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water rights

The right to abstract, use and transfer water. It also includes the ownership of water. Usually in the form of a permit, but water rights can have different sources such as custom (established use) or ownership of (riparian) land.

 

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January 2023
Global

This chapter focuses on the multiple facets and meanings of water and how it is a contested resource. It also explores linkages between SDG 6 (Clean water and sanitation) and SDG 2 (Zero hunger). Water is essential for all life and integral to the functioning of food systems; similarly, changes in our food systems are essential to achieve SDG 6.

PROTECCIÓN DE TERRITORIOS PARA LA CONSERVACIÓN Y RESILIENCIA CLIMÁTICA
Manuals & Guidelines
February 2022
Ecuador

El Complejo Lacustre Mojanda - Cajas, ubicado en los Andes ecuatorianos es una zona de páramos con alto valor para la conservación y la provisión de servicios ecosistémicos, no obstante, el desarrollo de actividades antrópicas y el cambio climático amenazan su integridad ecosistémica.

PROTECCIÓN DE TERRITORIOS PARA LA CONSERVACIÓN Y RESILIENCIA CLIMÁTICA
Manuals & Guidelines
February 2022
Ecuador

El Complejo Lacustre Mojanda - Cajas, ubicado en los Andes ecuatorianos es una zona de páramos con alto valor para la conservación y la provisión de servicios ecosistémicos, no obstante, el desarrollo de actividades antrópicas y el cambio climático amenazan su integridad ecosistémica.

Peer-reviewed publication
October 2021
Africa
Americas
Asia

Afin de mieux comprendre le rôle que joue la sécurité du régime foncier applicable à l’eau dans la garantie de moyens d’existence durables, dans une gouvernance juste des ressources, dans la protection de l’environnement et dans le développement économique durable, l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO) a relancé un débat qui a commencé en 2012 ave

Reports & Research
July 2021
Kyrgyzstan
Tajikistan

In late April, 2021, deadly cross-border violence resulted in the deaths of 36 Kyrgyz and 19 Tajik citizens.1 To say that the Kyrgyz-Tajik border is complicated would be an understatement. The Soviet collapse in 1991 transformed internal and often overlooked administrative boundaries into suddenly salient and internationally recognized state borders.

Reports & Research
June 2021
Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania
Australia

Ce rapport met en lumière les principaux risques et tendances relatifs aux ressources en terres, en sols et en eau et présente les moyens par lesquels nous pourrons résoudre les problèmes de concurrence entre utilisateurs et produire les multiples avantages souhaitables pour les populations et l’environnement.

Institutional & promotional materials
April 2021
Global
The meeting of the UN HLPF in 2021 will be held from Tuesday, 6 July, to Thursday, 15 July 2021, under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council.
Manuals & Guidelines
Reports & Research
April 2021
Global

CESCR calls for written contributions to the draft general comment on Land and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Les pêcheries africaines en besoin de réformes pour renforcer la résilience post Covid-19 (étude)
Reports & Research
March 2021
Africa
Djibouti
Kenya
Ghana
Mauritania
Nigeria
Senegal

La pandémie de Covid-19 est sans aucun doute l’événement majeur de santé publique qui a marqué les êtres humains, les sociétés et les esprits dans le monde entier et particulièrement l’Afrique.

Unpacking water tenure for improved food security and sustainable development
Reports & Research
December 2020
Global

Increasing understanding of the role that secure water resources tenure plays in ensuring sustainable livelihoods, just resource governance, environmental protection, and sustainable economic development has led FAO to re-kindle the debate that had begun in 2012, when the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (VGGT) were adopted by FAO, and

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