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  1. Library Resource
    National Policies
    Guyana, Americas, South America

    The overall objective of the National Forest Policy is the conservation, protection, management and utilisation of the nation’s forest resources, while ensuring that the productive capacity of the forests for both goods and services is maintained or enhanced.

  2. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    November, 2010
    Laos

    Bot talks about how land conflicts has decreased in their village.

     

     

     

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2009
    China

    Full Citation: Qin, P., Carlsson, F., and Xu, J., "Forestland Reform in China: What Do the Farmers Want?", 08(35) EfD DISCUSSION PAPER SERIES (2008).

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2009
    China

    Full Citation: Shen, Y., Xu, X., Zhu, Z., Zhang, Y., and Jiang, C., "New Progress in Privatization of the Collective Forest Land in China: Evidence from 9 Villages," SOUTHERN FOREST ECONOMICS WORKERS ANNUAL MEETING (Center for Forest Business 2009),

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2016
    Cambodia

    The « Environment and Natural Resources Code of Cambodia » (Sixth Draft – – 20 November 2016) is a very extensive proposed law (535 pages !) which will have, if adopted, major impacts on many aspects of Cambodian development (Mines, Energy, Urban planning, etc..) but is particularly important for the management of Protected Areas and of Forests and Fisheries. The code has been elaborated by a panel of experts and several working groups led by Vishnu Law Group. A public national consultation has been organized by MOE in Dec 2016.



  6. Library Resource
    Defenders of the Earth cover image

    Global killings of land and environmental defenders in 2016

    Reports & Research
    July, 2017
    Global

    2016 saw a record 200 killings of people defending their land, forests and rivers against destructive industries.

    It has never been deadlier to take a stand against companies that steal land and destroy the environment. Our new report Defenders of the Earth found that nearly four people were murdered every week in 2016 protecting their land and the natural world from industries like mining, logging and agribusiness.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2010
    India

    The Orissa government’s agreement with Vedanta Alumina to allow mining of bauxite deposits in the Niyamgiri hills, the home of the Dongaria Kondha tribe, is an example of how corporate interests backed by state support are trampling on tribal livelihoods and threatening an ecologically rich and important region.

  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2009
    Cameroon

    Gold and diamond mining constitute more than half of all mineral exploitation worldwide and an estimated 6 to 9 million artisanal miners are active in the gold and diamond sector. Africa hosts a third of the world’s natural mineral wealth, among which 65 percent of global diamond deposits. While mineral exploitation contributes to the livelihoods of many, it also generally leaves a negative impact on the environment, which may ultimately be detrimental to livelihoods.

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