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  1. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    September, 2022
    Global

    Approximately 1.6 billion people live in and around forest areas and use forest and land resources for their livelihoods: an estimated 36% of intact forests are within Indigenous Peoples lands. Clarifying land and resource rights and community forest management is critical for sustainable management of forests and natural resources, safeguarding livelihoods and supporting economic development. At COP26, a joint-donor Pledge was announced committing $1.7 billion to advance IPLC forest tenure rights from 2021 to 2025.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 2022
    Central Asia, Eastern Europe

    Land degradation neutrality (LDN) has been defined by the Parties to the Convention as: A state whereby the amount and quality of land resources, necessary to support ecosystem functions and services and enhance food security, remains stable or increases within specified temporal and spatial scales and ecosystems. The present report is an overview of the status of land degradation neutrality (LDN) in the region including a national overview for the 17 programme countries.

  3. Library Resource
    UN Resolutions
    October, 2015
    Global

    Integration of the Sustainable Development Goals and targets into the implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification and the Intergovernmental Working Group report on land degradation neutrality

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    An Open Data Assessment

    Reports & Research
    September, 2022
    Senegal

    This State of Land Information (SOLI) report is an analysis of the current state of land data in Senegal, assessing the availability of land information and the compliance of this information with open data standards. 

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    Tracing coloured gemstone flows from Mozambique and Malawi to Asia

    Reports & Research
    November, 2021
    Mozambique

    The trade in coloured gemstones stretches around the world, linking source countries on almost every continent to international trade hubs, mainly in Asia, and on to retail markets. Mozambique is one such source, sitting atop significant gemstone deposits, including precious and semi-precious stones.

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    Multimedia
    September, 2022
    Africa

    They has been a growing emphasis on the importance of lease held tenure and the benefits it offer’s to a country’s economic growth and development. The Food and Agriculture Organization define land tenure as  the relationship, whether legally or customarily defined, among people, as individuals or groups, with respect to land.  Researchers and social scientists continue to advocate for lease held tenure while customary tenure has been associated with insecurity due to the lack of formal administration.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2021
    Global

    "Participatory law-making” is the process by which citizens actively contribute to policy advocacy and law-drafting. Citizen participation in law-making can improve the quality and legitimacy of policies and laws by ensuring that they reflect and protect the authentic interests of the national citizenry. In the field of land rights, participatory law-making can help ensure the recognition and protection of legitimate tenure rights.

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    Manuals & Guidelines
    February, 2019
    Global

    This document is intended to promote a disciplined approach to integrated closure planning and increase the uniformity of good practice across the sector. The concepts apply equally to both large and small mining companies.

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    Reports & Research
    August, 2021
    Global

    This report seeks to investigate and propose mechanisms that can be used to improve the flow of benefits to mining-affected communities. The report sets out what requirements should be met for a community trust (or similar legal vehicle) to offer protection of trust assets. It sets out recommendations on the manner in which the legal document should be crafted to protect communities, and proposes that the time is ripe for regulation and clarity. Although it is focused on South Africa, it will be relevant for countries facing similar challenges in the mining and other commercial sectors.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2020
    Global

    Global efforts to combat climate change will require a transition to renewable energy and government action to reduce reliance on fossil fuels such as coal, oil and gas. If followed through, such action will create stranded assets – in other words, economic assets affected by premature write-downs or downward revaluations, or converted to liabilities.

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