The guidelines are the first comprehensive, global instrument on tenure and its administration to be prepared through intergovernmental negotiations. The guidelines set out principles and internationally accepted standards of responsible practices for the use and control of land, fisheries and forests.
The present study, by the Chief of the Agrarian and Water Law Section of the FAO Legislation Branch, is intended to explore in greater depth the value of legislation to the land use planning process.
This policy paper focuses on the environmental challenges of sustainable development issues with particular attention to natural resource management, environment and climate change in the food and agriculture sector (including crops, livestock, fisheries and forestry).
Meeting Name: Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA)
Meeting symbol/code: CGRFA-16/17/Rapport/Rev.1
Esta guía técnica presenta un análisis de las dimensiones jurídicas de las Directrices voluntarias sobre la gobernanza responsable de la tenencia de la tierra, la pesca y los bosques en el contexto de la seguridad alimentaria nacional y su relación con el derecho internacional vinculante.
Pedoman ini adalah instrumen global, komprehensif pertama tentang tenurial dan pengelolaannya yang disusun melalui proses negosiasi antar pemerintah. Pedoman ini menguraikan tentang prinsip dan standar praktik bertanggung jawab mengenai pemanfaatan dan penguasaan tanah, perikanan dan hutan yang diterima secara internasional.
This brochure presents FAO’s work on mainstreaming biodiversity as a cross-cutting theme in the agriculture, fisheries and forestry sectors. It provides examples of on-the-ground activities and highlights relevant international mechanisms. It shows how biodiversity and ecosystems benefit people in countless ways by providing food, clean water, shelter and raw materials for our basic needs.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) with financing from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) under the Pacific Alliance for Sustainability implemented the project “Forestry Conservation and Protected Area Management” in cooperation with the Governments of the Pacific Island Countries Fiji, Niue, Samoa and Vanuatu from 2012 until 2018.
This Act amends the Constitution of Samoa by repealing Article 41A and by repealing and replacing Article 41. Article 41 concerns the office and powers of the Attorney-General and prosecution of offences.
This Act amends the Village Fono Act 1990, which provides for the recognition and protection of Village Fono and administration by Village Fono. The objectives of the Act and powers of the Village Fono are redefined and new definitions inserted (e.g. “freehold land”, “government land” and “leasehold land”. Section 9 is repealed and replaces.