Recent Publications

COMMUNITY LAND PROTECTION (FACILITATORS GUIDE)

This guide is intended for the directors and staff of local, community-based organizations, national civil society organizations, faith-based organizations, government actors, and other community land protection advocates and activists. the Guide refers to these groups as “facilitating organizations,” and their field staff as “facilitators.”

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COMMUNITY - INVESTOR NEGOTIATION GUIDE 2

This guide describes what a contract is and discusses different types of contracts that communities and investors might sign. It also explains how to make sure the contract is worded clearly, so that everyone has the same understanding of the agreements that are being made.

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PREPARING IN ADVANCE FOR POTENTIAL INVESTORS

This guide provides recommendations for how advocates and community leaders can best support communities to prepare for and, if they so wish, engage in empowered contract negotiations with investors seeking to use community lands and natural resources for their businesses. 

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