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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Transparency Kazakhstan presented the results of monitoring the state of corruption in the country for 2020

 
  Transparency Kazakhstan

Today in the building of the Central Communications Service Olga Shiyan, Executive Director of Transparency Kazakhstan, presented the results of the study «Monitoring the state of corruption in Kaz

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Land-based investment in Tanzania: how simplified legal guides are empowering communities

 
  Masalu Luhula

Over the last 20 years in Tanzania, conflict has escalated between communities and foreign investors over land rights and land-based investments.

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New blog series looks at navigating the challenges of land-based investment

 

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)  and the Land Portal are launching a new blog series on the governance of land-based investments in the Global South.

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Moving forward with communal land rights in Ethiopia: what are the legal solutions?

 
  Dr. Daniel Behailu
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Mining and land rights in South Africa: how has the Maledu judgement empowered rural communities?

 
  Louise du Plessis
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Navigating the challenges of land-based investment governance

 
  Amaelle Seigneret
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Women lead the change - why women’s land rights matter in Dutch and EU’s Africa strategies

 
  Karin van Boxtel

 
Women own less than 20 percent of land in the world
Half of the world’s smallholder farmers are women
70 percent of Africa’s food is produced by women smallholder farmers

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Human Rights Day: Land grabbing in Africa

 
  Caroline Kruckow

Three new case studies show: In the context of large-scale land investments in Africa, human rights violations and social as well as environmental damages are the rule, not the exception.

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A more holistic approach to land governance: Recalibrating rights and obligations

A more holistic approach to land governance: Recalibrating rights and obligations

 
  Mr. Lorenzo Cotula

In many parts of the world, large-scale projects such as agribusiness plantations, mines and infrastructure have heightened the policy imperative to recognise the rights of socially, politically an

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The Global Land Rush, Revisited

 
  Mr. Lorenzo Cotula

When the US housing bubble burst in late 2008, it dragged major banks into liquidation and destabilised financial systems worldwide.

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