Tonga

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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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Tonga Transport Sector Review

This review aims to identify ways of improving the structure and efficiency of the transport sector in Tonga. It seeks to provide a coherent and consistent analysis and evaluation, recommending appropriate directions and actions; identifies institutional structures for policy and planning, regulation, infrastructure and operations management, and service delivery; assesses options and provides recommendations for sustainable financing; and advises on infrastructure development and maintenance priorities across all sectors.

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June 2012

Tonga

Tonga is an archipelago composed of 172 islands spread across a combined land and sea area of 72,000sq.km. According to the 2011 census, Tonga had a population of 103, 252 people spread across 36 of the 172 islands. A population scattered so widely across such a large area can pose logistical problems for efforts to facilitate and finance disaster response. In January 2014, Tropical Cyclone Ian caused widespread damage and destruction on the Islands of Ha'apai and Vava'u.

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April 2015