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  1. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2010
    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Devant l’urgence du changement climatique, et l’enjeu important lié au maintien des forêts de RDC, le gouvernement a élaboré un plan de préparation à la REDD pour la période 2010-2012.

  2. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2009
    Central African Republic

    Confrontée à la précarité quant à l’accès aux ressources; la vulnérabilité du paysage et du bassin versant avec des risques d’érosion, de glissements de terrain et d’inondation; la réduction des approvisionnements et augmentation des prix des produits forestiers non ligneux; et la raréfaction produits énergétiques issus du bois, la République centrafricaine a en 2009 adopté la Stratégie de développement et plan pour la promotion de la foresterie urbaine et périurbaine de la ville de Bangui.

  3. Library Resource
    Atlas des Produits des Zones Arides d'Afrique cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    Reports & Research
    January, 2009

    Avant-propos La notion de désertification se définit comme une dégradation des sols en zone aride, semi-aride et subhumide sèche, souvent appelée simplement « zone aride ». On estime qu’elle résulte d’une combinaison de facteurs, parmi lesquels les changements climatiques et l’activité humaine. Plus d’un tiers de la superficie totale de la terre est considéré comme zone aride. En termes démographiques, c’est un cinquième de la population totale du globe qui vit en zone aride déjà dégradée ou menacée de désertification.

  4. Library Resource
    African Drylands Commodity Atlas cover image
    Reports & Research
    January, 2009

    Desertification is defined as land degradation in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas, resulting from various factors, including climatic variations and human activities. More than one third of the surface of the earth consists of drylands. In terms of population, one out of every five people of the world live in already degraded or desertification-prone drylands. These people include many of the world’s poorest, most marginalized, and politically weak citizens. For instance, nearly 325 million people in the African continent live in drylands.

  5. Library Resource

    Study on Community Land Rights in Niassa Province, Mozambique

    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2009

    The main aim of this study was to assess, within the context of the Malonda Programme
    in Niassa Province, the implementation of community consultations and negotiations as
    well as the delimitation and demarcation of community land. These activities had been
    carried out within the context of requests from several investors concerning the Right to
    Use and Exploit Land (Portuguese acronym DUAT, Direito de Uso e Aproveitamento
    de Terra), in order to create extensive commercial forest plantations in Niassa. The

  6. Library Resource
    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.

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2009
    Portugal, Greece, Tunisia, Spain, Luxembourg, China, Italy

    This guidelines booklet is addressed to the LADA partner countries and, more in general, to the increasing number of countries which are expressing their interest in implementing the LADA approach for mapping Land Degradation. The specific objective is to provide guidelines for the identification, selection and description of nationally based indicators of land degradation. The LADA approach is well defined by a range of specific documents and manuals. The National indicators common to all countries are based on the LADA-Wocat QM manual.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2009

    Water and soils are increasingly becoming a limiting resource for meeting the food requirements
    of a growing world population. Integrated concepts for managing natural resources in a sustainable
    and environmentally sound manner show encouraging impacts, if applied on a large scale and
    over a long period like in Tigray, the northernmost regional state of Ethiopia.

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