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local community

Local community is a traditional collectivity with a range of powers covering a certain geographical area and an autonomous management structure.

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landesa guide book
Manuals & Guidelines
March 2020
Global

This guide takes communities and their leaders, and 'ocal and national civil society organisations, through the steps needed to ensure that land investments in the community are carried out inclusively and responsibly.

RLIslidedeck
Institutional & promotional materials
March 2020
Global

There are different visions of what constitutes responsible land investment (RLI) and how to successfully implement it, but it is clear that legal compliance alone is not enough.  This resource covers 7 Responsible Land Investment key lessons.  

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2020
China

Following the massive expansion of rubber plantations in China, considerable research has been conducted on the impact of these landscape changes. The general consensus is that there have been negative impacts on the environment and positive impacts on local economies.

Tanzania-Land-Reform
Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2020
Tanzania

Secure land and property rights are essential for improving the livelihoods of the poor and ending poverty. Effective and equitable land governance can also contribute to economic development, domestic resource mobilisation and climate change resilience. Promoting fair and transparent land tenure systems should therefore be a priority for national governments.

ifc projects
Manuals & Guidelines
January 2020
Global

This guide is written for communities who face negative impacts from IFC-supported projects. It explains what the IFC is and how it provides financial and other support to businesses, including intermediary banks and funds.

Anuario Antropologico
Journal Articles & Books
January 2020
Latin America and the Caribbean
South America
Brazil

Este artigo apresenta uma análise etnográfica acerca das políticas do habitar entre o povo Wapichana segundo modos específicos de relações com lugares. Em seguida aborda como essas formas próprias de habitar entraram em relação com a agenda de gestão territorial e ambiental de terras indígenas no Brasil por meio da elaboração de um Plano de Gestão Territorial e Ambiental – PGTA.

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.

FAO
Reports & Research
January 2020
Africa
Niger

Le dépliant rapelle la contribution des organisations de la société civile dans le processus d'élaboration de la politique foncière rurale au Niger et leur rôle dans la mobilisation des acteurs, le partenariat créé dans une approche participative et inclusive

 

Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2020
Kenya

In Kenya, the total land area of the country is 58 million hectares (ha), of which only around 10% is classified as arable land. As of January 2020, the Land Matrix had recorded a total of 14 concluded deals in the country, totalling 269 411 ha, or just 0.46% of the total land area.

Reports & Research
January 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa

This paper is one of three thematic case studies resulting from a set of pilot projects undertaken jointly by civil society and private business partners from 2016–2019 in five countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

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