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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    June, 2001
    Switzerland

    La présente loi met en exécution, entre autres, la loi du 20 juin 2001 sur le développement rural et l’ordonnance 7 décembre 1998 sur les améliorations structurelles dans l'agriculture (ordonnance sur les améliorations structurelles) (OAS)5).

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    National Policies
    January, 2001
    Morocco

    Le Programme d’Action National de lutte contre la Désertification (PAN) qui constitue l’outil essentiel de mise en œuvre de la convention internationale de lutte contre la désertification au Maroc est fondé sur les principes de : la prise en compte des facteurs de blocage, la promotion d'une approche globale et participative, le principe d'intégration, la tâche d'intégration, le principe de concertation, le principe de la décentralisation, le principe d'une approche spatiale, le principe de durée et de souplesse, la promotion de l’approche genre.De façon globale, le Programme d’Action Natio

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 2001
    Austria

    The present Law lays down provisions relating to building technology and building equipment, as well as to special environmental, health and energy requirements of buildings. Furthermore, the Law also applies to parcel of lands and other constructions and facilities subject to requirements of the present Law.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    July, 2001
    Brazil

    This Law is composed of 58 articles divided in five Chapters. It regulates the use of urban property with the view of granting the public interest, the well being of the population and environmental equilibrium. According to the Law, urban policy aims at planning the full development of all municipal social and property functions. To this end, the law provides general guidelines, defines competences and functions between the Federal, State and Municipal levels. Moreover, it defines urban policy instruments, regulates the master plans, and urban management democratic structures.

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    National Policies
    January, 2001
    Madagascar

    La Politique forestière Malagasy s’articule autour des quatre grandes orientations suivantes: enrayer les processus de dégradation forestière (Orientation 1); mieux gérer les ressources forestières (Orientation 2); augmenter la superficie et le potentiel forestiers (Orientation 3); et accroitre la performance économique du secteur forestier (Orientation 4).

  6. Library Resource
    Regulations
    June, 2001
    Croatia

    This Regulation defines the protection, management and other environmental issues aimed to be used as internal rules for the safe and sustainable use of the Croatian Nature Park Biokovo, and also prescribes offenses and determines the penalties for noncompliance with the prescribed requirements.

    Implements: Law declaring the mountain Biokovo as Nature Park. (1981-06-08)

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    National Policies
    January, 2002
    Italy

    The Environmental Action Strategy for Sustainable Development in Italy is a strategic instrument with a national coverage which sets out the goals to be attained for sustainable development and outlines related measures and actions to be undertaken. The national environmental action strategy ensures continuity to the European Union action, namely through the Sixth Environmental Action Plan, with the targets regarding social cohesion, full employment and environmental protection approved by the Council of Europe in Lisbon and Göthenburg.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2001

    This chapter spells out the theoretical framework for the discussion and case studies of the book. First, it provides precise definitions of technological change and classify technological change into different types based on their factor intensities. The discussion starts off with a single farm household. Two key concepts for understanding how that household will respond to technological changes are economic incentives and constraints. The former relates to how new technologies influence the economic return of different activities.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2001
    Bolivia, Brazil

    This paper looks at the impact of the introduction of new soybean technologies on the clearing of natural vegetation (forest and savanna) in southern Brazil, the Brazilian Cerrado, and Santa Cruz, Bolivia. The paper looks at how technological change interacted with other government policies and examines general equilibrium effects on product and labor markets as well as the direct on-farm effects. In southern Brazil new technologies made large-scale mechanized soybean production more profitable.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2001

    This conference proceedings contains 26 papers based on the activities of partner institutions that the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) has facilitated. There are 4 sections: (i) evaluation of forest harvesting and fire impacts on forest ecosystems; (ii) development of methods to rehabilitate logged-over forests and degraded forest lands; (iii) development of silvicultural techniques on degraded forest lands; and (iv) network of the rehabilitation of degraded forest ecosystems.

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