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  1. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2010
    Iraq

    Iraq is seeking to be a peaceful and stable nation under the auspices of a federal democracy. It is also seeking to be an effective nation that functions in accordance with market mechanisms and a regional economic power.

  2. Library Resource
    Regulations
    January, 2009
    United Arab Emirates

    These Regulations issued by the Regulation and Supervision Bureau for the water, wastewater and electricity sector in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi concern design, construction, use and maintenance of fuel storage tanks. The aim of these Regulations is to ensure the prevention and early detection of any fuel release from fuel storage tanks and to minimize the risk of fuel releases affecting the environment and public health.

  3. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2010
    Palestine

    This Strategy envisages a sustainable agriculture that is both feasible and capable of achieving food security, competitive in local and foreign markets through optimal use of resources as part of a comprehensive development. To realize this Vision and achieve the overall goal of improving the lives of farmers, herders and anglers in Palestine, the Ministry of Agriculture developed this Shared Vision Strategy for the Agricultural Sector.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2009
    Iran, Syrian Arab Republic, Western Asia

    Improving On-farm Agricultural Water Productivity in the Karkheh River Basin

    (KRB) was a CPWF project that aimed at enhancement of agricultural water

    productivity (WP) under irrigated and rainfed conditions in Karkheh River Basin. It

    was launched in Iran through the partnership of ICARDA and the Iranian NARES

    under the Agricultural Extension, Education, and Research Organization.

    The project lasted for more than four years between 2004 and 2008. Whereas

    capacity building was an important part of the agenda, PN8 was a participatory,

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2009
    South Africa, Sudan, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Southern Africa, South America, Western Africa, Western Asia, Northern Africa, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Middle Africa, Eastern Africa, Central America

    Through its innovative operations, and its facilitation of dynamic

    communities of researchers, development experts, policy makers,

    producers and consumers, this CGIAR Challenge Program goes

    beyond research for development as usually practiced.

    Yet, paradoxically for a program well-versed in technical and

    social complexity, the CPWF approach is simple: to effectively

    address a shared problem, we must first work together.

    2008 CGIAR Annual Report."

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    France, Belgium, Spain, Gambia, Croatia, Burundi, China, Bulgaria, Austria, Congo, Rwanda, Cyprus, United States of America, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Australia, Italy, Portugal, Senegal, Mongolia, Canada, Europe, Asia, Africa, Northern America

    The completion of this comprehensive harmonized soil information database will improve estimation of current and future land potential productivity, help identify land and water limitations, and enhance assessing risks of land degradation, particularly soil erosion. The HWSD contributes sound scientific knowledge for planning sustainable expansion of agricultural production and for guiding policies to address emerging land competition issues concerning food production, bio-energy demand and threats to biodiversity.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Serbia, Slovenia, North Macedonia, Slovakia, Lithuania, Croatia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Turkmenistan, Albania, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Poland, Russia, Georgia, Romania, Tajikistan, Czech Republic, Asia, Europe

    Documento de trabajo sobre tenencia de la tierra 3. Este documento ofrece una reflexión sobre la situación, las políticas y las tendencias de la gobernanza en Europa Oriental y en la Comunidad de Estados Independientes (CEI). Este estudio realiza una evaluación sobre el estado de la gobernanza así como la capacidad de los diferentes países para contribuir a la elaboración de las Directrices de la FAO sobre gobernanza responsable de la tenencia de la tierra y otros recursos naturales. <strong>PDF Disponible solo en inglés</strong>

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Switzerland, United States of America, Israel, Chile, China, Australia, Cyprus, Ghana, Malawi, Colombia, Thailand, Kenya, Morocco, Mauritius, South Africa, Kyrgyzstan, Romania, Argentina, India, Sudan, Barbados

    Insect pests, diseases and other biotic agents have considerable impacts on forests and the forest sector. They can adversely affect tree growth and the yield of wood and non-wood products. Damage caused by forest pests can significantly reduce wildlife habitat thereby reducing local biodiversity and species richness.

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