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Resources for Benefit-sharing

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This toolkit identifies common key questions that decision-makers can use to develop or review laws on community forestry. It consists of key points for inclusive, consistent reforms that are conductive to consensus and a series of questionnaires on ten key thematic areas aiming at providing a strong foundation for community forestry-related laws: Land and forest tenure, Allocation of community forests, Community internal governance, Community participation and representation, Community forestry management, Access to markets, Benefit sharing, Conflict resolution, Enforcement and External support.

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This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides guidance for governments and companies on the overall approach to consulting, engaging, and partnering with local communities, to bridge gaps in information and expectation between communities and companies and create the social license to operate.

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This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides guidance for governments and companies on good practice in occupational health and safety policies, programs, procedures and processes, a matter of critical importance given that half the world’s working population is in agriculture

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This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides guidance for governments and companies on how to assist people from surrounding areas in gaining formal employment at the investment.

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This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides guidance for governments and companies on negotiating, designing, and implementing community development agreements with local communities in ways that benefit them.

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This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides guidance for governments and companies on practices to reduce gender inequalities and to empower women to make a positive contribution to development through agricultural investments.

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This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides guidance for governments and companies on examples to follow to engage youth in participating in agriculture.

Tools and Guides
 

This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides guidance for governments and companies on practices to reduce gender inequalities and to empower women to make a positive contribution to development through agricultural investments.

Tools and Guides
 

This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides guidance for governments and companies on how to ensure that an agricultural investment generates positive impacts on the local economy by encouraging and supporting opportunities arising for individuals, farmers, businesses, and institutions.

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This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides guidance for governments and companies on how to design business models for responsible agricultural investment. It outlines the general types of models available and the considerations for selecting and/or designing a blended model to suit the context of the investment.