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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Bangladesh, Switzerland, United States of America, China, Canada, Thailand, Nepal, Laos, Japan, Mexico, Malaysia, Myanmar, Cambodia, India, Bhutan, Vietnam, Mongolia, Asia
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Peru, Indonesia, Mexico, China, Congo, Guinea, Colombia, Thailand, Laos, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Myanmar, Cameroon, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, India, Vietnam, Brazil, Asia
The outlook paper for Lao PDR reviews the state of the forestry sector and draws attention to the need for political commitment to the forestry strategy 2020 to bring the forests in the country under sustainable management and provide a firm basis for rural development. Without significant policy support, forest and forestry in Lao PDR will continue to be overwhelmingly influenced by the regional resource economy during the next decade.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Honduras, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Peru, Bolivia, China, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Colombia, Thailand, Nepal, Philippines, South Africa, Nicaragua, Belize, Ecuador, Argentina, India, Paraguay, Mexico, Brazil, Kenya
Land Tenure Working Paper 8. This paper articulates the views and demands of marginalised groups regarding the tenure of land and other natural resources. It points out the importance of adopting human rights framework when developing Voluntary Guidelines. Such framework means addressing the unequal relationships of power and corruption within and behind prevailing land tenure structures. It makes the governance of tenure of land and other natural resources more accountable, transparent, democratic and participatory.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Mexico, Panama, Chile, Colombia, Canada, Australia
Land Tenure Working Paper 9. Based on international authoritative documents, this paper draws 14 principles to be taken into account when developing Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land and other Natural Resources. The paper sees Voluntary Guidelines as human-rights based documents that provide a framework and a point of reference for national and international policies.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Egypt, Bangladesh, Zambia, Chile, Samoa, Peru, Indonesia, Bolivia, China, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Malawi, Panama, Kenya, South Africa, Nicaragua, Vietnam, Madagascar, Italy, Cambodia, India, Mexico, Netherlands, Oceania, Asia, Africa, Americas
This paper was prepared as a Background Paper for Chapter 2 of the International Fund for Agricultural Development’s 2009 Rural Poverty Report. It begins by providing an overview discussion of the diversity of natural resources in developing countries, and rights of access, tenure and governance relevant to the rural poor, who are disproportionately dependent on natural resources.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Nepal, Switzerland, United States of America, Vietnam, Sweden, China, Myanmar, Indonesia, Australia, Cambodia, India, Russia, Mexico, Thailand, Asia
This paper examines the drivers of deforestation and the loss of forest services, and the various mechanisms that exist to protect forests in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). In most cases policy mechanisms play a greater role in forest protection than payment for environmental services (PES) which has yet to develop in the subregion. Scenarios presented suggest that higher income countries will have much greater scope in protecting forest environmental services that low income countries.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Nigeria, United States of America, Germany, Peru, Guatemala, Indonesia, Canada, Venezuela, Philippines, Nicaragua, Italy, Ecuador, Brazil, Argentina, Russia, Paraguay, Mexico, Norway, Cambodia
This paper focuses on the analysis of the right to food from an indigenous peoples’ perspective and addresses the main issues of concern to indigenous peoples that crosscut the right to food. Furthermore, it analyses how right to food is relevant to indigenous peoples and how the implementation of the right to food can benefit them.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Kenya, Germany, Guatemala, Malawi, Ethiopia, Nepal, Japan, South Africa, Nicaragua, Uganda, Somalia, Colombia, Tanzania, Netherlands, India, Sudan, Mexico, Brazil
Meeting symbol/code: 26, C 2009/INF/9
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009France, Honduras, Belgium, Dominican Republic, Chile, El Salvador, Sweden, Guatemala, Peru, Bolivia, Cuba, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Colombia, Japan, Nicaragua, Uruguay, Ecuador, Netherlands, Paraguay, Mexico, Brazil
Land tenure working paper 5. This paper explores trends of good governance of tenure of land and other natural resources in Latin America. It analyzes mechanisms employed and identifies issues to be considered when aiming for responsible governance of tenure of land.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Mexico
Una de nuestras más urgentes tareas es cuestionar los paradigmas del discurso dominante, escuchar el discurso silenciado de mujeres que hablan con voz propia como Vandana Shiva y abrir los ojos a la luchas negadas de millones de mujeres que en India, África o Latinoamérica se enfrentan a la violencia y saqueo de las multinacionales y los gobiernos títeres por ellas financiados.
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