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Panama

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Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF)

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    Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure

    Legend: National laws adoption of the VGGT principle
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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. The indicators of this dataset assess national laws against Section 16 of the VGGT standards on expropriation, compensation, and resettlement.

    Each indicator relates to a principle established in the VGGTs.

    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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    Drone Management Workshop for Community Forest Monitoring in indigenous areas in Guna de Madugandi, Panama, on April 27, 2016. Photo courtesy of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization

    Panama's tribes launch drones to fight deforestation

    Author: Anastasia Moloney | @anastasiabogota 
    Date: June 2nd, 2016
    Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Indigenous people in Panama are using drones as a new weapon to monitor deforestation on their lands as thousands of hectares disappear every year in one of the world's most biodiverse rainforests, the United Nations said.

    More than half of Panama is covered with tropical rainforest, home to various indigenous groups who rely on the forests to survive.

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    2 Foro Latinoamericano y del Caribe de Vivienda Adecuada 2015

    Un resúmen de experiencias prometedoras en materia de vivienda adecuada y asentamientos humanos en América Latina y el Caribe. Dichas experiencias fueron seleccionadas por medio de un Comité Calificador, compuesto por representantes de las instituciones organizadoras del Foro Latinoamericano y del Caribe de Vivienda Adecuada, a partir de más de 70 concursantes.

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    May 2015

    SP/SSM

    A Special Product (SP) is an agricultural product “out of the WTO” in that they are not subject to tariff reductions, i. e. Countries can keep the right to maintain protective tariffs on certain agricultural products that are essential for food security, rural development, and farmers’ livelihoods. The G33 proposal is for 10% of developing country products to be exempt from tariff reductions, with an additional 10% of product lines to have limited tariff reductions. This would be somewhere in the range of 300 products. The US counter-proposal is for a mere 5 products!

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    May 2007