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.
This paper is one of three thematic case studies resulting from a set of pilot projects undertaken jointly by civil society and private business partners from 2016–2019 in five countries in sub-Saharan Africa. These pilots sought to test how private companies could collaborate with civil society organisations and other stakeholders to implement responsible agribusiness investments that recognise and respect community land rights, and to develop innovative tools and approaches that could be adopted and implemented at greater scale.
A resource on why land matters to Illovo, their approach to address land rights, their focus on community land and main outputs.
Landesa is an international NGO that partners with governments and local organizations to ensure that rural women and men living in extreme poverty have secure rights over the land they depend on. As a member of DFID’s LEGEND program, Landesa has created the following suite of tools:
The Land Portal Foundation is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated Information Management Officer to support us in leading the information and data sharing needs of the Land Portal. The Information Management Officer will ensure the development of information partnerships, lead the development of land information ecosystems, contribute to op
As data enthusiasts, we believe in the power that data holds and are strong proponents for democratizing information, making it easy to share and reuse. Despite this, data scientists and those working with data in general, often struggle to communicate how and why data are essential and potentially life changing.
IIED is a policy and action research organisation working to promote sustainable development. Based in the United Kingdom, IIED collaborates closely with partner organisations working with some of the world’s most vulnerable people in over 60 countries. The longstanding Legal Tools for Citizen Empowerment initiative works to strengthen local rights and voices where land and natural resource governance meets transnational economic relations – particularly in the context of agriculture and extractive industry investments.
The Natural Resources Institute (NRI) of the University of Greenwich, UK, is a specialist research, development and education organisation focused on food, agriculture, environment, and sustainable livelihoods.