The African Development Bank and the FAO form a new strategic alliance that involves joint advocacy and policy advice activities to promote the Principles for Responsible Investment in Agriculture and Food Systems.
This rapid scoping of the FAO Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure sought views on the usefulness of the guidelines for promoting forest tenure reform in support of secure community land rights.
L'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO) a lancé les premières directives volontaires pour les concessions forestières dans les pays tropicaux afin de rendre ces concessions plus transparentes, responsables et inclusives
The FAO's analysis of a number of these land deals in Africa suggests that objectives of enhancing food security and stimulating socio-economic development.are usually not attained and that their sustainability is uncertain.
FAO expert says it would be wrong to conclude that investors’ interest in agriculture has vanished and developing countries and donors should do more to ensure responsible investment and confront domestic “land grabbers".