News and Blogs
Mining and land rights in South Africa: how has the Maledu judgement empowered rural communities?
Navigating the challenges of land-based investment governance
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.
Moving forward with communal land rights in Ethiopia: what are the legal solutions?
In Ethiopia, pastoralist communities and other communal land users face significant threats due to government policies which favour large-scale land investments and erode communal land rights.
Women lead the change - why women’s land rights matter in Dutch and EU’s Africa strategies
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
Human Rights Day: Land grabbing in Africa
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.
A more holistic approach to land governance: Recalibrating rights and obligations
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
The Global Land Rush, Revisited
When the US housing bubble burst in late 2008, it dragged major banks into liquidation and destabilised financial systems worldwide.
Job Opportunity: Senior Legal or Policy Researcher
CCSI is hiring a Senior Legal or Policy Researcher to work on our Land, Agriculture & Food Systems portfolio of projects. This position will collaborate with CCSI’s Director and Research Staff
Congo: Govt reaches deal with the private sector to develop state land reserves
The Congolese government approved on September 20 the bill approving the partnership agreement with Total Nature Based Solutions (TNBS), Congo First Company (CFC), and Forest Neutral Congo (FNC) fo