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

    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.

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    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.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    Nigeria, United States of America, Spain, Mali, Germany, China, Australia, Bolivia, Iran, Ethiopia, Niger, Cameroon, Kenya, Jordan, Morocco, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, India, Chad, Lebanon, Romania, Mongolia

    The Technical Guide on Pastoralism builds on a number of initiatives and studies from recent years that have shone a light on pastoral governance and land tenure: on the inherent challenges pastoralists face, the shortcomings of governments in securing pastoral tenure, and the emerging examples of success and progress from around the world. This Technical Guide provides solutions to securing pastoral governance and tenure without undermining the inherent, necessary complexity of customary arrangements.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016
    France, Nigeria, Belgium, Nepal, Burundi, Germany, Guatemala, United Kingdom, South Sudan, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Italy, Niger, Malawi, Switzerland, Kenya, South Africa, Finland, Uganda, Somalia, Myanmar, Senegal

    Four years since the Voluntary Guidelines were endorsed by the Committee on World Food Security as the global consensus on improving tenure, their principles and processes are inspiring people around the world to take action. With wide ownership by governments, civil society and the private sector, they represent an unbiased framework in which new conversations on tenure are taking place, new skills are being developed, and new policies are being influenced in participatory ways.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2016
    Burkina Faso, Benin, Kenya, Sweden, Germany, China, Indonesia, Finland, Cameroon, Mozambique, Philippines, South Africa, Vietnam, Madagascar, Myanmar, Tanzania, Cambodia, India, South Sudan, Uganda, Norway

    This Technical Guide on <i>Governing Tenure Rights to Commons</i> aims to support states, community-based organizations and civil society organizations, the private sector and other relevant actors to take proactive measures to implement the standards and recommendations of the<a href="http://www.fao.org/publications/card/en/c/69cedff9-d20d-5aed-8de5-1524bc..."><i> Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests</i></a>

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016
    Cambodia, Uganda, Finland, Nigeria, Guatemala

    SOLA & Open Tenure are open-source software to help protect tenure rights and support the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2016
    Nepal, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Kenya, Nicaragua, Uganda, Mali, France, Botswana, Bulgaria, Suriname, Paraguay, Colombia, Belize

    Les Directives volontaires pour la gouvernance responsable des terres, des pêches et des forêts dans le contexte de la sécurité alimentaire nationale reconnaissent que des investissements responsables des secteurs public et privé sont essentiels pour améliorer la sécurité alimentaire et appellent à des investissements qui protègent les usagers et les propriétaires fonciers contre la dépossession des droits fonciers légitimes.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2016
    Marshall Islands, United States of America, Sweden, Indonesia, Norway, Australia, Canada, Iceland, Sierra Leone, Pakistan, Costa Rica, Panama, Kenya, Republic of Korea, Belgium, South Africa, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Cambodia, Mexico, Nauru

    The purpose of the forum was to foster a mutual understanding of the challenges faced by different groups in fisheries communities and to find common ground and options for empowering fishers and fisheries stakeholders. The 140 participants from 38 countries discussed the importance of tenure and rights for responsible resource management and equitable development in fisheries. Best practices and lessons learned were identified by forum participants based on their own experiences in a wide range of fisheries.

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