The Cameroon National Land Observatory (NLO) falls within the International Land Coalition (ILC) National Engagement Strategy (NES) platform. The main partners in the NLO, as co-hosts of the NES, are the Centre pour le Développement et l’Environnement (CED) and Mboscuda.
NLOs are funded activities at country level which initiate decentralised tasks and strive for more inclusive participation of local partners in collecting, managing, and reviewing land data, thereby promoting transparency and accountability in decision-making processes over land and investments in their countries.
NLOs are an important tool which:
Criteria for land deals
The Cameroon NLO covers all domestic and transnational deals, including agriculture, forestry, mining, ranching, livestock, and the other intentions, after the year 2000. Importantly, all deals from 50ha are included, rather than the global Land Matrix standard of 200ha.
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Use customisable filters to explore the web-based geographic information systems (GIS) map for information about land deals from global down to regional and country level.
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