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  1. Library Resource
    Natural Resource Contracts
    Manuals & Guidelines
    November, 2013
    Global

    This guide aims to explain common topics that are addressed in natural resource contracts and to provide suggestions for improving contracts that are vague or unfavorable to host countries and to the protection of land rights. It covers a number of topics relevant to contracts:

    ● Environmental and social issues

    ● Fiscal provisions

    ● Transparency

    ● Dispute resolution

    This resource is part of the CCSI’s Directory of Community Guidance on Agreements Relating to Agriculture or Forestry Investment.

  2. Library Resource
    Practical guide for civil society organizations and local authorities
    Manuals & Guidelines
    April, 2015
    Guinea

    This illustrated guide provides a very basic overview of what local authorities and communities should be aware of if a mining project is planned on or near their territory. It includes infirmation on:

    ● the law, human rights and actors’ roles and responsibilities

    ● Conflict and violence prevention and tools

    ● Addressing and minimising impacts on land ● What people can do if they have concerns.

    This resource is part of the CCSI’s Directory of Community Guidance on Agreements Relating to Agriculture or Forestry Investment.

  3. Library Resource
    Strengthening community understanding of free, prior and informed consent trainer’s manual
    Manuals & Guidelines
    April, 2014
    Global

    This trainer’s manual aims to help strengthen and build the capacity of community activists, community based organisations and educators to support communities to understand Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC).

    The objectives are: • to enable communities to demand meaningful participation in natural resource management decision-making;

    • to make sure that internal community decision-making processes include all members of the community;

    • to ensure that projects only go ahead if the consent of the affected community is given.

  4. Library Resource
    A Practical Guide for Mining-Affected Communities
    Manuals & Guidelines
    May, 2016
    South Africa, Global

    This guide seeks to highlight the steps that concerned parties and communities can take to address the challenges that mining poses on communities. It gives communities the tools they need to understand the law that governs mining and to protect their rights. Although it focuses on South Africa, the tools proposed will be relevant for communities facing similar issues in other countries. This resource is part of the CCSI’s Directory of Community Guidance on Agreements Relating to Agriculture or Forestry Investment.

  5. Library Resource
    Avoiding forced eviction
    Manuals & Guidelines
    December, 2014
    Cambodia

    This guide aims to help communities who face, or have suffered from, evictions by providing guidance on how to prepare for negotiations. Communities can use this guide to negotiate and advocate for solutions or alternatives to eviction that improve the lives of the whole community. This resource is part of the CCSI’s Directory of Community Guidance on Agreements Relating to Agriculture or Forestry Investment.

  6. Library Resource
    WHEN OIL, GAS OR MINING ARRIVES IN YOUR AREA
    Manuals & Guidelines
    October, 2016
    Global

    The overall goal of this guide is to enable local communities affected by oil, gas and mining projects to carry out constructive, peaceful engagement and negotiation with companies and government, with the aim of achieving sustainable development and improved quality of life.

    Key objectives of this guide are:

  7. Library Resource
    IBA Community Toolkit
    Manuals & Guidelines
    June, 2015
    Canada

    The IBA Community Toolkit is a free resource for First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities in Canada considering impact and benefit agreements, specifically those with mining companies. While the Toolkit focuses primarily on the mining industry, many of the issues and processes addressed in the Toolkit are relevant to the making of agreements in other industry sectors and contexts, including protected areas, oil and gas, hydro and forestry.

    The goal of the Toolkit is to help communities, negotiators, and consultants to achieve positive agreements for aboriginal communities.

  8. Library Resource
    assessing landscape governance
    Manuals & Guidelines
    December, 2017
    Global

    Landscape governance relates to how rules and decision-making address overlapping claims and conflicting interests in the landscape. It also relates to how rules and decision-making encourage synergies among stakeholders and stimulate the sustainable management of the landscape. In order to achieve sustainable landscape development, it is crucial to understand how governance processes are organized, and how this influences the decisions and behaviour of actors in the landscape.

  9. Library Resource
    国家粮食安全范围内 土地、渔业及森林权属 负责任治理 自愿准则

    国家粮食安全范围内 土地、渔业及森林权属 负责任治理 自愿准则

    Manuals & Guidelines
    December, 2012
    China, Global

    The primary goal of the "Voluntary Guidelines for the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests within the Scope of National Food Security" is to achieve food security for all and to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food within the scope of national food security.

  10. Library Resource

    ይህ መመሪያ በፈቃደኝነት ላይ የተመሰረተ የመሬት፤ ዓሣ እና ደን አስተዳዳርና ጥበቃ፤ ለብሄራዊ የምግብ ዋስትና በሚል ተዘጋጅቶ ከእንግሊዝኛ ወደ አማርኛ የተተረጎመ ነው፡፡

    Manuals & Guidelines
    May, 2019
    Africa, Eastern Africa, Ethiopia

    የነዚህ የበጎ ፈቃድ መመሪያዎች አላማ የመሬት፣ የአሳ እንዲሁም የደን ይዞታ አስተዳደርን ለማሻሻል ምሪት መስጠት ብሎም እንደማጣቀሻ ማገልገል ሲሆን ይህም ለሁሉም ሰው የምግብ ዋስትናን ማረጋገጥ የተሰኘው መርሆን መሠረት ያደረገ እና የሰው ልጆችን በቂ ምግብ የማግኘት መብት በአገር አቀፍ የምግብ ዋስትና ማዕቀፍ ውስጥ በዘላቂነት እውን እንዲሆን ድጋፍ መስጠት ነው። የነዚህ መመሪያዎች አላማ ረሃብን እና ድህነትን ለማጥፋት ለሚደረገው አለም አቀፍ እና አገር አቀፍ ርብርብ አስተዋጽዖ ማድረግ ሲሆን ይኸውም ቀጣይነት ያለው የመሬት ልማት ለዕድገት መሠረታዊ ጉዳይ ነው የተሰኘውን መርሆ በማንገብ ፍትሃዊ የመሬት፣ የአሳ እና የደን ሀብት ክፍፍል እንዲሁም ዋስትና ያለው የይዞታ መብት እንዲኖር ማስተዋወቅን ይጨምራል። ድህነትን እና ረሃብን ማጥፋት እንዲሁም ቀጣይነት ያለው የተፈጠሮ ሀብት አጠቃቀምን ማስፈን በዋናነት የማህበረሰቡን እና ሌሎች የሚመለከታቸው አካላትን መሬት፣ የአሳ እና የደን ሀብቶች ማግኘት ላይ የተመሠረተ ነው። የአብዛኛው በተለይ የገ

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