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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    February, 2015
    South Africa

    The turnaround strategy for the Recapitalisation and Development Programme (RADP) was presented against the backdrop of the Committee’s public hearings on 4 and 5 February 2015 on the implementation of the programme. The evaluation process conducted by the Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) indicated that even though RADP had made some progress towards achieving its intended objectives, there was room for significant improvement.

  2. Library Resource
    National Policies
    Armenia, Western Asia, Asia

    The Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) is a multi-sectoral national strategic document of the Republic of Armenia covering the period from 2003 to 2015. Its main objective is ensuring sustainable and high economic growth and the implementation of efficient social protection policies.The PRSP among others is concerned with agricultural development. It notes that in 2003-2015, the growth of agricultural production will continue to be the main factor for the reduction of rural poverty.

  3. Library Resource
    Russia, Tajikistan, Asia, Central Asia

    The present Law defines the legal basis for organization and activity of Dehkan farms in the Republic of Tajikistan. The Dehkan farm is an independent managing subject carrying out its activities being not a legal person and based on individual business of a person, or members of the one family and other citizens jointly producing agricultural commodities on the basis of the plot of land and other properties being in its possession. The document consists of 34 Articles. Article 1 establishes the purpose of the present Law. Article 2 regards legislation on Dehkan farm.

  4. Library Resource
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Regulations are made under the Saskatchewan Farm Security Act which affords protection to farmers against loss of their farm land. In particular, the Regulations provide for the correct enforcement of certain sections concerning acquisition of land dealt with by the Farm Land Security Board. The text consists of 8 sections.

    Implements: Saskatchewan Farm Security Act. (2015)

  5. Library Resource
    Philippines, South-Eastern Asia, Asia

    This Code was enacted to institute land reforms in the Philippines and aimed at establishing owner-cultivatorship and the family-size farm as the basis of Philippine agriculture; achieving a dignified existence for the small farmers free from pernicious industrial restraints and practices; and making small farmers more independent, self-reliant and responsible citizens.The Code provides for: an agricultural leasehold system to replace all existing share tenancy systems in agriculture; a declaration of rights for agricultural labour; the establishment of the Land Authority for the acquisitio

  6. Library Resource
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The purpose of the present Act is to afford protection to farmers against loss of their farm land. For the purpose of the present Act “farming” includes livestock production, poultry breeding, dairying, tillage of the soil, bee-keeping, fur farming or any other activity undertaken to produce primary agricultural produce and animals. Section 5 establishes that the Farm Land Security Board and the Saskatchewan Farm Ownership Board are continued as The Farm Land Security Board consisting of those persons appointed as members by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

  7. Library Resource
    International Conventions or Treaties
    January, 1979
    Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, North Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Eswatini, Sweden, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) - currently ratified by 187 countries - is the only human rights treaty that deals specifically with rural women (Art. 14). Adopted in 1979 by the United Nations Generally Assembly, entered into force in 1981. The Convention defines discrimination against women as follows:

  8. Library Resource
    Cambodia, Asia, South-Eastern Asia

    This Sub-Decree sets out criteria, procedures and mechanisms for the granting of private state land for social purposes to the poor who lack land for residential use and/or for family farming.The Sub-Decree sets out the necessary requirements for Local and National Social Land Concession Programs and defines the types of social concession land and occupancy conditions.The Sub-Decree further establishes a social land concession mechanism which shall be responsible for administering and implementing provisions of the Act and which have the following structure: National Social Land Concessions

  9. Library Resource
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Act introduces some amendments to the Farm Lands Ownership Act. In particular, it amends section 6 by striking out "vice-chairman" substitutin it with "vice-chair". Furthermore, it amends section 13 dealing with protection from liability.

    Amends: Farm Lands Ownership Act (C.C.S.M. c. F.35). (2015)

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