Drainage of agricultural land is one of the most critical water management tools for the sustainability of productive cropping systems, as frequently this sustainability is extremely dependent on the control of waterlogging and soil salinization in the rootzone of most crops. On some agricultural lands, the natural drainage is sufficient to maintain high productivity. However, many others require improvements in surface and subsurface drainage in order to optimize land productivity, while maintaining the quality of soil resources.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2007Egypt, United States of America, Spain, Iraq, Malaysia, Uzbekistan, United Kingdom, Peru, Iran, Argentina, India, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Mexico, Netherlands
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2007Finland, Italy
This guide is written for people who work in land administration and all those with an interest in land, land tenure and their governance. Although much has been written about the importance of good governance in achieving development goals, there is comparatively little material on good governance in land tenure and administration. Failings in governance have adverse consequences for society as a whole. By contrast, good governance can help achieve economic development and the reduction of poverty. Good governance matters.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2007Italy
Human rights principles and language are being used to support resource access claims as rights-based approaches empower individuals and groups to gain or maintain access to natural resources. This paper addresses the right to food and access to natural resources in regard to Right to Food Guidelines Provisions, Violations and State Obligations.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2007Algeria, Sudan, Egypt, Benin, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, China, Eswatini, Congo, Guinea, Niger, Cameroon, Morocco, South Africa, Lesotho, Madagascar, Zambia, Brazil, Tunisia, Senegal, Chad, Norway, Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2007Angola, Rwanda, Zambia, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Eswatini, Congo, Malawi, Ethiopia, Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Somalia, Eritrea, Tanzania, Botswana, Norway, Kenya, Africa
The present paper – the third in the HIV/AIDS Programme Working Paper Series – is based on field research conducted by two grassroots organizations – CINDI-Kitwe in Zambia and GROOTS Kenya in Kenya to map out and document cases of property grabbing from children, in particular those who became orphans due to AIDS. It is intended to explore methods which grassroots organizations use or can use to document their work.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2007Switzerland, Senegal, Northern America, Africa, Asia, Europe
La herramienta de mapeo (o cartográfica) del WOCAT/LADA se basa en el cuestionario de mapeo original del WOCAT (WOCAT, 2007). Este ha sido ampliado para prestar más atención a cuestiones como la degradación biológica e hídrica y hacer más hincapié en las causas directas y socioeconómicas de esos fenómenos, incluyendo los impactos sobre los servicios ecosistémicos. Se evalúa el tipo de degradación de la tierra que esta ocurriendo actualmente, dónde y por qué ocurre y qué se hace al respecto en términos de Manejo Sustentable de Tierras (SLM), bajo la forma de un cuestionario.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2008Central Asia, Eastern Europe
Good governance is worldwide recognized as an important precondition for resolution of the most of troublesome problems of humanity; its role is tremendous in eradication of poverty and promotion of development. This study aims to provide a reflection of policies, status and trends of governance in the region of Eastern Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The emphasis is made on governance in land and natural resources tenure and administration
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2007Central Asia, Eastern Europe