West and Central Africa

2013 Ibrahim Index of African Governance

Established in 2007, the Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) is the most comprehensive collection of quantitative data on governance in Africa.

Gender and equity implications of land-related investments - Cases of study - Ghana (FAO 2013)

Agricultural investments create risks as well as opportunities, for instance The Case Study of Integrated Tamale F

Propietarios o trabajadores sin tierras

Durante 2012, se hizo más evidente que nunca que los países en vías de desarrollo afrontarían una de las decisiones más críticas que se les ha presentado.

Propriétaires fonciers ou paysans sans terre

Au cours de l’année 2012, il est apparu clairement que les pays en voie de développement devaient faire un choix fondamental.

Landowners or Laborers

During 2012, a key choice facing developing countries revealed itself ever more starkly.

Organizational and institutional issues in climate change adaptation and risk management

This report provides some reflections and insights on the level of awareness, practices, and organizational and institutional issues being faced by countries as they ad

Palm oil, land rights and ecosystem services in Gbarpolu Country, Liberia

This case study of a palm oil concession in Liberia highlights wider policy considerations regarding large-scale land acquisitions in the global South including the nee

Africa's Land Reform Policies Can Boost Agricultural Productivity, Create Food Security and Eradicate Poverty

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2013—Africa is home to nearly half of the world’s usable uncultivated land, some 202 million hectares that can be brought under th

Large-Scale Land Acquisitions in Liberia

The "Bread for All-Protestant Development Service" recently released a document based on three case studies on the palm oil sector in Liberia.

Social and Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Large-Scale Land Acquisitions in Africa

Rights and Resources Initiative


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