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  1. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    October, 2017
    Tunisia, Northern Africa

    This is the presentation of Dr. Badabate Diwediga during the workshop "Sustainable Land Management to Achieving Land Degradation Neutrality: Options-by-Context Approach and Tool", final workshop for the project "Impact Evaluation of SLM Options to Achieve Land Degradation Neutrality", held in Tunis on the 24th October 2017. This presentation highlights the new interfaces of the WEBGIS components of the GeOC tool.

  2. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    October, 2017
    Tunisia, Northern Africa

    This is the presentation of Dr. Badabate Diwediga during the workshop "Sustainable Land Management to Achieving Land Degradation Neutrality: Options-by-Context Approach and Tool", final workshop for the project "Impact Evaluation of SLM Options to Achieve Land Degradation Neutrality", held in Tunis on the 24th October 2017. This presentation highlights the new interfaces of the WEBGIS components of the GeOC tool.

  3. Library Resource

    by the Global Working Group on Land- Friends of the Custodians Committee- September 2017

    Institutional & promotional materials
    September, 2017
    Global

    This bulletin is prepared by the Friends of the Custodians Committee. The objective is to share timely information about the SDG land indicator 1.4.2 and support its reclassification from Tier III to Tier I by October 2018. 

  4. Library Resource

    Proyecto Pobreza Urbana: Estrategia Orientada a la Acción para los Gobiernos y las Instituciones Municipales en América Latina y el Caribe ROA/28

    Institutional & promotional materials
    April, 2004
    Caribbean

    This report focuses on urban poverty and habitat precariousness in the Caribbean countries with an emphasis on current and former British territories.

  5. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    July, 2018
    Africa

    The Association for Rural Advancement (AFRA) partnered with the Legal Resources Centre (LRC), a South African human rights organisation, to launch a class action lawsuit against the Government of South Africa on behalf of a class of farm dwellers known as labour tenants. Under the 1996 Land Reform (Labour Tenants) Act, labour tenants were granted rights to apply for ownership of the land they occupied. However, the government has failed to implement this law, and 19,000 labour tenant claims remain pending.

  6. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    January, 2019
    Global

    Tenure is crucial to the livelihoods of billions of people. For many, their food security is linked to their tenure security. People with weak, insecure tenure rights risk losing their means to support themselves if they lose their access to natural resources. Women often have weaker tenure rights where there is discrimination in laws and customs. Tenure systems define who can use which natural resources, for how long and under what conditions. Many tenure problems are caused by weak governance and attempts to address them are affected by the quality of governance.

  7. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    September, 2015
    Global

    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.

  8. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2006
    Vietnam

    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.

  9. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    Institutional & promotional materials
    February, 2010
    Cambodia, 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


     


  10. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    June, 2018
    Russia, 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

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