Responsible governance of tenure and the law - A guide for lawyers and other legal service providers | Land Portal

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March 2017
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This guide is aimed at legal professionals working with governments, civil society, the private sector or development agencies as well as law societies, notaries, judges and all those who are interested in understanding the role of law in giving effect to the provisions of the Guidelines (VGGT). The VGGT provide important elements for shaping a well-functioning legal framework to facilitate their effective implementation at the national level. The technical guide reviews the legal implications of the VGGT and provides guidance on assessing national legislation, legal reform and improved implementation as well as the settlement of disputes

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Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Lorenzo Cotula - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Thierry Berger - IIED consultant
Rachael Knight - Namati
Thomas F. McInerney - Treaty Effectiveness Initiative
Margret Vidar - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Peter Deupmann - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)


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