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    Legislation
    January, 2010
    Canada

    The present Act provides for the orderly carrying out of professional land surveying in the Province of Nova Scotia.

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    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.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Equatorial Guinea, Brazil, United States of America, Chile, Germany, China, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, Italy, Solomon Islands, New Zealand, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, India, Russia, Gabon, Papua New Guinea, Mongolia, Asia

    Developments in China will have substantial impacts on forestry in the rest of the region. This wide-ranging country outlook study discusses a host of topics including prospects for China's afforestation/reforestation efforts, supply and demand for forest products and ecological services, key drivers of change, impacts of globalization, policy developments, and social objectives of forestry.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Liechtenstein, France, Bangladesh, Honduras, Guatemala, China, Canada, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Colombia, Panama, Kenya, Philippines, Singapore, India, Mexico

    Dans de nombreuses régions du monde, la quantité d’eau potable et sa qualité sont menacées par la surexploitation, le mauvais usage et la pollution. Il est nécessaire à cet égard d’accorder une haute priorité aux relations entre les forêts et l’eau. Les bassins versants boisés fournissent un pourcentage important de toute l’eau utilisée à des fins domestiques, agricoles, industrielles et écologiques, dans les zones situées tant en amont qu’en aval.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Bangladesh, Switzerland, United States of America, China, Canada, Thailand, Nepal, Laos, Japan, Mexico, Malaysia, Myanmar, Cambodia, India, Bhutan, Vietnam, Mongolia, Asia

    A quarterly news bulletin dedicated to the exchange of information relating to wildlife and national resources management for the Asia-Pacific region.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Australia, Canada, Thailand, Italy

    This guide is designed for indigenous fishing communities and for people in the development field working with indigenous fishing communities. Its objective is to provide guidance on impacts and benefits of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries (hereinafter the ‘Code’) from an indigenous peoples’ perspective.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Australia, Canada, Chile, Mexico, Panama, Colombia

    Land Tenure Working Paper 9. Based on international authoritative documents, this paper draws 14 principles to be taken into account when developing Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land and other Natural Resources. The paper sees Voluntary Guidelines as human-rights based documents that provide a framework and a point of reference for national and international policies.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Algeria, Burkina Faso, United States of America, Sweden, France, China, Canada, Congo, Italy, Colombia, Thailand, Kenya, Morocco, Myanmar, Chad, India, Russia, Sudan, Georgia, Brazil, Ghana, Asia, Africa, Americas
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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Antigua and Barbuda, Egypt, United States of America, France, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, Thailand, Mozambique, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Italy, Botswana, India, Mexico, Norway

    Fisheries around the world make essential contributions to human well-being including the provision of basic food supplies. employment, recreational opportunities. foreign currency and others, providing benefits to hundreds of millions of people. Despite these benefits, our record of managing fisheries so that the benefits can be sustained has been poor; at best, and most fisheries around the world are experiencing serious ecological, social or economic problems and usually all three.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Nigeria, United States of America, Germany, Peru, Guatemala, Indonesia, Canada, Venezuela, Philippines, Nicaragua, Italy, Ecuador, Brazil, Argentina, Russia, Paraguay, Mexico, Norway, Cambodia

    This paper focuses on the analysis of the right to food from an indigenous peoples’ perspective and addresses the main issues of concern to indigenous peoples that crosscut the right to food. Furthermore, it analyses how right to food is relevant to indigenous peoples and how the implementation of the right to food can benefit them.

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