Commercial Pressures on Land

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Press release 6th August 2013 – International environmental and human rights campaigners condemn the 4th Latin American Palm Oil Conference to be held by the Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil...
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Terms of Reference for a consultancy:   Land Governance, especially Land Acquisitions: Preparing papers to support discussions   Transparency and Accountability Initiative...
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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 need for both formal mechanisms to...
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July 30, 2013 The land rush in Sierra Leone has been fast and intense. Since 2009 Sierra Leone is promoting large scale foreign investment in agriculture mainly for oil palm, sugar cane, rice...
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The International Land Coalition (ILC) is a global alliance working to promote access to land for people who are landless or have insecure land rights. The membership of ILC is made up of inter-...
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This article reviews recent research on contemporary transformations of global land governance. It shows how changes in global governance have facilitated and responded to radical revalorizations of...
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Can customary and statutory law be reconciled to promote women’s land rights in Madagascar? The online discussion has provided some findings on this difficult question. In particular, it appears...
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Peut-on concilier droit positif et droit coutumier pour promouvoir les droits fonciers des femmes à Madagascar? La discussion en ligne a apporté quelques éléments de réponse à cette question...
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LONDRES (Fondation Thomson Reuters) - transactions foncières à grande échelle en Afrique devrait être source de préoccupation, mais qu’ils soient bons ou mauvais n’est pas un problème en...
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Large-scale land deals in Africa should be cause for concern, but whether they’re good or bad is not a black-and-white issue – and much of what we think we know...
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