To ensure a food-secure future, farming must become climate resilient. Around the world, governments and communities are adopting innovations that are improving the lives of millions while reducing agriculture’s climate footprint. These successful examples show the many ways climate-smart agriculture can take shape, and should serve as inspiration for future policies and investments.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksNovember, 2013Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Algeria, Niger, Nigeria, Chad, Sudan, South Sudan, Eritrea, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Cape Verde, Comoros, Bahamas, Barbados, Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cook Islands, Ivory Coast, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Suriname, Eswatini, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Africa, Eastern Africa, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Western Africa, Middle Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Egypt, North Macedonia, Brazil, United States of America, Rwanda, Germany, China, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Guyana, Republic of Korea, Finland, Ethiopia, Kenya, Costa Rica, Philippines, South Africa, Colombia, Uruguay, Cambodia, Mexico, Norway, Mongolia
This guide describes two of the main approaches to greenhouse gas mitigation planning in developing countries: Low-Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) and Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs). It explains the possible relationships between them and their status within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). National mitigation planning processes have policy, technical and institutional dimensions that need to be addressed in an integrated and iterative manner. For each of these dimensions four key elements are outlined.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1998Dominica, Fiji, Mauritius, Dominican Republic, Samoa, Micronesia, Vanuatu, Tonga, Haiti, Cook Islands, Comoros, Guyana, Cape Verde, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Palau, Marshall Islands, Belize, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Grenada, Jamaica, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Cuba, Malta, Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Nauru, Saint Lucia, Sao Tome and Principe, Bahamas, Bahrain, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Papua New Guinea, Niue, Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania
Library ResourceOther legal documentDecember, 2014Kenya, North Macedonia, South Africa, China, Italy, Indonesia, Ghana, Guinea, Guyana, Costa Rica, Colombia, Uruguay, Mongolia
Esta guía describe dos de los principales enfoques para la planificación de la mitigación de gases de efecto invernadero en los países en desarrollo: las Estrategias de Desarrollo con Bajas Emisiones (LEDS, siglas en inglés) y las Medidas de Mitigación Apropiada para Cada País (NAMA, siglas en inglés). Explica las posibles relaciones entre las mismas y su estatus en la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (CMNUCC).
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2005Nigeria, South Africa, Chile, Italy, Indonesia, Canada, Argentina, Guyana, Namibia, Mexico, Ghana, Asia, Africa, Americas
This paper will contribute to mapping out the area of interface of customary water rights and statutory water rights.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2008Bangladesh, Nigeria, Mali, Peru, Australia, Bolivia, Canada, Guyana, Philippines, Japan, Italy, Ecuador, Netherlands, Argentina, Senegal, Paraguay, Ghana
Many questions about customary legal developments go unexplained if no recourse is made to the connection between legal and economic systems. Since time immemorial they interact, justify and fertilise each other. Most of all, if we believe that customary laws and justice develop and transform themselves, the question is: how much does economic development influence legal institutions and rules?
Library ResourceNational PoliciesGuyana, Americas, South America
The overall objective of the present National Forest Policy is the conservation, protection, management and utilisation of the nation’s forest resources, while ensuring that the productive capacity of the forests for both goods and services is maintained or enhanced.
Library ResourceLegislationGuyana, Americas, South America
This Act provides for the establishment of an Agricultural Development Authority as a body corporate for the area described in Schedule 1. The principal tasks of the Authority are in the field of land regulation, land irrigation and drainage. The 40 sections are divided into 9 Parts: No title (sects. 1 and 2); Establishment and functions of the authority (sects. 3-5); Relationship with other agencies (sects. 6-14); Land provisions (sects. 15-20); Cooperative societies (sect. 21); Environmental protection (sect. 22); Operation, maintenance and management (sects.
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