New research by the Quantifying Tenure Risk (QTR) initiative has revealed that land disputes can cause losses of up to $101 million across a range of agricultural projects in Africa, while at the same time causing significant harm and stress to local communities who have a claim to the land.
In economics, land has been traditionally assumed to be a fixed production factor, both in terms of quantity supplied and mobility, as opposed to capital and labor, which are usually considered to be mobile factors, at least to some extent.
Interactive guide to the VGGT
The ICMM has developed 20 tools to support mining and metals companies in promoting sustainable community development. These tools will also be useful to companies involved in other sectors.
The Social License Platform (SLP) matches businesses with the services and expertise they need to ensure that investments in agricultural land create growth opportunities for both business and local communities, while respecting the land rights of the communities that use the land.
The Landassess Tool is a risk assessment and management framework. It provides a clear and simple set of checklists that generate a report to help companies assess and manage how they respect land rights.
A wave of commercial investments in the natural resource sectors has rekindled debates about the place of contracts in the interface between economic governance and control over natural resources.
Tegucigalpa, .- Los impactos de la pandemia se han extendido más allá de los sistemas sanitarios y las autoridades han cambiado formatos de consulta, relajado medidas de protección y vigilancia y desatendido a las personas más vulnerables, como los pueblos indígenas, comunidades rurales, defensores y defensoras, considera la Asociación Iberoamericana de Defensa Ambiental (AIDA).
Al menos 100 trabajadores siguen haciendo minería en terrenos de la comunidad Wiwa en La Guajira.