With current rates of land degradation reaching ten to twelve million ha per year, there is an urgent need to scale up and out successful, profitable and resource-efficient sustainable land management practices to maintain the health and resilience of the land that humans depend on. As much as 500 million out of two billion ha of degraded land, mainly in developing countries, have restoration potential, offering an immediate target for restoration and rehabilitation initiatives.1 In the past, piecemeal approaches to achieving sustainable land management have had limited impact.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2017India, Nepal, Morocco, South Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1995Nepal
Library ResourceJanuary, 2008Indonesia, Nepal, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, China, Oceania, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia
This book examines the gender dimensions of natural resource exploitation and management, with a focus on Asia. It explores the uneasy negotiations between theory, policy, and practice that are often evident within the realm of gender, environment, and natural resource management. It offers a critical feminist perspective on gender relations and natural resource management in the context of contemporary policy concerns: decentralized governance, the elimination of poverty, and the mainstreaming of gender.The book is centred around three themes:
Library ResourceReports & ResearchTraining Resources & ToolsDecember, 2007Nepal, Southern Asia
The main objective of the Country Environmental Analysis (CEA) in Nepal is to identify opportunities for enhancing the overall performance of select environmental management systems through improvements in the effectiveness of institutions, policies, and processes.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2014Nepal, India, China
Rapidly accelerating climate change in the Himalaya is projected to have major implications for montane species, ecosystems, and mountain farming and pastoral systems. A geospatial modeling approach based on a global environmental stratification is used to explore potential impacts of projected climate change on the spatial distribution of bioclimatic strata and ecoregions within the transboundary Kailash Sacred Landscape (KSL) of China, India and Nepal.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Nepal, Malaysia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Papua New Guinea
On 7 November, a UN-REDD-hosted side event looked at how to improve delivery on reference levels and results reporting through South-South collaboration between REDD+ countries, with several representatives providing accounts of their current national activities.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsFebruary, 2016Nepal, South Africa, Finland, Sweden, Germany, Myanmar
Small forest and farm producers manage a third of the world’s forests. Together, these smallholder families, indigenous people and local communities are the world’s largest investors in forests. They are key to sustainable forest and farm management and have a critical role to play in the success of global concerns such as Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+), climate change adaptation and green growth. Yet all too often their voices go unheard.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015Nepal, Kenya, Samoa, Somalia, Germany, Peru, Tanzania, Ghana, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Finland, Norway, Europe
Cooperation between Finland and FAO has been ongoing since the Organization was established in 1945. Finland has contributed as well as financially, through active participation in FAO’s work and has been a key donor for projects around the world. As a traditional partner in FAO’s Assistant Professional Officer (APO) Programme, Finland has frequently financed APOs since 1965.
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