This guide aims to help businesses -companies, investors, buyers- understand, respect, and support the rights of indigenous peoples by illustrating how these rights are relevant to business activities. It encourages business to engage in meaningful consultation and partnership with indigenous peoples on a local level and to adapt the principles discussed and practices suggested here to their distinct situations and contexts. It
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Library ResourceManual y guíasMarzo, 2013Global
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDocumentos de política y resúmenesMarzo, 2017Global
This paper provides guidance on how to conduct collaborative and participatory risk assessments, paying attention to the human rights of project-affected people. It was written for stakeholders who seek more effective strategies for investigating the human rights impacts of business projects or operations, and who wish to make their human rights impact assessments more inclusive and responsive, or who seek to encourage greater buy-in from other stakeholders.
Library ResourceManual y guíasDiciembre, 2017Asia, Global
This guide provides a simple yet complete resource to help communities to understand the Asian Development Bank’s policies and use them for justice. While it focuses on the ADB, it also contains information that is useful for any campaign against destructive development—even if the ADB is not involved. The guide contains different kinds of information, including:
• Information about human rights and rights-based development
• Information about the Asian Development Bank and its safeguard policies
• Learning activities for community workshops
Library ResourceManual y guíasAbril, 2017Global
This guide helps communities, community-based organisations and other supporters know what to do if a company is planning to develop projects on or near their customary lands, using a loan from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) – the private sector part of the World Bank Group. This guide is also useful for any projects using loans from other funders or companies that have chosen to follow the IFC’s social and environmental rules.
Library ResourcePublicación revisada por paresJulio, 2017Bhután
Arable land in Bhutan is under serious threats of land degradation. Proper land management approach is needed to control soil erosion problems. This study is an attempt to characterize and document the conventional and the community-based land management approaches, applied in Chukha and Dagana districts, respectively. The study tried to make a comparative assessment of their social, economic and environmental impacts on the participating farmers.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesMayo, 2018Brasil
A comunidade Uruçu está situada na zona rural do município de Mairi, Bahia-Brasil, próximo ao Rio Jacuípe, clima semiárido, subtropical e ameno. A precipitação pluviométrica média anual varia entre 600 a 800 milímetros, coordenadas geográfica -11.642196 -40.263096.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosJunio, 2013Sudán del Sur
Despite good potential for food production, South Sudan’s agriculture is not feeding its population. The impacts of decades of armed conflict are posing enormous challenges for the sector. Farmer Field Schools seem to be a promising instrument to improve food security and livelihoods of small-scale farmers in the country.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosDiciembre, 2015
The framework for analyzing sustainability of social-ecological systems (SES) framework of Elinor Ostrom is a multitier collection of concepts and variables that have proven to be relevant for understanding outcomes in diverse SES. The first tier of this framework includes the concepts resource system (RS) and resource units (RU), which are then further characterized through lower tier variables such as clarity of system boundaries and mobility.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesJunio, 2016Brasil
Maroba dos Teixeiras foi reconhecida como comunidade quilombola pela Fundação Palmares no 26 de janeiro de 2009. Comunidades quilombolas são aqueles grupos formados por sujeitos afrodescendentes que resistiram ao sistema escravista que perdurou dos séculos XVI a XIX no Brasil. Além do acesso à terra, as comunidades lutam por ter sua cultura respeitada, acesso à educação e saúde.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosDiciembre, 2009Antigua y Barbuda, Egipto, Estados Unidos de América, Francia, Australia, Reino Unido, Canadá, Tailandia, Mozambique, Filipinas, Singapur, Malasia, Italia, Botswana, India, México, Noruega
Fisheries around the world make essential contributions to human well-being including the provision of basic food supplies. employment, recreational opportunities. foreign currency and others, providing benefits to hundreds of millions of people. Despite these benefits, our record of managing fisheries so that the benefits can be sustained has been poor; at best, and most fisheries around the world are experiencing serious ecological, social or economic problems and usually all three.
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