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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
    Honduras

    El Plan de Acción Nacional de Lucha Contra la Desertificación y Sequía (PAN-LCD) es un instrumento de alcance nacional, relativo al período 2014-2022, cuyo objetivo general es combatir en forma integral y sostenida las causas de la degradación de los recursos naturales, aprovechando el potencial natural, social y humano existente, para así reducir la pobreza y mejorar las condiciones de vida de la población.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 2014
    Madagascar

    La présente loi comporte trois cent vingt sept (327) articles, et est constituée sept (7) titres, notamment) De la délimitation, de la dénomination et des chefs-lieux des Collectivités territoriales décentralisées (Titre I); Des attributions des organes des Collectivités territoriales décentralisées (Titre II); De l’organisation et du fonctionnement des Collectivités territoriales décentralisées (Titre III); De la responsabilité civile des Collectivités territoriales décentralisées (Titre IV); Du budget et des ressources des Collectivités territoriales décentralisées (Titre V); Des élection

  7. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2014
    Niger

    Le Plan d’action pour la gestion des risques agricoles au Niger (PAGRA) s’inscrit dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre de la stratégie de développement agricole et de sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle de l’Initiative « Les Nigériens Nourrissent les Nigériens » (3N).

  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.

  10. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2014
    Africa, Kenya

    Public participation is an action or a series of actions a person takes to involve themselves in affairs of government or community. These activities include voting, attending meetings, participating in public or private political discussion or debate on issues, signing a petition on a desired government action or policy, volunteering in community activities and contributing money to a political party or candidate of one’s choice among other similar activities.

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