Impact Investors Guide

Improving the positive impacts of investments on smallholder livelihoods and the landscapes they live in

This publication has been produced jointly by Tropenbos International, FMO – the Dutch Development Bank, KIT- The Royal Tropical Institute, and HIVOS International. It is a working paper aimed at impact investors, and presents key pointers or core guidance that have been drawn from international standards, principles and case studies, that follow. It provides solid and evidence-based examples of how investors can work with smallholders and promote better land governance and livelihoods.

Suggested citation:

Savenije H, Baltissen G, van Ruijven M, Verkuijl H, Hazelzet M, van Dijk K, 2017. Improving the positive impacts of investments on smallholder livelihoods and the landscapes they live in. Working paper 1.0. Tropenbos International, FMO – the Dutch Development Bank, KIT- The Royal Tropical Institute, and HIVOS International, the Netherlands. 

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