Communities need legal support to protect legitimate tenure rights, participate effectively in negotiation with companies, and achieve redress for harm done. Due to power imbalances, communities need capacity-building support to level the playing field in negotiations with companies.
Legal empowerment in agribusiness investments: harnessing political economy analysis
Discusses how legal practitioners can make sense of political economy factors driving land allocation for investment decisions to identify levers of influence, and make effective legal empowerment interventions at national and international levels to complement grassroots action. Read the full analytical paper here.