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Land & Investments

Responsible Land Investments

To invest responsibly in land, it is important to recognize and respect the land rights of local communities and avoid social and environmental harm. Explore our ‘Responsible Land Investment’ pages to find out more on how to approach this, drawing from lessons learned from other projects.

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Total Area (ha) calculated as the sum of all deals, in a given country over the period 2000-2015.

Measurement unit: 
Hectares (ha)

Source: Land Matrix

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Peer-reviewed publication
August 2020
Bolivia
Colombia
Ecuador
United States of America
Venezuela
Global

Conservationists recognize the value of protected area (PA) systems, with adequate coverage, ecological representation, connection, and management to deliver conservation benefits. Yet, governments primarily focus on coverage, disregarding quantification of the other criteria.

Land Portal Annual Report 2019
Reports & Research
July 2020
Global

The interrelationship between secure land rights and economic development has gained increasing recognition, as a driver of economic development around the world. For indigenous peoples and communities, women and other vulnerable groups, secure land rights are fundamental for reducing poverty and boosting their shared prosperity.

Peer-reviewed publication
May 2020
Kenya

Monitoring of improper soil erosion empowered by water is constantly adding more risk to the natural resource mitigation scenarios, especially in developing countries. The demographical pattern and the rate of growth, in addition to the impairments of the rainfall pattern, are consequently disposed to adverse environmental disturbances.

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Organizations working on Land & Investments

The Grow Africa partnership was founded jointly by the African Union (AU), the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD Agency) and the World Economic Forum in 2011. Grow Africa works to increase private sector investment in agriculture, and accelerate the execution and impact of investment commitments. The aim is to enable countries to realize the potential of the agriculture sector for economic growth and job creation, particularly among farmers, women and youth.

Oxfam is a world-wide development organisation that mobilizes the strength and voice of people against poverty, inequality and injustice.

Oxfam’s vision is a just world without poverty: a world in which people can influence decisions that affect their lives, enjoy their rights, and assume their responsibilities as full citizens of a world in which all human beings are valued and treated equally.

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SERI is a public interest legal services organisation that provides pro-bono assistance to communities through research, advocacy and litigation across three main themes: ‘Securing a Home’, ‘Making a Living’ and ‘Expanding Political Space’.

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Tanzania Women Lawyers Association (TAWLA) is an NGO founded in 1989 and officially registered in 1990. The founding members comprised a professional group of women lawyers who felt the need for an organization that could promote an environment guaranteeing equal rights and access to all by focusing on vulnerable and marginalised groups especially women and children. The founding members also recognised the need for women lawyers to foster mutual support for each other in professional advancement and social responsibility. TAWLA has more than 570 members

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Responsible Land Based Investment Navigator
Private sector tool to guide through manuals and best practices on responsible land-based investments


Legend Challenge Fund

LEGEND
Explore lessons learned on responsible land investments from over 5 years.


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This page was developed in partnership with:

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment


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