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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2016
    Malawi, Uganda, South Africa, Liberia, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Guatemala, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Denmark, Sweden, United Kingdom, Italy, Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland

    Supporting Implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (VGGTs) is a programme that provides countries with a framework for best practices in tenurerelated policies, laws, regulations, strategies and practices. Its Phase 1 was implemented from October 2012 to June 2016 as a multi-donor programme overseen by a steering committee and managed by the VG-Tenure Secretariat hosted by FAO.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1999
    Angola, Burkina Faso, Benin, Nigeria, Rwanda, Mali, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Eswatini, Ghana, Congo, Malawi, Niger, Kenya, Mozambique, Liberia, Lesotho, Madagascar, Togo, Botswana, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Africa

    Proceedings of the meeting including a summary of the resulting recommendations and the text of papers presented

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    Angola, Fiji, Honduras, Nepal, Zambia, Gambia, Burkina Faso, China, Namibia, Indonesia, Australia, Bolivia, Congo, Guinea, Malawi, Niger, Mozambique, Liberia, Uganda, India, Togo, Kenya

    Desde las décadas de 1970 y 1980, la forestería comunitaria ha ido adquiriendo cada vez más popularidad, a partir del concepto de que las comunidades locales, cuando se les conceden suficientes derechos de propiedad sobre los bosques colectivos locales, pueden organizarse de forma autónoma y crear instituciones locales a fin de reglamentar el uso de los recursos naturales y manejarlos de forma sostenible.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1998
    Liberia, Benin, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Eswatini, Africa

    La plupart des numros d'Unasylva sont axs sur un thme particulier. L'objectif n'est pas de prsenter une introduction ou un manuel sur le sujet choisi (ce qui serait impossible tant donn le format de la revue), mais plutt de proposer une srie d'analyses sur des aspects spcifiques qui contribuent veiller l'intrt et l'attention du lecteur. Les articles sont dits de faon intresser les lecteurs dont le travail porte essentiellement sur le thme choisi, ainsi que la majorit des lecteurs qui travaillent dans d'autres disciplines.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Uganda, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Ghana, Liberia, Guatemala, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Belgium, France

    This study is intended to contribute to the effective implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines by exploring ways of monitoring the governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests and providing a civil society perspective on monitoring in the context of the Guidelines. It provides an overview of existing and commonly used monitoring systems and practices in relation with tenure of land, fisheries and forests by civil society organisations and institutions. In order to do so, it will propose a schematic categorization of monitoring in the context of land, fisheries and forests.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1998
    Liberia, Benin, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Eswatini, Italy, Africa

    Most issues of Unasylva focus on a specific theme. The objective of this thematic orientation is to examine in depth a given aspect of forest and forestry development in order to highlight its significance and importance within our wider universe. The aim is not to serve as a primer or textbook on the chosen subject (this clearly would he impossible given the limited size of the journal) but rather to present a series of analyses on specific aspects that help to spark interest and awareness.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2001
    Algeria, Angola, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Mauritius, Mauritania, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Guinea-Bissau, Eswatini, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo, Guinea, Ethiopia, Comoros, Malawi, Cape Verde, Liberia, Libya, Lesotho, Uganda, Rwanda, Somalia, Madagascar, Cameroon, Tanzania, Botswana, Eritrea, Senegal, Chad, Gabon, Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Zambia, Gambia, Mali, Burundi, Sao Tome and Principe, Djibouti, Sierra Leone, Seychelles, Kenya, Morocco, Niger, South Africa, Togo, Tunisia, Central African Republic, Sudan, Ivory Coast, Africa, Global

    This regional study presents an overview of the socio-economic importance and ecological impact of the use of non-wood forest products (NWFP) in Africa. The document consists of two main parts: i) presentation of background information on the programme activities and analysis of the available information on the regional and sub-regional level (both in English and in French); and ii) presentation of data on NWFP on the national level (so-called “country profiles”, available in either English or French).

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1998
    Liberia, Benin, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Eswatini, Africa

    La mayor parte de los nmeros de Unasylva se centran en un tema concreto. El objetivo de esa orientacin temtica es examinar de forma pormenorizada un aspecto determinado de las actividades y el desarrollo forestales, con el fin de resaltar su significado e importancia dentro de los confines ms amplios de nuestro universo. Sin pretender que los diferentes nmeros sean como un manual de una materia concreta, se propone presentar una serie de anlisis de cuestiones especficas que contribuyan a suscitar inters y a concienciar al lector.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2016
    Nepal, Liberia, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Germany, Mongolia, Asia, Africa

    The VGGTs provide a paramount opportunity for reversing gender inequalities in agriculture and for promoting more gender-equitable governance of land tenure.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2000
    Equatorial Guinea, United States of America, Nepal, Zambia, Sweden, Indonesia, Eswatini, United Kingdom, Canada, Congo, Pakistan, Finland, Cameroon, Kenya, Liberia, Malaysia, South Africa, Uganda, Papua New Guinea, India, Ireland, Gabon, Brazil

    In many countries around the world, people living in rural areas have lower incomes and are generally less prosperous than their urban counterparts. Because of this, governments often attempt to promote rural development through the development of natural resources such as forests. This paper will attempt to describe some of the challenges of using forest resources for rural development in developing countries.

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