Recent Publications

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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COMMUNITY SELF-IDENTIFICATION GUIDE 

In 2014, the Erstwhile Land Commission developed a draft Field Guide for implementing the processes for the legal recognition of the land rights of customary land owing communities in Liberia. The draft Guide contains the procedures and processes of identifying customary communities and their collective land holdings... 

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Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL) And RSPO Complaints

This report is published by the CSO-Oil Palm Working Group through Social Entrepreneurs for Sustainable Development (SESDev) with the support of the Rights and Resources Initiatives (RRI). The views presented here are those of the authors and are not necessarily shared by the agencies that have generously supported this work through the Rights and Resources Initiatives, nor all the partners of the Coalition.

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