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  1. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 1970
    United Arab Emirates, Africa

    The science of "survey" was known to ancient Egyptians. Drawings and

    paintings on the walls of temples and tombs, and writings on papyrus, prove that ancient. Egyptians practiced surveying long ago. Paintings on the temples of Thebe display land-surveyors using linear instruments.

  2. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 1970
    United Arab Emirates, Africa

    Ce fut le premier levé cadastral complet effectué en Egypte sur des bases juridiques et topographiques valables. Les levés antérieurs consistaient à mesurer.

  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2015
    Armenia

    In Armenia, the forestry sector and forest restoration policy development and decision making in natural resources management processes have been shaped as a result of women’s historical every day practices—which are also often drivers of deforestation and degradation—and yet women’s direct participation in these matters is frequently neglected. Forests in Armenia are state property and the management system is top-down, meaning that decisions are made at the government level and passed down through a hierarchy of power.

  4. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2017
    Jordan, Western Asia

    Jordan's rangelands, the so called Badia, home of the Bedouins, are threatened through a combination of over-exploitation of the ecosystem services and a changing climate towards drier seasons and highly erratic rainfalls. In the recent decades, the once productive grazing lands transformed into sparsely vegetated and crusted desert grounds not capable of retaining the sporadic rainwater within the landscape - and consequential surface runoff inevitably accelerates soil erosion and gullying.

  5. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    January, 2018
    Jordan

    Due to recurring droughts and severe overgrazing, Jordan’s dry rangelands are exceptionally prone to degradation. Establishing both restoration and sustainable rangeland management practices are crucial to reverse the negative impacts on the ecosystem. However, a primary estimate of the native baseline’s water and sediment fluxes is essential to properly target a sustainable transition from degraded to a potentially revegetated landscape status.

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2012
    Turkey

    Nowadays , demographic pressure on water and land resources is progressively increasing and their sustainability features have increasingly been under threat so these resources are required to using effectively. Large part of food requirements meet from irrigable area.

    Günümüzde arazi ve su kaynaklarına olan demografik baskının artması ve su kaynaklarının sürdürebilir olma niteliklerinin gün geçtikçe tehlikeye girmesi, su kaynakların etkin kullanımı ihtiyacını arttırmaktadır. Gıda ihtiyacının büyük bir kısmı sulanabilir alanlardan sağlanmaktadır.

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