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Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (VGGT)


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.

Disclaimer: The data displayed on the Land Portal is provided by third parties indicated as the data source or as the data provider. The Land Portal team is constantly working to ensure the highest possible standard of data quality and accuracy, yet the data is by its nature approximate and will contain some inaccuracies. The data may contain errors introduced by the data provider(s) and/or by the Land Portal team. In addition, this page allows you to compare data from different sources, but not all indicators are necessarily statistically comparable. The Land Portal Foundation (A) expressly disclaims the accuracy, adequacy, or completeness of any data and (B) shall not be liable for any errors, omissions or other defects in, delays or interruptions in such data, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon. Neither the Land Portal Foundation nor any of its data providers will be liable for any damages relating to your use of the data provided herein.

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29 August 2017
Global
Bahrain

The sixth meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs), will be held from 11 to 14 November 2017 in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. The meeting will be hosted by The Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (DERASAT).

Deadline: 06/09/2017

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Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2016
Qatar
Yemen
United Arab Emirates
Bahrain
Saudi Arabia
Asia

Since the Kingdom of Bahrain joined the Organization in 1971, FAO has provided technical support to enhance the food and nutrition security and strengthen the country’s management and conservation of natural resources. Cooperation has included support to the fisheries, livestock and crop production subsectors as well as assistance in the area of food safety; and food and nutrition security

Journal Articles & Books
December 2016
Qatar
Egypt
United States of America
Iraq
Chile
China
Australia
Ireland
Iran
Saudi Arabia
Yemen
United Arab Emirates
Oman
Italy
Kuwait
United Kingdom
Bahrain
Norway
Netherlands
Asia
Northern Africa

This document provides a clear and comprehensive account for the application of marine spatial planning (MSP) within the Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI) region. It builds on regional technical workshops, held under the auspices of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), aimed principally at improving the prospects for fisheries and aquaculture in the Near East. Marine spatial planning provides a step-by-step process that allows for the cooperative integration of the major marine uses and users within a defined marine area.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2016
Bahrain
Asia

عكفت منظمة الأغذية والزراعة منذ انضمام مملكة البحرين إليها في عام 1971، على تقديم الدعم الفني من أجل تعزيز الأمن الغذائي والتغذية وتحسين إدارة الدولة للموارد الطبيعية والحفاظ عليها. ويشمل التعاون تقديم الدعم إلى القطاعات الفرعية لمصائد الأسماك والثروة الحيوانية وإنتاج المحاصيل فضلا عن تقديم المساعدة في مجالات سلامة الأغذية والأمن الغذائي والتغذية.

Reports & Research
November 2016
Algeria
Qatar
Egypt
Brazil
Mauritania
Iraq
Iran
Djibouti
Comoros
Jordan
Morocco
Yemen
Libya
Turkey
Somalia
Oman
Kuwait
Tunisia
Sudan
Bahrain
Saudi Arabia
Lebanon
Africa
Northern Africa

This paper begins by exploring what the term family farming means and how appropriate it is in the NENA region. It will explore more generally the role of farming and agriculture in the broader political economy of the region. The paper establishes the distinctive features of the region, what might be generalised and what might not be so common between countries with contrasting patterns of development.

Policy Papers & Briefs
March 2016
Algeria
Bahrain
Djibouti
Egypt
Iraq
Jordan
Kuwait
Lebanon
Libya
Morocco
Mauritania
Oman
Palestine
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Somalia
Sudan
Tunisia
United Arab Emirates

Improving Women's Access to Land and Property in The Arab States: The Role Of Inheritance, Dower, and Marital Property