Portugal

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Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF)

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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. 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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Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) - currently ratified by 187 countries - is the only human rights treaty that deals specifically with rural women (Art. 14). Adopted in 1979 by the United Nations Generally Assembly, entered into force in 1981. The Convention defines discrimination against women as follows:

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January 1979

Council Regulation (EC) No. 1017/94 concerning the conversion of land currently under arable crops to extensive livestock farming in Portugal.

Portugal is hereby authorized for a period of eight years to carry out in the regions referred to in the Annex attached a programme for the conversion of land currently under arable crops to extensive livestock production, up to a maximum of 200 000 hectares. To this end, Portugal shall be allotted a specific autonomous national reserve. Further provisions describe the procedure for obtaining premium rights.

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April 1994

Council Regulation (EC) No. 2582/2001 amending Regulation (EC) No. 1017/94 concerning the conversion of land currently under arable crops to extensive livestock farming in Portugal.

This Regulation extends up to eleven years the period during which Portugal shall be authorized to carry out in certain regions the conversion of land currently under arable crops to extensive livestock production. At the end of the 11 year following the entry into force of this Regulation, unallocated premium rights shall lapse and the specific reserve shall be abolished.

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December 2001