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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    India, Nepal, Morocco, South Africa

    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.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2018
    Ethiopia

    This paper provides details of soil and water conservation (SWC) investments in Ethiopia over the past 20 years. It presents SWC practices and estimates the level of SWC investments in different regions. The paper focuses on four principal agricultural regions: Amhara, Oromia, SNNPR and Tigray. Primary and secondary data were collected for the analysis, and consultations were conducted at regional levels. Primary data on diverse SWC practices, their numbers and areal extent were obtained from the archives of regional Bureaus of Agriculture (BoAs).

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2018

    Smallholder irrigation expansion would signi cantly increase agricultural production, and reduce food insecurity and poverty levels in East Africa. This paper reviews literature on trends, constraints and opportunities of smallholder irrigation in four East African countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Irrigation development has been slow in these countries, and has been mainly through traditional schemes.

  4. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    February, 2018
    Mexico

    En este folleto se brinda información general sobre el Proyecto de Promoción del Manejo Sostenible de la Tierra (ProTierras), cuyo objetivo es reducir la degradación de tierras mediante el desarrollo de un modelo de gestión territorial sustentable. Específicamente se explica la problemática y mecanismos de intervención que presenta una de las zonas piloto de atención del proyecto: la microregión Mixteca, Oaxaca

  5. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    October, 2018

    Настоящие издания, разработаны на основании материалов теоретических и лучших практик демонстрационных участков, созданных в рамках проекта Сельскохозяйственной и Продовольственной Организации Объединенных Наций и Глобального Экологического Фонда «Устойчивое управление горными лесными и земельными ресурсами в условиях изменения климата».<p></p>Тематика брошюр включают наиболее передовые и актуальные направления сельскохозяйственной практики и методов инновационных технологий, таких как почвозащитные и почвоулучшающие мероприятия, борьба с водной эрозией, применение водосберегающ

  6. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    February, 2018
    Mexico

    En este folleto se brinda información general sobre el Proyecto de Promoción del Manejo Sostenible de la Tierra (ProTierras), cuyo objetivo es reducir la degradación de tierras mediante el desarrollo de un modelo de gestión territorial sustentable. Específicamente se explica la problemática y mecanismos de intervención que presenta una de las zonas piloto de atención del proyecto: la microregión de Valle del Mezquital, Hidalgo.

  7. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    December, 2012
    Africa, South Africa

    Urban land markets have a profound effect on how well poor households are able to access the jobs, amenities and services offered in the city. But often the way in which this market works frustrate attempts to open up better located living and business opportunities for poorer urban households and communities, despite government policies and programmes intended to address these challenges. The challenge in South Africa is even larger because of worsening poverty and inequality, and the continuing growth of cities through urbanisation.

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