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.
By: Gabriella Mulligan
Date: September 23rd 2016
Source: BBC News
Farming can be a tough enough business at the best of times, but imagine not being able to prove that the land you farm is even yours.
In Ghana, for example, only 10% of smallholder farmers have any kind of certificate documenting their ownership rights.
By: Edwin Genoway, Jr
Date: September 28th 2016
Source: Front Page Africa
Monrovia - A two-day dialogue on large scale land acquisitions in Liberia started Tuesday at a local restaurant in Sinkor.
The dialogue, which attracted representatives of civil society groups, government officials and people from communities across the country, is hosted by Rights and Resources Coalition in Liberia.