FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) and other development partners are working together with countries to prepare Voluntary Guidelines that will provide practical guidance to states, civil society, the private sector, donors and development specialists on the responsible governance of tenure. By setting out principles and internationally accepted standards for responsible practices, the Voluntary Guidelines will provide a framework and point of reference that stakeholders can use when developing their own policies and actions.
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Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesJanuary, 1970Georgia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, United Kingdom, Croatia, Italy, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 1999Slovenia, France, Switzerland, United States of America, Zambia, Mali, Sweden, Germany, Indonesia, Bolivia, Austria, Finland, New Zealand, Japan, Turkey, Philippines, Italy, India, Sudan, Uganda, Norway
These proceedings reflect the broad range of disciplines, institutions and geographical regions represented at the workshop. The proceedings will hopefully provide insight for governments, NGOs, the private sector, local organisations and other actors on how to manage and participate in pluralistic forestry systems in order to further the goals of sustainable forestry for development.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Nepal, France, Kenya, Gambia, Uganda, Philippines, Sweden, Germany, Guatemala, Poland, Thailand, Italy, Uruguay, Norway
Meeting Name: Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA)
Meeting symbol/code: CGRFA-16/17/8
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2002Switzerland, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Bolivia, Guinea, Costa Rica, Niger, Mozambique, Philippines, South Africa, Nicaragua, Italy, Ecuador, Norway, Sudan, Mexico, Brazil, Asia, Africa, Americas
The management of conflict over land and natural resources is a very broad issue and there is a growing literature on techniques that have potential for use in this field. At the moment, the Land Tenure Service of FAO’s Rural Development Division is working towards achieving a deeper understanding of the current methods and practices in land conflict management and is gathering cases from all over the world to ascertain the techniques used and the results achieved. This edition of Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives, prepared with the strong support of Ms A.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2001Brazil, Spain, Italy, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Venezuela, Guyana, Norway, Americas
This document assembles three reviews of the marine shrimp and groundfish fisheries of the Brazil-Guianas shelf (northern Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago and eastern Venezuela) and one on environmental aspects of the area. The resources reviews are based on technical reports prepared prior to and during the Workshop in Cumaná, Venezuela and during previous meetings of the stock assessment experts of the WECAFC Ad Hoc Working Group on Shrimp and Groundfish Resources in the Brazil-Guianas Shelf.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016France, Switzerland, United States of America, Japan, Spain, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Canada, Norway, Netherlands
Meeting Name: Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. Intergovernmental Technical Working Group on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Meeting symbol/code: CGRFA/WG-PGR-8/16/4
Session: Sess. 8
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2009Angola, France, Mauritius, Germany, Namibia, Indonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, United States of America, Japan, South Africa, Malaysia, Italy, Papua New Guinea, Norway
The ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF) has been developed over the last decade in response to perceived and actual deficiencies in previous methods of management. The EAF recognizes that fish are only one albeit important part of a much wider ecosystem incorporating an array of physical and biological components that humans interact with and exploit.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2007Angola, Rwanda, Zambia, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Eswatini, Congo, Malawi, Ethiopia, Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Somalia, Eritrea, Tanzania, Botswana, Norway, Kenya, Africa
The present paper – the third in the HIV/AIDS Programme Working Paper Series – is based on field research conducted by two grassroots organizations – CINDI-Kitwe in Zambia and GROOTS Kenya in Kenya to map out and document cases of property grabbing from children, in particular those who became orphans due to AIDS. It is intended to explore methods which grassroots organizations use or can use to document their work.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Fiji, Bangladesh, Switzerland, Germany, Sri Lanka, Norway, Iceland, Namibia, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, Japan, Italy, Netherlands, India, Maldives, Gabon, Papua New Guinea
This study provides an introduction to the right to food and human rights principles in international law, explores the relationship between international fisheries instruments and the right to food and seeks to identify components that are considered important for the implementation of the right to food in fisheries legislation.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2000France, Estonia, Switzerland, Lithuania, Chile, Sweden, Germany, China, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, Finland, Japan, Hungary, Austria, Portugal, Poland, Netherlands, Russia, Czech Republic, Mexico, Norway, Mongolia
Meeting symbol/code: EFC 00 5-Add.1
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