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Investments in agriculture and other sectors that require land may be essential for economic development and food security, but what are the costs and benefits for local landholders and the environment?

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Ethiopia to organize National Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue (MSD) on large scale agricultural investment

20 March 2023

The Ethiopian Federal Democratic Republic of Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH implemented Responsible Governance of Investment in Land (RGIL) project is organizing the third Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue (MSD) on…

One of the World’s Most Dangerous Places Is About to Have One of Its Most Important Mines

28 February 2023

India discovered an enormous deposit of lithium in Jammu and Kashmir regions

No new land clearing for palm oil

24 February 2023

There will be no new land clearing or deforestation for oil palm plantations, says Malaysia Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof.


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They came, looked and left: The legacy of large-scale land deals that failed

21 February 2023

A review of four recent articles about an underexplored issue:  the reasons for large-scale land deals to fail and what that means for communities and society

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Customary Land Rights in Sierra Leone

The New Customary Land Rights Act in Sierra Leone: Bringing informed community consent to responsible investment

17 November 2022

In September 2022, Sierra Leone enacted unprecedented laws related to land, climate, and sustainable development. This new law transforms communities’ ability to protect their land rights and pursue sustainable development. This webinar will discuss the processes, the experiences, the challenges,…