With current rates of land degradation reaching ten to twelve million ha per year, there is an urgent need to scale up and out successful, profitable and resource-efficient sustainable land management practices to maintain the health and resilience of the land that humans depend on. As much as 500 million out of two billion ha of degraded land, mainly in developing countries, have restoration potential, offering an immediate target for restoration and rehabilitation initiatives.1 In the past, piecemeal approaches to achieving sustainable land management have had limited impact.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2017India, Nepal, Morocco, South Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016India, Nepal, Bangladesh
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2018Nepal, Republic of Korea, Bangladesh, Philippines, China, Indonesia, Australia, India, Pakistan, Thailand, Asia
Degradation of forests can have severe negative local impacts and far-reaching consequences, including soil erosion, loss of biodiversity, greenhouse gas emissions, dust storms, diminished livelihood opportunities and reduced yields of forest products and services. Reversing the adverse conditions requires urgent and scaled-up action, through scientific and holistic landscape-level restoration approaches, balancing both socio-economic and environmental goals and the diverse needs of various sectors and stakeholders in the landscape.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJuly, 2018Nepal, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, United States of America, Guatemala, Italy, Cameroon, Australia, Netherlands, South Sudan, India, Gabon, Sudan, Costa Rica, Mexico, New Zealand
This booklet contains the main points of the publication The State of the World’s Forests 2018.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJuly, 2018Nepal, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Guatemala, Australia, India, Costa Rica
Este booklet recoge la información y mensajes clave de la publicación El estado de los bosques del mundo 2018
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksApril, 2018Nepal, Fiji, Bhutan, Philippines, Malaysia, Japan, China, Myanmar, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, India, Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Mongolia
This publication reports the proceedings of the twenty-sixth session of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC) held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 23 to 27 October 2017.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1999Fiji, Samoa, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Netherlands, Laos, Tonga, Iran, Guinea, Pakistan, Thailand, Nepal, Republic of Korea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Malaysia, Myanmar, Cambodia, India, Bhutan, Maldives, Mongolia, Asia
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016Nepal, Pakistan, Iran, India, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, China, Asia
The rangeland resources of Pakistan constitute around 60 percent of the land area of Pakistan. This resource supports millions of livestock which are important for the livelihood food security and nutrition of poor rural people. Currently the resource is in a deteriorating condition and the current productivity is far less than its potential. Therefore, the information collected and available in this book will help in the management of rangeland resources. The book contains rangelan- related information from all the provinces/region of the country.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2008United States of America, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Pakistan, Thailand, New Zealand, Nepal, Republic of Korea, Philippines, Malaysia, Japan, Myanmar, Brunei Darussalam, Netherlands, India, Bhutan, Cambodia, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia
Does forest tenure matter? In what way does it matter? What are the links among tenure, sustainable forest management (SFM) and poverty alleviation (PA)? This paper presents the main findings of research that was conducted by FAO and partners from the Asia Forest Partnership with the aim of analysing and understanding the role of tenure arrangements, their enabling impacts and their limitations. The paper presents a summary of different tenure instruments’ performance in supporting SFM and PA, and provides recommendations for more effective forest tenure systems.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1998Egypt, Bangladesh, United States of America, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Australia, Greece, Republic of Korea, Thailand, New Zealand, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Myanmar, India, Bhutan, Maldives, Asia
A discussion of the concerns of the environmental movement in the Asia-Pacific region with reference to biological diversity, forest loss, indigenous and forest-dependant people and climate change. The environmental perspective of different aspects of forestry development in the region is elucidated. Three possible scenarios for the future are presented depending on the level of achievement of environmental goals.
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