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    Access to farmland gets quick and dirty in sub-Saharan Africa cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2017
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Mozambique, Uganda, Ghana, Senegal

    Who can access and use the land? The answer to this age-old question is changing fast in many parts of rural Africa. Land that used to be allocated within the community by chiefs is now increasingly changing hands in more diverse ways. The wealthy and well-connected within the community or from further afield are frequently able to override local statutory or customary land rights, dispossessing the previous occupants or forcing them to divide their already small plots of land.

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    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.

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

    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>

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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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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016
    Uganda, Nigeria, Guatemala, Cambodia, Finland

    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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