land investments

Acquisition of land for future benefits

Reports & Research
March 2017
Mozambique

O investimento é, certamente, um factor com grande influência sobre a produção, por via do aumento de novas capacidades produtivas, da modernização do tecido produtivo, através da inovação, mais eficiente e com maior produtividade.

Novas capacidades produtivas significam mais emprego, mais renda para as famílias e aumento de impostos. Mais exportação e/ou menos importações. Pode implicar mais segurança alimentar, dependendo dos tipos de investimentos realizados (tipos de produtores, culturas e mercados de destino dos bens produzidos).

6 December 2017
Portugal

Autor: Observador

Fonte:http://observador.pt/2017/12/11/portugal-defende-manutencao-de-verbas-na...

 

O ministro da Agricultura, Capoulas Santos, anunciou que Portugal se vai bater pela manutenção das verbas que recebe de Bruxelas para a agricultura e ver com atenção a proposta de introduzir cofinanciamento nos pagamentos diretos aos agricultores.

1 December 2017
Cape Verde

Autor: EBC

Fonte:http://agenciabrasil.ebc.com.br/internacional/noticia/2017-11/brasil-vai...

 

O ministro da Agricultura de Cabo Verde, Gilberto Silva, em busca de apoio técnico para resolver o grave problema da seca em seu país, encontrou-se nesta quarta-feira (22) com seu colega brasileiro, Blairo Maggi, na sede do Ministério de Agricultura e Abastecimento (Mapa).

7 December 2017
Brazil

Autor:Senado Notícias

Fonte:https://www12.senado.leg.br/noticias/materias/2017/12/07/senadores-parti...

 

Os senadores Wellington Fagundes (PR-MT), Cidinho Santos (PR-MT) e Waldemir Moka (PMDB-MS) estiveram na manhã desta quinta-feira (7) na sede do Interlegis, em Brasília, participando do "5º Fórum Nacional de Agronegócios: Desafios e Oportunidades", organizado pelo Instituto Brasileiro de Ação Responsável.

Reports & Research
December 2015
Cambodia

This article focuses on two cases where companies have sought to develop more socially benign––and, they believe, more profitable and sustainable––plantation concessions in a context that is still marred by extensive land conflict. The first is the Mong Reththy Investment Cambodia Oil Palm (MRICOP) Company (Preah Sihanouk province); the second is the Grandis Timber Company (Kampong Speu province).

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2015
Cambodia
China
Myanmar
Thailand
Vietnam

This study uses publicly available financial and spatial data to examine the geography of land-intensive investment in Southeast Asia, and to identify the
limits imposed by problems with data availability. It focuses on three regions where land has been widely seen to be available for new investment: Indonesia’s outer islands; the “development triangle” where Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam meet; and the Golden Quadrangle region which comprises the borderlands of northeastern Myanmar, northwestern Laos, southern and western Yunnan, and northern Thailand.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2016
Cambodia
Myanmar
Thailand

An analysis paper by Dustin Hoasa on the World Bank Group's lending practices, part 2 in Inclusive Development International (IDI)'s 'Outsourcing Development' series. Published by IDI in collaboration with the Bank Information Center, 11.11.11, Urgewald and Accountability Counsel in the United States, December 2016.

Reports & Research
December 2013

A case study researched and published by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on gender and equity implications of land related investments on selected agricultural investments in Lao PDR, published in Rome, 2013.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2017

For the past decade, GIZ has supported participatory land use planning, land registration and land titling as a vehicle for sustainable rural development in Lao PDR. Following a number of predecessor programmes, the current Land Program (including Land Management and Decentralized Planning (LMDP) and Enhanced Land Tenure Security (ELTeS) projects) is active in the provinces of Luang Namtha, Sayabouri, Huaphan and Khammouane. This impact study focussed on some of the intermediary and longer-term changes that GIZ’s work in the land sector has been aiming to bring about in Laos.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2017

A discussion note from Mekong Region Land governance (MRLG) summarizing findings and recommendations of a multi-stakeholder initiative and study tour conducted in Southern Laos, to study the social and environmental practices of two large scale companies holding large scale concessions in Lao PDR, published by MRLG in January 2017.