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Reports & Research
March 2022
Cameroon
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Côte d'Ivoire
Honduras
Guyana
Indonesia

La présente étude constitue une synthèse des données qualitatives et quantitatives des impacts de l’accord de partenariat volontaire (APV) UE-FLEGT dans sept pays : le Cameroun, le Ghana, l’Indonésie, la République du Congo, la Côte d’Ivoire, le Guyana et le Honduras.

Peer-reviewed publication
October 2020
Belize
Bolivia
Guyana
Suriname
United States of America

Sustainable forest management activities, such as future crop tree (FCT) release treatments, became part of the REDD+ strategy to avoid carbon emissions from forests. FCT release treatments are intended to achieve increased growth of FCTs by removing competitor trees. This initially leads to a reduction of the forest carbon pool and represents a carbon debt.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2019
Comoros
Madagascar
Mauritius
Seychelles
Cape Verde
Antigua and Barbuda
Haiti
Jamaica
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
Belize
Guyana
Suriname
Timor-Leste
Papua New Guinea
Samoa

Land degradation exacerbates the unique vulnerabilities of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to environmental challenges, such as climate change, flash floods, soil erosion, lagoon siltation, coastal erosion and sea level rise, undermining their economic potential.

Journal Articles & Books
January 2019
Algeria
United States of America
Samoa
Peru
Indonesia
Tonga
Côte d'Ivoire
Congo
Guyana
Cameroon
Cyprus
Malaysia
Belize
Tanzania
Botswana
Ethiopia
Gabon
Rwanda
Uruguay
Nepal
Italy
Sudan

The present study, by the Chief of the Agrarian and Water Law Section of the FAO Legislation Branch, is intended to explore in greater depth the value of legislation to the land use planning process.

Reports & Research
December 2018
Fiji
Mauritius
Dominican Republic
Samoa
Haiti
Vanuatu
Jamaica
Solomon Islands
Guyana
Barbados
Cape Verde

This policy paper focuses on the environmental challenges of sustainable development issues with particular attention to natural resource management, environment and climate change in the food and agriculture sector (including crops, livestock, fisheries and forestry).

Journal Articles & Books
November 2018
Equatorial Guinea
Italy
Turkey
Afghanistan
Peru
Colombia
Ecuador
Bolivia
Ghana
Iran
Venezuela
Senegal
Guyana
Mongolia
China
Gabon
Brazil
Côte d'Ivoire

In 1978 the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) published a Systematic Index of International Water Resources Treaties, Declarations, Acts and Cases by Basin (Legislative Study No. 15). The Index covered some 2000 international legal instruments the earliest dating from the year 805 and the most recent 1977.

Journal Articles & Books
November 2018
Kenya
Dominican Republic
Turkey
Afghanistan
Peru
Italy
Tanzania
Ecuador
Bolivia
China
Iran
Venezuela
Guyana
Colombia
Brazil
Mongolia

The material compiled, which covers over 2 000 international legal intruments stretching from the year 805 to 1977, has been organized chronologically and tabulated with an indication, for each instrument, of the substance covered and of the water bodies, territories and basins concerned, together with the source of reference and any relevant remarks and annotations.

Journal Articles & Books
October 2018
United States of America
Sweden
Peru
Italy
Ecuador
Bolivia
Suriname
Venezuela
Guyana
Colombia
Brazil

This river basin overview describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in the Amazon basin. The aim of this report is to describe the particularities of this transboundary river basin and the problems met in the development of the water resources, and irrigation in particular.

Journal Articles & Books
July 2018
Peru
Italy
Indonesia
Venezuela
Ecuador
Bolivia
Suriname
India
Guyana
China
Colombia
Brazil
Netherlands

This country profile describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in Suriname. The aim of this report is to describe the particularities of the country and the problems met in the development of the water resources, and irrigation in particular.

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