17 octobre, 2017

Impact investments in agricultural and forestry smallholders: it can be done!

A growing number of investors aspire to make the transition from ‘doing no harm’ towards ‘doing good’, said Tropenbos International director René Boot in his opening statement at the seminar Towards inclusive investments and business models for improved land governance and livelihoods. “The positive news is that this can be done.” The seminar yielded a rich harvest of cases, ideas and conditions on how this transition can take place.

28 septembre, 2017

Getting down to business: Seminar promotes shift toward inclusive investment

A growing number of investors want to have a greater positive impact on people’s rights and livelihoods in areas where they do business.

21 septembre, 2017

Oil palm plantations in forest landscapes: impacts, aspirations and ways forward in Nigeria

In Nigeria and specifically in Cross River State, large scale land acquisition, much of it for new oil palm plantations, has strong social and environmental impacts.