Land degradation exacerbates the unique vulnerabilities of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to environmental challenges, such as climate change, flash floods, soil erosion, lagoon siltation, coastal erosion and sea level rise, undermining their economic potential.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2019Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Comoros, Cape Verde, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Papua New Guinea, Suriname, Seychelles, Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 1947Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
This Act sets forth procedures and principles of acquiring any land by the Government for public purposes and abandonment of acquisition. The acquisition of lands for public purposes shall only be made by the declaration of the Governor General. In addition, the Governor General may authorize officers for a preliminary survey or other investigation of the land, for the purchase of the land without waiting for formal procedures, for setting and marking the borders of the acquired land, for negotiating with the land owners, and for gathering information.
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 1926Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
This Act sets forth provisions on appointment of officers to discharge the duties imposed by this Act in Article 3, reservation of minerals in Article 5, survey of any Crown land or Crown boundary by the Chief Surveyor in Article 6, notice upon the owner of the lands before survey in Article 7, apply by petition to Court to review the survey in Article 9, judicial proceedings in Article 10, means of access from any public highway through intervening lands to any Crown lands in Article 13, marking of road in Article 14, authorities of Chief Forest Officer, Chief Surveyor or other surveyor em
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsFebruary, 2006Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Botswana, China, Congo, Cuba, Ivory Coast, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kenya, Mauritius, Mongolia, Montserrat, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
The World Trade Organization (WTO) hailed the recent Hong Kong Sixth Ministerial Meeting last December 2005 as a positive movement towards the conclusion of the Doha Development Round. The round was supposedly geared towards ensuring that trade contributes to the development objectives of least developed and developing countries.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsMay, 2007Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Botswana, China, Congo, Cuba, Ivory Coast, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kenya, Mauritius, Mongolia, Montserrat, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Tanzania, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
A Special Product (SP) is an agricultural product “out of the WTO” in that they are not subject to tariff reductions, i. e. Countries can keep the right to maintain protective tariffs on certain agricultural products that are essential for food security, rural development, and farmers’ livelihoods. The G33 proposal is for 10% of developing country products to be exempt from tariff reductions, with an additional 10% of product lines to have limited tariff reductions. This would be somewhere in the range of 300 products. The US counter-proposal is for a mere 5 products!
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