This publication reports the proceedings of the twenty-sixth session of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC) held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 23 to 27 October 2017.
Sierra Leone's first documentary on Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) and the New Land Policy of Sierra Leone produced by Culture Radio 104.5 FM in cooperation with Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
In Nigeria, the recurring impoverishment and other negative socioeconomic impacts endured by landholders affected by expropriation are well-documented and call into question the Land Use Act’s (LUA) effectiveness in protecting local land rights.
Property rights are a cornerstone of economic development and social justice. One of the most fundamental ways of understanding the strength of property rights is through citizens’ perceptions of them.
The VGGT are very necessary for Cambodia because of the role these guidelines play in protecting human rights, and especially land rights. Let's watch the video together in order to get more information on VGGT.
O CTV iniciou em 2010 o estudo, análise e monitoria do estado da governação na gestão do ambiente e recursos naturais em Moçambique, culminando com a elaboração de uma serie de relatórios anuais sobre governação ambiental (RAGA), cuja primeira edição foi publicada em Janeiro de 2012.
Cette analyse propose une lecture critique du cadre juridique encadrant la gestion communautaire des forêts au Gabon. Elle vise à identifier les éléments-clé du cadre juridique encadrant les forêts communautaires, en examinant à la fois ses éléments positifs ainsi que les vides et incohérences juridiques impactant sa mise en oeuvre.
Notre analyse s’articule autour de trois parties :
Ce rapport présente des recommandations visant à renforcer le cadre juridique sur les forêts communautaires dans le contexte de la révision actuelle du Code forestier au Gabon.
Most of the world’s remaining tropical forests lie in areas that are customarily managed and/or legally owned by Indigenous Peoples and local communities. In the context of climate change and global efforts to protect and enhance the capacity of forests to capture and store greenhouse gas emissions, the question of who owns the trees and the carbon stored therein is paramount.
Inequities in land ownership and access are possibly one of the most common injustices that have persisted in Uganda since the pre-colonial times. Unfair land use policies and practices and the lack of security of tenure must be immediately addressed if Uganda is to achieve its development goals under the National Development Plan II and most of the Sustainable Development Goals.