1 edition of Land deals in Africa found in the catalog.
Land deals in Africa
by International Institute for Environment and Development in London]
Written in English
|Contributions||International Institute for Environment and Development|
|LC Classifications||KQC785 .C68 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 49 p. :|
|Number of Pages||49|
|LC Control Number||2010681141|
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Land Deals in Africa by Lorenzo Cotula,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Land Deals in Africa: Lorenzo Cotula: local rights to land, water and other natural resources; threats to local food security; and the risk that large-scale investments marginalise family farmers.
Very little is known about the exact terms of land deals in Africa. Negotiations usually happen behind closed doors. Only rarely do local landholders have a say in those negotiations.
Get this from a library. Land deals in Africa: what is in the contracts?. [Lorenzo Cotula; International Institute for Environment and Development.] -- "First published in January "--Title page verso.
"This report was prepared for 'Legal tools for citizen empowerment, ' a programme steered by the International Institute for Environment and. Land deals in Africa examines 12 land deals and analyses participation throughout the contracting process, economic fairness between the investor and host country, the distribution of risks, costs and benefits for the host country, and the degree of integration of social and environmental concerns.
Dr Evers Land deals in Africa book a research programme on foreign large-scale land acquisitions in Africa and Madagascar. Caroline Seagle is a PhD candidate at the VU University Amsterdam. An environmental anthropologist by training, she was a recipient in the Land Deal Politics Initiative (LDPI) small grants competition and published in the Journal of Peasant Cited by: Land Summit or Land Grab.
details how the summit organized from Mayis an attempt by the PNG government to ‘mobilize’ customary land to allow greater access to multinational companies and commercial banks for logging, mining, and industrial agriculture leases. Drawing on the legal analysis of twelve land deals from different parts of Africa, this report discusses the contractual issues for which public scrutiny is most needed, and aims to promote informed public debate about them.
NOTE: The report was revised in March. The Great African Land Grab?: Agricultural Investments and the Global Food System examining the implications of land deals in Africa both for its people and for world agriculture and food security. and author of Land and Sustainable Development in Africa 'This book should be top of the reading list for anyone new to the topic of land /5(13).
Large-scale acquisitions of farmland in Africa, Latin America, Central Asia and Southeast Asia have made headlines in a flurry of media reports across the world.
Yet international land deals and their impacts still remain little understood. This report is a step towards filling this gap. Browse our list of cheap properties for sale & rent in Africa to find your perfect property. No registration needed.
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THE EMERGING PICTURE Primary and secondary data on land acquisitions in Africa is scarce and often of limited reliability.1 This means that evidence and the conclusions drawn from the study need to be treated with caution.
Nevertheless a picture is emerging of large-scale land acquisitions in Africa. Key features File Size: 1MB. This is the land of drug deals, xenophobia, violence, sex and Aids, and this novel is an uncompromising look at the reality of the new South Africa as it affects the poorest of the urban population.
It is also a story of love, survival and hope. Get this from a library. Land deals in Africa: what is in the contracts?. [Lorenzo Cotula; International Institute for Environment and Development.] -- "This report analyses 12 land deals and their wider legal frameworks.
The aim is to discuss the contractual issues for which public scrutiny is most needed and to promote informed public debate about.
Here are some facts about large land deals in Africa: * More than large-scale land deals totaling about 22 million hectares, an area the size of the U.S. state of Utah.
The Great African Land Grab About the Author Lorenzo Cotula is a senior researcher and team leader at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), where he works on land and on natural resource investment in lower-income countries. African Novels Books Showing of Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1) by.
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International investors who are involved in these deals Author: Palash Ghosh. This report is part of the Oakland Institute’s (OI) seven-country case study project to document and examine land investment deals in Africa (Ethiopia, Mali, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, and Zambia) in order to determine social, economic, and environmental implications of land acquisitions in the developing Size: 1MB.
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