Large-scale investments in agriculture and forestry have far-reaching implications for the lives of affected individuals and communities. They are also an integral part of efforts by national governments to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and improve the governance of land resources. Despite their significance, these “land deals” and the contracts that govern them are often cloaked in secrecy, removed from relevant spheres of public scrutiny and debate.
Uncloaking the Secrecy Behind Large-Scale Land Deals,
State of the Planet, December 15, 2015
Available at: https://scholarship.law.columbia.edu/sustainable_investment_staffpubs/118
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