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Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesJune, 2020Global
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesJuly, 2020Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia
Investment approval processes are the gateway through which governments set the agenda for their country’s investment environment. Yet too often these processes fail to incorporate meaningful requirements regarding participation in decision-making by Indigenous and other affected communities, increasing the risk of under-performing and conflict-ridden investments.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesJune, 2020Europe
Land consolidation is a highly effective land management instrument that allows for the improvement of the structure of agricultural holdings and farms in a country, which increases their economic and social efficiency and brings benefits both to right holders as well as to society in general. Since land consolidation gives mobility to land ownership and other land rights, it may also facilitate the allocation of new areas with specific purposes other than agriculture, such as for public infrastructure or nature protection and restoration.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMay, 2020Ethiopia, Global
Despite good intentions, rural land registration schemes have often failed to reach women and other vulnerable people—revealing the need for more inclusive strategies that target these groups and strengthen their land tenure security. One such strategy has emerged in Ethiopia where the Land Investment for Transformation (LIFT) program, managed by DAI, has prioritized the recruitment of social development officers (SDOs), young graduates who play a critical coordinating role in the implementation of gender-equitable and socially inclusive approaches to land registration.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesSeptember, 2019Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Global
This Toolkit identifies common key questions that decision-makers can use to develop or review laws on community forestry. It consists of key points for inclusive, consistent reforms that are conductive to consensus and a series of questionnaires on ten key thematic areas aiming at providing a strong foundation for community forestry-related laws:
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMarch, 2012Global
Land is a scarce resource increasingly affected by the competition of mutually exclusive uses. Fertile land in rural areas becomes scarcer due to population growth, pollution, erosion and desertification, effects of climate change, urbanization etc. On the remaining land, local, national and international users with different socioeconomic status and power compete to achieve food security, economic growth, energy supply, nature conservation and other objectives. Land use planning can help to find a balance among these competing and sometimes contradictory uses.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesJanuary, 2016Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Global
The publication offers an overview of different aspects of the highly complex field of land policy and land management providing the reader a number of principles, concrete tools and examples for dealing with land related problems in the German Development Coorperation.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesOctober, 2017Global
The purpose of this document is to outline the technical design of WebGIS, and provide a step-by-step guidance to build and deploy WebGIS tool.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesNovember, 2013Global
This laboratory manual of analytical methods has been compiled to be used primarily by research
assistants, technicians and student trainees working in the laboratory. The methods have been
selected from different sources and adapted for routine analyses in the WANA region. A detailed
description of the methods can be found in the original publications listed in the references. As
analytical techniques are developed and improving, this manual will be subject to continuous
revision. Any helpful suggestion and feedback from users is most appreciated.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMay, 2017Tunisia, Northern Africa
This is the user guide of the The Global Geo-Informatics Options by Context (GeOC) tool. The Global Geo-informatics Context and Options (GeCO) is a new web-based GIS tool that enables its users to define, monitor, assess and co-create knowledge and learning on relevant Sustainable Land Management (SLM) options that match the social-ecological context at global, regional and national scales.
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