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    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Angola, Liechtenstein, Bangladesh, United States of America, Congo, Comoros, Cameroon, Uzbekistan, Switzerland, Kenya, Zambia, Denmark, Rwanda, Philippines, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Brazil, Tunisia, Argentina, Sudan, Papua New Guinea, Czech Republic

    Forests, trees and woodlands cover almost one-third of the Earth’s land area. They are a crucial source of food and income for more than a billion people around the globe. They provide a variety of wood and non-wood products and vital ecosystem services – preventing erosion from wind and water, preserving water quality, shading crops and livestock, absorbing carbon which contributes to countering climate change, and providing habitat for many species of plants and animals, thus helping to conserve the planet’s biological diversity.

  2. Library Resource
    January, 2009

    This Complementary Law, consisting of 42 articles divided into seven Chapters, establishes the Planning and Territorial Planning System of the State of Roraima. The above mentioned System, called SPOT/RR, is the main guiding instrument for planning of land occupation and control of the use of natural resources of the territory of the State of Roraima, in the implementation of plans, programmes, projects, works and public and private activities. The purpose of the SPOT/RR is to implement the provisions of art.

  3. Library Resource
    January, 2009

    Le présent arrêté crée un Comité Interministériel d’Aménagement du Territoire (CIAT) présidé par le Premier Ministre ou son délégué.Le Comité Interministériel d'Aménagement du Territoire (CIAT) est chargé de définir la politique du gouvernement en matière d’Aménagement du Territoire, de Protection et de Gestion des bassins-versants de Gestion de l 'Eau, de l’Assainissement, de l'Urbanisme et de l'Equipement.Le comité Interministériel d’Aménagement du Territoire a pour principales attributions de : coordonner et d'harmoniser les actions du Mouvement en matière d'aménagement du territoire, de

  4. Library Resource
    August, 2009

    Mediante el presente Decreto se crea el Fondo de Asentamientos Humanos y se establece su entidad ejecutora. El Fondo está finalizado a financiar la ejecución de Programas de Asentamientos Humanos en lo referido a: a) identificación, organización y traslado de los beneficiarios; b) provisión de infraestructura provisional para el establecimiento de las familias beneficiarias; c) la implementación de servicios básicos en los núcleos de aposentamiento; d) la provisión y producción de alimentos para el autoconsumo en los primeros meses del aposentamiento.

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2009
    Bolivia, Chile

    Agro y campesinado en Chile
    * Miguel Bahamondes y Héctor Herrera

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2009

    En el documento se pretende hacer una contextualización de lo que ha sido el desarrollo rural en Colombia, tomando como referencia las estrategias que desde el contexto internacional se han diseñado para menguar la problemática social del medio rural, algunos enfoques nacionales que se ha implementado en este mismo sentido y algunas interpretaciones de las institutciones que trabajan en este ámbito, de manera que permita concluir de forma clara que tan rural es el desarrollo, y si las intervenciones en el ámbito agrario nacional son o no coherentes con las necesidades puntuales de la poblac

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2009
    Colombia, Central America, South America

    Watersheds, especially in the developing world, are increasingly being managed for both environmental conservation and poverty alleviation. How complementary are these objectives? In the context of a watershed, the actual and potential linkages between land and water management and poverty are complex and likely to be very site specific and scale dependent. This study analyses the importance of watershed resources in the livelihoods of the poor in two watersheds in the Colombian Andes.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2009
    Colombia, India, Laos, Niger, Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, South America

    The CPWF-supported project ‘Models for implementing multiple-use water supply

    systems for enhanced land and water productivity, rural livelihoods and gender equity’

    (‘CPWF-MUS’) innovated, tested, and documented homestead-scale and communityscale

    models for Multiple Use water Services in 30 rural and peri-urban sites in 8

    countries: the Andes (Bolivia and Colombia), Indus-Ganges (India, Nepal), Limpopo

    (South Africa and Zimbabwe), Mekong (Thailand) and Nile (Ethiopia). Learning alliances

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