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Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure


Legend: National laws adoption of the VGGT principle
  • Fully adopt
  • Partially adopt
  • Not adopted
  • Missing Value

Note: The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries, and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (The VGGTs) were endorsed by the Committee on World Food Security in 2012.

The "VGGT indicators" dataset has been created by Nicholas K. Tagliarino, PhD Candidate at the University of Groningen, with support from Daniel Babare and Myat Noe (LLB Students, University of Groningen). The indicators assess national laws in 50 countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America against international standards on expropriation, compensation, and resettlement as established by Section 16 of the VGGTs.

Each indicator relates to a principle established in section 16 of the VGGTs. Hold the mouse against the small "i" button above for a more detailed explanation of the indicator.

Answering the questions posed by these indicators entails analyzing a broad range of national-level laws, including national constitutions, land acquisition acts, land acts, community land acts, agricultural land acts, land use regulations, and some court decisions.

Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF)

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    • Good Practice
    • Weak Practice
    • Very Weak Practice
    • Missing Value

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December 2016
    Austria
    Italy

    Mountain regions meet an increasing demand for pleasant landscapes, offering many cultural ecosystem services to both their residents and tourists. As a result of global change, land managers and policy makers are faced with changes to this landscape and need efficient evaluation techniques to assess cultural ecosystem services. This study provides a spatially explicit modelling approach to estimating aesthetic landscape values by relating spatial landscape patterns to human perceptions via a photo-based survey.

    Journal Articles & Books
    December 2016
    Netherlands
    Switzerland
    Finland
    Sweden
    Germany
    Denmark
    Austria

    Farmers are key actors in land management confronted with society’s increasing demand for public goods. Understanding farmers’ values and motivations is essential to policy makers to foster more sustainable production practices. So far, no definite value profile for European farmers exists. Based on Schwartz’s theory of basic human values, we statistically analyzed six rounds of the European Social Survey to explore farmers’ value orientations in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Switzerland.

    Reports & Research
    December 2016
    France
    Bangladesh
    Switzerland
    Burundi
    Chile
    Germany
    Bulgaria
    Bolivia
    Austria
    Benin
    Thailand
    Nigeria
    Mexico
    Australia
    Italy
    Netherlands
    Argentina
    Russia
    Armenia
    Brazil

    See the <a href="http://www.fao.org/3/a-bl813e.pdf"><i>Voluntary Guidelines for Sustainable Soil Management </i></a> adopted by the fourth Global Soil Partnership Plenary Assembly.

    Reports & Research
    December 2016
    France
    Benin
    Switzerland
    Zambia
    Mali
    Germany
    Indonesia
    Australia
    Austria
    Republic of Korea
    Niger
    Uruguay
    Pakistan
    Finland
    Madagascar
    Italy
    Poland
    Czech Republic
    Ecuador
    Norway
    Canada

    Meeting Name: International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. Ad Hoc Technical Committee on Sustainable Use of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
    Meeting symbol/code: IT/ACSU-3/16/3
    Session: Sess. 3

    Reports & Research
    December 2016
    Austria
    Italy

    Meeting Name: International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. Ad Hoc Technical Committee on Sustainable Use of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
    Meeting symbol/code: IT/ACSU-3/16/Inf.2
    Session: Sess. 3