Policy Papers & Briefs | Land Portal

The Policy Papers & Briefs resource type is meant for publications and resources that contain policy directions and/or assessments, as well as briefs describing a land-related situation. Different terminologies are used by different organizations, such as country profiles, issue briefs, fact sheets and/or knowledge notes, as well as policy focus reports.

Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2018
Latin America and the Caribbean
Colombia

Este documento contiene la identificación general de la frontera agrícola en Colombia, a escala 1:100.000. En éste se presenta el marco de referencia, la definición de frontera agrícola y el proceso metodológico para su identificación.

Policy Papers & Briefs
July 2022
Democratic Republic of the Congo

From Eastern Congo to the coast of Kenya, “security” crises are used to evict forest peoples, creating greater insecurity in the process.

Policy Papers & Briefs
July 2022
Global

Forest Peoples Programme and partners have encountered and documented human rights violations against indigenous peoples and local communities associated with conservation over the course of decades of work. There have been moments when progress in this area has been made (e.g., the 2003 Durban Accord and the adoption of social policies by conservation agencies).

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2018
Tanzania

Tanzania is a low-income country in Eastern Africa with a population reaching nearly 56 million inhabitants. Agriculture remains a cornerstone of the
economy, providing 31 percent to GDP and contributing 24.9 percent of annual export earnings, in particular through the main export crops cashew,

Policy Papers & Briefs
May 2022
Global

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (Tenure Guidelines), we, organizations of small-scale food producers, Indigenous Peoples, workers, urban communities and civil society, underline the critical importance of land, fisheries and forests for achieving social, environmental, gender and intergenerational j

Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2020
Chile

Este texto es el resultado de un proceso participativo iniciado por un Comité Técnico Interministerial en 2012 y cuya versión final ha sido aprobada por la Comicivyt, integrado por varios ministerios. Su elaboración contó con una amplia colaboración de representantes de organizaciones campesinas, de la sociedad civil, de la academia, del sector privado, autoridades y funcionarios de los niveles

Policy Papers & Briefs
July 2019
Chile

Para poder adaptarse a mercados domésticos y externos cada vez más exigentes, el Ministerio de Agricultura de Chile ha ampliado su acción desde, exclusivamente, las políticas sectoriales agrícolas a la coordinación de acciones con otros ministerios en el espacio rural, reconociendo el impacto de la actividad agrícola en las personas y en el medio ambiente.

Policy Papers & Briefs
November 2014
Bolivia
Peru

Las Directrices Voluntarias sobre la Gobernanza responsable de la tenencia de la tierra, la pesca y los bosques –pese a las críticas por su carácter transaccional y no vinculante– se constituyen en una importante herramienta que orienta y genera información sobre las prácticas internacionalmente aceptadas para los sistemas que regulan los derechos de uso, gestión y control de la tierra, la