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Agriculture - Value Added

Share (%) of Agricultural Value added with respect to the Total Value Added produced in a given country in a given year. Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources.

All relevant private encumbrances are recorded

All relevant private encumbrances are recorded measured on a scale from A - which stands for good practices - to D - reflecting weak practices. For more information please visit http://go.worldbank.org/21M7S7AZO0

All relevant public restrictions or charges are recorded

All relevant public restrictions or charges are recorded measured on a scale from A - which stands for good practices - to D - reflecting weak practices. For more information please visit http://go.worldbank.org/21M7S7AZO0

Alternative land as a compensation option

This indicator asks whether national laws provide alternative land to affected landholders as a compensation option (instead of or in addition to cash payments). This indicator is based on Section 16.3 of the VGGTs, which provides thar "States should ensure a fair valuation and prompt compensation in accordance with national law. Among other forms, the compensation may be, for example, in cash, rights to alternative areas, or a combination." Answering the question posed by the indicator entailed reviewing a broad range of legally binding laws, regulations, and court decisions at the national level.

Alternative to the 'fair market value' approach to calculating compensation in cases where land markets are weak or non-existent

This indicator asks whether national laws provides alternative approaches to the fair market value approach in cases where land markets are weak or non-existent. This indicator is based on Section 16.3 of the VGGTs, which states "States should ensure a fair valuation and prompt compensation in accordance with national law." Furthermore, section 18.2 of the VGGTs provides "Policies and laws related to valuation should strive to ensure that valuation systems take into account non-market values, such as social, cultural, religious, spiritual and environmental values where applicable." Answering the question posed by the indicator entailed reviewing a broad range of legally binding laws, regulations, and court decisions at the national level.

Ambiguity in institutional mandates does not cause problems

Ambiguity in institutional mandates does not cause problems measured on a scale from A - which stands for good practices - to D - reflecting weak practices. For more information please visit http://go.worldbank.org/21M7S7AZO0

Approval of investment plans follows a clear time-bound plan

Approval of investment plans follows a clear time-bound plan measured on a scale from A - which stands for good practices - to D - reflecting weak practices. For more information please visit http://go.worldbank.org/21M7S7AZO0

Arable Land

Arable land (1'000 Ha) is the land under temporary agricultural crops (multiple-cropped areas are counted only once), temporary meadows for mowing or pasture, land under market and kitchen gardens and land temporarily fallow (less than five years). The abandoned land resulting from shifting cultivation is not included in this category. Data for "Arable land" are not meant to indicate the amount of land that is potentially cultivable.