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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    September, 2008
    Sierra Leone

    Being an Act to establish the Sierra Leone Environment Protection Agency, to provide for the effective protection of the environment and for other related matters.

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    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.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    May, 2013
    Global

    “Landscape approaches” seek to provide tools and concepts for allocating and managing land to achieve social, economic, and environmental objectives in areas where agriculture, mining, and other productive land uses compete with environmental and biodiversity goals. Here we synthesize the current consensus on landscape approaches. This is based on published literature and a consensus-building process to define good practice and is validated by a survey of practitioners.

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2018
    Asia

    The residents of the Ganges and Mekong River deltas face serious challenges from rising sea levels, saltwater intrusion, pollution from upstream sources, growing populations, and infrastructure that no longer works as planned. In both deltas, scientists working for nearly two decades with communities, local governments and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) have demonstrated the potential to overcome these challenges and substantially improve people’s livelihoods.

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    Conference Papers & Reports
    June, 2019
    Global

    Join us in Bonn on June 22–23 alongside the inter-sessional climate talks where the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) will focus the world’s attention on the fundamental importance of rights to address the current environmental crisis. In accelerating action toward creating landscapes that are productive, prosperous, equitable and resilient, the GLF is building its reach to 1 billion people across the world.

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    Reports & Research
    January, 2019
    Global

    This report explains TMP Systems’ statistical analysis of how geospatial data showing indicators of local environmental, social and governance (ESG) conditions correlate with tenure risk. The results indicate strong enough correlations between some of these indicators and tenure risk, to support use of the indicators by companies and investors. This work underpins something new and useful, which is Landscope’s ability to provide location-specific risk assessments across many developing countries.

  7. 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).

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    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.

  9. 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.

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