(2010) points out joint ventures tend to give the host country greater opportunities for technology transfers, when compared with concessions and profit sharing agreements.
L, Camilla T and Q Julian "Better Land Access for the Rural Poor: Lessons from Experience and Challenges Ahead (IIED, FAO), 2006.
See Lorenzo Cotula
& Margaret Vidar, FAO Legislative Study 77: The Right to Adequate Food in Emergencies 24-27 (2002) (suggesting that the states have the obligation to progressively implement the right to adequate food, but the right is primarily to be realized by right holders themselves).
57) Lorenzo Cotula
, "The International Political Economy of the Global Land Rush: A Critical Appraisal of Trends, Scale, Geography and Drivers," Journal of Peasant Studies 39, no.
285) Lorenzo Cotula
, Legal Empowerment to Secure Land Rights: Defining the Concept, in LEGAL EMPOWERMENT IN PRACTICE: USING LEGAL TOOLS TO SECURE LAND RIGHTS IN AFRICA 7,15 (Lorenzo Cotula
& Paul Mathieu eds.
See for example, Valentina Vadi, Public Health in International Investment Law and Arbitration (Abingdon, UK; New York: Routledge, 2013); Lorenzo Cotula
, Human Rights, Natural Resource and Investment Law in a Globalised World: Shades of Grey in the Shadow of the Law (London; New York: Routledge, 2012).
70) Lorenzo Cotula
, Investment Contracts and Sustainable Development: How to Make Contracts for Fairer and More Sustainable Natural Resource Investments (London, UK: International Institute for Environment and Development, 2010) at 14, online: International Institute for Environment and Development <http://pubs.
Fruits anodyne, sedative, antispasmodic Cotula
31) See LORENZO COTULA
, LAND DEALS IN AFRICA: WHAT IS IN THE CONTRACTS?
According to Lorenzo Cotula
and Margaret Vidar, writing for the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (The Right to Adequate Food in Emergencies, 2002 at page 25):
As governments own the land it is easy for them to lease large areas to investors, but the benefits for local communities or national treasuries are often minimal," added co-author Dr Lorenzo Cotula
of the International Institute for Environment and Development.
A more recent study by Cotula
et al (2004) concluded that 'the hoped for benefits of registration do not accrue automatically and, in some circumstances, the effects of registration may be the converse of those anticipated'.