An information ecosystem is an extremely vast and cluttered space. What data exist? What data is up to date? What data is reliable? Who owns the data? Can I use the data without inflicting harm? Who are the data subjects? Many people across numerous sectors struggle with such questions and more. The land governance sector in India is no different. But somehow, it seems the land data ecosystem in India is more complex and controversial.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2020India
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJuly, 2013India
Chiefly an agricultural society, India has a strong linkage between land and social status of an individual. Nearly 70 % of its population dependent on land, either as farmers or farm laborers and it is imperative to address the issues of land ensuring livelihood, dignity and food security to millions of Indians. Land reform was a major policy initiative in the country in 1950s and early 1960s.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Switzerland, Mozambique, Guatemala, Indonesia, Grenada, Ghana, Guyana, Cameroon, Nepal, Philippines, Uganda, Australia, Ecuador, India, Georgia, Papua New Guinea
El bienestar humano y la salud del planeta dependen de nuestra voluntad de cuidar de los bosques y de los procedimientos que empleemos para llevar a cabo su explotación. Es por lo tanto esencial saber quién posee y controla los bosques y cómo se ejerce la gobernanza de la tenencia forestal. Esta guía técnica se dirige a quienes desean mejorar la gobernanza de la tenencia forestal, ayudándoles a actuar en cuatro áreas críticas —la comprensión, la organización, la participación y la garantía—, y facilita sus decisiones relacionadas con los bienes y servicios forestales.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2015Switzerland, Mozambique, Guatemala, Indonesia, Grenada, Canada, Congo, Guyana, Cameroon, Nepal, Philippines, Uganda, India, Russia, Brazil, Ghana
Ce guide pratique vise à inspirer et équiper tous ceux qui veulent tenter d’améliorer la situation afin que le pouvoir soit exercé de manière à favoriser les forêts; il décrit comment des outils pratiques peuvent être utilisés pour améliorer la gouvernance des régimes forestiers. Si vous êtes un responsable des politiques du gouvernement, ou si vous appartenez à un autre secteur public, au secteur privé ou à la société civile et êtes intéressé à la gouvernance des forêts et aux réformes foncières, ce guide s’adresse en premier lieu à vous.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2010Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Colombia, Paraguay, Suriname, Northern America, United States of America, Asia, Tajikistan, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Nepal, Europe
Land Tenure Working Paper 15. This publication brings to light the existing linkages between land tenure and the realization of the right to food. It points out that responsible governance of land requires the adoption of human rights-based approach in order to develop coherent and long term solutions to improve people’s livelihoods. The document presents the legal implications of the right to food at national level and provides a series of examples on the implementation of human rights principles and obligations into land tenure systems, policies, and institutional frameworks.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2006Qatar, Kyrgyzstan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Cyprus, Yemen, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Oman, Uzbekistan, Syrian Arab Republic, Kuwait, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Bahrain, Georgia, Armenia, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Central Asia, Western Asia
FAO has initiated a series of global and regional sector outlook studies to examine linkages between forests and societies and to indicate emerging opportunities and challenges. The Forestry Outlook Study for West and Central Asia (FOWECA) has considered these issues through an extended consultative process in 23 different national contexts in West and Central Asia.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2008United States of America, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Pakistan, Thailand, New Zealand, Nepal, Republic of Korea, Philippines, Malaysia, Japan, Myanmar, Brunei Darussalam, Netherlands, India, Bhutan, Cambodia, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia
Does forest tenure matter? In what way does it matter? What are the links among tenure, sustainable forest management (SFM) and poverty alleviation (PA)? This paper presents the main findings of research that was conducted by FAO and partners from the Asia Forest Partnership with the aim of analysing and understanding the role of tenure arrangements, their enabling impacts and their limitations. The paper presents a summary of different tenure instruments’ performance in supporting SFM and PA, and provides recommendations for more effective forest tenure systems.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1959Pakistan, Paraguay, Canada
Revue internationale des forts et des industries forestires
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2012Uganda, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Ghana, Liberia, Guatemala, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Belgium, France
This study is intended to contribute to the effective implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines by exploring ways of monitoring the governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests and providing a civil society perspective on monitoring in the context of the Guidelines. It provides an overview of existing and commonly used monitoring systems and practices in relation with tenure of land, fisheries and forests by civil society organisations and institutions. In order to do so, it will propose a schematic categorization of monitoring in the context of land, fisheries and forests.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Georgia, Bangladesh, Ghana, Tunisia, Gambia, Costa Rica, Chile, Africa
Forests and woody vegetation cover a total surface area of 1.3 million ha in 2015 (FAO 2015) that represents 8% of the country surface area. It includes 1 million ha of forests and 0.3 Million ha of shrubs and other woody area. The forest area has increased from 643,000 ha in 1990 to 1,041,000 ha in 2015 ((FAO 2015) that corresponds to an increase by 62% in the last twenty five years or an annual increase of 1.9%.
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