Recommending Transparency in Land-Based Investment: A Summary of Relevant Guidelines and Principles

Recommending Transparency

An emerging consensus on the need for greater transparency in land-based investment is increasingly evident across various forums. This document consolidates recommendations regarding transparency featured in guidelines and principles published by international organizations, government agencies, and multilateral or multi-stakeholder groups. Viewed together, these recommendations offer insight on the evolving narrative on transparency in land-based investment, assist stakeholders in addressing the issue of transparency, and provide an informed starting point for further analysis. This document can be read alongside CCSI and Open Contracting Partnership’s briefing note: Transparency in Land-Based Investment: Key Questions and Next Steps.