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    Review of Selected Land Laws and the Governance of Tenure in the Philippines cover image

    Discussion Paper in the context of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Governance of Tenure (VGGT)

    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2014
    Philippines

    The Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT), was developed under the Committee on World Food Security as a result of collaboration among different groups of stakeholders – governments, civil society, private sector, academia. The VGGT is intended to provide a framework for responsible tenure governance that supports food security, poverty alleviation, sustainable resource use and environmental protection.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2011
    Rwanda, Laos, Belgium, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, Germany, Italy, Botswana, Vietnam, United Kingdom, Ghana, Senegal, Cameroon, Brazil

    Second issue of the Journal, which is now published in both hardcopy and in electronic formats and provides an open, impartial and practice-oriented global forum for promoting the latest knowledge in land tenure. This issue features five continents and subcontinents exploring common challenges including tenure governance, the legal recognition of customary tenures, land scarcity and redistributive reforms, and the increasing role of information technology in tenure systems.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Angola, Mozambique, Honduras, Philippines, Chile, Australia, Ecuador, Brazil, India, Guinea, Guyana, Costa Rica, Colombia, Panama

    The purpose of this document is to promote a dialogue about land issues between FAO and its member countries, indigenous peoples, the Permanent Forum and other interested organizations. It outlines a number of basic principles of a methodological approach for indigenous peoples’ territorial recognition, starting from the consideration that a simple legal recognition is often not sufficient to improve living conditions for these communities. A more open reflection on the delicate theme of ‘development’ is also promoted and sought.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2003
    Bangladesh, Honduras, United States of America, El Salvador, Mali, Chile, Germany, China, United Kingdom, Ethiopia, Republic of Korea, Cameroon, Philippines, Nicaragua, Italy, Netherlands, India, Mexico, Brazil, Lebanon, Eastern Europe, Africa

    Readers are invited to submit manuscripts in English, French or Spanish on research and analysis of issues related to land reform, land settlement or cooperatives. Submitted manuscripts are read by members of the Editorial Board and also by outside reviewers. Authors are requested to provide an alphabetical reference list at the end of the article.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2001
    Mozambique, Philippines, Italy

    Issues relating to land and land reform have been moving up the agenda of rural poverty and food security in recent years with the increasing acceptance that the prerequisites for broad-based and equitable development include the essential need for people to have access to land and other natural resources. Access needs to be on an equitable basis allowing the poor and the disadvantaged, including women, to secure the assets needed for them and their families to generate sustainable livelihoods.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Kenya, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Nigeria, Philippines, El Salvador, Mali, Ethiopia, France, Italy, Egypt, Sudan, Niger, Chad, Thailand, Africa, Americas

    The second issue of Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives for 2006 covers a wide range of technical areas, reflecting in many ways the diversity of activity under the broad heading of land tenure.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Switzerland, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Bolivia, Guinea, Costa Rica, Niger, Mozambique, Philippines, South Africa, Nicaragua, Italy, Ecuador, Norway, Sudan, Mexico, Brazil, Asia, Africa, Americas

    The management of conflict over land and natural resources is a very broad issue and there is a growing literature on techniques that have potential for use in this field. At the moment, the Land Tenure Service of FAO’s Rural Development Division is working towards achieving a deeper understanding of the current methods and practices in land conflict management and is gathering cases from all over the world to ascertain the techniques used and the results achieved. This edition of Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives, prepared with the strong support of Ms A.

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    Reports & Research
    January, 2015
    Asia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines

    This publication is a collection of 2014 CSO land reform monitoring reports on the status of land tenure and access to land from seven Asian countries (Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, and the Philippines). The book also reflects the recent expansion of the monitoring initiative to a ridge-to-reef framework providing a more holistic approach in addressing ancestral lands, rural lands, and marine resource concerns.

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