collateral (land)

Property used as collateral is pledged as a guarantee for the repayment of a loan. The most common form of use of collateral is the mortgage.

Ghanaian cocoa farmer establishing specially-approved farm boundary pillars under the guidance of a Landmapp field agent (the pillar will be mounted with cement after mapping). Courtesy: Landmapp (www.landmapp.net)
Reports & Research
April 2017

The Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG), with support from the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), performed the Ghana Land Tenure Baseline Survey, the first of its kind survey of tenure rights among cocoa farmers in Ghana. CRIG surveyed almost 1,800 cocoa farmers operating 3,900 cocoa plots regarding various land tenure issues within customary sharecropping arrangements and on owner-managed land. This report describes the findings from the Survey.

Ministro Chefe da Casa Civil, Eliseu Padilha
31 January 2017

O Ministro Chefe da Casa Civil da Presidência da República, Eliseu Padilha,ocupou  terras do Parque Serra Ricardo Franco já após o local ser considerado unidade de preservação ambiental. A denúncia de grilagem foi feita na tarde desta quinta-feira (26) pelo Ministério Público do Estado de Mato Grosso (MPE), por meio do Procurador-geral de Justiça em exercício, Luiz Alberto Esteves Scaloppe e de Regiane Souza de Aguiar, Procuradora de Justiça de Vila Bela da Santíssima Trindade, município onde se localiza o Parque ecológico.

19 January 2017

Las corporaciones de agronegocios más grandes del mundo implementan programas de asociación público-privada para aumentar su control de los alimentos y la agricultura en el Sur Global.