The purpose of the United Nations challenge badges is to raise awareness, educate and, most of all, motivate young people to change their behaviour and be active agents of change in their local communities. Challenge badges are appropriate for use with school classes and youth groups, and are endorsed by WAGGGS and WOSM. They include a wide range of activities and ideas that can easily be adapted by teachers or leaders.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Qatar, France, Honduras, Japan, Nicaragua, Chile, Australia, Ireland, Canada, Venezuela, United Kingdom, Samoa, Maldives, Kenya
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013North Macedonia, United States of America, Germany, China, Azerbaijan, Indonesia, Ghana, Ethiopia, Italy, Finland, Colombia, Kenya, Jordan, Morocco, Barbados, Mexico, Moldova, Armenia, Brazil, Montenegro, Norway
This review of national greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation planning in the agriculture sector provides national policy makers and others in the agriculture sector with an overview of national mitigation planning processes to aid them in identifying the relevance of these processes for promoting agricultural development. It also gives policy makers and advisors involved in low-emission development planning processes an overview of mitigation planning in the agriculture sector and highlights the relevance of agriculture to national mitigation plans and actions.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Egypt, North Macedonia, Brazil, United States of America, Rwanda, Germany, China, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Guyana, Republic of Korea, Finland, Ethiopia, Kenya, Costa Rica, Philippines, South Africa, Colombia, Uruguay, Cambodia, Mexico, Norway, Mongolia
This guide describes two of the main approaches to greenhouse gas mitigation planning in developing countries: Low-Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) and Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs). It explains the possible relationships between them and their status within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). National mitigation planning processes have policy, technical and institutional dimensions that need to be addressed in an integrated and iterative manner. For each of these dimensions four key elements are outlined.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013France, Switzerland, Kenya, Gambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, China, Ghana, Congo, Malawi, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, Gabon, Tanzania, Vietnam, Africa
Ce numéro de Nature & Faune met le focus sur « La place de la jeunesse africaine dans l’agriculture, les ressources naturelles et le développement rural ». Il compte vingt et un articles contribués par divers auteurs experts dans les secteurs suivants : les politiques, les ONG travaillant dans le domaine de la conservation ; le secteur privé, les groupes de la société civile, la recherche et le milieu universitaire ainsi que les associations de jeunes.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2013Kenya, Brazil, United States of America, Germany, Italy, Australia, Canada, Congo, India, Mexico, Norway
The Water Challenge Badge - Resource and Activity Guide is designed to support you in educating children and youth about water, the challenges our water resources are facing and the importance of using water fairly and sustainably. The guide contains simple teaching tools to make learning appealing and fun, and provides a selection of activities and exercises to encourage young people to engage in efforts to save water and to promote equitable access to clean water. The guide can be used to achieve the Water Challenge Badge or can be used separately.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2013Angola, Honduras, Belgium, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Senegal, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Niger, Mozambique, Uganda, Somalia, Italy, India, South Sudan, Sudan, Mexico, Brazil, Africa
This PFS training Manual is designed for use by Master Trainers (MTs) during the training of facilitators course. Each lesson/topic is complete in itself detailing the preparations to be made, the materials to be kept handy, the core message to be communicated, and the methods that can be used in communicating the messages. A few sessions may require the presence of a technical person as co-facilitator, but the rest can be handled by any person who has been trained as a PFS Master Trainer.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Angola, Greece, United States of America, Rwanda, China, Namibia, Australia, Eswatini, Canada, Iran, Iceland, Thailand, New Zealand, Kenya, Mozambique, Jordan, South Africa, Vietnam, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, Kazakhstan, Mongolia
Under the current challenges of food security, climate change adaptation and mitigation, further provision of ecosystem services and sustainable intensification of agriculture, soil information becomes fundamental to guide wise policies and decisions. This document reviews the present availability of soil information from legacy maps and reports and from ongoing Digital Soil Mapping efforts. Currently, the soil science community is limited in its capacity to provide accurate and updated information to the different soil users.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Angola, Algeria, France, United States of America, Zambia, Burkina Faso, Indonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, Ghana, Congo, Malawi, Cameroon, Kenya, Liberia, Japan, South Africa, Italy, Tanzania, Senegal, Gabon, Africa
The present issue of Nature & Faune looks at the theme “Promoting good governance in natural resource management in Africa”. It is made up of some 17 articles, a good number of which dwell on structures and processes. They describe and analyse how projects and programs were designed and how committees etc. were composed; how transparent the governance is, whether adequately decentralized or participatory etc.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, South Africa, Ghana, Liberia, Bolivia, United States of America, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Malaysia, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Switzerland, Australia, Samoa
Gender equality is one of the ten core principles of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security. This guide aims to assist in its implementation through the achievement of responsible gender-equitable governance of land tenure. The guide focuses on equity and on how land tenure can be governed in ways that address the different needs and priorities of women and men.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2013France, Bangladesh, Honduras, Nepal, Iraq, El Salvador, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Canada, Iran, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Nigeria, Kenya, Mozambique, Philippines, Lesotho, Madagascar, Paraguay, Cuba
Meeting symbol/code: GSPPA-I/13/Report
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