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January 2018
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Valuing Land Tenure Rights

Abstract:

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has developed a series of Technical Guides to elaborate and provide more detailed guidance on thematic areas contained within the Guidelines. As part of this series, this Technical Guide covers the issues associated with the identification and valuation of tenure rights for different purposes, and provides guidance on how to ensure that valuations are undertaken in a fair, reliable...

Year:

2018

Language:

English

Also Available in:

Spanish

 

Improving ways to record tenure rights

Abstract:

This guide is about making the recording or registration of tenure rights more relevant to people who hold those tenure rights, and particularly to people who are currently poorly served by systems to record or register tenure rights. It provides practical advice on ways to improve the recording of tenure rights, including by addressing barriers that prevent people from using recording systems.

Year:

2017

Language:

English

Also Available in:

Spanish French

 

Creating a system to record tenure rights and first registration

Abstract:

This guide is about extending the recording or registration of tenure rights to people who currently are not served by systems to record their rights. It provides practical advice on ways to introduce a new system to record tenure rights and for the recording of rights for the first time by the state, a process that is sometimes called first registration.

Year:

2017

Language:

English

Also Available in:

Spanish French

 

Responsible governance of tenure and the law

Abstract:

This guide explores the legal dimensions of responsible governance of tenure. It supports the application of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure for Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security at the national level. The guide addresses the legal value of the Guidelines covering the governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests by explaining the concept of legitimacy and reviewing the...

Year:

2016

Language:

English

Also Available in:

Spanish French Arabic

 

Improving governance of pastoral lands

Abstract:

The Technical Guide on Pastoralism builds on a number of initiatives and studies from recent years that have shone a light on pastoral governance and land tenure: on the inherent challenges pastoralists face, the shortcomings of governments in securing pastoral tenure, and the emerging examples of success and progress from around the world. This Technical Guide provides solutions to securing pastoral governance and tenure without undermining the...

Year:

2016

Language:

English

Also Available in:

Chinese Portuguese Arabic French Russian

 

Responsible governance of tenure: a technical guide for investors

Abstract:

This Technical Guide explains how investors can invest responsibly in agricultural land in line with the Voluntary Guidelines. (Although the Voluntary Guidelines address both forests and fisheries this guide focuses only on investments in agricultural land. ) It is not an attempt to set new standards. Rather, the guide explains what the Voluntary Guidelines mean and how they...

Year:

2016

Language:

English

Also Available in:

Chinese Spanish Arabic French

 

Safeguarding land tenure rights in the context of agricultural investment

Abstract:

This guide has been developed in response to concerns regarding large-scale land acquisitions and the need to increase investment in agriculture. The guide supports application of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure for Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security at the national level by providing technical guidance on...

Year:

2015

Language:

English

Also Available in:

Chinese Spanish Arabic French

 

Respecting free, prior and informed consent.

Abstract:

Improving governance of tenure is the objective of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (Guidelines), which serve as a reference and set out principles and internationally accepted standards for responsible practices. The Guidelines state that responsible investments...

Year:

2014

Language:

English

Also Available in:

Spanish French Arabic

 

Improving Governance of Forest Tenure. A Practical Guide

Abstract:

Forests help us breathe and they give us homes, food and energy. Moreover, human well-being and the health of our whole planet depend on whether and how we grow and look after forests. So ‘forest governance’ – or who is allowed to decide what about forests and how – is a matter of life and death for millions of people around the world and is profoundly relevant for us all. But decisions about forests and trees are often in the wrong hands or...

Year:

2013

Language:

English

Also Available in:

Spanish French Russian

 

Governing Land for Women and Men

Abstract:

Gender equality is one of the ten core principles of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security. This guide aims to assist in its implementation through the achievement of responsible gender-equitable governance of land tenure. The guide focuses on equity and on how land tenure can be governed in ways that address the different needs and...

Year:

2013

Language:

English

Also Available in:

Spanish French Albanian Arabic

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