IIED, the Sustainable Development Strategies Group (SDSG) and the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) have created a collection of community development laws for the mining sector to encourage and facilitate better research and policy. The resource, with all community development laws available to
While the Land Portal prefers to avoid using a category such as "Other" in metadata - since it does not provide a user with much information - in the case of legislations and policies it has felt that it was unavoidable. This due to the many different of legislation or regulation-formats different countries identify. Because these types of regulations can be nonetheless very important with regards to land governance, these categories are nested under the "Other"-category in the Land Library resource type taxonomy.