Improving Openness and Transparency in Land-Based Investments: Goals, Challenges and Solutions
Date: December 9, 2016
Location: Paris, France
CCSI co-organized a discussion on Improving Openness and Transparency in Land-Based Investments: Goals, Challenges and Solutions at the Open Government Partnership Global Summit in Paris. The event brought a diverse group of stakeholders together to share perspectives and discuss a range of efforts to promote transparent land governance and advance effective use of disclosed information at the global, national, and local levels. Among the specific initiatives and tools discussed was OpenLandContracts.org, an online repository of publicly available investor-state contracts for agriculture and forestry projects. The event was co-organized by CCSI, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, the Global Donor Working Group on Land, Open Contracting Partnership, and the World Resources Institute. Further information can be found here. The full Program for the Summit can be found here.