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  1. Library Resource
    Voluntary guiVoluntary Guidelines for the Sustainable Management of Natural Tropical Forests
    Manuals & Guidelines
    December, 2015
    Global

    The Voluntary Guidelines for the Sustainable Management of Natural Tropical Forests constitute an international reference document for the development and improvement of national and subnational guidelines for the sustainable management of natural tropical forests. They also provide a reference on technical issues at the macro (landscape) and micro (forest management unit) scales.

  2. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    June, 2018
    Vietnam, Asia, South-Eastern Asia

    Participatory land-use planning (PLUP) refers to a bottom-up method of analyzing land and water resources. In its current form, PLUP integrates inputs about climate change and sea level rise to help the community utilize the resources within its vicinities. In utilizing its resources, the community will be able to improve the people’s livelihoods and help them sustain such resources for the benefit of the next generations. This publication in implementing PLUP focused on climate-smart adaptation in Climate-Smart Villages (CSVs).

  3. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    June, 2013
    Global

    The Equator Principles (EPs) is a risk management framework, adopted by financial institutions, for determining, assessing and managing environmental and social risk in projects and is primarily intended to provide a minimum standard for due diligence and monitoring to support responsible risk decision-making.

  4. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2017
    Global

    This note is part of the RAI Knowledge into Action Notes series and provides guidance on the conduct of environmental and social impact assessments (ESIAs) and the implementation of associated environmental and social management plans (ESMPs).

  5. Library Resource
    Guide for Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) Processes cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    July, 2017
    Global

    This guidance is primarily directed at Rainforest Alliance auditors and farm or group administrator representatives that follow the Rainforest Alliance criteria. It can also be used more broadly by companies who aim to follow the FPIC principles in their operations. It describes • he cases where an FPIC process is required; and • the steps required in the FPIC process, in cases where an FPIC process is necessary.

  6. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    April, 2017
    Global

    This guide provides information for companies in the mining, oil and gas sector - and their consultants - on how to undertake a gender impact assessment to gain and maintain a “social licence to operate” with impacted communities and avoid conflict and costly shut-downs. It

    • describes some important principles and approaches that should underpin a gender impact assessment,

    • provides a framework for companies to identify, understand and respond to the gender impacts of an extractive industry project, and

    • outlines some key concepts, definitions and case studies.

  7. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2013
    Global

    This Guide describes how human rights can be integrated into environmental, social and health impact assessments (ESHIAs). It provides an introduction to human rights and their relevance to the activities of the oil and gas industry, and briefly describes why it is important for the oil and gas industry to consider the impact that its projects and activities have on human rights.

  8. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2013
    Global

    This guide offers a three-point framework for companies seeking to integrate FPIC principles into their policies and apply them in the operations. This includes

    • complying with the requirements for FPIC under international and national law,

    • implementing FPIC principles throughout the project life-cycle, and

    • extending FPIC processes to all project-affected communities in line with good practice guidance. It also seeks to

    • articulate the relevance of FPIC to company policy and practice, and

  9. Library Resource
    Making Land Rights Work: ZOA Land Rights Guidelines cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2019
    Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Secure access to land and secure use of land, for housing-, agricultural- and other purposes is one of the cornerstones of making sustainable, positive development possible. As ZOA provides relief, hope and recovery to people impacted by conflicts and disasters, addressing land rights issues will need to be a permanent point of attention in our work.

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