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Journal Articles & Books
September 2017
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Mozambique
Os discursos e posicionamentos sobre o regime de propriedade da terra em Moçambique não são coincidentes.
Journal Articles & Books
February 2017
Ghana

As gold prices soared from 2008 onwards, tens of thousands of foreign miners, especially from China, entered the small-scale mining sector in Ghana, despite it being ‘reserved for Ghanaian citizens’ by law.

Reports & Research
January 2017
Africa

Contains framework for analysing the gender impacts of foreign investment in agriculture; gender analysis of the certification criteria of voluntary sustainability standards and responsible investment frameworks; do voluntary sustainability standards improve gender equality?; lessons for responsible investment frameworks and recommendations.

Land-use conflict and socio-economic impacts of infrastructure projects: the case of Diamer Bhasha Dam in Pakistan
Peer-reviewed publication
January 2017
China
Pakistan

This article examines the conflicts arising from the Diamer Bhasha Dam project in northern Pakistan. Conflicts arising from the impacts of the dam on the local population and territory and steps to resolve some of them are identified. These impacts relate to unfair land acquisition, improper displacement, inadequate compen- sation, resettlement and future livelihoods.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2016
Kenya
Sub-Saharan Africa

The paper examines the pace of land acquisitions in terms of creating legislative and policy options to safeguard local communities that are directly affected, including compensation for land that is taken, and protecting community interests in the socio-economic and environmental continuum of investment projects, from design to implementation.

Politics or profits along the “Silk Road”: what drives Chinese farms in Tajikistan and helps them thrive?
Peer-reviewed publication
October 2016
Tajikistan
China

China’s influence in neighboring Central Asian states is growing at a fast pace. Since the launch of the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative to accelerate China’s engagement in Central Asia and beyond, nearly all Chinese activity in this region has been gathered under OBOR. OBOR now seems to cover a plethora of spatially and temporally expanding state and privately driven projects.

Cambodia’s Unofficial Regime of Extraction: Illicit Logging in the Shadow of Transnational Governanc
Peer-reviewed publication
May 2015
Cambodia

Cambodia has recently demonstrated one of the highest rates of deforestation in the world. While scholars have long explored the drivers of tropical forest loss, the case of Cambodia offers particular insights into the role of the state where transnational governance and regional integration are increasingly the norm.

public private partnership projects
Manuals & Guidelines
May 2015
Global

This framework provides guidance on policy and practice in public-private partnerships and on the mechanics of disclosure by practitioners within governments and the private sector, to help develop programmes for the systematic, proactive pre- and post- procurement disclosure of information.

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