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Land & Investments

Responsible Land Investments

To invest responsibly in land, it is important to recognize and respect the land rights of local communities and avoid social and environmental harm. Explore our ‘Responsible Land Investment’ pages to find out more on how to approach this, drawing from lessons learned from other projects.

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Total Area (ha) calculated as the sum of all deals, in a gven country over the period 2000-2015.

Measurement unit: 
Hectares (ha)

Source: Land Matrix

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Library

BTI 2020 Country Report China
Reports & Research
May 2020
China

This report is part of the Bertelsmann Stiftung’s Transformation Index (BTI) 2020. It covers the period from February 1, 2017 to January 31, 2019. The BTI assesses the transformation toward democracy and a market economy as well as the quality of governance in 137 countries. More on the BTI at https://www.bti-project.org.

Policy Papers & Briefs
March 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa

This briefing consists of six insights drawn from the feedback of qualitative interviews with 37 companies aiming to invest responsibly in land, drawing on key principles from the CFS-RAI Principle 5 and the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT).

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Organizations working on Land & Investments

LandForLife

The Land for Life Initiative is a joint endeavor of civil society partners in four African countries (Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Liberia and Sierra Leone), supported by the German NGO Welthungerhilfe (WHH), the Civil Society Academy (CSA) and the German Ministry for Economic Collaboration and Development (BMZ).

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SERI is a public interest legal services organisation that provides pro-bono assistance to communities through research, advocacy and litigation across three main themes: ‘Securing a Home’, ‘Making a Living’ and ‘Expanding Political Space’.

Afesis-corplan

Our vision is of a self-reliant society in which people have equitable access to resources and institutions are an expression of people’s needs and aspirations.

Our mission is to support civic agency through catalytic interventions aimed at achieving systemic change in good local governance and sustainable human settlement development.

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Responsible Land Based Investment Navigator
Private sector tool to guide through manuals and best practices on responsible land-based investments


Legend Challenge Fund

LEGEND
Explore lessons learned on responsible land investments from over 5 years.


Partnership

This page was developed in partnership with:

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment


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