Despite a recent transparency law and participation in transparency initiatives;Cameroon’s investment environment remains plagued by poor transparency.
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Library ResourceJunio, 2020Zimbabwe
This document presents results from the 8 April 2020 on-line conference on the impact of COVID-19 on small-scale farming;food security and sovereignty in the East African Community. There were 53 participants from 16 countries. The conference strongly acknowledged the contribution of small-scale farmers towards feeding the population during the time of COVID-19. Governments have tightened borders and restricted gatherings;but small-scale farmers often operate in groups. There is a lot of fear and uncertainty and most are staying away from their gardens in the planting season.
Library ResourceAgosto, 2019Benin
Includes: why a focus on corporate accountability?; communities at the frontline; corporations: the accountability challenge; the way forward: legislative and policy opportunities; recommendations: action on accountability. Argues that devastating human rights violations will continue to occur with impunity unless we move beyond voluntary approaches and bring in a legally binding treaty on business and human rights. The size;influence and complexity of corporations pose major challenges for states to hold them to account. Impunity regarding human rights abuses by companies is increasing.
Library ResourceNoviembre, 2019Uganda
In advance of the release of the World Bank’s 2019 Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) report;the Oakland Institute exposes the Bank’s new scheme to privatize land in the developing world. It details how the Bank’s prescribed reforms;via a new land indicator in the EBA project;promotes large-scale land acquisitions and the expansion of agribusinesses in the developing world. Initiated as a pilot in 38 countries in 2017;the land indicator is expected to be expanded to 80 countries in 2019. The project is funded by the US and UK governments and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Library ResourceAgosto, 2018Malawi
Examines the political economy of agricultural commercialisation in Malawi over the past three decades;which has been influenced to a very large extent by the changing configurations of political elites and their underlying interests;incentives and motivations;including using the agricultural sector as a source of political patronage;fraud and corruption.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosPublicación revisada por paresAbril, 2022Etiopía, Rwanda, Global
Land policies are formulated with the goal of addressing land use management challenges. Therefore, a thorough investigation is required to assess effectiveness of land policy processes. The unknown land use policy effectiveness is how and where the formulation and identification of land use problems affect the throughput of policy implementation. The main objective of this paper is to assess the effectiveness of land policy processes using models of public policy analysis.
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesEnero, 2022Burundi
This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Burundi. This project is implemented by ZOA, VNG International and MiPAREC, and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesJulio, 2017Côte d'Ivoire
The West African country of Côte d’Ivoire is divided between two large agro-ecological zones: the northern savannah zone, where food crops, cotton and livestock predominate; and the fertile forest zone of the south, where most of the country’s cash crops, including cocoa and coffee, are produced. Nearly 64% of land in Côte d’Ivoire is used for agricultural purposes, and 68% of the labor force works in agriculture.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesOctubre, 2006Malí
Has 3 main chapters: modes of access to land and natural resources and the tenure situation of the poor and marginalized groups (customary rules, statutory law, development of commercial transactions); some ways of securing land rights for the poor and other vulnerable groups (local resource management agreements, formalization of collective rights and of land transactions, access to justice); can the necessary reforms be carried out?
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesMarzo, 2020Uganda
The land sector in Uganda has attracted a great deal of attention associated with:
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