Comoros

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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, with support from Daniel Babare and Myat Noe (LLB Students, University of Groningen). The indicators assess national laws in 50 countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America against international standards on expropriation, compensation, and resettlement as established by Section 16 of the VGGTs.

    Each indicator relates to a principle established in section 16 of the VGGTs. Hold the mouse against the small "i" button above for a more detailed explanation of the indicator.

    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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    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January 2017
    Comoros
    Africa
    Eastern Africa

    Following a chaotic political decolonization, from 1975 to 2000, the Comoros failed to sustain the extension of private land ownership pursued since the beginning of the twentieth century and to implement land reform prepared with the assistance of the FAO and the UNDP but abandoned after the assassination of the President of the Republic in 1989. This reform was based on a form of heritage management recognizing the plural and complementary nature of modes of securing land tenure.

    Reports & Research
    December 2016
    Mauritius
    Kenya
    Zambia
    Gambia
    Mali
    Burundi
    Germany
    Guinea-Bissau
    Swaziland
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Guinea
    Sierra Leone
    Ethiopia
    Comoros
    Cameroon
    Rwanda
    Tanzania
    Senegal
    Chad
    Gabon

    Meeting Name: Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA)
    Meeting symbol/code: CGRFA-16/17/Inf.11.1
    Session: Sess. 16

    Journal Articles & Books
    December 2016
    France
    Equatorial Guinea
    Nigeria
    Mauritius
    Canada
    Mali
    Germany
    Indonesia
    Burkina Faso
    Ivory Coast
    Ethiopia
    Comoros
    Cameroon
    South Africa
    Netherlands
    India
    Ghana

    Forests are essential to life on our planet, to mitigating and adapting to climate change, ensuring adequate supply of fresh water, enhancing biodiversity and providing sustainable incomes and livelihoods, including food security. But they face unprecedented and unrelenting pressures. This issue includes a broad selection of the best papers submitted to the XIV World Forestry Congress (Durban, September 2015), as well as an overview of the Congress’s ambitious agenda and outcomes.

    Reports & Research
    November 2016
    Algeria
    Qatar
    Egypt
    Brazil
    Mauritania
    Iraq
    Iran
    Djibouti
    Comoros
    Jordan
    Morocco
    Yemen
    Libya
    Turkey
    Somalia
    Oman
    Kuwait
    Tunisia
    Sudan
    Bahrain
    Saudi Arabia
    Lebanon
    Africa
    Northern Africa

    This paper begins by exploring what the term family farming means and how appropriate it is in the NENA region. It will explore more generally the role of farming and agriculture in the broader political economy of the region. The paper establishes the distinctive features of the region, what might be generalised and what might not be so common between countries with contrasting patterns of development.

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    December 2015
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    Comoros
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    British Virgin Islands
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    Vanuatu
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    Oceania

    This instrument of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji assigns to Attorney General and Minister for Finance, Public Enterprises, Civil Service and Communications, the responsibility for the conduct of the specified Government business, departments and written laws. Business includes Climate Change and trusts and as offices in departments the Strategic Planning and National Development Centre and the Climate Change Unit (Ministry of Finance) and the Office of the Registrar of Titles (Ministry of Justice).