Corruption undermining land access, development: FAO and Transparency International release working paper, call for improved governance

FAO (Dec. 12, 2011) | “Unprecedented pressures on land have been created as new areas are cultivated, taken over by expanding urban centres or abandoned due to degradation, climate change and conflict,” according to a paper jointly prepared by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and global corruption watchdog Transparency International (TI).