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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Responsible Land-Based Investments: Interview with Amaelle Seigneret

 
  Amaelle Seigneret
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Press Release: Responsible Land-Based Investment Navigator (RLBI) 2.0

 

Responsible Land-Based Investment Navigator (RLBI) 2.0 Provides Expanded Access to Resources and Information on Land Investments
 

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Responsible Land-Based Investments: Interview with Nathaniah Jacobs

 
  Nathaniah Jacobs

As part of the launch of the Responsible Land-Based Investment Navigator 2.0, the Land Portal spoke with Nathaniah Jacobs, Senior Researcher at the International Institute for Environment and Devel

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Weighing up the risks of a 2021 ‘land rush' in Africa

 
  Dr. Joseph Feyertag

A 2021 African land rush seems unlikely, but issues persist

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The sun rises behind an electric power windmill in Halle, Belgium September 11, 2019. REUTERS/Yves H

Explainer: What does it mean to invest ‘ethically’ or with ‘impact’?

 
  Simon Jessop

Demand for funds which cherry pick investments with strong environmental, social or governance (ESG) credentials has surged in recent years.

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Pension and endowment funds linked to conflict-plagued oil palm in DRC

 
  John C. Cannon

A new report from the Oakland Institute, a policy think tank, reveals that several well-known pension funds, trusts and endowments are invested in a group of oil palm plantations in the Democratic

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Can palm oil truly be sustainable? Malaysia offers a certification model we’ve been waiting for

 
  Robert Hii

A new UN report entitled, "Making Peace With Nature”, finds that nearly 90 percent of all known species are threatened by climate change.

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Oil company exploring in sensitive elephant habitat accused of ignoring community concerns

 
  Jeffrey Barbee and Laurel Neme

Namibians allege ReconAfrica disposed of wastewater unsafely, without permits, and ignored concerns about potential impact of oil drilling on water and wildlife.

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81 Indigenous leaders, environmental defenders slam BlackRock in open letter

 
  Ashoka Mukpo

A letter signed by Indigenous leaders and environmental defenders from the Amazon, West Africa, Southeast Asia and elsewhere blasts BlackRock for failing to hold companies in its investment portfol

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#MRLF2021: Working toward a more equitable and inclusive future for smallholders in the Mekong Region

 
  Dr. Micah Ingalls
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