The Act makes provision for the promotion and recognition of the rights of Indigenous Cultural Communities/Indigenous Peoples (ICCs/IPs), with a view to preserve their culture, traditions and institutions and to ensure the equal protection and non-discrimination of members.
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Library ResourceLegislationPhilippines, South-Eastern Asia, Asia
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 2012Indonesia
This country profile has been compiled as part of a series of country factsheets particularly prepared for Dutch embassies that are developing a strategic analysis on food security and water. The factsheets present the relevant policy and institutional contexts with respect to land governance for each of the 15 selected countries. They have been updated in July 2012.
Library ResourceLegislationTimor-Leste, Asia, South-Eastern Asia
This Decree-Law, consisting of 4 Chapters, approves the structure of the IV Constitutional Government of Timor-Leste. It establishes composition, competences and duties of the Fourth Reform of the Government of the country and specifies all the area involved in order to allow to face the problems of the country according to the needs and priority of its population.
Implemented by: Decree-Law No. 16/2008 approving the State Secretariat for the Promotion of Gender Equality. (2008-06-04)
Implements: Constitution of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. (2002-03-22)
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2013South-Eastern Asia
Library ResourceLegislationMalaysia, Asia, South-Eastern Asia
This Act, consisting of three Parts, applies to Native customary rights of Sarawak. It specifies the following Land classification as follows: i. Interior Area Land is land not falling within other classifications and which is not a Government Reserve; ii.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesLaos, Asia, South-Eastern Asia
The Vision of the present cross-sectoral Forestry Strategy 2020 (FS2020) establishes that by 2020, the Government of the Lao PDR envisages a sizeable, vigorous and robust forestry sector continuing in its role as one of the leading sectors advancing national socio-economic development. A sector in which scientifically-managed natural production forests generate timber and non-timber products at sustainable levels with village participation, under supervision and technical support from well-staffed, well-trained local and national government units.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesCambodia, Asia, South-Eastern Asia
The Agricultural Sector Strategic Development Plan is a national sectoral strategy for the development of agriculture in Cambodia from 2006 to 2010.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2015South-Eastern Asia, Asia
This publication provides an overview of the findings of a review of land tenure security in Asia and the Pacific region in collaboration with key partners. It highlights the major land challenges, barriers and opportunities as the basis for future decisions about partnerships and engagement in the land sector at sub-regional and country level. The findings are based on an extensive literature review, interviews, a questionnaire, validation at several multi-stakeholder meetings and peer review.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2012Cambodia
Cambodia's changing distribution of
income-related outcomes is consistent with the process of
transition from a planned to an open market economy, and the
accompanying growth of incomes. This transformation has
promoted better resource reallocation, expanded the spectrum
of gainful activities, and widened the distribution of
earnings. Aided by robust economic growth and improved
capacity for implementing public policies, Cambodia has seen
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2011Asia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Timor-Leste
Addressing the problem of hunger in a world where food production systems, particularly in developing countries, are being eroded and undermined by climate change is one of the most important challenges of our time. Studies by the Food and Agriculture organization (FAO), Oxfam and the Asian Development Bank, among others, underscore the significance of climate change impacts on agriculture and food production (FAO 2007, Oxfam 2009, ADB 2009).
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