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 investigacionesOctubre, 2012Bangladesh, Brasil, Burundi, Camboya, Etiopía, Ghana, Guatemala, Haití, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistán, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leona, Sudáfrica, Tanzania, Uganda, Viet Nam, Zambia
Large-scale land acquisitions by investors, which are often called ‘land grabs’ (see next section for de nition), can deprive rural women and communities of their livelihoods and land, increasing their food insecurity. This report argues that the current rise in land grabbing needs to be urgently addressed, and focuses
on the actions that developing countries can take to mitigate land grabs through strengthening national land governance so that it is transparent, is accountable and protects communities’ rights.
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.
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 investigacionesAbril, 2011Sierra Leona, Mozambique, África
Examines 3 case studies of proposed biofuel developments in Mozambique and Sierra Leone in terms of social displacement. More mitigation measures could provide livelihood restitution and avoid negative food security impacts.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesJunio, 2014Sierra Leona, África
Includes what is ALL?, who owns ALL?, trouble at home, new findings, turning to new pastures as African Land reinvents itself. A cautionary tale of double deception. Investors were hoodwinked by the promise of high economic returns and may be holding onto a lease that lacks legal standing in Sierra Leone. Unclear if investors will receive any of their investment back, even if the company is forced to liquidate.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesMayo, 2011Sierra Leona, África
Includes Sierra Leone: open for business, land use and land tenure in Sierra Leone, land deal in Sierra Leone: four case studies, responsible agro-investment? Found a lack of transparency and public disclosure in all aspects of the four land deals, an extremely weak regulatory framework, confusion around ‘availability’ of land, lack of environmental protection, conditions ripe for exploitation and conflict.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesAbril, 2012Sierra Leona, África
Examines various grievances against Socfin in Sierra Leone including lack of proper consultation, transparency and compensation, pressure and intimidation, destruction of livelihoods. Argues it is critical that the Socfin’s deal is urgently reviewed.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesFebrero, 2019África occidental, Sierra Leona
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesMarzo, 2019África, Zambia, Liberia, Sierra Leona
From forced eviction to loss of livelihood, social status, savings and even life, land corruption in Africa has serious and far-reaching consequences. Such corruption comes in many forms, and it must be understood – along with the factors that enable it – before it can be tackled.
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