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Capacity Building for Investors and Commodity Producers to Effectively Mitigate Social and Land Tenure Risk

IATI Identifier: CH-FDJP-CHE251665168-DFID-204252-135

Published on IATI
  • date_range Oct 01, 2019 - Mar 31, 2021
  • autorenew Implementation (Status)

This project will organise and deliver two training initiatives aimed at ensuring that investment projects in emerging markets and commodity producers in Africa have improved capacity to prevent and manage social and land tenure risks, thus contributing to increased respect for human rights and local land rights in commodity-producing developing economies. The project’s ‘Investor Training on Social Risk Mitigation’ will be given to leading investment institutions in Africa, Asia, the US, and Europe to increase their awareness of the high liabilities associated with insufficient social due diligence and to motivate them to implement best practices for utilising existing resources for mitigating social and land tenure risk. The Investor Training program will be piloted with leading financial institutions and then deployed at scale through an online version of the course. The project’s ‘Africa Training Programme for Social Managers’ will organise a 10-month course that will prepare 15-20 professionals from high-risk commodity producing regions to serve in companies in Central, West and East Africa as Social Managers capable of building corporate social programs and leading effective stakeholder engagement on land tenure and other social risks.

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Sectors:
  • Responsible Business Conduct

Participating Organisations

UK - Department for International Development (DFID) Government Funding
TMP Systems Private Sector Implementing
Earthworm Foundation International NGO Accountable

Transaction

Transaction Value Provider
Receiver
Type Date
140,699 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Incoming Funds
date_range Mar 11, 2020
15,000 USD Provider N/A Receiver N/A Disbursement
date_range Feb 18, 2020
23,000 USD Provider N/A Receiver N/A Disbursement
date_range Jan 03, 2020
63,329 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Incoming Funds
date_range Nov 18, 2019

Budget

571,315 USD
  • 380,717 GBP (Valued at Oct 01, 2019)
    date_range Oct 01, 2019 - Sep 30, 2020
  • 84,088 GBP (Valued at Oct 01, 2019)
    date_range Oct 01, 2020 - Mar 31, 2021
access_time Updated on May 11, 2020 10:15:59