Entries tagged "africa"

19 October 2017


Acquisitions foncières à grande echelle

Malgré que la plupart des transactions aient échoué durant la phase de négociation, 14 transactions ont été conclues pour un total de 588 322 ha (contrats formels ou contrats informels). Les investisseurs engagés dans des transferts de terres à grande échelle à Madagascar sont principalement originaires d'Europe occidentale et d'Asie. Seule la moitié des transactions conclues (50%) donnent actuellement lieu à des projets productifs (phase de démarrage et en cours) - de nombreux projets ont été abandonnés.  La plupart des transactions ont été signées pour la production de céréales (9 transactions).

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27 March 2017

Liberia Country Profile

Large-scale land acquisitions in Liberia

Through collecting data on large-scale land transactions, the Land Matrix increases transparency to foster accountability of investors and other parties involved in large-scale land transactions. The Land Matrix aims to contribute in an innovative and relevant way to the growing movement towards open development - allowing for greater public involvement in critical decisions that affect the lives of land-users around the world.

The Land Matrix Africa Focal Point developed a detailed profile of large-scale land acquisitions in Liberia.

The profile is on free access and can be downloaded below.

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30 October 2014

Conference on Land Policy in Africa, November 2014

The Land Policy Initiative (LPI) is a joint initiative of the African Union Commission (AUC), the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) established in 2006. After developing and availing to AU member states a Framework and Guidelines on Land Policy in Africa (F&G, 2009), with a view to facilitating land policy development and implementation the LPI is now focusing on facilitating the implementation of the AU Declaration on land and being guided by a five year strategic plan and roadmap (2012- 2016). The strategic plan is articulated into 8 main objectives, with an Objective 7 pertaining to knowledge management. .