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  1. Library Resource
    Land in German Development Coorporation Cover

    Guiding Principles, Challenges and Prospects for the Future

    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2016
    Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Global

    The publication offers an overview of different aspects of the highly complex field of land policy and land  management providing the reader a number of principles, concrete tools and examples for dealing with land related problems in the German Development Coorperation.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2016
    Russia, Turkey, Western Asia, Eastern Europe

    From 2009 to 2014 a nationwide effort was made to document, collect, conserve, and characterize wheat landraces grown by Turkish farmers. Spike samples were collected from more than 1600 farmers from 59 provinces, planted as single-spike progenies, and classified into species, subspecies, and botanical varieties (or morphotypes). Altogether, 95 morphotypes were identified representing three species and six subspecies: einkorn wheat (Triticum monococcum L.), emmer wheat [T. turgidum subsp. dicoccon (Schrank) Thell.], cone wheat (T. turgidum subsp. turgidum), durum wheat [T. turgidum subsp.

  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2016
    Moldova, Europe

    The climate-smart agriculture (CSA) concept reflects
    an ambition to improve the integration of agriculture
    development and climate responsiveness. It aims to
    achieve food security and broader development goals
    under a changing climate and increasing food demand.
    CSA initiatives sustainably increase productivity, enhance
    resilience, and reduce/remove greenhouse gases (GHGs),
    and require planning to address tradeoffs and synergies
    between these three pillars: productivity, adaptation, and

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2016
    Belarus

    In the conditions of new trends of economic development, aimed at replacing the administrative methods of management by mechanisms and principles of market economy, formation of land use of agricultural organizations is an important issue of theory and practice of land resources management. The subject of this research is the formation of land use of agricultural organizations. The object of research is the collection of land uses of agricultural organizations.

  5. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2016
    Estonia, Latvia

    The land use pattern is affected by different factors. One group of factors related to studies of land use change are socio-economics. The aim of the study is to test if the various indicators describing local government capacity have any impact on changes in arable land use. The study focuses on Estonian rural municipalities. The first task was determination of land use changes for the period 2009-2015. The GIS overlay technique was implemented for this. The second task was a correlation analysis among indicators of changes in arable land use and indicators of local government capacity.

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2016
    Latvia, Lithuania

    The article presents the analysis of the Associations of Gardeners of Lithuania as well as the undergoing changes in their territories. The objective of the article is to discuss the current situation in the territories allocated to the amateur gardens and to assess the current issues concerning the land use and management. The associations of gardeners have encountered a great number of problems concerning the territorial planning, engineering communication services and services maintaining the needs of the associations, the expansion as well as development of these areas.

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2016
    Latvia, Lithuania

    The aim of this article is to distinguish strengths and weaknesses of land consolidation process, as well as to find out the opportunities of this process, and the threats which prevent the successful development of land consolidation process. With the purpose to achieve the goal, the SWOT analysis of five land consolidation projects in western Lithuania was carried out.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2016
    Belarus

    Analysis of organizing, amount of work and financing of reclamation activities is presented during State Program for conservation and use of reclaimed lands for 2011-2015. Specific indexes of spending of major activities by types of reclamation are found for 2011-2015, some changes in reclamation process are proposed as well.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    Greece

    Mediterranean landscapes have been formed through human activity for millennia, which resulted in a particularly rich and rare biodiversity. Among these activities grazing is the most beneficial on biodiversity. However, the sheep and goat sector is rapidly transforming into sedentary-housed types and pastoral land is abandoned. The Greek example is presented and a range of policies are suggested to halt this trend and conserve pastoral land biodiversity in Mediterranean

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2016
    Germany

    This study clarified the factors of spreading wood burials in Germany comparing with Japanese challenges of them. The actual state of wood burials in Germany was figured out through literature researches, fieldworks and interview researches. German wood burial is placed as a new forest use in addition to the multiple public functions of forest. In contrast, Japanese wood burial is a new form of graveyard. In addition to that, German wood burials are managed by private enterprises which contract with forest owners and controlled by foresters in a sustainable nature based forest management.

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