May 23, 2022

New Research Tool: Launching in Early October

This resource mentioned below is scheduled to launch on October 7th.

It comes from a partnership between the Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) and the World Bank.

From CCSI:, [is] the first searchable online repository of publicly available investment contracts for large-scale land, agriculture, and forestry projects from around the world. allows users to download contracts, as well as view summaries of key social, human rights, environmental, fiscal, and operational provisions. It also provides guides for understanding agricultural and forestry contracts, and will eventually host other tools and resources for understanding, comparing, and assessing land contracts.

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.