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  1. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    October, 2014
    Global

    The CFS Principles for Responsible Investment in Agriculture and Food Systems – known as RAI – are a set of ten principles that apply to all types and sizes of agricultural investment including fisheries, forests and livestock. They address all stakeholders and apply to all stages of the value chain. As a soft law instrument they are globally applicable and include actions to address a range of environmental, social and economic issues.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    November, 2014
    Mozambique

    Foi recentemente aprovada uma nova Lei de Petróleos, a Lei nº 21/2014, de 18 de Agosto. Nos termos desta lei, compete ao Governo regulamentar as matérias nela constantes, no prazo de 60 dias (artigo 70). Tendo sido elaborada uma Proposta de Regulamento da Lei de Petróleos, cumpre-nos analisar a conformidade da mesma com a lei, assim como tecer comentários sobre o novo regime, confrontando, sempre que necessário, com a legislação anterior.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    November, 2014
    Mozambique

    Os objectivos específicos deste projecto consistem na assistência à interpretação do actual enquadramento legislativo de Moçambique (no contexto de projectos de GNL) e no apoio ao desenvolvimento de um quadro jurídico que permita aos projectos de GNL desenvolverem se assegurando, ao mesmo tempo, um resultado positivo para o país.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    November, 2014
    Mozambique

    Objectives of the study:
    • Assist in the interpretation of Mozambique’s current legal framework in the context of LNG projects
    • Provide a basis for informed discussion and negotiation between stakeholders and the public in general
    • Contribute to the creation of a modern and competitive regulatory oil & gas regime for Mozambique that is consistent with international best practices

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2014
    Africa, Uganda

    The Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF) is a diagnostic tool for the evaluation of the legal framework, policies and practices regarding land and land use. The LGAF is based on a comprehensive review of available conceptual and empirical material regarding experience in land governance (refer to Land Governance Assessment Framework: Conceptual Approach, Formulation and Methodology). In 1995, the Uganda government embarked on land reform starting with the Constitutional provisions. Land reform was imperative because of the country’s turbulent land tenure history.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2014
    Mozambique

    O  artigo  destina-se  ao  público  em  geral,  com  destaque  para  os  académicos, juristas  (operadores  da Administração da Justiça)  e organizações da sociedade civil que lutam pela promoção e defesa dos direitos fundamentais dos cidadãos. A  extinção  de direitos sobre  a  terra  pode  resultar  de  múltiplos factores,  nomeadamente,  por razões voluntárias  (transmissão,  renúncia,  etc.),  por  razões  involuntárias  ou  legais  (como,  por  exemplo,  a  revogação do DUAT).

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2014
    India

    This monograph is published by Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), Hyderabad observed large scale acquisition of agricultural lands in India in recent years for Special Economic Zones (SEZs), thermal power plants, irrigation projects etc., have become serious issue of socio-political contestation. Large scale corporate land grab taken place due to big involvement of private sector. In undivided Andhra Pradesh state, land acquisition for irrigation projects and SEZs, industrial and power projects in private sector are major issues of contention.

  8. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    October, 2014
    Brazil

    Agricultural census data and fieldwork observations are used to analyze changes in land cover/use intensity across Rondônia and Mato Grosso states along the agricultural frontier in the Brazilian Amazon. Results show that the development of land use is strongly related to land distribution structure. While large farms have increased their share of annual and perennial crops, small and medium size farms have strongly contributed to the development of beef and milk market chains in both Rondônia and Mato Grosso.

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    Reports & Research
    October, 2014
    Tanzania

    This scoping study was commissioned to identify issues on land/forest related investment in Tanzania as part of a strategic engagement between Tanzania Natural Resource Forum (TNRF), HAKIARDHI/ LARRRI and the World Wide Fund for Nature – Coastal East Africa Initiative (WWF-CEAI).

  10. Library Resource
    October, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh (UP) is one of the most
    densely populated states in India with high rates of
    poverty. The state is a major contributor to the
    agricultural staples of the country and, at present, a large
    percentage of the state s labor force is engaged in
    low-productivity agricultural activities with the
    agricultural sector employing 60 percent of all formal
    workers at the state level. The purpose of this report is to

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