The Heads of States and Government of the African Union, met at the 13th Ordinary Session in Sirte, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, from 1 to 3 July 2009 reaffirming the commitments made to poverty eradication with the view to raising the living standards of peoples and the wellbeing of future generations. They undertake to: 1. prioritise, initiate and lead land policy development and implementation processes in the countries, notwithstanding the extent of multi-stakeholder contribution to such processes involving also civil society and private sector; 2.
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Library ResourceJuly, 2009
Library ResourceRegulationsJuly, 2009Bulgaria
This Regulation determines the correct manner and way for conducting inventory and field studies on soils damaged by erosion, acidification, siltation, compacting and reducing of soil organic matter.The Regulation further sets the necessary related restorative measures (soil functions), as well as the maintenance and execution of such activities, that are performed in order to establish the areas with potential and actual risks of soil damage.These survey and additional studies will be carried out by and at the expense of the budget of the Executive Agency for Soil Resources of the Republic
Library ResourceLegislationJuly, 2009Bosnia and Herzegovina
This Law establishes: definitions, basic principles and management, protection, use, development, data collection, supervision, as well as other important issues related to agricultural land on the territory of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.Agricultural land is a natural resource of common interest, that enjoys special protection, used for agricultural production and may not be used for other purposes, except in cases and under conditions here established.The major objectives of this Law are the: adoption of sustainable principles, production capacity and management improvement,
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJuly, 2009Vanuatu
This Land Sector Framework (LSF) provides the foundation for a strategic plan to implement land sector reforms in Vanuatu. It is intended to guide government, the private sector and civil society in the use and management of Vanuatu’s land resources. The LSF is based on a Vision and a set of strategic objectives. It outlines implementation priorities for a LSF policy and activity agenda over a ten year period and builds upon the 2006 National Land Summit (NLS) resolutions and recent donor initiatives in the sector.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJuly, 2009Latvia
The Environmental Policy Strategy is a national cross-sectoral strategy of Latvia for the period 2009-2015. Its main objective is to provide the public with the opportunity to live in a clean and well-arranged environment through sustainable development, preservation of environmental quality and biological diversity, sustainable use of natural resources, as well as participation of the public in the decision-making and its awareness of the environmental situation.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJuly, 2009
The Framework and Guidelines on Land Policy (F&G) in Africa is the result of a three-year road map of activities that involved intense reflection, rigorous consultations and exemplary collaboration across the continent. These activities involved African continental and regional institutions, governments, prominent African land experts from all regions of the continent, and representatives of land stakeholders and development partners.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJuly, 2009Bolivia, Chile
Agro y campesinado en Chile
* Miguel Bahamondes y Héctor Herrera
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsAugust, 2009Global
Human activities have resulted in unprecedented phenomena and severe impacts for the 21st century such as land degradation, natural resources scarcity, climate change, and a rapid decline in biodiversity. These alterations engender secondary effects such as political conflicts, disputes over resources, social disruptions and sudden shocks of catastrophic weather events which are becoming more frequent in critical regions of the world, particularly in drylands; and exacerbate threats for human, national and international security.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2009Colombia, India, Laos, Niger, Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, South America
The CPWF-supported project ‘Models for implementing multiple-use water supply
systems for enhanced land and water productivity, rural livelihoods and gender equity’
(‘CPWF-MUS’) innovated, tested, and documented homestead-scale and communityscale
models for Multiple Use water Services in 30 rural and peri-urban sites in 8
countries: the Andes (Bolivia and Colombia), Indus-Ganges (India, Nepal), Limpopo
(South Africa and Zimbabwe), Mekong (Thailand) and Nile (Ethiopia). Learning alliances
Library ResourceJuly, 2009Ethiopia, Kenya, Eritrea, Sudan, Eastern Africa
This project is about matching technologies (or whole strategies) with environments. It has been shown that “blanket” RMS are often inappropriate. One size does not, as they say, fit all. Strategies for upper slopes are likely to be different than those for lower slopes.