The Nile Delta and its 2.27 million ha of irrigated land makes up two thirds of Egypt’s agricultural land. It is also the terminal part of a river basin that spans and feeds 11 countries. Increases in dam and irrigation development in upstream parts of the basin is poised to conflict with agricultural expansion and population growth in Egypt. Understanding where and how waters comes into and leaves the delta is therefore a crucial question for the future of the country.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2017Bangladesh
Water management in Bangladesh is guided by an intended integrated and inclusive approach enshrined in government legislation since the late 1990s. Based on qualitative and quantitative data collected in the coastal zone, we assess the implementation of these policies with regard to women water uses. First, the analysis of reproductive and productive roles of women establishes that men have a significant role to play in domestic supply, and women use water extensively for small-scale agriculture and aquaculture, the scope of which has been underestimated.
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 2010Fiji
This Decree provides for certain dealings in land related to a loan facility and relative mortgages and title in native land for the development of a coastal area. The Decree seeks to protect funds advanced by the Fiji National Provident Fund by providing for accelerated transfer of title and relative registration by the Land Registrar. Land involved in these dealings includes native land covered by a Land Swap Agreement for which the Native land Trust Board holds specified powers.
Library ResourceRegulationsJanuary, 2010Mauritania
Le présent décret définit les règles d’organisation et fonctionnement du conseil consultatif national du littoral (CCNL) conformément aux articles 21; 22 et 23 de l'ordonnance n° 2007-037 du 17 avril 2007 relative au littoral.Organe de concertation, d’étude et d’observation auprès du Ministre en charge du littoral, le CCNL est chargé de donner un avis sur toutes les questions relatives à la gestion, au développement et à la protection des ressources et territoires littoraux ainsi que sur toutes les questions d'ordre général concernant le littoral.Le CCNL est constituée de trois co
Library ResourceRegulationsAugust, 2017Australia
This Regulation, consisting of 16 sections divided into four Parts and completed by four Schedules, implements the Coastal Protection and Management Act 1995. It approves coastal zone map—Act, s 18C. For section 18C of the Act, the Coastal zone map for Queensland, certified by the chief executive on 3 October 2011, is approved as the coastal zone map. The exact location of the boundary of the coastal zone shown on the map is held in digital electronic form by the department.
Library ResourceLegislationJuly, 2015Morocco
La présente loi établit les principes et les règles fondamentaux d'une gestion intégrée durable du littoral en vue de sa protection, de sa mise en valeur et de sa conservation.Elle a pour objet de : préserver l'équilibre des écosystèmes du littoral, la biodiversité et de protéger le patrimoine naturel et culturel, les sites historiques, archéologiques, écologiques et les paysages naturels ; prévenir, lutter et réduire la pollution et la dégradation du littoral et assurer la réhabilitation des zones et des sites pollués ou détériorés; assurer le libre accès du public au rivage de l
Library ResourceRegulationsMarch, 2009Vietnam
This Decree provides for the integrated management of natural resources and environmental protection in coastal areas, sea areas and islands of Viet Nam.The Decree aims at: ensuring unified, interdisciplinary and interregional management in the exploitation and use of natural resources; combining socio-economic development with environmental protection, ensuring safety at sea; preventing, stopping and mitigating pollution and remedying degradation of the environment of the sea and islands; protecting and developing ecosystems of the sea and islands for sustainable development; observing mar
Library ResourceRegulationsOctober, 2017Cape Verde
This Resolution, consisting of 82 articles divided into seven Chapters and 16 Annexes, ratifies the Tourist Planning Plan (POT) of the Tourist Zone of Salamansa (ZTS), within the island of São Vicente. It includes reports of the Plan for urban areas, as well as environmental and landscape domain, the Plan Regulation and drawings, which constitute the framework and the charters.
Library ResourceRegulationsNovember, 2016New Zealand
These Regulations, consisting of 58 sections divided into four Parts and one Schedule, are made under the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) and establish the National Environmental Standards for Telecommunication Facilities. The regulations prescribe standards for installing and operating antennas, cabinets, small cell units, and telecommunication lines.
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 1950United States of America
This Chapter of the Code of Virginia concerns coastal primary sand dunes and beaches. It provides that the Marine Resources Commission shall preserve and protect coastal primary sand dunes and beaches and prevent their despoliation and destruction. Whenever practical, the Commission shall accommodate necessary economic development in a manner consistent with the protection of these features. It further provides for coastal primary sand dune ordinance and boards; permitting for certain activities, and enforcement.