This technical guide reviews the legal dimensions of the Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security and their linkages with binding international law. It provides guidance to legal professionals working with state institutions, civil society or the private sector on assessing national legislation, supporting legal reform and improving implementation as well as on the settlement of disputes. It is also a useful resource for law societies, notaries, judges, development agencies and all those who are interested in understanding the role of law in giving effect to the provisions of the Guidelines and supporting the legal protection of legitimate tenure rights.
|Publisher:||Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations|
|File size:||15 MB|
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An intergovernmental organization, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has 194 Member Nations, two associate members and one member organization, the European Union. Its employees come from various cultural backgrounds and are experts in the multiple fields of activity FAO engages in. FAO’s staff capacity allows it to support improved governance inter alia, generate, develop and adapt existing tools and guidelines and provide targeted governance support as a resource to country and regional level FAO offices. Headquartered in Rome, Italy, FAO is present in over 130 countries.