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    Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure

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    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.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December 2016
    France

    A new phytoplankton-based index was designed to respond to the Water Framework Directive (WFD) requirements concerning the assessment of lake ecological status. The “Indice Phytoplancton Lacustre” (IPLAC) is a multimetric index, taking into account biomass, abundance and species composition of communities. The first metric is based on the total phytoplankton biomass (MBA), the second on the abundance and taxonomic composition (MCS) of 165 indicator taxa. The IPLAC was developed on 2 independent databases, one for the calibration and the second for the validation of the metrics.

    Reports & Research
    December 2016
    Algeria
    France
    Morocco
    Turkey
    Germany
    Italy
    United Kingdom
    Netherlands
    Tunisia
    Lebanon
    Asia

    This report takes place within the framework of the regional project “Maximize the production of goods and services of Mediterranean forest ecosystems in the context of global changes” (2012-2016) financed by the French Global Environment Facility together with the German Cooperation (GIZ), the French Ministry of Agriculture, Agrifood, and Forestry, and the European Union in 5 countries in North Africa (Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia) and the Near East (Lebanon, Turkey).

    Reports & Research
    December 2016
    France
    Slovakia
    Belgium
    Peru
    Jamaica
    Canada
    Iran
    Costa Rica
    Thailand
    Switzerland
    Republic of Korea
    Japan
    South Africa
    Italy
    Tanzania
    Brazil
    Russia
    China
    Mexico
    Norway
    Lebanon

    Meeting Name: FAO Committee on Forestry
    Meeting symbol/code: COFO 2016/REP
    Session: Sess. 23

    Journal Articles & Books
    December 2016
    France
    Bangladesh
    Nigeria
    Belize
    Mali
    Zimbabwe
    Suriname
    Congo
    Maldives
    Venezuela
    Guyana
    Philippines
    Kiribati
    Myanmar
    Portugal
    Cuba
    Bahamas
    Paraguay
    Gabon
    Canada

    L’Évaluation des ressources forestières mondiales 2015 est le fruit d’un effort collectif des pays, ayant impliqué quelque 300 correspondants nationaux, la FAO et ses partenaires. Mis en oeuvre par six partenaires dans le cadre de divers processus, le Questionnaire concerté sur les ressources forestières couvre 88 pour cent des forêts mondiales. Cette collaboration permet d’améliorer la cohérence des données tout en réduisant le fardeau des pays quant à l’établissement des rapports.

    Reports & Research
    December 2016
    France
    Canada

    Meeting Name: Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. Intergovernmental Technical Working Group on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
    Meeting symbol/code: CGRFA/WG-PGR-8/16/4
    Session: Sess. 8