On the one hand side, the Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) believe that donors should offer research and training for commercial advisors because those are the people whom companies listen to and can help promote responsible land-based investments. On the other, non-profit and community organisations want more legally binding commitments that ensure that there is a liability on the part of investors when something goes wrong. Learn more about the side event of the Platform at the Land Conference here.
Numerous indicators of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) relate to tenure rights, food security and nutrition, including 1.4.2 on perceptions of land tenure security, 2.4.1 relating to the proportion of agricultural area under productive and sustainable agriculture and 5.a.1 women ownership of agricultural land. The paper will address issues related to consolidation and harmonisation of monitoring initiatives.
On 23 March 2017, the Global Donor Working Group on Land held a session at the World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty titled “Migration and land tenure dynamics – What are the challenges and perspectives for policies and interventions?” to provide a better understanding of the land - migration nexus but also to identify recommendations for meaningful donor support on land governance in post conflict situations.