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Reports & Research
January 2018
Global

To support the practical application of the OECD-FAO Guidance, in early 2018 the OECD and FAO launched an implementation pilot with over thirty companies and industry initiatives. The first stage of the pilot was a baseline survey to assess how companies and industry initiatives are implementing the OECD-FAO Guidance and other related international standards.

Journal Articles & Books
Peer-reviewed publication
January 2018
Kenya

Kenya is the most recent African state to acknowledge customary tenure as producing lawful property rights, not merely rights of occupation and use on government or public lands. This paper researches this new legal environment. This promises land security for 6 to 10 million Kenyans, most of who are members of pastoral or other poorer rural communities.

Reports & Research
January 2018
Asia
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.

Institutional & promotional materials
January 2018
South America
Peru

Hoja Informativa N.º 4: Conflictos Territoriales en San Martín: Diagnóstico y análisis de superposiciones y otros obstáculos de la titulación y gestión territorial de comunidades nativas

Manuals & Guidelines
January 2018
Global

Tenure cuts across many economic and social issues. Here we present a few of the key considerations that a company should internalize in order to act consistently with the intent of the VGGT.

Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2018
South America
Peru

Desde 2016, luego de una década de pocos avances en la titulación de comunidades nativas (CCNN), varios proyectos de la cooperación internacional vienen brindando apoyo para el cumplimiento del compromiso del Estado peruano con los pueblos indígenas de la Amazonía.

Revista Latinoamericana de Geografia e Gênero
Journal Articles & Books
January 2018
South America
Brazil

As reflexões e discussões contidas neste artigo são oriundas de ações realizadas no projeto “Interface entre extensão e pesquisa no acompanhamento de empreendimentos econômicos e solidários em comunidades tradicionais e áreas de quilombo no território da Cidadania na Baixada Cuiabana MT”.

Journal Articles & Books
January 2018
Global

We must agree as a nation, that several mistakes have been made in our land deals in recent years. We were stampeding in the wrong direction without adequately consulting beneficiaries i.e. those who are directly affected, those individuals and groups who suffer if anything goes wrong. They are also seen but not heard i.e. the voiceless and marginalized living in the rural areas. 

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