Making agricultural investments work for land users & communities

Focus on Land in Africa | January 2015

By Kaitlin Y. Cordes
Earlier this year, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf made an unexpected commitment related to foreign investment in land and community land rights. In a meeting with communities who had raised concerns regarding a British company’s attempts to expand its palm oil production onto their customary land, the President effectively told those communities that they would have the right to say yes or no to further expansion, noting that the company could expand only with the affected communities’ approval… read more http://farmlandgrab.org/post/view/24398-making-agricultural-investments-work-for-land-users-communities#sthash.Gwehfyhn.dpuf

Earlier this year, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf made an unexpected commitment related to foreign investment in land and community land rights.

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