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The Manuals and Guidelines-resource type on the Land Portal brings together all the types of resources that aim to provide some sort of capacity building or learning-functions. Different terminologies are used by different organizations and institutions, such as frameworks, how-to-documents, guides, manuals, guidelines and general principles.

Manuals & Guidelines
September 2018
Global

This primer provides guidance for including and protecting vulnerable groups in the context of a land-based investment. It outlines the importance of identifying and engaging with vulnerable groups, who often have weak claims to land rights and are particularly susceptible to negative impacts from changes in land use. It provides

Manuals & Guidelines
March 2013
Global

This Guide describes how human rights can be integrated into environmental, social and health impact assessments (ESHIAs). It provides an introduction to human rights and their relevance to the activities of the oil and gas industry, and briefly describes why it is important for the oil and gas industry to consider the impact that its projects and activities have on human rights.

Manuals & Guidelines
April 2015
Global

This Guidance Note provides advice to various stakeholders about what is expected in good practice social impact assessment (SIA) and social impact management processes, especially in relation to project development.

Manuals & Guidelines
January 2013
Global

This guide offers a three-point framework for companies seeking to integrate FPIC principles into their policies and apply them in the operations. This includes

• complying with the requirements for FPIC under international and national law,

• implementing FPIC principles throughout the project life-cycle, and

Guidance Note 5 Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement cover image
Manuals & Guidelines
January 2012
Global

This Guidance Note provides guidance for investors and companies on the requirements contained in the IFC Performance Standards for issues linked to involuntary resettlement as part of project-related land acquisition. It offers guidance to minimise adverse impacts on displaced persons and host communities, and to improve the livelihoods of those affected by resettlement.

assessing and managing environmental and social risks in an agro-commodity supply chain
Manuals & Guidelines
August 2013
Global

This handbook is intended for agro-commodity companies that want to better manage supply chain environmental and social risks. The Handbook focuses on five major agro-commodity supply chains—palm oil, soy, sugarcane, cocoa, and coffee—but many of the tools, resources, and case studies can be used as guidance for other agro-commodities.

Manuals & Guidelines
January 2016
Global

This document provides guidance to agribusiness companies and investors that face legacy land issues and seek to manage them to manage social impacts for project-affected communities. It outlines tools to address these issues and safeguard the rights of local communities, and to promote community development and business opportunities for mutual benefits.

 

Manuals & Guidelines
September 2018
Global

This document provides guidance on how local communities can engage with investors to negotiate community-investor agreements.

Manuals & Guidelines
August 2015
Africa

Tool that investors can use to assess whether a project is adhering to best practices, and if not, how to address deficiencies.

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