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.

Le Forum de la Terre, un évènement alternatif au coeur de la COP22

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Sábado, Noviembre 12, 2016 to Lunes, Noviembre 14, 2016
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Source: E-joussour

Banco ! Le Forum de la Terre, un évènement alternatif au coeur de la COP22

Les trois associations marocaines porteuses du projet de Forum de la Terre, l’OrangeBleue Maghreb, Terre et Humanime Maroc et Le RIAM commencent à voir poindre les résultats de leurs efforts et de leurs synergies : Le Forum de la Terre prend les contours d’un évènement alternatif exceptionnel au coeur de la COP 22 !

Date of publication
Septiembre 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

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

Land Policy Initiative


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