LAND MATRIX Land Matrix partnership launches second phase of its Global Observatory on large scale land acquisitions Dynamic public interface promotes greater transparency in land investments Bern/Hamburg/Montpellier/Rome (10 June 2013) The Land Matrix partnership today launches the second phase of the Global Observatory on large scale land acquisitions. The Land Matrix Global Observatory is a tool that promotes transparency in land transactions and supports open data and open source communities focused on land deals.
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