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    Reports & Research
    November, 2020
    South America

    Este documento propone que la gobernanza colectiva de la tierra otorga derechos y contribuye a reducir las desigualdades en el interior de las comunidades, y las existentes entre estas, y la población e institucionalidad de su entorno.

  2. Library Resource
    valuing land tenure
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2016

    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 and transparent manner that comply with international norms. It explains why valuations are important, where and when they should be used, and by whom. The guide aims to raise the level of awareness of valuation issues and procedures among those involved in land policy and administration and those affected by land tenure decisions.

  3. Library Resource
    fao land tenure

    A technical guide for government authorities involved with the promotion, approval and monitoring of agricultural investments

    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2015

    This technical guide elaborates on specific aspects of the Voluntary Guidelines for the responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) relating to agricultural investments and provides detailed guidance to government authorities and others on actions they can take to help them to create an enabling environment for responsible and sustainable investments.

  4. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    December, 2014

    The Project Compliance Mechanism (PCM) is the EBRD's accountability mechanism for the assessment and follow-up of complaints about project financed by the bank. The PCM is a grievance mechanism for civil society, local groups and individuals that may be directly and adversely affected by a bank project. It's purpose is to help identify when the EBRD or its client has not fulfilled the obligations defined in the bank's policies and to facilitate a problem-solving process with the EBRD's client.

  5. Library Resource
    Avoiding forced eviction.facilitators
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2020
    South-Eastern Asia

    This guide aims to help communities develop “interest-based” negotiation skills and understand how to use a range of tools to deal with the power imbalance between them and those trying to take their housing, land and resources. The guide may be useful to communities threatened with eviction as well as communities that are negotiating solutions for evictions already suffered. It encourages communities to develop a negotiation strategy that incorporates advocacy at key points in order to strengthen their position.

  6. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    December, 2017
    Asia, Global

    This guide provides a simple yet complete resource to help communities to understand the Asian Development Bank’s policies and use them for justice. While it focuses on the ADB, it also contains information that is useful for any campaign against destructive development—even if the ADB is not involved. The guide contains different kinds of information, including:

    • Information about human rights and rights-based development

    • Information about the Asian Development Bank and its safeguard policies

    • Learning activities for community workshops

  7. Library Resource
    Natural Resource Contracts
    Manuals & Guidelines
    November, 2013

    This guide aims to explain common topics that are addressed in natural resource contracts and to provide suggestions for improving contracts that are vague or unfavorable to host countries and to the protection of land rights. It covers a number of topics relevant to contracts:

    ● Environmental and social issues

    ● Fiscal provisions

    ● Transparency

    ● Dispute resolution

    This resource is part of the CCSI’s Directory of Community Guidance on Agreements Relating to Agriculture or Forestry Investment.

  8. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    May, 2019

    This note provides guidance for civil society actors and communities on how to access and how to use the information contained in contracts with companies to be able to:

    • Understand company and government obligations related to a company project;

    • Monitor whether those obligations are being fulfilled;

    • Hold companies and the government to account for bad contracts or for failing to deliver on commitments that are important to communities.

  9. Library Resource
    Practical guide for civil society organizations and local authorities
    Manuals & Guidelines
    April, 2015

    This illustrated guide provides a very basic overview of what local authorities and communities should be aware of if a mining project is planned on or near their territory. It includes infirmation on:

    ● the law, human rights and actors’ roles and responsibilities

    ● Conflict and violence prevention and tools

    ● Addressing and minimising impacts on land ● What people can do if they have concerns.

    This resource is part of the CCSI’s Directory of Community Guidance on Agreements Relating to Agriculture or Forestry Investment.

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