Land Use Policy
The guideline was compiled and developed by the Fiji Department of Agriculture, Land Resource Planning & Development Division; Land Use Planning Section. It is intended to introduce readers to the Land Use Capability (LUC) classification system and to be used as a basis for development in order to minimize land degradation.
The publication provides information in promoting awareness to the need for a land use planning and sustainable agricultural developments. LUC classification is needed to assist land users in making informed decision on farm planning; recommending land use and conservation measures based on land used capability classes.
Prepared by: ICF International
Date: January 2009
This document should be cited as ICF International. 2009. Draft North and Central Guam Land Use Plan. January. (ICFInternational #00824.08.) Seattle, WA.
Prepared for Bureau of Statistics and Plans—Government of Guam.
The Review of Rural Land Use in Fiji Islands: Opportunities for the New Millennium report contains a valuable synthesis of previous national reports and studies concerning sustainable development in Fiji. The report further signifies issues and constraints in development and the resolve to take immediate action upon the burgeoning environmental problems now evident in Fiji. The report gives basic information on planning procedures and processes to facilitate change. There is a wide understanding that sound planning and management are crucial and will be so increasingly in the future, to impress upon government the urgency of the need to adopt the Policy Paper.
Prepared by: David Leslie and Inoke Ratukalou on behalf of the Ministry of the Ministry of Agriculture, Sugar and Land Resettlement of the Republic of the Fiji Islands.
Supported by: The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) / Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH Pacific-German Regional Forestry Project.
Date: March 2006
© Copyright Ministry of Agriculture, Sugar and Land Resettlement (MASLR) and Secretariat of the Pacific Community/ Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH – Pacific-German Regional Forestry Project (SPC/GTZ – PGRFP), 2002