This technical guide provides strategies on how to strengthen, protect and promote legitimate tenure rights in spatial planning processes at the local, regional and national levels. It addresses state authorities involved in spatial planning processes, national governments and local authorities, and those operating on behalf of the state or within customary governance systems.
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Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMarch, 2020Global
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMarch, 2016Global
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.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMarch, 2015Global
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.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesJanuary, 2013Global
The guide focuses on equity and on how land tenure can be governed in ways that address the different needs and priorities of women and men. It moves away from long-standing debates about gender equality in access to land, towards the mainstreaming of gender issues to achieve more gender-equitable participation in the processes and institutions that underlie all decision-making about land.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2018Tajikistan
Although only 5 percent of Tajikistan's land area is farmable due to the country's mountainous geography, agriculture accounts for 53 percent of total employment. Among those households that engage in agriculture, almost 90 percent can be classified as small family farms. With 0.2 hectares on average, Tajikistan's smallholders operate on very marginalized farmland which makes it less surprising that on-farm income and income from non-agricultural wages are almost evenly balanced.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesPolicy Papers & BriefsFebruary, 2020Central Asia, Europe
Консолидация земель - это высокоэффективный инструмент управления земельными ресурсами, который позволяет улучшить структуру сельскохозяйственных угодий и ферм в стране, что повышает их экономическую и социальную эффективность и приносит пользу как правообладателям, так и обществу в целом. Поскольку консолидация земель дает мобильность землевладению и другим правам на землю, она также может способствовать выделению новых территорий с особыми целями, отличными от сельского хозяйства, например, для общественной инфраструктуры или охраны и восстановления природы.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesLegislation & PoliciesFebruary, 2020Central Asia, Europe
Land consolidation is a highly effective land management instrument that allows for the improvement of the structure of agricultural holdings and farms in a country, which increases their economic and social efficiency and brings benefits both to right holders as well as to society in general. Since land consolidation gives mobility to land ownership and other land rights, it may also facilitate the allocation of new areas with specific purposes other than agriculture, such as for public infrastructure or nature protection and restoration.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2017Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, BrazilO quadro legal e institucional, construído historicamente, que regulamenta a propriedade e a posse da terra no Brasil tem sido responsável por vários tipos de problemas fundiários no país que vão desde os conflitos de terras rurais, a ausência de moradias urbanas, as ocupações de terras rurais e urbanas (por alguns, chamadas de invasões), o desmatamento das florestas tropicais, a grande concen- tração da terra tanto rural quanto urbana à insegurança jurídica da terra em geral.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsMarch, 2015Nepal
This brief discusses how gender perspectives are being integrated in Nepal's forest policies, laws and regulations in terms of women's representation, participation, access and decision-making in forest use and management. The brief also highlights the key challenges that prevail and outlines recommendations to promote gender mainstreaming further in forestry.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsFebruary, 2013Indonesia, India, Cambodia, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, South-Eastern Asia
It has been proven time and again that integrating gender issues into forestry policies and practices by addressing women’s roles and needs is central to the sustainable management, conservation and governance of forests. In the Asia-Pacific region alone, there are about 450 million people who rely on forests for their livelihoods and 50% of them are women.
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