Without knowledge of the local context, investing responsibly in land & agriculture is challenging. Tools and guidelines have been developed to guide private sector actors on how to invest responsibly and how to take proper account of legitimate community land rights, but there is no substitute for practical experience of dealing with tenure issues and the challenges on the ground. This page provides an overview of lessons learned from recent responsible land investment pilot projects.
Key thematic lessons from practical experience
The LEGEND Challenge Fund supported a set of pilot projects with civil society and business partners in 2016-2019 to test responsible approaches to agricultural land investments in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Read more about the eight key lessons derived from these and other pilot projects:
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