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  1. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    November, 2017
    Global

    The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) are an international framework based on human rights obligations and standards for the governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests. Adopted in 2012 by Committee on World Food Security (CFS) member countries, and following an inclusive negotiation process, they recognise the importance of land to a country’s development, and that good land governance and broad access to land enable food security for all people.1

  2. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    November, 2017
    Global

    ActionAid International has been working over the last few years with women and rural communities to challenge commercialization of land, which leads to loss of their rights to land.

  3. Library Resource

    A World Bank Toolkit

    Reports & Research
    Training Resources & Tools
    December, 2008

    The operations policy on Development Policy Lending (DPL), approved by the Board in August 2004, requires that the Bank systematically analyze whether specific country policies supported by an operation are likely to have "significant effects" on the country's environment, forests, and other natural resources. The implicit objective behind this requirement is to ensure that there is adequate capacity in the country to deal with adverse effects on the environment, forests, and other natural resources that the policies could trigger, even at the program design stage.

  4. Library Resource

    Livestock and Wildlife in the Southern Gobi Region, with Special Attention to Wild Ass

    Reports & Research
    Training Resources & Tools
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2010
    Mongolia, Eastern Asia, Oceania

    The purpose of this report is to examine development trends in the Southern Gobi Region (SGR) as they affect livestock and wildlife. It provides an overview of the environment and natural resources of the region, discusses existing relationships and interactions among humans, livestock, large herbivore wildlife, and the natural resources on which they are dependent. It then explores the impact that economic development of the region is likely to have if that development does not consider the needs of the current users.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Training Resources & Tools
    February, 2011
    Uganda, Africa

    Cattle are one of the main instruments for economic (e.g., milk, meat, and cattle sale) and social (e.g., marriage, death, dispute settlement, and gift giving) exchange in Uganda. They serve as the main source of livelihood for a large majority of rural Ugandans, especially in the cattle corridor. Recent statistics demonstrate that the livestock sector contributes 13.1 percent of the agricultural gross domestic product (GDP) and 5 percent of the national GDP.

  6. Library Resource
    Keeping an Eye on SDG 15 cover image

    Working with countries to measure indicators for forests and mountains

    Training Resources & Tools
    Institutional & promotional materials
    July, 2017
    Global

    The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set out the international community’s commitment to rid the world of poverty and hunger and achieve sustainable development in its three dimensions – economic, social and environmental.

  7. Library Resource
    SDG Indicator 2.4.1: Definitions & Terminologies cover image
    Training Resources & Tools
    April, 2017
    Global

    The Definitions & Terminologies for SDG Indicator 2.4.1.: “Percentage of agricultural area under productive and sustainable agriculture".

  8. Library Resource

    Developers and municipalities share experiences

    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2010
    South Africa

    This case study draws on research that sought to understand the process of urban land development in practice, from the perspectives of developers and municipalities. The research was undertaken by the Department of Town and Regional Planning, University of Pretoria, commissioned by Urban LandMark. The resource includes some learning and reflection activities based on the case study. These activities can be done individually or in groups, as appropriate for the learning session.

  9. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2015
    Global

    This publication is a practical guide to the Youth and Land Responsiveness Criteria, which is a tool that can be used to increase the incorporation of youth perspectives into land matters at both institutional and programme levels, through a participatory process.

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