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  1. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2015
    Global

    The objective of this document is to guide the corporates and investors understand how to respect peoples’ ’‘tenure rights to land, fisheries and forest”,and ensure that communities have access to remedies ‘acceptable to both parties’ when such rights are impinged or such potential is recognized.

  2. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    September, 2017
    Global

    This Guide aims to inform companies that hold land or purchase land directly from companies that hold land. It provides operational guidance for companies confronting “legacy land issues” and clarifies a company’s roles and responsibilities in dealing with legacy land issues in their existing holdings, while also providing direction on where to look for more detailed information and tools.

  3. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    August, 2015
    Global

    This Guide provides an entry point to understanding and implementing the principles of responsible governance of land tenure set out in the VGGT for companies involved in land-based investment. It provides a more manageable presentation of the VGGT, along with steps to ensure that a company acts consistently with them and includes thorough due diligence on the tenure rights of project-affected communities.

  4. Library Resource
    January, 2014
    China

    The Chinese central government has consistently taken decisive legal and policy measures over the past 35 years to secure, enhance, and expand farmers’ rights to farmland and forest land in order to reduce the

  5. Library Resource
    The Scramble for Land Rights cover image

    Reducing Inequity between Communities and Companies

    Reports & Research
    July, 2018
    Global

    Increasing global demand for natural resources is intensifying competition for land across the developing world, pushing companies onto territories that many Indigenous Peoples and rural communities have sustainably managed for generations.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Myanmar

    High-quality speakers and panels. From 2009. Some of the meetings have recorded webcasts available online.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2015
    Myanmar

    A video recording of a whole-day conference held on 18 June 2015. The page begins with text presentations. For the video recordings of the event, scroll down to Webcasts....."Co-Organized by RRI and IUCN, in partnership with the Embassy of France in Washington, DC...

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Myanmar

    A global coalition of 14 Partners and over 120 international, regional and community organizations advancing forest tenure, policy, and market reforms.....

    Core Beliefs:

    "Based on our experience, we find that empowerment of rural people and asset-based development are part of a process that is dependent on a set of enabling conditions, including security of tenure to access and use natural resources. As a coalition of diverse and varied organizations, RRI is guided by a set of core beliefs...

    Rights of Poor Communities Must Be Recognized and Strengthened:

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2016
    Myanmar

    No such thing as a “clean concession” or
    “idle land”...Insecure tenure represents a material
    financial and reputational risk....Case analysis reveals drivers of tenure-
    related conflict....Primary cause of dispute in agricultural
    investment is rarely compensation...
    IAN Risk...
    IAN Diligence...The Tenure Facility...11
    Links to Materials
    Disputes
    around agricultural investments
    tend
    to start early in project life...Implications for Shaping Effective Due
    Diligence.

  10. Library Resource

    The Status of Forest Carbon Rights and Governance Frameworks in Over Half of the World's Tropical Forests

    Reports & Research
    March, 2018
    Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia

    Most of the world’s remaining tropical forests lie in areas that are customarily managed and/or legally owned by Indigenous Peoples and local communities. In the context of climate change and global efforts to protect and enhance the capacity of forests to capture and store greenhouse gas emissions, the question of who owns the trees and the carbon stored therein is paramount. Clarifying this question is crucial, both for the future of the planet, and for up to 1.7 billion people worldwide who rely on forests for their livelihoods.

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