The Land Matrix Initiative welcomes the new year with the second Newsletter. In this issue, we give an overview of our plans for the future, and provide an analysis of current trends and statistics in the dataset.
The issues covered are:
Complementing the Global Observatory with decentralized observatories
From observation to inclusive decision-making and accountability
Data trends: More deals but smaller area
Dynamics: Implementation ongoing but still slow
Targets and former land use
Drivers of Large-Scale Land Acquisitions