This publication offers a fresh look at the theory and practice of modern water rights, from a comparative law angle. It sheds light on a number of key features of such rights, and contrasts these to traditional forms and kinds of water rights. It teases out and discusses the relevant problematique, including in particular that elicited the sale and leasing of water rights. Finally, a stock-taking and assessment of modern water rights systems impacts are volunteered. This publication complements two earlier issues featured in the FAO Legislative Studies series, i.e.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2005Cameroon, Spain, United States of America, Armenia, South Africa, Singapore, Kyrgyzstan, Chile, Azerbaijan, China, Romania, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Japan, India, Russia, Pakistan, Mexico, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2005Fiji, Bangladesh, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Canada, Cameroon, Papua New Guinea, Ghana
This publication is about how to help people to deal with conflicts that are undermining or disrupting natural resource management, impeding development, and causing outbreaks of violence. It looks at how negotiation and consensus building can be used to manage conflict and build collaboration, and provides practical, step-by-step guidance on how to establish and manage a process of consensual negotiations involving multiple stakeholders. The guide is intended for practitioners working on participatory/collaborative natural resource management and rural livelihoods projects.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2005Rwanda, Laos, Kenya, South Africa, Vietnam, Sweden, Zimbabwe, China, Italy, United Kingdom, Canada, India
Это руководство по гендерным вопросам и доступа к земле, был подготовлен для поддержки земельных администраторов в правительств и их партнерами в гражданском обществе, которые участвуют в обеспечении доступа земель и управления земельными ресурсами вопросы развития сельских районов. Часто бывает так, что гендерные вопросы опущены или неправильно в таких ситуациях, часто с отрицательными результатами.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2005Egypt, Spain, Israel, Germany, Sri Lanka, Australia, Eswatini, Canada, Ethiopia, Pakistan, France, Thailand, Jordan, Cyprus, Philippines, Turkey, Italy, Syrian Arab Republic, Netherlands, India, Georgia, Saudi Arabia, Austria
The IPTRID programme is a multi-donor trust fund managed by the IPTRID Secretariat as a Special Programme of FAO. The Secretariat is located in the Land and Water Development Division of FAO and draws on a worldwide network of leading centres of excellence in the field of irrigation, drainage and water resources management. IPTRID aims to support capacity development for sustainable agricultural water management to reduce poverty, enhance food security and improve livelihoods, while conserving the environment.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2005Qatar, Nigeria, United States of America, Sweden, Australia, United Kingdom, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, New Zealand, Kenya, Yemen, Somalia, Oman, Italy, United Arab Emirates, Ireland, Sudan, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Africa
This is the 19th of a series of Working Papers prepared for the Pro-Poor Livestock Policy Initiative (PPLPI). The purpose of these papers is to explore issues related to livestock development in the context of poverty alleviation. Livestock is vital to the economies of many developing countries. Animals are a source of food, more specifically protein for human diets, income, employment and possibly foreign exchange. For low-income producers, livestock can serve as a store of wealth, provide draught power and organic fertiliser for crop production and a means of transport.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2005Dominica, Fiji, Samoa, Micronesia, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Vanuatu, Jamaica, Tonga, Suriname, Malta, Guinea, Guyana, Seychelles, Indonesia, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Palau, Bahamas, Barbados, Nauru, Cuba
Situación de los bosques del mundo –que llega ahora a su sexta edición– presenta un panorama mundial del sector forestal en el que se ofrece la última informa-ción disponible sobre actividades y acontecimientos. Colaboraciones de organizaciones no gubernamen-tales (ONG), personas que actúan a título personal y funcionarios de la FAO ponen de relieve desafíos y oportunidades relacionados con algunas de las princi-pales cuestiones que están surgiendo actualmente.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2005Antigua and Barbuda, United States of America, Dominican Republic, Dominica, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Grenada, Jamaica, United Kingdom, Canada, Venezuela, Guyana, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Uruguay, Japan, Italy, Trinidad and Tobago, Saint Lucia, India, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Americas
This draft report prepared by an FAO - Investment Centre team upon request of the World Bank, is based on an extensive review of available information including technical papers and policy statements on OECS agriculture and on findings of short visits to the OECS countries to review development projects in the rural areas initiated by private investors, which could be of interest to the design of future agricultural sector development strategies.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2005United States of America, Japan, Italy, Jamaica, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Venezuela, Guyana, Brazil, Suriname, Americas
The preliminary conclusions put forward in this Rural Sector Note may be used as basis for further discussions between the Government and the World Bank to ascertain the mutual interest in any programme or project follow up.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2005Nigeria, South Africa, Chile, Italy, Indonesia, Canada, Argentina, Guyana, Namibia, Mexico, Ghana, Asia, Africa, Americas
This paper will contribute to mapping out the area of interface of customary water rights and statutory water rights.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2005Costa Rica, Philippines, Germany, Madagascar, Brazil, India, Italy, Cameroon, Thailand, Asia
The Forest Resources Assessment (FRA) Project in the Philippines was initiated in August 2002 for the assessment of Philippine forest and tree resources as part of the framework of the Forest Resources Assessment Programme of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to support national forest assessments (NFA).
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