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Corruption, Discrimination and Land Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa
Reports & Research
April 2024
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Kenya
Uganda
South Africa

In 2021, Transparency International and the Equal Rights Trust published Defying Exclusion: Stories and Insights on the Links between Discrimination and Corruption. Bringing together a diverse group of case studies from across the globe, it documented and illustrated the mutually reinforcing links – the vicious cycle – between discrimination and corruption.

Conference Papers & Reports
January 2024
Africa

De plus en plus de pays africains se dotent d’universités virtuelles. Réponse pertinente, bien que partielle, au défi de la massification, leur déploiement soulève des défis techniques, institutionnels, culturels et de qualité des ressources mobilisées.

Understanding and Addressing Corruption in the Land Sector
Conference Papers & Reports
December 2023
Global

Land corruption – corrupt practices in the land sector – threatens the lives and livelihoods of people and communities, the environment and climate, food security and political stability. Its impacts are particularly acute for 2.5 billion people who live on and from the land.

Reports & Research
November 2023
Sub-Saharan Africa

Land corruption seriously threatens efforts to fight climate change and achieve a fair energy transition. By undermining climate programmes, projects and practices, it fuels increased carbon emissions and negative climate outcomes. It weakens tenure security and contributes to human rights violations.

Land corruption risks in the green energy sector
Policy Papers & Briefs
November 2023
Global

Green energy (and/or renewable energy) requires large areas of land to operate, often more so than energy generated from fossil fuels. The acquisition of land comes with accompanying corruption risks which can lead to challenges such as land grabbing and illegal displacement of communities.

Corruption risks in land-based solutions to climate change
Policy Papers & Briefs
October 2023
Global

“Nature-based” solutions to climate change require the acquisition of large swaths of land for reforestation, afforestation, conservation and renewable energy sources. However, corruption in the land sector is already widespread and this additional demand for land may aggravate pre-existing corruption risks, as well as causing new ones.

Peer-reviewed publication
June 2023
Africa
Western Africa
Reports & Research
April 2023
Argentina

El avance del agronegocio sobre territorios ocupados por agricultoras y agricultores familiares y sobre territorios ancestrales de comunidades indígenas se ha ido intensificado en los últimos años, con graves consecuencias como desalojos forzosos, en muchos casos violentos, ya sea por el uso de las fuerzas policiales o empresariales, poniendo en riesgo la vida de quienes resisten a los mismo

Manuals & Guidelines
April 2023
Sub-Saharan Africa

Urban planners are entrusted with the power to make critically important, long-term decisions that determine the future development of cities and towns around the world. The decisions they take shape the urban environment and directly affect the lives and livelihoods of entire communities.

MAD Proceedings, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, March 2023
Conference Papers & Reports
March 2023
Ethiopia

The second Multi-Stakeholders Dialogue Forum (MSD 02) was held from 29 to 31 March 2022 in Bahir Dar city, the capital of the Amhara region.

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