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Water
Wild species and ecosystems

Policies

Mexico: Políticas y Estrategias para la electrificación de Comunidades rurales y Zonas urbanas marginadas. Date of text: 8 February 2017.

Argentina: Plan Nacional de Agua Potable y Saneamiento. Date of text: 15 February 2016.

Argentina: Plan Nacional del Agua. Date of text: April 2016.

Mexico: Lineamientos de la Estrategia Integral de Asistencia Social Alimentaria 2016. Date of text: 2016.

Bahrain: National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan 2016 - 2021 Date of text: 4 February 2016.

Saudi Arabia: Vision 2030. Date of text: 2016.

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Agricultural and rural development

Kazakhstan: Law No. 47-VI “On pastoralism”. Date of text: 20 February 2017.

Turkey; Belarus: Memorandum of Understanding between the Republic of Turkey and the Republic of Belarus on cooperation in the field of agriculture. Date of text: 11 November 2016.

Croatia: Regulation on the implementation of the measure 4 Investments in physical assets, sub-measures 4.1 Aid for investments in agricultural holdings from the Rural Development Program of the Republic of Croatia for the period 2014-2020. Date of text: 10 April 2017.

Congo: Arrêté n° 1534 du 2 mars 2017 portant création, attributions et composition du comité national de pilotage du projet TCP/PRC/3503 «appui à l’actualisation du plan directeur de la recherche agricole» Date of text: 2 March 2017.

Croatia: Regulation on granting exceptional aid to milk producers. Date of text: 16 March 2017.

Croatia: Regulation on the settlement of contractual relations in the milk and milk products sector. Date of text: 15 March 2017.

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Cultivated plants

Bolivia (Plurinational State of): Ley Nº 906 – Ley General de la Coca. Date of text: 8 March 2017.

Burkina Faso: Loi n° 034-2016/ AN du 15 novembre 2016 portant autorisation de ratification de l’Accord de Bangui instituant une Organisation africaine de la propriété intellectuelle, acte du 14 décembre 2015. Date of text: 15 November 2016.

Pakistan: Plant Breeders' Rights Act, 2016 (No. L). Date of text: 7 December 2016.

Panama: Ley Nº 14 - Regula las actividades y uso de las sustancias controladas para fines médicos y/o científicos. Date of text: 19 May 2016.

France: Arrêté du 19 avril 2017 modifiant l'arrêté du 7 juillet 2015 établissant la liste des variétés classées de vigne à raisins de cuve. Date of text: 19 April 2017.

Congo: Arrêté n° 1536 du 2 mars 2017 portant création de l’antenne de recherche cannière de l’institut national de recherche agronomique. Date of text: 2 March 2017.

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Environment

Turkey: Law No. 6988 on ratifying the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade. Date of text: 9 March 2017.

Italy: Legislative Decree No. 28 laying down the penalties to be applied in case of infringement of Regulation (EU) No. 649/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the export and import of hazardous chemicals. Date of text: 10 February 2017.

European Union: Regulation (EU) 2017/852 of the European Parliament and of the Council on mercury, and repealing Regulation (EC) No. 1102/2008. Date of text: 17 May 2017.

Germany: Transparency Act. Date of text: 27 January 2017.

Germany: Extended Liability Act. Date of text: 27 January 2017.

Germany: Waste Disposal Transfer Act. Date of text: 27 January 2017.

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Fisheries

Samoa: Fisheries Management Act 2016 (No. 8 of 2016). Date of text: 9 February 2016.

Togo: Loi n° 2016 -026 du 11 octobre 2016 portant règlementation de la pêche et de l’aquaculture au Togo. Date of text: 2016.

European Union: Council Regulation (EU) 2017/595 amending Regulation (EU) 2017/127 as regards certain fishing opportunities. Date of text: 27 March 2017.

Mali: Ordonnance n°2017-008/P-RM du 21 février 2017 portant création de l’Office de Développement de la Pêche et de l’Aquaculture dans le Delta intérieur du Niger. Date of text: 21 February 2017.

Bolivia (Plurinational State of): Ley Nº 938 – Ley de Pesca y Acuacultura Sustentables. Date of text: 3 May 2017.

European Union: Council Decision (EU) 2017/418 on the conclusion on behalf of the European Union of the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Government of the Cook Islands and the Implementation Protocol thereto. Date of text: 28 February 2017.

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Food and nutrition

Italy: Legislative Decree No. 27 on penalties to be applied in case of infringement of Regulation (EC) No. 1924/2006 on nutrition and health claims made on foods. Date of text: 7 February 2017.

Egypt: Law No.1 of 2017 establishing the National Food Safety Authority (NFSA). Date of text: 9 January 2017.

European Union: Legislative Decree No. 29 laying down the penalties to be applied in case of infringement of Regulations (EC) No. 1935/2004, 1895/2005, 2023/2006, 282/2008, 450/2009 and 10/2011 on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food. Date of text: 10 February 2017.

Mali: Ordonnance n°2017-010/P-RM du 23 février 2017 portant création du Projet 1 du Programme de Renforcement de la Résilience à l’Insécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle au Sahel. Date of text: 23 February 2017.

Mali: Ordonnance n°2017-013/ P-RM du 06 mars 2017 portant création de la direction générale du commerce, de la consommation et de la concurrence. Date of text: 6 March 2017.

United Arab Emirates: Cabinet Decision No.47 of 2016 on Mandatory Standards for the United Arab Emirates. Date of text: 23 November 2016.

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Forestry

Argentina: Ley 27353 - Incorporación. Ley N° 26.815, Sistema Federal de Manejo del Fuego. Date of text: 26 April 2017.

Kazakhstan: Law No. 47-VI “On pastoralism”. Date of text: 20 February 2017.

Turkey; Mauritania: Cooperation Agreement between the Republic of Turkey and the Islamic Republic of Mauritania in the field of forestry. Date of text: 6 April 2016.

Turkey; Senegal: Cooperation Agreement between the Republic of Turkey and the Republic of Senegal in the field of forestry. Date of text: 8 April 2016.

Turkey; Jordan: Memorandum of Understanding between the Republic of Turkey and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in the field of forestry. Date of text: 27 March 2016.

Luxembourg: Arrêté ministériel concernant la liste nationale des matériels de base admis pour la production de matériels forestiers de reproduction. Date of text: 29 March 2017.

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Land and soil

Mali: Loi n°2017- 001 du 11 avril 2017 portant sur le foncier agricole. Date of text: 11 April 2017.

Mali: Ordonnance n°2017-024/P-RM du 30 mars 2017 portant création de la Direction nationale du Cadastre. Date of text: 11 April 2017.

Mali: Ordonnance n° 2017-025/P-RM du 30 mars 2017 portant création de la Direction nationale des Domaines. Date of text: 30 March 2017.

France: Loi n° 2017-348 du 20 mars 2017 relative à la lutte contre l'accaparement des terres agricoles et au développement du biocontrôle. Date of text: 20 March 2017.

Samoa: District Courts Act (No. 5 of 2016). Date of text: 9 February 2016.

Jamaica: Special Economic Zones Act, 2016 (No. 7 of 2016). Date of text: 15 February 2016.

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Livestock

Italy: Legislative Decree No. 26 laying down the penalties to be applied in case of infringement of Regulation (EC) No. 767/2009 on the placing on the market and use of feed. Date of text: 3 February 2017.

Mali: Ordonnance n°2017-009/P-RM du 23 février 2017 portant création du Projet régional d’Appui au Pastoralisme au Sahel au Mali. Date of text: 23 February 2017.

Guatemala: Decreto Número 5-2017: Ley de protección y bienestar animal. Date of text: 28 February 2017.

Panama: Ley Nº 11 - Crea el Programa Nacional de Buenas Prácticas y Trazabilidad Agrícola (BPTA). Date of text: 15 April 2016.

Turkey; Somalia: Memorandum of Understanding between the Republic of Turkey and the Federal Republic of Somalia on cooperation in the field of animal health. Date of text: 3 June 2016.

Chile: Resolución Nº 1.748 Exenta – Fija exigencias para la internación de harina de vísceras, harina de carne y hueso y aceites o sebos de aves, cerdos y equinos. Date of text: 23 March 2017.

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Water

New Zealand: Te Awa Tupua (Whanganui River Claims Settlement) Act 2017. Date of text: 20 March 2017.

Chile: Ley Nº 20.998 – Regula los Servicios Sanitarios Rurales. Date of text: 6 February 2016.

Panama: Decreto Nº 116 - Guía para el Manejo del Programa de Inversión de Obras Públicas y Servicios Municipales de la Secretaria Nacional de Descentralización de la Asociación de Municipios de Panamá. Date of text: 22 March 2016.

Turkey; Romania: Agreement between the Republic of Turkey and Romania on cooperation in the field of water. Date of text: 19 September 2016.

France: Décret n° 2017-581 du 20 avril 2017 fixant la liste des représentants de l'Etat et de ses établissements publics aux conseils d'administration des agences de l'eau. Date of text: 20 April 2017.

France: Décret n° 2017-580 du 20 avril 2017 fixant la liste des représentants de l'Etat et de ses établissements publics aux comités de bassin. Date of text: 20 April 2017.

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Wild species and ecosystems

Bangladesh: Bangladesh Biodiversity Act, 2017 (Act No. II). Date of text: 19 February 2017.

Guatemala: Decreto Número 5-2017: Ley de protección y bienestar animal. Date of text: 28 February 2017.

Panama: Ley Nº 17 - Ley que establece la protección de los conocimientos de la medicina tradicional indígena. Date of text: 27 June 2016.

Argentina: Resolución 149-E/2017 - Apruébase el Plan Nacional de Conservación del Monumento Natural Yaguareté (Panthera onca). Date of text: 22 March 2017.

Congo: Arrêté n° 1537 du 2 mars 2017 portant organisation, composition et fonctionnement du conseil scientifique de l’institut national de recherche en sciences exactes et naturelles. Date of text: 2 March 2017.

France: Décret n° 2017-695 du 3 mai 2017 relatif aux activités réalisées par l'Agence française pour la biodiversité avec l'appui du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle. Date of text: 3 May 2017.

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