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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Global

    The conference reviewed the current state-of-knowledge of dryland ecosystems; it identified important knowledge gaps for defining future paths of research into drylands; and it commemorated fifty years of dryland research in the UN system in the context of the International Year of Deserts and Desertification. The conference - in a cross-cutting manner - also addressed issues related to research and science needed for dryland conservation, policy options for sustainable dryland development, and necessary interventions and

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Global

    The Government of Namibia has identi ed land degradation as a serious problem which demands remedial intervention, and recognizes that integrated ecosystem management strategies are needed to e ectively address the underlying causes.The goal of the Country Pilot Partnership for Integrated Sustainable Land Management (CPP-ISLM) is to work towards combating land degradation by using integrated cross-sectoral approaches, which would enable Namibia to ensure environmental sustainability as well as the protection of dry land ecosystems and their functions.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Global

    This Toolkit has been prepared to support the design and implementation of Sustainable Land Management (SLM) programs. The specific purpose of the Toolkit is: to inform the user of the approaches that can be followed to analyze and value the economic costs of land degradation and the benefits of sustainable land management. ‘Land’ is interpreted broadly in the Toolkit, also including wetlands and coastal zones.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Ethiopia

    About 88% of the population is concentrated in the highlands, which constitute less than half of the national territory; here the population density is 141 persons km-2. Agriculture is the main source of livelihood and national income in the country. Over 85% of the population directly depends on it and about half of the GDP is generated from the sector. However, agriculture is small-scale and subsistence oriented, and it is in a very low state of development.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Ghana

    The original entry point for this study was how to optimize long-term rotation strategies for addressing the problem of soil fertility decline in Wenchi, Ghana. However, as the study progressed over time, it was realized that what we initially interpreted as soil fertility management strategies were closely intertwined with wider issues such as cropping systems, livelihood aspirations and land tenure relations.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Global

    This bulletin is issued by FAO as a medium for the dissemination of information and views on land reform and related subjects to the United Nations, FAO Member Governments and national and international experts and institutions. Articles are published in the original language (English, French or Spanish).

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Global

    This issue of Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives offers the reader a series of articles and information and examones the importance of land tenure data and databases and their roles in their host societies. The volume represents rich set of articles specific for many regions and countries. The data presented is crucial for decison and policy making inthe fields of economic development, food security and environmental sustainability,

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Africa, Asia

    This volume is an analytical summary and a critical synthesis of research at the International Water Management Institute over the past decade under its evolving research paradigm known popularly as 'more crop per drop'.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Ethiopia

    Empirical investigation of the impact of institutional and socioeconomic factors on agricultural productivity and natural resource conditions is important for an informed evaluation of current policies, and to identify areas for future improvements. In this line, the current study addresses three topics of relevance to the process of agricultural intensification and natural resource management in the context of the less-favoured Highlands of Tigray, Ethiopia.

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006

    De ontwikkelingen in de Ooijpolder en de Overdiepse polder (wat betreft noodoverloopgebieden) laten zien dat bewoners ècht betrokken zijn en zich niet 'ruimtelijk laten ordenen' door een in zichzelf gekeerde overheid

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