water rights

Manuals & Guidelines
May 2017

Edição nº 99 da Revista do meio ambiente: O que está em jogo na "Economia Verde"

November 1995

This Act restricts the use of public lands set aside for agricultural purposes to citizens of the Northern Mariana Islands and US nationals so as to prevent large-scale commercial exploitation of such lands which are scarce.Such lands as are leased or its use is permitted in accordance with the provisions of this Act and shall be developed in accordance with their most appropriate use or uses, i.e. either agricultural, aquacultural, maricultural, or animal husbandry.

September 2002

The Agreement between the Russian Federation and the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania regarding the delimitation of jurisdictional subjects and plenary powers between the State Bodies of the Russian Federation and the State Bodies of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania must be invalidated from the date of enactment of the present Agreement.

February 2010

This Proclamation of the Benishangul Gumz Regional State shall apply to any rural land found in the region. It mainly is concerned with land rights land use and administration of rural lands. Land is declared the common property of the state and people and it shall not be subjected to sale or other means of exchange. Any peasant who legally resides in the region shall have the right to hold land irrespective of gender or any other discrimination. Land administration shall be implemented through community participation. Rural land shall not be expropriated unless to use for public services.

April 2015

This Act provides with respect to water resources management and water and sanitation in Kiambu County. It establishes two Water Service Providers and defines functions of the Department of Water and Sanitation Services. The Act furthermore concerns, among other things: water services; sustainable management of water resources; water and soil conservation; storm water management; sanitation services; and pollution control.

March 2008

This Decision approves the master plan on the socio-economic development of Lao Cai province.The plan aims at developing Lao Cai into a province with a high economic development ensuring economic growth, hunger eradication, and at dealing with cultural, social and environmental protection issues.The plan shall include: the development of agriculture, forestry and fishery; development of plant varieties and animal breeds of high yield and high quality; the management and use of land; development of mineral exploitation; development of water supply infrastructures.

December 1991

Supreme Soviet, for the purpose of speeding-up privatisation, decrees that the objects included into the Annex 1 belong to exclusively to federal property. The objects included into the Annex 2 belong to federal property but some of them can be transferred to the republics within the Russian Federation, territories, regions, autonomous regions, autonomous areas, cities of Moscow and St.Petersburg. The objects of state property included into the Annex 3 must be transferred to the municipal property of cities (except for district towns) and districts (except for city districts).

January 2007

This Proclamation aims at improving management and utilization of land and land resources for agricultural purposes in the Southern Nations, Nationalities And Peoples' Regional State. It applies to all land that lies outside of municipal borders. The Proclamation defines the right to acquire, free of charge, rural land by peasants, pastoralists and semi-pastoralists engaged in agriculture and the equal rights of women with respect to land and provides for the protection of such rights.

July 2010

Le présent arrêté fixe la longueur de la terre des bords de lacs et rivières affectée au domaine public de l’Etat pour la protection de l’environnement. La terre des bords des lacs jusqu’à une longueur de cinquante (50) mètres est du domaine public de l’Etat. La terre des bords des grandes rivières jusqu’à une longueur de dix (10) mètres et de cinq (5) mètres pour les petites rivières est du domaine public. La terre des bords des lacs et rivières visée au présent arrêté est une espace protégée.

National Policies
January 2014

4.1 The Agriculture Development Strategy (ADS) will guide the agricultural sector of Nepal over the next 20 years. The structure of the agricultural sector is expected to change considerably with agribusiness to grow faster. Strong linkages between agriculture and other sectors in the economy will be critical to the reduction of poverty particularly in rural areas where the development of non-farm activities based on agriculture will be fundamental for the growth of an overall robust economy, a more balanced rural economy, and employment generation.