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Responsible Land Investments

To invest responsibly in land, it is important to recognize and respect the land rights of local communities and avoid social and environmental harm. Explore our ‘Responsible Land Investment’ pages to find out more on how to approach this, drawing from lessons learned from other projects.

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Total Area (ha) calculated as the sum of all deals, in a gven country over the period 2000-2015.

Measurement unit: 
Hectares (ha)

Source: Land Matrix

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BTI 2020 Country Report China
Reports & Research
May 2020
China

This report is part of the Bertelsmann Stiftung’s Transformation Index (BTI) 2020. It covers the period from February 1, 2017 to January 31, 2019. The BTI assesses the transformation toward democracy and a market economy as well as the quality of governance in 137 countries. More on the BTI at https://www.bti-project.org.

RLIslidedeck
Institutional & promotional materials
March 2020
Global

There are different visions of what constitutes responsible land investment (RLI) and how to successfully implement it, but it is clear that legal compliance alone is not enough.  This resource covers 7 Responsible Land Investment key lessons.  

Natural Habitats Group in Sierra Leone: Evolution of Company Perspectives, Policies and Practice
Reports & Research
March 2020
Sierra Leone

This document compiles four short reports and reflection pieces produced by Natural Habitats Group (NHG) during their involvement in a LEGEND project in Sierra Leone implemented by Solidaridad, which aimed to ensure that an NHG land based investment, undertaken by group member company Natural Habitats Sierra Leone Ltd (NHSL) to develop a large oil palm plantation respected existing community me

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Organizations working on Land & Investments

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Phuhlisani NPC (Phuhlisani)

Phuhlisani began as a consultancy started by a group of people who wanted to support emerging farmers who obtained access to land through land reform programmes in South Africa. In 2015, after 12 years in operation as a Closed Corporation, the members of the company decided to convert Phuhlisani to a Non-Profit Company which took place in October 2015.

Phuhlisani NPC provides comprehensive services and support for sustainable land reform and rural development including:

SSG Advisors LLP logo

SSG Advisors LLP is in the business of providing non-binding, non-discretionary investment advisory & financial advisory services to institutional / professional investors principally in special situation and distressed investments as well as private higher quality secured credit investments on a non-exclusive basis.

 

Reviving Documentation of Property Rights

Cadasta Foundation is dedicated to the support, continued development and growth of the Cadasta Platform – an innovative, open source suite of tools for the collection and management of ownership, occupancy, and spatial data that meets the unique challenges of this process in much of the world.

Agribank is a State-Owned Enterprise with the mandate to promote the growth and development of agriculture through affordable and innovative financing. Agribank has been operating in Namibia for over 25 years.

Agribank Act No. 5/2003, as amended, provide the legal framework for regulating the business of the bank and to expand the business operations to be responsive to the changing environment. The Act mandates Agribank to advance money to persons or financial intermediaries to promote agriculture and activities related to agriculture.

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Responsible Land Based Investment Navigator
Private sector tool to guide through manuals and best practices on responsible land-based investments


Legend Challenge Fund

LEGEND
Explore lessons learned on responsible land investments from over 5 years.


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Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment


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