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  1. Library Resource
    Adaptive Perspectives from the Global South

    Adaptive Perspectives from the Global South

    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2021
    Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Global

    This book re-considers property law for a future of environmental disruption.

  2. Library Resource
    Land Portal Annual Report 2020
    Reports & Research
    June, 2021
    Global

    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.

  3. Library Resource
    Open data for improved land governance

    Open-up Guide

    Manuals & Guidelines
    May, 2021
    Global

  4. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    April, 2021
    Global

    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.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2021
    Africa, 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.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    Global

    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.

  7. Library Resource
    Natural Resource Contracts
    Manuals & Guidelines
    November, 2013
    Global

    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

    ● Transparency

    ● Dispute resolution

    This resource is part of the CCSI’s Directory of Community Guidance on Agreements Relating to Agriculture or Forestry Investment.

  8. Library Resource
    Small-image-Bridging
    Manuals & Guidelines
    May, 2019
    Global

    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.

  9. Library Resource

    Land Use Policy Volume 85

    Peer-reviewed publication
    June, 2019
    Global

    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.

  10. Library Resource
    LandVoc - Community of Experts Workshop

    June 2020 Workshop Report

    Conference Papers & Reports
    September, 2020
    Global

    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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