Grants to Global Witness
2012 (Duration 3 years)
Conservation & Sustainable Development
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — Global Witness will work to understand and expose the environmental, socio-economic and governance dynamics driving the rapid allocation of land for agri-business plantations in the Lower Mekong and encourage policy and regulatory improvements. Large areas of Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar are being allocated by their governments for plantation developments, particularly food crops, biofuels, and raw material commodities such as rubber.
2010 (Inactive Grant)
Human Rights & International Justice
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — In support of the project, Breaking the Links Between Natural Resource Exploitation, Conflict, and Corruption in the Democratic Republic of Congo (over two years).
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Global Witness $385,000 between 2003 and 2013.