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Consent is Everybody's Business: Why banks need to act on free, prior and informed consent
Reports & Research
August 2019
Kenya
South Africa
Guatemala
Honduras
United States of America
Australia
Papua New Guinea
Global

A community’s choice to give, or withhold, their free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) to a project or activity planned to take place on their land is a recognized right of Indigenous peoples under international law. It is also a best practice principle that applies to all communities affected by projects or activities on the land, water and forests that they rely on.

Manuals & Guidelines
July 2019
South Africa

The Neighbourhood Planning and Design Guide is a comprehensively updated and revised version of its predecessor, the Guidelines for Human Settlement Planning and Design, commonly known as the Red Book. The Red Book, published in 2000, was preceded by a series of guideline documents aimed at improving the quality of settlement planning and design.

Conference Papers & Reports
June 2019
South Africa

The second national Urban Conference took place on 30 and 31 October 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Conference Papers & Reports
June 2019
South Africa

The South African Cities Network (SACN) EPWP Reference Group is a peer-based platform, comprising key city officials responsible for implementing the EPWP in their respective cities. This collective has continued to meet quarterly over the 2017/18 period, providing a forum in which experiences and knowledge are exchanged.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2019
United States of America
Spain
South Africa
Israel
Chile
Germany
Italy
Australia
United Kingdom
Austria
India
Costa Rica
Mexico
New Zealand

This publication contains the papers presented at the Expert Consultation on Issues in Water Law Reform, convened by FAO in Pretoria, Republic of South Africa, 3 to 5 June 1997.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2019
Nepal
Bulgaria
Morocco
Uganda
South Africa
Mexico
Turkey
Spain
Albania
Germany
Peru
Italy
El Salvador
Armenia
Costa Rica
Colombia
Tunisia
India
Bolivia
Pakistan
Romania

A robust regulatory framework for the corporate governance of water user's organizations is a fundamental ingredient of irrigation management transfer policies. The present publication offers a comparative analysis of the contemporary legislation of a wide variety of countries, providing the needed regulatory framework for water user's organizations to function and grow.

Institutional & promotional materials
March 2019
South Africa
Lesotho
Zimbabwe
United States of America

The five articles in these newsletter are a good reflection of what FAO does on a day to day basis in Lesotho. Our work spans from high policy and strategic level engagements to downstream initiatives with rural communities. The human interest stories shared in these articles show the importance of healthy natural resource base in improving and sustaining the livelihoods of the rural poor.

Journal Articles & Books
February 2019
Egypt
Morocco
Yemen
Tunisia
United States of America
Spain
South Africa
Israel
Chile
Uzbekistan
Italy
Australia
Cyprus
Netherlands
Malta
Iraq
India
Pakistan
China
Brazil

This report aims to provide a conceptual framework to address food security under conditions of water scarcity in agriculture. It has been prepared by a team of FAO staff and consultants in the framework of the project `Coping with water scarcity: the role of agriculture?, and has been discussed at an Expert Consultation meeting organized in FAO, Rome in December 2009 on the same subject.

Journal Articles & Books
February 2019
Rwanda
Liberia
Mozambique
South Africa
Uganda
China
Namibia
Botswana
Australia
Jamaica
Ghana
India
Guinea
Colombia
Papua New Guinea
Mongolia

El Estado y el sector privado requieren la valoración de los derechos de tenencia por una amplia gama de motivos, a menudo fundamentando y sentando las bases de las transacciones, la tributación, la compensación y la contabilidad.

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