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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2015Central America, Caribbean, South America
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsApril, 2018Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Gambia, Mali, Fiji, Haiti, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger
Fact sheet on land restoration activities of Action Against Desertification. Action Against Desertification is an initiative of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) in support of the Great Green Wall initiative and UNCCD national action programmes to combat desertification, implemented by FAO and partners with funding of the European Union.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJuly, 2018Burkina Faso, Nigeria, United States of America, Gambia, Fiji, Haiti, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger, Sudan
The Action Against Desertification (AAD) project supports eight ACP countries, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Gambia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Fiji and Haiti in the sustainable management and restoration of degraded land. Baseline assessments have been carried out in each of these countries to establish a reference against which to monitor changes and project impacts, as well as to better target project activities and inform other stakeholders and restoration initiatives in these countries.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksSeptember, 2018Angola, Fiji, Azerbaijan, Peru, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Ghana, Malaysia, Moldova, Ecuador, Maldives, Romania, Mongolia, Mali, Chile, Belarus, Georgia, Albania, Haiti, Myanmar, India, Armenia
How to feed the world without degrading land and water resources, eroding biodiversity and contributing to climate change is among the greatest challenges of our times. FAO works with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to support member countries in addressing the critical nexus between agriculture and the environment.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMay, 2018Italy, Honduras, United States of America, Nicaragua, Madagascar, Colombia, Indonesia, Ecuador, Jamaica, Netherlands, Congo, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Montenegro, Brazil
La dificultad de definir y cuantificar la degradación de bosques es una limitación importante para que la mayoría de los países en desarrollo incluyan compromisos de reducción de emisiones por degradación en el contexto del enfoque de Reducción de Emisiones por Deforestación y Degradación de Bosques (REDD+), que abarca además, el aumento de las Reservas de Carbono, la conservación de Bosques y el Manejo Sostenible de los estos ecosisetemas.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsApril, 2018Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Gambia, Fiji, Haiti, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger, Africa
Fiche d'information sur les activités d'Action contre la désertification. Action contre la désertification est une initiative du Groupe des États d’Afrique, des Caraïbes et du Pacifique en appui à l’initiative de la Grande Muraille Verte et aux programmes d’action nationaux de lutte contre la désertification de l’UNCCD, mise en œuvre par la FAO et ses partenaires avec le financement de l’Union européenne.
Library ResourceLegislationNovember, 2016Dominica
This Act concerns the development and management of geothermal resources for purposes of obtaining geothermal energy. It establishes the Geothermal Resources Advisory Committee. “Geothermal energy” means the energy derived or derivable from and produced within the earth by natural heat phenomena, and includes geothermal water. The Geothermal Resources Advisory Committee shall advise the Minister on development of geothermal energy.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJune, 2016Grenada
The National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan is a cross-sectoral national strategic document of Grenada for the period of 2016-2020. Its main objective is to provide a holistic and practical framework for actions on conservation and sustainable use of national biodiversity for enhanced human wellbeing and livelihoods.The strategic priorities to achieve the objective are enhanced national capacity for biodiversity conservation and sustainable use and key national ecosystems restored and sustainably managed.
Library ResourceLegislationFebruary, 2016Jamaica
This Act concerns the development, regulation, construction, management and control of Special Economic Zones in Jamaica. It establishes the Special Economic Zone Authority, which shall be a body corporate. It also creates a Special Economic Zone Fund. The Authority shall establish procedures for the marketing, initiation and conduct of negotiations in relation to the making of applications by sponsors for the entry into master-concessions and licence-agreements.
Library ResourceRegulationsJanuary, 2017Jamaica
This Order, made under section 5 of the Town and Country Planning Act, provides for a wide variety of matters regarding the administration and development of the Saint Mary Parish Development Area as described in the First Schedule.
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