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  1. Library Resource
    Measuring Individuals’ Rights to Land; An Integrated Approach to Data Collection for SDG Indicators 1.4.2 and 5.a.1
    Reports & Research
    September, 2019

    Land is a key economic resource inextricably linked to access to, use of and control over other economic and productive resources. Recognition of this, and the increasing stress on land from the world’s growing population and changing climate, has driven demand for strengthening tenure security for all. This has created the need for a core set of land indicators that have national application and global comparability, which culminated in the inclusion of indicators 1.4.2 and 5.a.1 in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda.

  2. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    March, 2017

    This document provides information on implementation of VGGT and a number of checklists that might be helpful for investors and companies on the following topics: Tenure Rights Risk Management Checklist (II.B), Consultation and Negotiation Checklist (III.B), Grievances and Dispute Resolution Checklist (IV.B) and Transparency and Corruption Checklist (V.B).

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2018

    To support the practical application of the OECD-FAO Guidance, in early 2018 the OECD and FAO launched an implementation pilot with over thirty companies and industry initiatives. The first stage of the pilot was a baseline survey to assess how companies and industry initiatives are implementing the OECD-FAO Guidance and other related international standards. This report presents the findings of the baseline assessment.

  4. Library Resource
    Commemorating the 5th Anniversary of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Governance of Tenure cover image
    Reports & Research
    October, 2017

    In the five years since the Voluntary Guidelines on the responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) was endorsed, the Guidelines have inspired policy and legal reforms in countries, from Gabon to Guatemala, making a real difference to people's lives.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2006
    Tanzania, Africa

    Sub-title is Formalization and its Prospects. Has 3 main chapters: background and context; tenure security for the poor in East Africa – the issues; formalization is not new in East Africa; conclusions and recommendations.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2015

    "Myanmar’s agricultural sector has for long suffered due to multiplicity of laws and regulations, deficient and degraded infrastructure, poor policies and planning, a chronic lack of credit, and an absence of tenure security for cultivators. These woes negate Myanmar’s bountiful natural endowments and immense agricultural potential, pushing its rural populace towards dire poverty.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2011

    1. Objectives...
    2. Nature and scope.....
    General matters:
    3. Guiding principles of responsible tenure governance...
    3A General principles...
    3B Principles of implementation...
    4. Rights and responsibilities related to tenure...
    5. Policy, legal and organizational frameworks related to tenure...
    6. Delivery of services.....
    Legal recognition and allocation of tenure rights and duties:
    7. Safeguards...
    8. Public land, fisheries and forests...

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2011
    Myanmar, South-Eastern Asia

    Summary: "This paper presents an overview of the distinctive
    features of communal tenure in
    different community-based land and natural resource
    management systems. Communal
    tenure refers to situations where groups, communities, or one or more villages have
    well defined, exclusive rights to jointly own and/or manage particular areas of natural
    resources such as land, forest and water. These are
    often referred to as
    common pool
    resources: many rural communities are dependent on these resources for their

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 1998
    Myanmar, South-Eastern Asia

    ...The main purpose of this paper is to examine legal measures taken to recognize
    indigenous groups and provide for their ongoing operation; the paper starts, therefore, from an
    underlying assumption that indigenous groups have continued relevance to the needs and wishes
    of the people who operate within them. Nevertheless, while it is beyond the scope and purpose of
    the paper to explore this complex issue in any depth, it may be useful to present – however briefly
    – some of the arguments made for and against the preservation of indigenous groups. In the

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