Local communities, smallholders and indigenous peoples play an essential role in the sustainable management of land and forests and, as such, in mitigating and adapting to climate change. They are the guardians of approximately one-third of the world’s forests and have customary rights over a large proportion of forest lands to be managed, conserved and/or restored.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsSeptember, 2018Nepal, Panama
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksNovember, 2018Serbia, Nepal, France, North Macedonia, Nigeria, Kenya, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Ethiopia, China, Cameroon, Tanzania, Bulgaria, Spain, India, South Sudan, Sudan, Pakistan, Niger, Eritrea, Mongolia
In many countries, pastoralism has historically been practiced in areas that are now partitioned by international boundaries. This is a major barrier to sustainable resource management and to pastoral development. However, there are examples from around the world of efforts to facilitate transboundary movements and transboundary ecosystem management by pastoralists. This report examines how pastoral mobility has been impacted by the creation of unnatural boundaries within their landscapes and how societies cope with these constraints through legal or informal arrangements.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJuly, 2018Malawi, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Guatemala, Brazil, United States of America, Cambodia, Myanmar, India, Nepal, Sweden, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland
Putting the voluntary guidelines on tenure into practice: a learning guide for civil society organizations is a learning guide which has been designed specifically to give civil society and grassroots organizations a deeper understanding of the VGGT. It provides civil society organizations with a methodology and a set of materials to undertake training on the VGGT with civil society actors from the grassroots to the national level. Trainees will learn how to apply the VGGT to actual tenure gover nance.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 1995Nepal
The Agricultural Perspective Plan (APP) is a national strategy with a cross-sectoral approach with a duration of twenty years (1995-2015). Its goal is to add two percentage points to the country’s agricultural growth which would expand per capita agricultural growth sixfold, from its current 0.5% to 3% per year. The APP strategy is based on the acceleration of the agricultural growth rate sufficiently to obtrain strong multiplier effect on growth in employment, both in agriculture itself and in nonagricultural sectors.
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 2007Nepal
This Act, consisting of 4 Chapters and 1 Schedule, may be called "Nepal Law Commission Act, 2063 (2007). The Nepal Law Commission has hereby been established for the drafting and codification of laws, amendment, unification and review of prevailing laws as well as to conduct study and research on law and justice.
Library ResourceLegislationMay, 2011Nepal
This Act, consisting of 6 Chapters, may be called "Mediation Act, 2068. It establishes administative and legal proceedings related to any dispute that may be settled through mediation: In case, any agreement provides for the settlement of dispute through mediation, the dispute concerned with that agreement or a dispute arisen under that agreement shall be settled according to the procedure prescribed in the agreement, if any.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2018Asia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Bangladesh, India, Nepal
This publication discusses the relevance to land and agriculture of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGP BHR), and provides an overview of the state of the UNGP BHR’s implementation in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, and the Philippines. While significant efforts were undertaken by human rights institutions and CSOs to promote UNGP BHR, this book outlines areas of action at country and regional levels to mainstream UNGP BHR.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2019Asia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Bangladesh, India, Nepal
Monitoring reports were prepared in six Asian countries to understand the nature, causes, and impacts of land and resource conflicts, and to highlight the human rights issues intertwined with them. This publication likewise provides an overview of some of the available conflict response and resolution mechanisms in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, and the Philippines, and outlines recommended actions for addressing land conflicts.
Library ResourceVideosDecember, 2016Southern Asia, Nepal
Voluntary Guideline on Responsible Governance of Tenure – Situation, Movement and its use in the context of Nepal
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsMarch, 2018Southern Asia, Nepal
The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) set out internationally-accepted principles and standards for responsible practices, providing a framework for governments, the private sector and civil society to use when developing policies and programmes for improving food security.
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