This book re-considers property law for a future of environmental disruption.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMay, 2021Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Global
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2021Global
Long-term, sustainable and responsible ways to access and share data are fundamental to all efforts to support sustainable development and particularly salient to improving land governance and securing land rights for landless and vulnerable people. The COVID-19 pandemic has unequivocally demonstrated that the need for land rights has never been greater, as governments have shut down land administration systems and rolled back regulations protecting vulnerable communities.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMay, 2021Global
Library ResourceTraining Resources & ToolsApril, 2021Global
The need to step up monitoring of land governance issues drove the establishment of the Global Land Indicators Initiative (GLII) in 2012 by Millennium Challenge Corporation, the World Bank, and UN-Habitat. The platform is hosted and facilitated by Land and Global Land Tool Network Unit in UN-Habitat.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchApril, 2021Africa, Global
The Global Land Indicators Initiative (GLII) platform was established in 2012 through the joint effort of United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the World Bank and Millennium Challenge Corporation with the aim of making global-scale monitoring of land governance a reality by 2021.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2014Global
This Topic Guide covers: the trends in and drivers of large-scale land acquisition, and the associated costs, risks and benefits; the provision of and access to more accurate data on large-scale land acquisitions, and key international and regional initiatives to provide guidelines to enhance security of tenure and promote good quality investment; land reform issues such as land tenure regularisation and land administration systems; and land issues in the context of fragile states, and conflict and post-conflict situations.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesNovember, 2013Global
This guide aims to explain common topics that are addressed in natural resource contracts and to provide suggestions for improving contracts that are vague or unfavorable to host countries and to the protection of land rights. It covers a number of topics relevant to contracts:
● Environmental and social issues
● Fiscal provisions
● Dispute resolution
This resource is part of the CCSI’s Directory of Community Guidance on Agreements Relating to Agriculture or Forestry Investment.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMay, 2019Global
This note provides guidance for civil society actors and communities on how to access and how to use the information contained in contracts with companies to be able to:
• Understand company and government obligations related to a company project;
• Monitor whether those obligations are being fulfilled;
• Hold companies and the government to account for bad contracts or for failing to deliver on commitments that are important to communities.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJune, 2019Global
Since around 2011 pilot projects to innovate land tenure documentation are being implemented in various countries in the global south in order to address the shortcomings of formal land registration. A longer-term question, underlying the present study, is how these innovations relate in the longer run to existing institutional arrangements of land governance in the respective context of implementation. Guided by this more general question, we discuss in this paper first the characteristics for 6 of these approaches.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsSeptember, 2020Global
This report provides a summary of a two-part online workshop in June 2020 to explore the creation of a community of experts to support the ongoing development of the LandVoc concept scheme, and to support ongoing contributions from the LandVoc community to AGROVOC. The workshops brought together 35 experts mprove awareness of the importance of controlled and multilingual vocabularies, and of value of semantics to management. of agriculture and land related knowledge.
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