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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2016
    Burkina Faso, Ghana, Ivory Coast

    This chapter is a case study that tests hypotheses in order to determine if political factors can reduce violence in cases of climate-change-induced or -aggravated agro-pastoral conflicts over natural resources. Three West African countries were selected because of their common socio-economic and environmental characteristics and because they host comparable farmer–herder conflicts: Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. The level of farmer–herder conflicts is estimated to have risen between 1960 and 2000 in the three countries.

  2. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    October, 2016

    This guide aims to help enterprises observe standards of responsible business conduct and undertake due diligence along agricultural supply chains in order to ensure that their operations contribute to sustainable development. It provides information on

    • a model enterprise policy outlining the standards that enterprises should observe to build responsible agricultural supply chains,

  3. Library Resource
    September, 2016

    La presente Resolución aprueba el Instructivo para Estandarización de Abreviación, Simbolización y Formato de Base de Datos para Cartografiado Geológico, uso obligatorio en la cartografía geológica del Instituto Nacional de Investigación Geológico, Minero, Metalúrgico (INIGEMM), y referencial para las instituciones nacionales, públicas, privadas y académicas que realizan actividades geológicas en el país.

  4. Library Resource
    September, 2016
    United Kingdom

    These Rules amend the Town and Country Planning (Section 62A Applications) (Hearings) Rules 2013 following the inclusion of applications for non-major development within the categories of application which may be made directly to the Secretary of State rather than a local planning authority when that planning authority is subject to a designation under section 62A of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. These Regulations make detailed provision in that regard.

  5. Library Resource
    September, 2016
    United Kingdom

    These Regulations amend the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 so as to, among other things: to prescribe circumstances in which a local planning authority must designate all of the area specified in a neighbourhood area application; insert a new Part 8A which provides for cases where a qualifying body requests the Secretary of State to intervene to decide whether to put a proposal for a neighbourhood development order or plan to referendum.

  6. Library Resource
    September, 2016

    This Act provides with respect to spatial and land use planning at national, regional and district level in Ghana. It established the Land Use and Spatial Planning Authority and the Land Use and Spatial Planning Development Fund.

  7. Library Resource
    National Policies
    September, 2016

    This Land Degradation Neutrality National Report is a national policy with a sectoral approach. The timeframe of the Plan is 15 years between 2016 and 2030. The overall goal of the policy is to ensure soil improvement and conservation.Agricultural productivity will be increased through land improvement in order to meet the food demand.Rural employment will be enhanced through agricultural development. To this end, the living standards in rural areas will be raised.Forest areas will be expanded through afforestation, rehabilitation of mine sites and soil conservation.

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