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Reports & Research
December, 2021
Argentina

Digital technologies are slowly spreading in agriculture sectors globally. But their adoption is hampered by the digital divide which requires significant public investments, improved policy and incentive frameworks to be bridged. Only after that, digital transformation will take place at scale. DAP is meant to assess the country's readiness for this digital transformation by identifying main bottlenecks, opportunities and risks for digital transformation. DAP will thus guide public investment and policy work to accelerate the scaling up of digital transformation.

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Reports & Research
June, 2020
Argentina

El proceso de las grandes transacciones de tierras (GTT) se encuentra en debate y está centrado en temas como la deforestación, el cambio de uso del suelo, la gobernanza de la tierra, el modelo agrícola, o la seguridad alimentaria, entre otros. En América Latina las grandes transacciones de tierras están asociadas al acaparamiento de tierras, a partir de la extranjerización y la concentración de tierras.

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A Country Perspective

Reports & Research
November, 2020
Argentina

As with the rest of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), Argentina has experienced an intense process of deforestation and loss of natural vegetation in the last few decades. As the eighth-largest country in the world, with a total mainland area of more than 2.7 million km2 , this not only has significant implications for the region, but globally too. Native forests, such as those in the “Chaco” region in the north of the country, have been particularly affected by this process.

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Quantifying Tenure Risk (QTR)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Global

Private financial flows that are tracked against certain Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria reached record highs in 2020. But this boom may not be having a material impact, especially in low-income countries (LICs) which are most in need of it. Identifying and managing unknown financial risks can help re-balance the risk-reward ratio for sustainable investors.

 

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Quantifying Tenure Risk (QTR)
15 September 2021

Almost half (46%) of investors surveyed in sub-Saharan Africa have experienced disputes with local communities over land, new research from the ODI and TMP Systems has found.

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The social costs of tenure risk

Costs and effectiveness of risk mitigation strategies for emerging market investors

Reports & Research
September, 2021
Sub-Saharan Africa

This report assesses the costs and effectiveness of responsible investment practices in emerging market contexts. Its results make the business case for investments in social risk mitigation and avoidance practices. Such practices include community engagement efforts, impact assessments and the establishment of grievance resolution mechanisms. Implemented correctly, responsible investment practices engender confidence and trust between investors and local communities, which secures social buy-in and mitigates the financial risks associated with disputes.

Event
Global Land Forum
26 March 2022 to 31 March 2022
Jordan
Organizers: 
International Land Coalition
International Union for Conservation of Nature
Transparency International
At the intersection of Asia, Europe and Africa, Jordan is often described as an ‘oasis of stability’ in the region.
Despite its small size, it boasts a rich history of empires and civilizations that have made it the country it is today.
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Land Policy Researcher
7 September 2021
Event
The Financial Costs of Mitigating Tenure Risks
22 September 2021
Africa
Global
Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
Overseas Development Institute
TMP Systems
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

The webinar Financial Costs of Mitigating Tenure Risks, organized by the Land Portal Foundation, the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), TMP Systems and the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, will take place on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021, from 14:30-16:00 CEST (13:30-15:00 BST).

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