Land is a key economic resource inextricably linked to access to, use of and control over other economic and productive resources. Recognition of this, and the increasing stress on land from the world’s growing population and changing climate, has driven demand for strengthening tenure security for all. This has created the need for a core set of land indicators that have national application and global comparability, which culminated in the inclusion of indicators 1.4.2 and 5.a.1 in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2019Global
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2012Global
The Policy on Environmental and Social Sustainability describes IFC’s commitments, roles, and responsibilities related to environmental and social sustainability. The Performance Standards are directed towards clients, providing guidance on how to identify risks and impacts, and are designed to help avoid, mitigate, and manage risks and impacts as a way of doing business in a sustainable way, including stakeholder engagement and disclosure obligations of the client in relation to project-level activities.
Library ResourceTraining Resources & ToolsJanuary, 2019Global
The ICMM has developed 20 tools to support mining and metals companies in promoting sustainable community development. These tools will also be useful to companies involved in other sectors. They offer practical guidance for every stage of the mining process from exploration, construction and operations, to decommissioning, closure and ultimately, the post-closure environment.These tools are accompanied by easy-to-use, step-by-step route maps, to help:
• Foster constructive working relationships between communities, companies and governments
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMarch, 2018China, Oceania, Asia
The Asia-Pacific region, despite impressive economic growth, is home to 490 million people still suffering from chronic hunger and it accounts for 62 percent of undernourished people in the world. Other trends and topics that need to be taken into account include population growth, urbanization and change of dietary patterns, issues of malnutrition and food safety, climate change and disaster risk, and unsustainable production and environmental degradation.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsApril, 2018Rwanda, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Malawi, Japan, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Germany, Ghana, India, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Namibia, Mexico, Brazil, Kenya
This is the translated publication of the State of Food and Agriculture 2015, published originally by HQ.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsOctober, 2018Myanmar
The project brief includes information about the details of the project, the background, objective, description and key achievements of the project.<p></p>It also mentions about how the project will implement the operations to achieve Sustainable Development Goals of FAO in line with the Strategic Objectives of FAO.<p></p>Through the project brief, the audience will get clear understanding on how the project operates and what advantages it will bring for the beneficiaries.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2015Colombia
Colombia Siembra es la estrategia del Ministerio de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural (MADR) para aprovechar el potencial de desarrollo agropecuario que tiene el país. El documento establece la meta de sembrar un millón de hectáreas adicionales en el país entre 2015 y 2018, con un enfoque en el incremento de la productividad que garantice la oferta constante y la mejora de la calidad de los productos, y fomento de las exportaciones agropecuarias.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2017Madagascar
Les objectifs de cette Stratégie nationale sur la restauration des paysages forestiers et des infrastructures vertes (SNRPF) à Madagascar sont: une planification de l’aménagement du paysage et un processus décisionnel communautaires; une coopération intersectorielle efficace et une coordination entre agences gouvernementales aux niveaux national, infranational et local; un renforcement de la capacité des institutions locales à mieux gérer les conflits sur l’utilisation et la propriété des terres; et une amélioration des politiques visant à une gestion intégrée des terres.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2011Burkina Faso
Dans le cadre de relever les défis majeurs qui persistent en matière de développement du capital humain, de consolidation de la gouvernance, de la croissance ainsi que d’autres préoccupations transversales telles que la préservation de l’environnement et la promotion du genre, le Burkina Faso a élaboré le Programme d’Actions du Gouvernement pour l’Emergence et le Développement Durable (PAGEDD) pour la période 2011-2015.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesSeptember, 2016Turkey
This Land Degradation Neutrality National Report is a national policy with a sectoral approach. The timeframe of the Plan is 15 years between 2016 and 2030. The overall goal of the policy is to ensure soil improvement and conservation.Agricultural productivity will be increased through land improvement in order to meet the food demand.Rural employment will be enhanced through agricultural development. To this end, the living standards in rural areas will be raised.Forest areas will be expanded through afforestation, rehabilitation of mine sites and soil conservation.