The Tenure Guidelines aim to serve as a reference, providing guidance to improve the governance of land, fisheries and forests so that it can contribute effectively to securing the right to adequate food. The Guidelines thus constitute an internationally agreed upon normative standard that assesses the actions and omissions of states, UN agencies as well as international organisations with respect to the way they regulate land, fisheries and forests in specific situations. See box 1 below.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsSeptember, 2015Global
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2006Vietnam
Vietnam Land Administration system has implemented successfully the land policy in recent decades. In the next phase of socio-economic development plan, land is requested to become important domestic resources for many investment projects. Obviously, land registration needs further development so that land use rights or land use right certificate can be used as asset in the open market. In the past ten years, many improved on land registration was undertaken. Many first-look problems have been identified and fixed. The issues of Vietnam land registration are more difficult to identify.
Library ResourceMultimediaInstitutional & promotional materialsFebruary, 2010Cambodia, Laos
An introduction into the work we do to assist disadvantaged communities in Laos and Cambodia.
We have 3 core Programs of development work: Healthy Villages & Local Leadership/ Land & Livelihoods/ Child Protection and Empowerment.
Please visit our website for more information: https://villagefocus.org/index
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJune, 2018Russia, Italy
The Voluntary Guidelines for Sustainable Soil Management (VGSSM) were adopted by the 4th GSP Plenary Assembly (Rome, 25 May 2016), approved by the 25th session of the FAO Committee on Agriculture (Rome, 28 September 2016) and finally endorsed by the 155th session of the FAO Council (Rome, 5 December 2016). These guidelines provide technical and policy recommendations on how sustainable soil management can be achieved. The successful implementation of these guidelines should pave the way to boost ing soil health
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsFebruary, 2018
Grote stadsbomen zijn uitstekende filters voor stedelijke luchtvervuiling en fijnstof. Een boom kan tot 150 kg CO2 per jaar absorberen, koolstof vastleggen en daardoor de klimaatverandering bestrijden. Bomen leveren leefomgeving, voedsel en bescherming voor planten en dieren, en verbeteren de biodiversiteit in het stedelijk gebied. Planten van bomen is essentieel voor toekomstige generaties!
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsSeptember, 2018Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, Iran, Lebanon
The NENA region already exposed to chronic shortage of water will face in the coming decades a severe intensification of water scarcity due to several drivers, including demographic growth and its related food demands, urbanization, energy demand and overall socio-economic development. Furthermore, NENA is experiencing more frequent, intense extreme events (in particular droughts) as a consequence of climate change.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJune, 2018Western Asia, Jordan
Watershed management in a Soil & Water Conservation (SWC) context - combining upland and channel measures. Concept and selected techniques
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2011Cambodia
Political dynamics of the global land grab are exemplified in Cambodia, where at least 27 forced evictions took place in 2009, affecting 23,000 people. Evictions of the rural poor are legitimized by the assumption that non-private land is idle, marginal, or degraded and available for capitalist exploitation. This paper: (1) questions the assumption that land is idle; (2) explores whether land grabs can be regulated through a ‘code of conduct’; and (3) examines peasant resistance to land grabs.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsNovember, 2016Africa
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsApril, 2014Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Yemen, Northern Africa, Western Asia
The year 2013 witnessed progress both in research and overall operations of the Initiative. Two bilaterally funded programs for Iraq and Tunisia were launched offering new opportunities and models for engagement of US and regional research capacities. The research agenda was strengthened with increased collaboration and partnership. During 2013 the United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) increased its engagement in the WLI taking a prominent role in the WLI Tunisian Program.
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