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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    Global

    The eradication of hunger and poverty largely depend on how people, communities and others gain access to land. The livelihoods of many, particularly the rural poor including women, are based on secure and equitable access to and control over land and other natural resources. Land is a source of food and shelter; the basis for social, cultural and religious practices; and a central factor in economic growth.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    Global

    Up to 2.5 billion people depend on indigenous and community lands, which make up over 50 percent of the land on the planet; they legally own just one-fifth. The remaining land remains unprotected and vulnerable to land grabs from more powerful entities like governments and corporations. There is growing evidence of the vital role played by full legal ownership of land by indigenous peoples and local communities in preserving cultural diversity and in combating poverty and hunger, political instability and climate change.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    Global

    The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (FAO, 2012 – referred to in this guide as ‘the Guidelines’) were unanimously adopted by the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) in 2012, with subsequent broad international recognition and support. Their strength rests on the unique inclusive and participatory process through which they were developed.

  4. Library Resource
    WHEN OIL, GAS OR MINING ARRIVES IN YOUR AREA
    Manuals & Guidelines
    October, 2016
    Global

    This guide aims to help local organisations, communities and governments to carry out constructive, peaceful engagement and negotiation with companies and government, with the aim of achieving sustainable development and improved quality of life. Its main objectives are:

  5. Library Resource
    Report cover

    Summary of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 13 October 2016

    Conference Papers & Reports
    October, 2016
    Global

    This is the summary of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 13 October 2016.

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    Report cover

    Agenda of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 13 October 2016

    Conference Papers & Reports
    October, 2016
    Global

    This is the agenda of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 13 October 2016.

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2016
    Global

    Drawing on feminist and development literature, this paper suggests several important lessons and considerations for building equitable approaches to REDD+. Specifically, we illustrate the conceptual and practical significance of women’s participation for achieving the goals of REDD+as well as the limits and opportunities for gendering participation in REDD+.

  8. Library Resource

    A closer look at gender in the Restoration Opportunities Assessment Methodology

    Reports & Research
    January, 2017
    Global

    The Restoration Opportunities Assessment Methodology (ROAM)1 was developed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the World Resources Institute (WRI) to assist countries in identifying opportunities for forest landscape restoration (FLR), analysing priority areas at a national or sub-national level, and designing and implementing FLR interventions. FLR is the long-term process of regaining ecological functionality and enhancing human well-being across deforested or degraded forest landscapes.

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