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  1. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2022
    Global

    Produced jointly by the secretariats of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), with contributions from multiple stakeholders, this technical guide addresses the integration of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries, and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) within the implementation of the UNCCD and Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN), thus opening a new chapter in ongoing efforts to combat desertification, land degradation, and drought

  2. Library Resource
    Advancing Inclusive Land Governance

    Successful Strategies and Practices from the Field

    Manuals & Guidelines
    December, 2020
    Global

    Land lies at the very foundation of our society and social life; it plays a central role in the livelihoods and cultural identities of communities across the globe, and contains the resources that underpin our now globalised world. However, partly because of this, it is often at the heart of social and political conflicts. Increasing demand for food, energy and other primary products is driving agribusinesses, mining companies and speculative investors in a quest for new land to acquire and exploit.

  3. Library Resource
    gender guide-cover page.PNG

    Contributing to Women’s Economic Empowerment Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO)

    Manuals & Guidelines
    July, 2021
    Global

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) supports entrepreneurs in sustainable, agrarian, innovative and international business and cooperation. Its support includes grants and other support instruments, finding business partners, know-how, and guidance to comply with laws and regulations. RVO is a government agency that operates under the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy. Its activities are commissioned by the various Dutch ministries and the European Union.

  4. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    December, 2021
    Global

    These messages were developed based on the field experience in fragile and crisis affected contexts of UN-Habitat and the partners of the Global Land Tool Network and the HLP Area of Responsibility of the Global Protection Cluster. They are a quick reference on how to empower women and protect their housing, land and property rights in fragile and crisis affected contexts and why this is an essential element to sustain peace and stability.

  5. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    February, 2021
    Global

    Indicator 15.2.1: Progress towards sustainable forest management
     

  6. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    July, 2021
    Global

    Indicator 15.1.2: Proportion of important sites for terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity that are covered  by protected areas, by ecosystem type

  7. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    February, 2021
    Global

    Indicator 15.1.1: Forest area as a proportion of total land area
     

  8. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    December, 2018
    Global

    Goal 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and
    sustainable.
    Target 11.7: Providing universal access to safe, inclusive and accessible,
    green and public spaces, in particular for women and children, older
    persons and persons with disabilities.
    Indicator 11.7.1: Average share of the built-up area of cities that is open
    space for public use for all, by sex, age and persons with disabilities
     

  9. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2021
    Global

    Indicator 11.3.1: Ratio of land consumption rate to population growth rate
     

  10. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2018
    Global

    The housing sector including its institutions, laws and regulations, touches every single aspect of the economy of a country and has interface with practically every social development sector. People living in adequate homes have better health, higher chances to improve their human capital and seize the opportunities available in urban contexts. At the same time, a housing sector that performs well acts as a ‘development multiplier’ benefiting complementary industries, contributing to economic development, employment generation, service provision and overall poverty reduction.

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