment in Land in Lao PDR and reinforces stakeholder collaboration

 

The event convened various stakeholders from the sector with the aim to review the progress of implementation of responsible investments in agriculture and forestry in Lao PDR, exchange experiences

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A Just Transition for Communities: Can Wind and Solar Projects Turn Human Rights Lessons into Leadership?

 
  Sarah Dolton-Zborowski

Wind and solar projects have a human rights problem. But they don’t have to. 

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Putting community land rights first: responsible private-sector divestment in Mozambique

 
  Sarah Lowery

In Mozambique, community land rights are recognised under the country’s progressive land laws.

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Land rights on air: how Land Voice supports indigenous communities in Cameroon

 
  Sandrine Kouba

In Cameroon, many rural communities are unaware of their rights, in a context where they are increasingly challenged by large-scale land-based investments.

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Governance by guidelines: Shifting regulatory regimes of agribusiness and plantation investments in Southeast Asia

 

LANDac International Conference 2022 Session Summary

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