Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Session
04-09: Can Agribusiness Investment Enhance Local Welfare?
Time:
Tuesday, 21/Mar/2017:
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Session Chair: Derek Byerlee, Georgetown University, United States of America
Location: MC 6-100

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Presentations
ID: 472 / 04-09: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Land for infrastructure, investment, disaster risk reduction
Keywords: Guidebook; Land; Investment; Governance; Tanzania

Contextualizing International Voluntary Guidelines into Country Specific Land Investment Governance: Experience from Tanzania

Wilbard Mkama Makene

Tanzania Natural Resource Forum, Tanzania



ID: 549 / 04-09: 2
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Land for infrastructure, investment, disaster risk reduction
Keywords: Responsible investment, agri-business, community engagement, private sector engagement

Experiences of Agribusiness Investments in Lao PDR

Justine Sylvester1, Phouvong Phaophongsavath2

1Village Focus International; 2Ministry of Planning and Investment



ID: 1145 / 04-09: 3
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Securing land rights for equity, sustainability and resilience
Keywords: Voluntary Guidelines; due diligence; responsible investment; tenure

Private Sector Responsibilities in Agriculture under the VGGT

Darryl Vhugen

Land Tenure Investment Consultant, United States of America



ID: 240 / 04-09: 4
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Securing land rights for equity, sustainability and resilience
Keywords: Private sector, Brazil, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo

How Behind the Brands companies are implementing their land rights commitments in Brazil

Chloe Christman, Gustavo Ferroni

Oxfam



ID: 234 / 04-09: 5
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Academic research on land governance / rigorous impact evaluations

Pilot Use of Responsible Agricultural Investment Principles: A Status Update

William Speller1, Hafiz Mirza1, Asuka Okumura2, Paul Gardner Yvelin De Beville2, Duncan Pringle2

1UNCTAD, Switzerland; 2World Bank, USA