The leaflet will provide an overview of in-country projects and achevements as well as regional initiatives. Articles include but are not limited to: Community lands at the core of Kenya’s new legal reforms; The Voluntary Guidelines: an instrumental tool in the pursuit of climate mitigation goals and REDD+; Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure: an opportunity for peacebuilding in Colombia; Strengthening collaboration for the successful implementation of Sierra Leone’s Na tional Land Policy ; Enhancing food security through land policy reform in Somalia.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsOctober, 2018Tunisia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Somalia, Zambia, Benin, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Colombia, Laos, Pakistan, Finland, Ireland, Sweden, United Kingdom, Italy, Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2012Myanmar
A submission from EarthRights International regarding the Paperwork Review Act approval process for the reporting requirements. On July 11, 2012, the U.S. Government announced a partial waiver of the ban on new investments in Myanmar. Americans are now allowed to invest in Myanmar but will be required to provide annual reports on their policies and procedures for human rights, environmental management, labor standards, land acquisition, and anti-corruption.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2016Cambodia
The « Environment and Natural Resources Code of Cambodia » (Sixth Draft – – 20 November 2016) is a very extensive proposed law (535 pages !) which will have, if adopted, major impacts on many aspects of Cambodian development (Mines, Energy, Urban planning, etc..) but is particularly important for the management of Protected Areas and of Forests and Fisheries. The code has been elaborated by a panel of experts and several working groups led by Vishnu Law Group. A public national consultation has been organized by MOE in Dec 2016.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJuly, 2016Ethiopia
This communications strategy aims to increase the number of rural landholders renting out their land in certified woredas (districts) after receiving their second level certificate..This resource was published in the frame of the Land Investment for Transformation (LIFT) Programme. For more information;please check: https://landportal.org/community/projects/land-investment-transformation...
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJanuary, 2014Eastern Africa, Ethiopia
Brochure on "Community based Rainfed Watershed Management" project. A collective research, learning & demonstration project for increasing productivity and adapting smallholder farmers to climate change in rainfed dry areas.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2011South-Eastern Asia
The Community Carbon Accounting (CCA) Action Research Project was launched with the intention of elaborating approaches for engaging communities in forest carbon stock monitoring.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2006Vietnam
The concept of Community Forest Management (CFM) was officially recognized for the first time in Vietnam with the implementation of the Law on Forest Protection and Development (2004).
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2010Indonesia, India, Cambodia, Nepal, Philippines, Vietnam
Ten IDRC-supported community forestry projects in six countries were selected for this synthesis study. A sizable part of the rural population in these countries are designated as ‘encroachers’ or ‘trespassers’ in the ‘forest.’ Many of these forest users claim long standing customary rights to the area, some of which are formally recognized in state law, but seldom in practice.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2010Myanmar
Community forests (CFs) in northern Burma have been gaining momentum since the mid-2000s, spearheaded by national NGOs, mostly in response to protect village land from encroaching agribusiness concessions. While the production of these new CF landscapes represents the material resistance against state-sponsored rubber, in effect it produces contested state authority by formalizing control of former customary swidden hills under the Forestry Department.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2013Cambodia
"The purpose of this guide is to help your community decide if you want to share your community lands and natural resources with outside companies or investors. Some companies or investors may want your community’s lands or forests to grow oil palm or rubber, or to do logging. This means deciding not only if a company or investor should operate in your community, but how and where they should operate and what your community should receive in return.
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