Addressing ‘legacy’ land issues in agribusiness investments

May 2016
LEGEND Analytical Paper 2 (Lorenzo Cotula, Thierry Berger and Philippine Sutz)

Explores legacy land issues as they affect agribusiness investments in low- and middle-income countries. Develops a framework for understanding and addressing legacy land issues in agribusiness investments – exploring what these issues are, how they can be identified and what measures can be taken to address them. Draws on interviews with experts from different backgrounds, analysis of relevant international instruments and case studies of practical experience of tackling legacy land issues.