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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Timor-Leste, Nepal, Kenya, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, Canada, India, Malawi, Togo, Norway, Asia

    The Review of the legislative framework and jurisprudence concerning the right to adequate food in Nepal discusses overarching aspects of Nepalese law and jurisprudence dealing with the human right to food. Following a brief discussion of the international legal protection of the right to food in Nepal, the review, in particular provides a critical assessment of constitutional as well as legislative provisions and offers a thorough analysis of Supreme Court jurisprudence pertaining to the right to food.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    France, North Macedonia, Belgium, Azerbaijan, Germany, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Bulgaria, Estonia, Pakistan, Nepal, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Moldova, Albania, Romania, Poland, India, Russia, Georgia, Armenia

    This publication describes the experience of a number of transition countries in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union with crafting regulatory frameworks for irrigation water users’ organizations. It also seeks to distil a number of key regulatory requirements. As a result, this study serves as a design/drafting manual for policymakers and for drafters of legislation on water users’ organizations.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Nepal, Laos, Mozambique, Zambia, Kyrgyzstan, Guatemala, Netherlands, India, Ethiopia, New Zealand, Mongolia, Brazil, Cambodia, Africa

    This paper represents part of an area of work which analyses access to natural resources in Mozambique. An initial paper examined the extent to which Mozambique’s recent regulatory changes to natural resource access and management have had their intended effects (LSP Working Paper 17: Norfolk, S. (2004). “Examining access to natural resources and linkages to sustainable livelihoods: a case study of Mozambique”). This paper is complemented by LSP Working Paper 28: Tanner et al. (2006).

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    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2003
    Nigeria, United States of America, Nepal, China, Pakistan, Eswatini, United Kingdom, Canada, Myanmar, Niger, Thailand, Mozambique, Laos, South Africa, Vietnam, Italy, Cambodia, India, Mexico, Netherlands

    In the first part of this paper the role of the core principles in three different scenarios will be discussed. The first is a setting where a shared watercourse, but no specific treaty exists; the second, where a treaty is in the process of being negotiated; and the third where an agreement over the shared resource is in force. The second par t of the paper will look in detail at the normative content of each principle, its reflection in specific watercourse agreements and its implementation by joint bodies.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2005
    Nepal, Philippines, South Africa, Turkey, Germany, China, Zimbabwe, Luxembourg, Ecuador, Peru, Italy, Finland, Canada

    This paper gives a brief overview of the existing UPFG laws and regulations and points out the issues that legislative bodies may have to consider with regard to UPFG. The objective of the paper is to give an overriding analysis of the relevant issues that need to be considered in order to analyze the legal and institutional aspects of UPFG. Taking UPFG into consideration, the legislation of several countries was assessed to illustrate the broad framework, the gaps, the overlaps and the positive examples of laws and regulations.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    April, 2008
    United States of America, Mozambique, Zambia, Germany, Ukraine, Ghana, Namibia, Colombia, Nepal, Lithuania, Philippines, South Africa, Spain, Italy, Argentina, India, Russia, Paraguay, Brazil

    Public-Private Partnerships broadly identify a spectrum of complex legal arrangements between the public and the private sector to provide goods or services within a country. The objective of the PPP is share control, risks, and rewards of a set of fixed assets between a private enterprise and a “public unit”, which is normally a national government. A common thread that runs throughout all PPPs is some degree of private participation intertwined with the provision of goods and services traditionally handled by the public domain.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2006
    Nepal, Laos, Mozambique, South Africa, Kyrgyzstan, Guatemala, Zambia, Cambodia, India, Ethiopia, Mongolia, New Zealand

    This paper represents part of an area of work which analyses access to natural resources in Mozambique. An initial paper examined the extent to which Mozambique’s recent regulatory changes to natural resource access and management have had their intended effects (LSP Working Paper 17: Norfolk, S. (2004). “Examining access to natural resources and linkages to sustainable livelihoods: a case study of Mozambique”). This paper is complemented by LSP Working Paper 27: Tanner et al. (2006). “Making rights a reality: Participation in practice and lessons learned in Mozambique”.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2016
    Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Cameroon, South Africa, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Sierra Leone, Colombia, Ecuador, Indonesia, Philippines, India, Nepal, Azerbaijan, Denmark, France, Germany, New Zealand, Fiji, Samoa

    This guide explores the legal dimensions of responsible governance of tenure. It supports the application of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure for Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security at the national level. The guide addresses the legal value of the Guidelines covering the governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests by explaining the concept of legitimacy and reviewing the different stages of legislative processes, from legal assessment and law-making through implementation of legislation to settlement of disputes.

  9. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2003
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Southern Asia, Bangladesh, Nepal, South Africa, Ethiopia, Ghana, Zambia

    This book synthesizes IFPRI's recent work on the role of gender in household decisionmaking in developing countries, provides evidence on how reducing gender gaps can contribute to improved food security, health, and nutrition in developing countries, and gives examples of interventions that actually work to reduce gender disparities. It is an accessible, easy-to-read synthesis of the gender research that IFPRI has undertaken in the 1990s.

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