The purpose of these Measures is to timely and properly handle grassland disputes and safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of farmers and herdsmen. The Measures consists of 20 Articles.Grazing land use rights and management rights shall be protected by law. The local people's government, the villager committee are responsible for the grazing land dispute mediation and handling. Article 6 provides for the documents and materials which are the basis for mediation and settlement of grazing land disputes.
The FAO Legal Office provides in-house counsel in accordance with the Basic Texts of the Organization, gives legal advisory services to FAO members, assists in the formulation of