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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 2014
    Philippines

    This issue brief is an abridged version of the VGGT discussion paper, "Review of Selected Land Laws and the Governance of Tenure in the Philippines: Discussion Paper in the context of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Governance of Tenure (VGGT)" which  analyzes Philippine policies on land and resource tenure (as embodied in the 1987 Constitution and ten major laws on tenur

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines

    This publication compiles land grab cases documented by LWA partners in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, and Philippines. The cases highlight how farmers, women, and indigenous peoples have been displaced from their lands; and how ecosystems have been destroyed, food security undermined and livelihoods lost. This publication also features the recommended principles of responsible agricultural investment (rai) governing land investments in the Philippines recognizing the importance of farming and fishing communities in the country. 

  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2015
    Asia

    This issue brief highlights the roots of land grabbing experienced in the aggrieved communities in seven countries. It also features the importance of advanced smallholder agriculture and local food industry, broadened land rights movement, and strengthened land governance in promoting the rights of the farmers.

  4. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    April, 2001
    Asia, Bangladesh, China, India, Nepal, Philippines, Vietnam

    The publication focuses on participatory processes and their management, and presents a broad range of concrete experience with different tools. It is assumed that the reader is already familiar with the use of tools like PRA/PLA/PME and is now interested in second generation issues related to project design, training and measurement of impact associated with the use of participatory processes. Each article reflects a specific experience. As such, it has its own validity.

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    Philippines

    This publication is a lobby material to advocate the passage of the National Land Use Act. It examines the seemingly conflicted need for food and housing in the country. The writer – Carmina Flores-Obanil – describes that from 1982 to 1997 massive land conversions in the urban fringes of Bulacan and Cavite attribute to policies encouraging the expansion of industries in rural areas.

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2015
    Philippines

    This publication is a lobby material to advocate the passage of the National Land Use Act. As one of the major outputs of the high level experts forum held last June 4, 2015, this abridged version of the proceedings highlights the experts’ discussion, answering the following key questions related to agriculture:

    How do we define prime agricultural lands?
    Should we have protected areas for agriculture i.e. prime agricultural lands, and how many hectares are needed to achieve food security?
    What can LGUs do to ensure proper land use and protect agricultural lands?

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    Philippines

    This publication is a lobby material to advocate the passage of the National Land Use Act. It shows the adverse effects of the lack of land use planning in coastal communities especially in the advent of  a natural disaster. This publication features the Typhoon Haiyan-affected coastal communities in the Visayas Region of the Philippines as examples. It also recommends how this dismal situation could be lessened in the future.

  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    Philippines

    This publication is a lobby material to advocate the passage of the National Land Use Act (NLUA). It highlights the ambiguous land policies and processes as factors to the degradation of watershed and protected areas in Cagayan de Oro and Northern Mindanao Region of the Philippines, resulting to extreme typhoon disasters. Thus, this paper explains how the NLUA will address such policy issues from the local development perspective of Northern Mindanao.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2015
    Asia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines

    This publication is a collection of scoping studies on women and land in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, and Philippines. It outlines the statuses of women's land rights in each country, the legal frameworks covering such rights, the key factors promoting or impending women's land rights, and the strategies to address gender inequality and advance women's rights to own and benefit from the land.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2015
    Asia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Philippines

    This compilation of scoping studies on indigenous peoples in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, and Philippines reveals how the basic bond of indigenous peoples to land are threatened by forces far more powerful than they are equipped to face.

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