This pamphlet on Community Engagement Fundamentals is drawn from the South Sudan Law Society’s Handbook on Community Engagement. The practical tips and step-by-step instructions in these two documents can help companies to successfully negotiate lease agreements with landowning communities. They can help communities to prepare for the changes that come with high impact projects and more efficiently harness their benefits. They provide the government with a tool that can be used to promote responsible investment and sustainable development. Simply put, community engagement makes good sense.