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  1. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    September, 2016
    Canada

    This article explores the ways in which (a) Indigenous youth involved in an HIV intervention took up and reclaimed their cultures as a project of defining ‘self’, and (b) how Indigenous ‘culture’ can be used as a tool for resistance, HIV prevention and health promotion. Data were drawn from the Taking Action Project: Using arts-based approaches to develop Aboriginal youth leadership in HIV prevention.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Cambodia, Laos

    In 2001 a new Land Law was adopted in Cambodia. It was significant because - for the first time - it recognised a new legal category of people, Indigenous Peoples or chuncheat daoem pheak tech in Khmer, and it also introduced the legal concept of communal land rights to Cambodia. Indigenous Peoples are not mentioned in the 1993 constitution of Cambodia or any legislation pre-dating the 2001 Land Law. However, Cambodia's 2002 Forestry Law also followed the trend by recognising Indigenous Peoples.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    Cambodia

    The Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, Raquel Rolnik, undertook an official visit to the World Bank Group from 26 October to 1 November 2010. In this 2013 report, she presents her observations and recommendations on the World Bank‟s safeguard policies, particularly on the right to adequate housing, in the context of its current two-year consultative process to review and update its environmental and social safeguard policies.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Cambodia

    Twenty years after the Paris Peace Agreements, the Special Rapporteur takes stock of progress in Cambodia's human rights situation, with particular emphasis on land issues and land concessions. The report is based on missions to Cambodia in December 2011 and May 2012. The first enabled a human rights assessment of State institutions relevant to the electoral process in Cambodia, including the laws, policies and practices applicable to elections.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Cambodia

    This 2012 report is an assessment of the human rights impact of economic land concessions (ELCs) and other land concessions and major development projects in Cambodia. It includes not only an analysis of concessions pertaining to agroindustry (for example, rubber, sugar, acacia and cassava plantations), but also to concessions for mining, oil and gas, forestry, and concessions for the purposes of tourism, property development, and large scale infrastructure, such as hydropower dams.

  6. Library Resource

    From Rhetoric to Action: Towards a Transformed Agriculture and Food Secure Africa

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2014
    Africa

    In 2003, the Maputo Declaration of the African Union stated that, within five years, 10 per cent of budgets of member states would be dedicated to agriculture. Ten years on, despite spending increases by some countries African governments still allocate an average of only 4 per cent of their national budgets to agriculture. Only eight out of 54 countries under the African Union have consistently reached the 10 per cent target.

  7. Library Resource
    January, 2012
    Global

    The document highlights four areas of the Voluntary Guidelines: human rights approach, diversity of existing land and natural resource tenure systems,  free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) principle of consultation and participation will apply human rights approach, diversity of existing land and natural resource tenure systems, women's land rights and corporate responsibility. These are of greatest interest and relevance to the policy priorities of ActionAid and the International Food Security Network (IFSN).

  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016
    Uganda

    Land Rights from a Gender Perspective: Multi-stakeholder Actions to enhance Gender and Women’s Land Rights in Land Policy Formulation and Implementation in Uganda

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