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  1. Library Resource
    March, 2021
    Cameroon

    A policy brief introducing a new book edited by Khwezi Mabasa and Bulelwa Mabasa. The book examines how land and agrarian reform impacts nation building;citizenship and identity formation. It draws attention to the limitations of reducing land to a commodity and how this approach perpetuates social conflict and inequality in land reform policy implementation. The brief argues that it is important to explore the contested meanings of land in society. These varied meanings challenge traditional land reform perspectives.

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    IIED Briefing

    May, 2021
    Cameroon

    Includes overview;the problem: Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) finance a destructive model;current situation: DFIs write off loans;impacted communities face repression;human rights abuses;the role of European DFIs;recommendations. The negative outcomes experienced in the case of Feronia Inc.

  3. Library Resource

    IIED Briefing

    July, 2019
    Cameroon

    Argues that the role of the European Union in landgrabbing is manifold. EU actors are involved in the financing of large-scale land deals worldwide through forms of private finance;public finance and a combination of both. The EU’s position as an agricultural powerhouse is dependent on the huge import of agricultural commodities and inputs from the global South. Europe has a vast land import dependency with nearly 60% of the land used to meet Europe’s demand for agricultural and forestry products coming from outside its borders.

  4. Library Resource
    wrm bulletin

    WRM Bulletin 254 – Jan/Feb 2021

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2021
    Mozambique, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Liberia, Nigeria, Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand

    The articles in this Bulletin are written by the following organizations and individuals: National Coordinator for the Defense of the Mangrove Ecosystem (C-CONDEM), Ecuador; Yayasan Pusaka Bentala Rakya (Bentala Raya Heritage Foundation), Indonesia; Venezuelan Observatory of Political Ecology and members of the WRM international secretariat in close collaboration with several allies who are part of grassroots groups in different countries.

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    Transparency of Land-based Investments: Cameroon Country Snapshot

    Reports & Research
    March, 2021
    Cameroon

    New research by CCSI and the Centre pour l’Environnement et le Développement (CED) on transparency of land-based investment in Cameroon. 

    In the report, CCSI and CED find that:

  6. Library Resource
    iied briefing
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2018
    Cameroon

    Cameroon is part of a global trend towards large-scale investments in infrastructure, agriculture, extractive industries, industrial facilities and real estate that are displacing many people. Deeming these projects in the public interest, governments often acquire land by expropriating locally-held land rights. But compulsory land acquisition has severe economic, social and cultural impacts for families and communities.

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