Africa

Africa is the world's second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. At about 30.2 million km² (11.7 million sq mi) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of the Earth's total surface area and 20.4% of the total land area.[2] With 1.0 billion people (as of 2009, see table) in 61 territories, it accounts for about 14.72% of the world's human population.

New Alliance: Framework for Responsible Land-Based Agricultural Investments

Food Security

Technical experts from G7 donors (UK, US, Germany, France), AU Land Policy Initiative and FAO have compiled a due diligence framework for land related investments based on existing standards, guidance and good practice, to support responsible investments under the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition.

Africa: Crops or carats? The unattended tensions between miners and farmers

By: Stephen Yeboah
Date: August 23rd 2016
Source: The Conversation

The interaction between artisanal (small scale) mining and agriculture in Africa still needs to be carefully considered by policy makers to ensure that people’s livelihoods and countries' export revenues aren’t threatened. It’s also important that the relationship between the two sectors is optimised to mutual benefit.

Date of publication
September 2015
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EBG Capital was appointed by the German Development Agency (GIZ) to obtain case studies from selected agricultural investment funds (predominantly private equity investors) to determine “best pract

Publisher
GIZ
Date of publication
October 2011
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Plan d’action de Nairobi sur les Investissements fonciers à grande échelle en Afrique

Publisher
Land Policy Initiative
Date of publication
October 2011
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Nairobi action plan on large-scale land based investments in Africa

Publisher
Land Policy Initiative
Date of publication
April 2011
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The African Union’s (AU) perspective is that agriculture and land are central in the social and economic development of the continent and that rights to land are fundamental to the participation of

Publisher
Land Policy Initiative
Date of publication
February 2011

 Les questions foncières constituent des préoccupations croissantes pour les gouvernements, le secteur privé, les organisations paysannes et la société civile en Afrique centrale.

Publisher
Land Policy Initiative
Date of publication
February 2011

Land issues are causing increasing concern to governments, the private sector, farmers’ organizations and civil society organizations in Central Africa, and the same applies for development partner

Publisher
Land Policy Initiative

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