Assessment and Selection Criteria for Land-based Investments

Assessment and decision-making tool for Local Government Units (LGUs) to validate, assess and regulate planned land-based investments and to identify and avoid possible adverse socioeconomic or environmental impacts of investment projects.



Tool includes:

  • Set of generic criteria for the assessment and scoring of a particular proposal
    • Instruction on how criteria can be adapted to particular context
  • Guide questions and recommendations for the assessment along selected criteria




The tool:

  • is developed through a participatory processes at various levels
  • can be adapted for application by related government agencies for large-scale investments
  • conforms to international standards and voluntary guidelines on responsible land based investments and governance of natural resources
@ GIZ/ Kay Hülshof

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