Topic outline

This course, which is part of a series of three, provides guidance on driving reforms that strengthen policy, legal, regulatory and institutional frameworks for responsible agricultural investment (RAI). Specifically, the course provides support to design the reform strategy, establish multistakeholder consultation processes for decision-making and enhance the role of regulatory processes in creating an enabling environment for responsible agricultural investment.


This course is primarily intended for those who play a role in creating an enabling environment for responsible investment in agriculture and food systems. Target audience includes: 

  • Policy makers and parliamentarians 
  • Government technical staff 
  • Members of small-scale producer organizations 
  • Members of civil society organizations 

  • The main decisions to make about the overall approach of a reform strategy and its key elements.
  • The steps for establishing gender and youth sensitive multistakeholder platforms.
  • The role that regulatory processes play in implementing policies and laws that promote and facilitate responsible agricultural investment.

The course consists of  three  lessons, ranging from approximately 20 to  40 minutes duration each: 

  • Lesson 1  –  Key principles for driving reforms
  • Lesson 2  –  Establishing multistakeholder platforms
  • Lesson 3  –  The role of regulatory processes

The online version of this course runs on the latest versions of the major browsers, such as Chrome, Safari, Edge and Firefox.

The downloadable version only runs on Windows PC’s and no additional software is needed.

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