This publication offers a fresh look at the theory and practice of modern water rights, from a comparative law angle. It sheds light on a number of key features of such rights, and contrasts these to traditional forms and kinds of water rights. It teases out and discusses the relevant problematique, including in particular that elicited the sale and leasing of water rights. Finally, a stock-taking and assessment of modern water rights systems impacts are volunteered. This publication complements two earlier issues featured in the FAO Legislative Studies series, i.e.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2005Cameroon, Spain, United States of America, Armenia, South Africa, Singapore, Kyrgyzstan, Chile, Azerbaijan, China, Romania, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Japan, India, Russia, Pakistan, Mexico, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksOctober, 2018Germany, Dominica, France, Honduras, Japan, Nicaragua, Panama, Dominican Republic, Chile, Guatemala, Montenegro, Cameroon, Belize, Colombia, Ghana, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Mexico, Brazil
The World Banana Forum (WBF) publication developed a methodological guide to reduce water and carbon footprints in banana plantations worldwide. Members of the Working Group (WG) on Sustainable Production Systems and Environmental Impact acknowledged the contribution of banana production in the total global GHG emissions and the consumption of freshwater in the economic activity, both stressed in the 2015 Paris Climate Conference (COP21), having the agricultural sector a high mitigation potential.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksFebruary, 2016Serbia, Egypt, Afghanistan, United States of America, Kenya, Mauritania, Croatia, Eswatini, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Jordan, Morocco, Yemen, Tajikistan, Spain, Somalia, Uzbekistan, Italy, Tunisia, Chad, Mexico
As World leaders forged two new big deals in late 2015 – the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Climate Change Agreements – over 200 experts and technical officers working in fields related to land and water management, participated in the 3rd Land and Water Days held at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Headquarters in Rome, from 10 to 12 November 2015.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2004United States of America, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, Ghana, Iceland, Gabon, Pakistan, Kenya, Japan, South Africa, Hungary, Italy, Tanzania, Suriname, Kuwait, Uganda, Brazil, Canada
This publication explores various aspects of the interface between water rights and land tenure. It is intended to synthetize and assess current learning on this topic, to define salient issues and to propose fruitful approaches for further investigation.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2000Burkina Faso, Laos, Bangladesh, Philippines, Mali, Samoa, Madagascar, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Ghana, Congo, Pakistan, Niger, Gabon
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