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  1. Library Resource
    Guidance Note 5 Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2012
    Global

    This Guidance Note provides guidance for investors and companies on the requirements contained in the IFC Performance Standards for issues linked to involuntary resettlement as part of project-related land acquisition. It offers guidance to minimise adverse impacts on displaced persons and host communities, and to improve the livelihoods of those affected by resettlement.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2012
    Global

    This document presents a set of guiding principles that promote to responsible contract farming operations. It is intended to serve as guidance for farmers and buyers engaged in contractual relationships, in order to promote good business practices and maintain an atmosphere of trust and respect that is essential if contract farming is to prove effective.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    Nepal, France, Yemen, Switzerland, United States of America, Israel, Chile, Germany, China, Italy, Australia, Malta, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand

    En pocas palabras, la escasez de agua tiene lugar cuando la demanda supera el suministro de agua dulce en un área determinada. Escasez de agua = un exceso de demanda de agua para el suministro disponible Esta situación aparece como consecuencia de una elevada demanda agregada por parte de todos los sectores que consumen agua respecto al suministro disponible, bajo las condiciones de infraestructuras y las disposiciones institucionales existentes.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    Africa, Eastern Africa

    Wetlands occur extensively across the Nile Basin and support the livelihoods ofmillions of people. Despite their importance, there are big gaps in the knowledge about the current status of these ecosystems, and how populations in the Nile use them. A better understanding is needed on the ecosystem services provided by the difl:erent types of wetlands in the Nile, and how these contribute to local livelihoods.

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