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  1. Library Resource
    Pakistan 2025: One Nation - One Vision
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2014
    Pakistan

    This document presents the country’s strategy and road-map to reach national goals and aspirations. The ultimate goal envisioned is for Pakistan to be one of the 10 largest economies in the world by 2047. The seven pillars of Vision 2025 are based on the imperatives of embracing change and transformation, and to create new opportunities.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2014
    Global

    This report draws on 10 case studies of recent large-scale land deals and aims to improve understanding of the investment chains that underpin the deals, and to identify ‘pressure points’ for effective public action to ensure that investments respond to local and national development agendas and promote inclusive sustainable development. The findings of this research demonstrate the wide scope for strategies to be targeted at diverse actors, by a wide range of players, to ensure that investments uphold the Voluntary Guidelines (VGGT).

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2014
    Sudan

    Sudan experiences one of the most severe fissures between society and territory in Africa. Not only were its international borders redrawn when South Sudan separated in 2011, but conflicts continue to erupt over access to land: territorial claims are challenged by local and international actors; borders are contested; contracts governing the privatization of resources are contentious; and the legal entitlements to agricultural land are disputed.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2014
    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Multinational companies are increasingly promoted as peacebuilders. Major arguments in support of such a position emphasise both interest-based and norm/socialisation-based factors. This article uses research on large mining MNCs in eastern DRC – those that, arguably, should be most likely to build peace according to the above positions – to engage critically with the business for peace agenda. First it demonstrates the limited peacemaking, as well as active peacebuilding, activities in broader society that companies undertake.

  5. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2014
    Palestine

    To provide a sector-wide framework and a clear road-map for the development of the livestock sector over the upcoming five years, the Ministry of Agriculture issued this Livestock Sector Strategy (LSS) 2015-19, aligned with the National Agriculture Sector Strategy “Resilience and Development” 2014-16.In order to achieve the livestock sector vision - “A sustainable and productive livestock sector that is competitive both locally and externally, enhances food security in Palestine, promotes resilience of Palestinian breeders, and supports economic growth”, 3 strategic objectives were formulat

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 2014
    Botswana

    This Act concerns the establishment, functioning, and jurisdiction of the Land Tribunal. The Tribunal may consist of one or more divisions as the Minister may consider necessary to constitute, each headed by a Land Tribunal President. The Minister shall appoint the Chief Land Tribunal President. A Land Tribunal shall have jurisdiction to - (a) hear and determine a land dispute brought to its attention; (b) hear appeals and review decision of a public body concerning land.

  7. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2014
    Palestine

    This NDP is a 3-year nationwide document aiming at (i) building a sovereign State; (ii) consolidating its control over the natural resources; (iii) developing the Area C, particularly Jordan Valley, as well as East Jerusalem and Gaza; (iv) boosting the economy; (v) enhancing the private sector's ability to build its productive capacity and its capacity to create jobs; and (vi) increasing efficiency and sustainability of quality services.Main pillars at the basis of the NDP, compared to previous policies, are (i) a more participatory approach; (ii) mainstream gender equality throughout plann

  8. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2014
    Belize

    Belize's National Environmental Action Plan 2015-2020 is a cross-sectoral plan with a mission to ensure that Belize's development is sound through effective environmental management for present and future generations.

  9. Library Resource

    Fostering Social Accountability in Public Finance under Devolved Governance

    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2014
    Africa, Kenya

    The constitution of Kenya 2010 established a devolved system of governance with 47 County governments. The constitution in schedule four also transfers service delivery in health, water and agriculture sector among other functions to county governments.

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