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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2013Indonesia, South-Eastern Asia
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2013Laos, South-Eastern Asia
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2013China, Africa, Eastern Asia
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2014Global
This report draws on 10 case studies of recent large-scale land deals and aims to improve understanding of the investment chains that underpin the deals, and to identify ‘pressure points’ for effective public action to ensure that investments respond to local and national development agendas and promote inclusive sustainable development. The findings of this research demonstrate the wide scope for strategies to be targeted at diverse actors, by a wide range of players, to ensure that investments uphold the Voluntary Guidelines (VGGT).
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMarch, 2013Africa
This resource provides tools for companies and buyers to improve responsibility and due diligence along the commodity supply chain, building on the Agribusiness Supplier Development Programme (ASDP). It
• provides a brief introduction of the issues,
• provides an in-depth background on the African agricultural economy and the position of smallholders suppliers, SMEs and business in this,
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMarch, 2013Global
This Guidance sets out the steps companies involved in minerals supply chains should take to identify and address actual or potential risks in order to prevent or mitigate adverse impacts associated with their activities. It provides guidance on how they can apply due diligence for responsible supply chains of minerals from conflict-affected and high-risk areas as an on-going, proactive and reactive process through which they respect human rights and do not contribute to conflict.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesAugust, 2013Global
This handbook is intended for agro-commodity companies that want to better manage supply chain environmental and social risks. The Handbook focuses on five major agro-commodity supply chains—palm oil, soy, sugarcane, cocoa, and coffee—but many of the tools, resources, and case studies can be used as guidance for other agro-commodities.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2013Global
Thirteen years after the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, investment in women as agents of change in peacebuilding remains inadequate. One of the unexplored entry points for strengthening womens contributions to peacebuilding relates to the way in which they use, manage, make decisions on and benefit from natural resources.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2013Morocco
Dans le contexte de mettre en œuvre ses engagements dans le cadre de la Convention des Nations Unies sur la Lutte contre la Désertification, le Maroc s’est dote d’un Programme d’Action National de Lutte Contre la Désertification (PANLCD).
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