This Handbook provides a comprehensive and systematic overview of the role that Parliamentarians and Parliamentary Advisors can play in the creation of reliable, coherent, and transparent “enabling environments” in the range of areas related to investment in agriculture and food systems. It does so through guidance notes, examples of good practices, and very practical indications, and sets out key stages of processes and mechanisms for MPs and advisors to consider while promoting responsible investment in agriculture and food systems.
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Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesDecember, 2020Global
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMarch, 2015Global
This technical guide elaborates on specific aspects of the Voluntary Guidelines for the responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) relating to agricultural investments and provides detailed guidance to government authorities and others on actions they can take to help them to create an enabling environment for responsible and sustainable investments.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesJanuary, 2019Global
This guide examines the role and responsibilities of private sector lawyers when advising their clients on agricultural investments. It discusses how lawyers can prevent and/or address and mitigate adverse human rights impacts on holders of legitimate tenure rights when advising on or conducting their due diligence and risk assessment processes on behalf of their clients. It provides a number of key recommendations, including on how to align legal advice with the VGGT and CFS-RAI.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMarch, 2017Global
This guide is aimed at legal professionals working with governments, civil society, the private sector or development agencies as well as law societies, notaries, judges and all those who are interested in understanding the role of law in giving effect to the provisions of the Guidelines (VGGT). The VGGT provide important elements for shaping a well-functioning legal framework to facilitate their effective implementation at the national level.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsMarch, 2017Global
This document provides information on implementation of VGGT and a number of checklists that might be helpful for investors and companies on the following topics: Tenure Rights Risk Management Checklist (II.B), Consultation and Negotiation Checklist (III.B), Grievances and Dispute Resolution Checklist (IV.B) and Transparency and Corruption Checklist (V.B).
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMarch, 2015Global
This guide provides guidance for producers, governments, legal advisors and civil society on contract farming arrangements, from negotiation to conclusion, including performance and possible breach or termination of the contract. It gives a description of common contract terms and a discussion of legal issues and critical problems that may arise under various practical situations, illustrating how they may be treated under different legal systems.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksFebruary, 2019Rwanda, Liberia, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, China, Namibia, Botswana, Australia, Jamaica, Ghana, India, Guinea, Colombia, Papua New Guinea, Mongolia
El Estado y el sector privado requieren la valoración de los derechos de tenencia por una amplia gama de motivos, a menudo fundamentando y sentando las bases de las transacciones, la tributación, la compensación y la contabilidad. Si bien el valor y el proceso de valoración tienen repercusiones jurídicas y económicas directas en nuestra vida cotidiana, suelen estar envueltos en misterio y no se los comprende con claridad.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2019Mozambique, Liberia, Botswana, United States of America, Philippines, Poland, Zimbabwe, China, Namibia, Netherlands, Australia, Jamaica, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, India, United Kingdom, Mongolia, Colombia, Papua New Guinea, Ghana
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has developed a series of Technical Guides to elaborate and provide more detailed guidance on thematic areas contained within the Guidelines. As part of this series, this Technical Guide covers the issues associated with the identification and valuation of tenure rights for different purposes, and provides guidance on how to ensure that valuations are undertaken in a fair, reliable and transparent manner that comply with internati onal norms.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationFebruary, 2019Central Asia, Cyprus, Turkey, Europe, Greece, Spain
Shortly after the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was founded in 1945, the organization had started to support member countries addressing structural problems in agriculture with land fragmentation and small holding and farm sizes through the development of land consolidation instruments (Binns, 1950). During the 1950s and 1960s, FAO provided technical assistance to the development of land consolidation in member countries in Europe such as Turkey, Greece, Spain and Cyprus, but also in the Near East and Asia (Meliczek, 1973).
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2004Canada
Le présent guide sur La décentralisation et l'impôt sur la propriété rurale a été préparé pour aider les administrateurs des terres qui participent à la conception et à la mise en œuvre de systèmes d'imposition sur la propriété rurale. Les institutions foncières sont de plus en plus souvent appelées à soutenir la décentralisation des services vers les collectivités locales. L'un des objectifs de la décentralisation est d'améliorer la prestation de services au niveau administratif le plus proche de ces services.
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