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Report
9 February 2017
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Author: Rights and Resources Initiative (Etats-Unis)

Le présent document fait une représentation empirique des causes et des effets des litiges fonciers entre les acteurs du secteur privé et les populations locales dans différents pays et sous-régions d’Afrique. Il fait le détail des éléments...

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Report
9 February 2017

Tenure and Investment in Africa - Comparative Analysis of Key Trends and Contextual Factors

Author: Rights and Resources Initiative (Etats-Unis)

This document provides an empirical picture of the causes and effects of tenure-related disputes between private sector actors and local peoples across different sub-regions and countries in Africa. It details statistical evidence of key trends in...

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Article
15 November 2016

Leader says Dominion Farms' agribusiness project has not benefited locals

Author: Peter Muiruri, Standard Digital (Kenya)

“Why communities likely to be exploited in land acquisitions”...

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Story
15 November 2016

Kenya: Leader says local community "worse off than before" Dominion Farms obtained land for agribusiness & promised to improve their livelihood

Siaya Governor Cornell Rasanga..[has claimed that ] Dominion Farms, an American company carrying out commercial farming in Siaya County’s Yala Swamp has failed to uplift the lives of local residents despite being allocated thousands of acres of land...

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Company non-response
15 November 2016

Dominion Farms did not respond

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Report
4 November 2016

Report on how large scale land acquisition for investment impacts local communities

Author: Land Development & Governance Institute (Kenya)

"Large Scale Land Acquisition for Investment in Kenya: Is the participation, and benefits of affected local communities meaningful and equitable?"...

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Story
4 November 2016

Kenya: Report calls for better safeguards to ensure communities affected by land acquisition for investment benefit

A recent report by the Land Development and Governance Institute has revealed that legal and procedural barriers negatively impact local communities affected by the recent wave of land acquisition for infrastructural projects leaves local communities...

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Blog post
22 August 2016

Off the back foot: How communities can monitor corporate impacts, challenge & prevent abuse

Author: Joseph Kibugu, Eastern Africa Researcher & Representative, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

When affected communities can effectively document and communicate their concerns about outside investments, this places them on a more equal footing with companies and others making these decisions.

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Article
24 March 2015

NGOs allege land grab by Dominion Farms in Nigeria

Author: ERA/FoEN, CEED, Grain, Global Justice Now

'Dominion Farms' land grab in Nigeria', 28 Jan 2015: Farmers in Nigeria's Taraba State are being forced off lands that they have farmed for generations to make way for US company Dominion Farms to establish a 30,000 ha rice plantation…Two Nigerian...

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Company response
5 February 2015

Dominion Farms' response to allegations of forced displacement of Nigerian farmers

Author: Calvin Burgess, Chairman: Dominion Rice and Integrated Farms

'(NOT) Doing Business in Nigeria', 5 Feb 2015: In...2011...the Nigerian Minister of Agriculture…[invited]...Dominion Farms….[to establish a rice plantation on] 30,000 hectares of land…[In] 2012…we signed an "MOU" with the State of Taraba and the...

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