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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2006
    Kenya, Uganda, Peru, Sudan, Ecuador, Bolivia, India, Ethiopia, Colombia, Asia, Africa, South America, Southern Asia

    There are many options for enhancing food production from fish in managed aquatic systems.The most appropriate technology, however, will vary from place to place, and the conditions under which one technology is prefered over another are still not well defined.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2006
    Argentina

    Frequently, agriculture intensification by means of high-input technologies and agroecosystem simplification led to unsustainable farming systems. Increasing spatial-temporal diversity in agroecosystems has been shown as a promising alternative for restoring degraded land. A methodological approach is discussed here, based on preliminary results of experiences in a region of strong biophysical gradients. The CENTURY model is validated under local conditions and used as monitoring tool.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    March, 2006
    Saint Lucia

    The provisions of this Act shall apply only to land, interests in land, or dealings in land, registered under this Act. This Act sets forth organization, administration, duties, authorities and responsibilities of the Land Registry and registrars. A Registrar of Lands shall be appointed by the Public Service Commission to manage the Land Registry in accordance with this Act. The Land Registry includes a register in respect of every parcel which has been adjudicated in accordance with the Land Adjudication Act and a register in respect of each lease required by this Act to be registered.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 2006
    Montserrat

    This Act vests any interest in land remaining unclaimed since the coming into force of the Land Adjudication Act, and which by the provisions of section 17(1) of that Act were deemed to be Crown Land, shall, if not claimed by 31 December, 2020, in the Crown. Any person who claims any right or any interest in land which has not already been claimed by that person under the Land Adjudication Act, shall, if he or she does not claim his or her right or interest in that land within one year from the coming into force of this Act, forfeit such right and the land shall vest in the Crown.

  5. Library Resource
    January, 2006
    Grenada, Latin America and the Caribbean

    Map compendium of water availability for Grenada, produced as part of the UNEP project, Promoting Rainwater Harvesting in Caribbean Small Island Developing States.

    The data presented in the compendium is intended to assist planners in water sector development initiatives through identification of areas over Grenada that the researchers said will require investment in water augmentation measures (based on water availability) such as rainwater harvesting.

  6. Library Resource
    January, 2007
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    The Amazon forest greatly influences the global climate and may be coming under increasing threat due to climate change. This report explores the relationship between the Amazon, climate, and the changes in this relationship that are underway as a result of forest destruction and the release of heat-trapping gases into the atmosphere. The paper seeks to interpret the best information available to determine how close we are to a point of no return for a major forest “dieback” in the Amazon, and to identify some steps that might be taken to counter this process.

  7. Library Resource
    January, 2006
    Europe, Eastern Asia, Oceania, Southern Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean

    This document is a collection of essays which survey the controversial aspects of the management of water resources in urban areas in view of the increasing urbanisation and privatisation of water services. It addresses and characterises the conflicts that arise within large human settlements due to economic and social implications of access to and use of basic water services. It also presents in-depth case studies from Europe, Asia and Latin America.Exploring the geneses of the urban water conflicts the essays in the document list the following important causal factors:

  8. Library Resource
    January, 2007
    India, Bolivia, Brazil, Southern Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean

    As cities expand, a key challenge is securing water supplies for urban populations and disposing of pollution while minimising impacts on peri-urban communities and the environment.  This book describes the conflicts, dialogues and negotiations underway in peri-urban areas of many cities in the South. 

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