Following the financial and food crisis in 2008 the phenomenon of land grabbing through large-scale investments in land leading to forcible displacement of rural population, increasing their food insecurity and disregarding Human Rights became a hot topic on the global agenda. At the same time it became clear, that more investments were needed into the agricultural sector to increase food security and secure agricultural productivity.
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Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesSeptiembre, 2016Sierra Leona
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesMayo, 2017Sierra Leona
Since the onset of the phenomenon of large scale land acquisition for agri-business in Sierra Leone, after the first whistle was blown by Green Scenery, many studies have been conducted by various researchers, some to meet requirements for degree thesis, others for policy and development purposes. There is the fear in a school of thought opposed to large scale land acquisition that there is danger in corporate entities ascribing huge portions of land to themselves in the guise of investment and annihilating the actual land owners.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesSeptiembre, 2019Sierra Leona
In fulfillment of his manifesto promise to the people of Malen Chiefdom, Pujehun district and in consonance with the new direction government's determination to tend to the needs and aspirations of its people generally and to promote foreign direct investment, in a peaceful just and inclusive society, His Excellency the president ,Retired Bragadier Dr. Julius Maada Bio, commissioned a mediation committee, headed by no less a person, than the Honourable Vice President Dr. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh, on the recurrent land dispute in Malen Chiefdom Pujehun district.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesMarzo, 2018Sudán, Etiopía, Sudán del Sur, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Chad, República Democrática del Congo, Ghana, Liberia, Malí, Sierra Leona, Indonesia, Laos
In the wave of efforts to encourage and support more “responsible” land investments, one aspect has been largely overlooked: are governments equipped with the legal and technical support needed to effectively negotiate and conclude investment contracts that lead to responsible outcomes?
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2010África, Libia, Sudán, Burundi, Etiopía, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Camerún, Namibia, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leona, Panamá, Brasil, Jordania, Rumania, Reino Unido, Alemania, Samoa
The Eastern and Anglophone Western Africa Regional Assessment meeting was organized by a task force consisting of FAO, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, African Land Policy Initiative, the United Nations World Food Programme, United Nations Development Programme, the International Fund for Agricultural Development and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme officials in Ethiopia.
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