World Bank

Safeguarding human rights in land related investments

Study commissioned by the German government to help identify whether there are differences and potential issues in the Voluntary Guidelines on Land that are currently omitted or only partially cov­ered by the IFC PS or the World Bank Safeguards.

Investor Survey on Land Rights

We invite you to participate in the first biennial Investor Survey on Land Rights. The survey will track investor and operator perceptions and practices related to land tenure and property rights in land-based investments. The survey is being conducted by Indufor North America, managed by the Cloudburst Group, and initiated by USAID. The European Investment Bank is pleased to endorse this initiative.

ICSID roundup: Hungary

British agricultural company Magyar Farming Co. Ltd., along with two Hungarian companies called Kintyre KFT and Inicia ZRT, hit Hungary with an ICSID claim on Aug. 1.