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Uncovering impacts of gold mining in Papua New Guinea
The pacific island of Papua New Guinea is one of the world's most resource rich countries, hosting nearly 7 percent of global biodiversity and important reserves of gold, copper and hydrocarbo
From chieftaincy to women’s land rights and covid-19, how an initiative is supporting land rights in Sierra Leone on different fronts
Interview with Christiana Ellie, M&E officer in Land for Life Initiative
1) Can you tell us a bit more about the Land for Life Consortium- Sierra Leone?
Strengthening community voices in land governance reform in Sierra Leone
Under the British colonial rule, Sierra Leone’s land mass was divided into two areas, the colony area and protectorate area.
Addressing land and policy grabs in the shadow of COVID-19
Reports suggest the COVID-19 fallout is providing opportunities for elites to seize lands and rewrite regulations.
COVID-19 and global economic ordering: radical shift or more of the same?
The fallout from COVID-19 has triggered narratives about profound changes to economic ordering. A closer look provides a more complex picture, particularly for countries in the global South.
Land rights and investments: why business standards are not enough
International standards can help businesses fill gaps in national law, but addressing issues at scale requires systemic governance reform.
New Land and Investments Portfolio Features Tools for Responsible Land Investments
The nature and scale of investments in land in developing countries has divided opinion many contexts, especially where local people depend on access to land for agriculture.