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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    Nepal, Southern Asia
  2. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2015
    Nepal, Liberia, Kenya, Zambia, Gambia, Guatemala, Myanmar, Bolivia, Nicaragua

    El Mecanismo para bosques y fincas (FFF, por sus siglas en inglés) es una asociación entre la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO), el Instituto Internacional de Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo (IIED, por sus siglas en inglés), la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN), y AgriCord que actualmente recibe financiamiento de Suecia, Finlandia, Alemania, Estados Unidos de América y AgriCord, a través del programa “Agricultores en lucha contra la pobreza”.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    India

    RCDC assigned a task of compiling a report on the functioning of PESA in the state of Odisha based both on secondary analysis and primary survey at field level, to a local consultant organization National Institute for Development Innovation(NIDI) in late 2010. Agreeing with our observation that the report submitted under the same required further improvements and enrichments the consultant made fresh efforts in 2011 and submitted an improved version of the same without any extra charges.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2016
    India

    This book made an attempt to bring together various legislative protections available to the tribals communities pertaining to the land and governance in the scheduled areas and the role of different institutions to achieve the goals enshrined in the Constitution. It examined the Fifth Schedule of the Constitution and its various provisions and special arrangements made for areas inhabited by Scheduled Tribes and the law relating to local self governance in these areas, primarily through village panchayat-an institution of local self governance.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    India, Asia, Southern Asia

    The purpose of this Act is to recognize forest rights to tribal communities who have been occupying the land before the forest laws were put into force.Scheduled Tribes residing in forests shall be entitled to the land currently occupied which may be allocated in all forests including National Parks and Sanctuaries.The Act grants forest rights to Scheduled Tribes and other traditional forest dwellers including: right to live in the forest land for habitation or for self-cultivation for livelihood; right of ownership, access to collect, use, and dispose of minor forest produce; right to use

  6. Library Resource
    National Policies
    Nepal, Asia, Southern Asia

    The Forestry Sector Policy is a national sectoral policy which sets forth long-term, medium-term and short term objectives relating to the sustainable use of forest resources. The long-term objectives of the Policy are: a) to meet the people’s basic needs for forestry products on a sustainable basis; b) to contribute to food production; c) to protect land from degradation; d) to conserve and use biological diversity and genetic resources in a sustainable manner; e) to create opportunities for income generation and employment.

  7. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Bhutan, Asia, Southern Asia

    The newly instituted Survey and Demarcation Division shall conduct the survey and definiton of boundaries of the so called reserved Forests of Bhutan and shall widely spread information about the forest areas included under this provision, in order to ascertain eventual claims of rights on forests and their products, land and water courses or grazing and pasture rights. The involved land shall be excluded from the reserved forest areas or expropriated or acquired.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Iran, Western Asia, Asia, Southern Asia

    Note7: This note indicates that Ministry of Jihad-e-Agriculture shall issue permits for any exploitation of natural dense forests and rangelands. Priority, on the basis of technical guidelines, shall be granted to those individuals in possession of livestock grazing permits and those using Forests and Rangelands in each region. The Ministry of Jihad-e-Agriculture shall fix yearly the basic price for forests and rangeland derived products.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Iran, Western Asia, Asia, Southern Asia

    The amendments concern the need for authorization from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Agriculture for the conversion of forest and valley land into the following: 1. making farmland, orchard, rangeland, artificial forests, forage land, livestock institutions, aquatic breeding institutions, as well as the use for mine exploting and exploration (in nothern Iran); and 2. establishment of factories, townships, schools, training institutions, sport clubs, etc.

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Iran, Western Asia, Asia, Southern Asia

    Chapter one of this Law contains definitions of terms therein employed, such as: forest, forest bushes, desert shrubs, forest cover and regions, range, planted rangeland, logs and saplings. Chapter two sets out rules for exploitation and protection of the above mentioned areas. Forestry Organization, established within the Ministry of Agriculture, shall supervise and issue permits for each applicant regarding exploitation of these areas. Licence shall be valid up to one year.

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