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  1. Library Resource
    Videos
    October, 2017
    Global

     

  2. Library Resource
    Videos
    September, 2016
    Global

    The Voluntary Guidelines for the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries, and Forests in the Context of National Food Security discuss the importance of recognizing "legitimate land rights." But what does that mean and who determines which rights are "legitimate?"

     

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    Reports & Research
    January, 2011
    Kenya

    The International Land Coalition (ILC) has commissioned this present report to analyse the illegal/irregular acquisition of land by Kenya’s elites to ascertain the types of land affected, the processes used to acquire land, and the profiles of the perpetrators, as well as to identify the victims and the impacts of land grabbing.

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    Legislation
    Liberia, Africa, Western Africa

    The Act consists of 115 sections divided into 13 Parts: Preliminary (I); General principles and objectives (II); Environmental impact assessment, audit and monitoring (III); Environmental quality standards (IV); Pollution control and licensing (V); Guidelines and standards for the management of the environment and natural resources (VI); Protection of biodiversity, natural heritage and the ozone layer (VII); Environmental restoration Order (VIII); Inspection, analysis and records (IX); International obligations (X); Information, access, education and public awareness (XI); Offences (XII); M

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    Legislation
    Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa

    This Proclamation of the Benishangul Gumz Regional State shall apply to any rural land found in the region. It mainly is concerned with land rights land use and administration of rural lands. Land is declared the common property of the state and people and it shall not be subjected to sale or other means of exchange. Any peasant who legally resides in the region shall have the right to hold land irrespective of gender or any other discrimination. Land administration shall be implemented through community participation. Rural land shall not be expropriated unless to use for public services.

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    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    The objects of this Act are: (a) to provide a form of tenure of Crown land that facilitates the sustainable use of land for pastoral purposes and the economic viability of the pastoral industry; (b) to provide for (i) the monitoring of pastoral land so as to detect and assess any change in its condition; (ii) the prevention or minimization of degradation of or other damage to the land and its indigenous plant and animal life; and (iii) the rehabilitation of the land in cases of degradation or other damage; (c) to recognize the right of Aborigines to follow traditional pursuits on pastoral l

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    Legislation
    Mauritius, Africa, Eastern Africa

    The Act makes renewed provision for – (a) generally the protection of wild fauna and flora; (b) giving effect to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and any other biodiversity related Convention to which Mauritius is or may become a party; and (c) the identification, control and management of reserved lands and private reserves, and for related matters.

  8. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa

    This Regulation implements provisions of the Oromia Regional Rural Land Administration and Use Proclamation with respect to the rights and obligations of rural land administration and use in transparent and responsible manner.

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    Legislation
    Liberia, Africa, Western Africa

    This Act seeks to empower communities to fully engage in sustainable management and conservation of forests of Liberia by creating a legal framework that defines and supports community rights in the management and use of forest resources. It provides the legal framework that empowers local communities located in or near forest lands to access, manage, use and benefit from forest resources on those lands for sustenance and livelihood improvements as well as for community development. The Act provides for forestry land to be classified as Community forestry land.

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    Legislation
    Ireland, Europe, Northern Europe

    The text of the Act consist of 65 sections divided into 5 Parts: Preliminary and general (I); Promotion of interests of forestry and development of afforestation, and production and supply of timber (II); Extinguishing of easements, creation of rights of way and compulsory acquisition, of land (III); Restrictions on cutting down and injuring trees (IV); Miscellaneous (V).Section 9 of Part II defines general powers of the Minister in relation with promotion of forestry, etc, including purchase or take on lease or otherwise acquire any land suitable for forestry or required for purposes in co

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