Besides publications and articles about land governance, the Land Library also hosts country-level laws and policies that focus on land governance. The classification of different types of laws and policies can differ from country to country, so the classification used on the Land Portal is done through a general classification of elements.
Legislation & Policies
The objective of this Convention is to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought in countries experiencing serious drought and/or desertification, particularly in Africa, through effective action at all levels, supported by international cooperation and partnership arrangements, in the framework of an integrated approach which is consistent with Agenda 21, with a view to contri
The IFAD Policy on Improving Access to Land and Tenure Security has been formulated to: (a) provide a conceptual framework for the relationship between land issues and rural poverty, acknowledging the complexity and dynamics of evolving rural realities; (b) identify the major implications of that relationship for IFAD’s strategy and programme development and implementation; (c) articulate guidi
The purpose of this paper is to outline guidelines to be considered by EU donors in the design of their support for interventions in land policy and administration in developing countries. The focus in these Guidelines is on rural land, however much of the discussion will be of considerable relevance to urban areas and can contribute to a national land policy.
Land tenure and food production
Factsheet produced by the FAO Food for the Cities multidisciplinary Initiative.
This Policy Paper acknowledges the need to balance the three imperatives of production, protection and participation. It also underscores the involvement of beneficiaries at an early stage of project development through to implementation and management to ensure that investments in the forestry sector are sustainable.
This Policy Paper identifies the role of agriculture and natural resources research (Chapter II); review the Bank's research experience (Chapter III); identifies the developmental issues and research challenges faced by the Bank (Chapter IV); indicates where research can contribute meaningfully (Chapter V); and concludes with recommendations on the priorities and approaches the Bank should adop
" Special terms and conditions on which State lands in Guyana can be obtained for the cultivation on a large scale of rubber, limes and other citrus fruit, cacao, coffee, fibres, coconuts, and other permanent agricultural products under the State Lands Act". Implements: State Lands Act 1903 (Cap. 62:01). (1953)