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Acronym: 
ODI

The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) is the UK's leading independent think tank on international development and humanitarian issues.

Mission 

Our mission is to inspire and inform policy and practice which lead to the reduction of poverty, the alleviation of suffering and the achievement of sustainable livelihoods in developing countries.

We do this by locking together high quality applied research, practical policy advice, and policy-focused dissemination and debate.

We work with partners in the public and private sectors, in both developing and developed countries.

Values

  • Independence: ODI’s research, public affairs and policy advice are independent from its funders, and staff are able to challenge donor thinking and policy and the wider development consensus.
  • High quality: Best practice, innovative approaches and continuous improvement are ensured in research, policy advice and public affairs.
  • Fairness, diversity and equality: All staff and partners are treated fairly and with respect. ODI employment, disciplines and processes are appropriate for an institute focused on international development.
  • Working together: There is continuous effort to foster better relationships throughout the organisation.
  • Transparency and accountability: There is open reporting on the use of public funds, with full communication of our work to our donors, research subjects and partners.
  • Sustainability: Resources are used in a sustainable way that reflects consciousness of the impact on the environment. The organisation works in a way that is sustainable, backed by commitment to its long-term viability.

Overseas Development Institute Resources

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Library Resource
africa agriculture investment

Assess the Risks with QTR verified data

Documentos e Resumos de Políticas
Maio, 2018
África

Research shows that land disputes are increasingly common, exposing businesses to severe risks at the project level. The problem is endemic and growing – companies want evidence-based approaches to address this new reality and understand their exposure to risk. The Quantifying Tenure Risk (QTR) financial model blends verified company data with detailed case research to accurately assess tenure risk and provide tailored support to investors and businesses. 

Library Resource

Findings from 3-country test in Colombia, India and Tanzania

Relatórios e Pesquisa
Março, 2018
Global

Property rights are a cornerstone of economic development and social justice. One of the most fundamental ways of understanding the strength of property rights is through citizens’ perceptions of them. Yet perceptions of tenure security have never been collected at a global scale, obscuring a clear understanding of the magnitude and nature of citizens’ experience, and preventing the issue of property rights from receiving the visibility and attention it deserves. The Global Property Rights Index, or PRIndex, seeks to address this gap.

Library Resource
Documentos e Resumos de Políticas
Março, 2018
Global

This note is for private sector project implementers and financers (development finance institutions, international development agencies, commercial lenders and equity investors) seeking to invest responsibly in new greenfield sites in low and middle- income countries. It aims to provide practical guidance on identifying and addressing community land conflicts to prevent them escalating into disputes between the project and local communities.

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Agenda of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 2 November 2017

Documentos e relatórios de conferência
Novembro, 2017
Global

This is the agenda of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 2 November 2017.

Library Resource

New Technologies for Mapping and Documenting Land Rights

Documentos e relatórios de conferência
Maio, 2017
Global

This event, hosted at ODI in London, was convened to discuss the use of new technologies to map and document land rights, and their impact on land registration and administration, and pr

Library Resource
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Summary of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 26 April 2017

Documentos e relatórios de conferência
Abril, 2017
Global

This is the summary of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 26 April 2017.

Library Resource
Report cover

Agenda of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 26 April 2017

Documentos e relatórios de conferência
Abril, 2017
Global

This is the agenda of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 26 April 2017.

Library Resource
Artigos e Livros
Dezembro, 2016
Gana, Tanzânia, África subsariana

The report’s findings suggest that policies and programmes of governments and the development partners could include a stronger focus on the development of peri-urban areas and smaller cities and towns. The rapid pace of change in peri-urban areas throws into relief any underlying issues in land tenure arrangements, land administration/planning and governance, such as overlapping mandates, conflicts in tenure systems, weak land administration/planning capacity and wider political economy issues that can block positive reforms.

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Documentos e Resumos de Políticas
Novembro, 2016
Global

This note provides guidance for businesses to identify and address legacy land issues in agricultural investments.

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