Topic outline

  • General

    Introduction to the Responsible Governance of Tenure

    Introduction to the Responsible Governance of Tenure

    The course introduces the main concepts and principles of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure. It aims to help people understand the Guidelines and to apply the principles to practical situations in their countries, as well as to raise the general awareness of responsible governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests.

    Duration:  4.5 hours    Publication Date:  October 2013

    • System Requirements

      For the online version of this course it is necessary to have the Adobe Flash player installed and enabled in your browser. Please be aware that the course is not supported by iOS (iPad or iPhone). 

      The downloadable version only runs on Windows PC’s and no additional software is needed.

      • Audience

        The curriculum primarily addresses “change agents”- i.e. people who can have a direct impact by introducing changes in how tenure is governed. They include national policy makers and administrators, surveyors, trainers, legal support providers, civil society and non-governmental organizations, advocacy, control and monitoring professionals.

        • You will learn about

          • Basic concepts of tenure rights and responsible governance of tenure
          • The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land,
          • Fisheries and Forests
          • The five principles of responsible governance
          • The ten principles of implementation
          • Processes and frameworks to improve governance of tenure