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  1. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    September, 2018
    Global

    This guide is directed at companies seeking information on implementing FPIC principles in their operations to safeguard the land rights of project-affected communities. It describes the key elements of FPIC, details steps that business enterprises can take to ensure compliance with FPIC and lists additional resources that business enterprises can consult for further guidance on how to adhere to the principles of FPIC.

  2. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    September, 2018
    Global

    This primer provides guidance for companies who seek to ensure that risks for project-affected communities are minimised, especially for women, who can be more vulnerable than men when it comes to land tenure. It provides step by step requirements to ensure that women as well as men are aware of and benefit from a proposed land transaction. For each step, the primer includes a checklist of questions to help guide the work and a list of resources where more detailed information can be found.

  3. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    September, 2018
    Global

    This Primer provides practical guidance for companies on how to design, implement, manage, and monitor a company-based grievance mechanism. It is divided into the three main sections and associated steps:

    • how to design and implement a company-based grievance mechanism,

    • how to create procedures for receiving, investigating, and responding to complaints, and

    • how to create procedures for monitoring and evaluating the grievance mechanism.

  4. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    September, 2018
    Global

    This primer includes an overview of valuation and compensation best practices that illustrates the relationship between valuation and compensation and other steps and elements of responsible investment. It describes how to develop and implement valuation and compensation practices that lead to fair and adequate compensation to the community and individual land users (both women and men) impacted or displaced by an investment.

  5. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    September, 2018
    Global

    This document provides guidance on how local communities can engage with investors to negotiate community-investor agreements. While not primarily oriented towards a private sector audience, it can be useful for investors and other stakeholders who wish to ensure that contract negotiations are clear, fair and equitable, and will guarantee the safeguard of project-affected communities’ land rights.

  6. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    May, 2018
    Global

    This document provides guidance on how local communities can prepare for interactions with potential investors. While not primarily oriented towards a private sector audience, it can be be useful for investors and other stakeholders who wish to engage with project-affected people to ensure the proper conduct of consultation and FPIC processes to safeguard the land and human rights of these communities.

  7. Library Resource
     Satellite Earth Observations in Support Of The Sustainable Development Goals cover image

    2018 Edition

    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2018
    Global

    The 2030 Agenda marks a milestone in the evolution of society’s efforts to define and manage progress towards sustainable development in all its facets: social inclusion, economic growth and environmental sustainability. The definition of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the associated Global Indicator Framework represent the first truly data-driven framework in which countries can engage with the aim of evidence-based decision-making and development policies.

  8. Library Resource
    Valuation of Unregistered Lands: A Policy Guide cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    May, 2018
    Global

    In many developing countries, only 30 per cent of land rights are registered. This publication aims to support developing countries that have unregistered lands to be able to value these lands. It is intended for policy makers, valuation practitioners, other land professionals and various stakeholders involved in the valuation of unregistered lands. It highlights the need to address the challenges related to valuing unregistered lands.

  9. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    September, 2018
    Global

    This primer provides guidance for including and protecting vulnerable groups in the context of a land-based investment. It outlines the importance of identifying and engaging with vulnerable groups, who often have weak claims to land rights and are particularly susceptible to negative impacts from changes in land use. It provides

    • an overview of who may qualify for inclusion in a vulnerable group and descriptions of specific vulnerable groups, and

    • step-by-step guidance.

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