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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Enhancing responsible agricultural investment: What role should investment incentives play?

 
  Dr. Jana Herold

In the Mekong region, agriculture (including forestry and fisheries) employs over 43% of the population and contributes to around 16% to the regional GDP, making it an important sector for investme

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Comparative analysis of the legal frameworks in the context of responsible land-based investments: Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar and Viet Nam

 
  Louisa J.M. Jansen

The recognition of customary tenure systems and responsible land-based investments that safeguard legitimate tenure rights and right holders are the interconnected main themes for mainstreaming the

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ABCs of land tenure: Multilingual resources for understanding key terms

 
  Louisa J.M. Jansen

To better understand key land tenure terms and their meaning, four bilingual glossaries have been prepared with the title "The ABC of land tenure - Key terms and their meaning with a focus on

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Responsible agricultural investment in Mekong forest landscapes: How do we get there?

 
  Rob Cole

The impacts of agribusiness and plantation investments on the forests of the Mekong region have been widely documented.

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Demystifying FPIC

 
  Dr. Antoine Deligne

During Session 3 of the  3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum, we will talk about free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) standards, with the intention to address common concerns of government agencies a

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Customary tenure meets responsible agricultural investments: Country Insights Digest #1 - May 2021

 
  Daniel Hayward

In this first edition, Daniel Hayward brings you four articles that talk about customary land tenure and responsible agricultural investment.

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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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Responsible Land-Based Investments: Interview with Amaelle Seigneret

 
  Amaelle Seigneret

As part of the launch of the Responsible Land-Based Investment Navigator 2.0, the Land Portal spoke with Amaelle Seigneret, Researcher at the International Institute for Environment and Development

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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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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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