Agricultural Investments: A Primer for Host Government Lawyers and Local Lawyers in Private Practice

Publisher(s)
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Topics
  Contracts, Legal advice
Audience
  Legal advisors
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Agricultural Investments: A Primer for Host Government Lawyers and Local Lawyers in Private Practice

  Oct 01th, 2019

This primer provides an introduction to some of the key issues that arise in the negotiation of contracts linked to investments in agriculture, and practical guidance for how to approach common issues. First, it outlines the typical goals of three important stakeholders – the government, companies, and communities who live on or near land on which a project will take place – along with the risks that each type of stakeholder faces. Then, it discusses the role of contracts and lawyers, provides tips for negotiations, and includes resources for further reading.