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  1. 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.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Germany, France, Switzerland, United States of America, Japan, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Central African Republic, Tanzania, Syrian Arab Republic, Congo, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Italy, Mexico

    This manual presents a methodology for assessing woodfuel supply and demand at the level of the displacement camp through the collection of primary data in the field and remote sensing analysis. The methodology uses a multi-sectoral approach to assess the energy-related needs and challenges of people in both displaced and host communities. The first part of the manual presents the methodology for assessing demand for woodfuel, which is structured around four sequential steps.

  3. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2015
    Gambia, Vietnam, Chile, China, Ghana, Tunisia, Costa Rica, Georgia, Uruguay

    Los bosques y los árboles respaldan la agricultura sostenible. Estabilizan los suelos y el clima, regulan los flujos de agua, ofrecen sombra y refugio y proporcionan un hábitat a los polinizadores y los depredadores naturales de plagas agrícolas. Asimismo, contribuyen a la seguridad alimentaria de cientos de millones de personas, para quienes constituyen fuentes importantes de alimentos, energía e ingresos.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Gambia, Vietnam, Chile, Ghana, Tunisia, Costa Rica, Georgia

    森林和树木为农业可持续发展提供支持。森林和树木固定土壤、稳定气候,调解水流,提供荫蔽和居所,为传粉昆虫和动物以及农业有害生物天敌提供栖息地。森林和树木还为亿万民众的粮食安全做出贡献,为其提供食物、能源和收入。然而,农业依然是全球毁林的主要驱动因素;同时,农业、林业和土地政策往往存在分歧。</p><p> 《世界森林状况2016》发现,在提升农业生产力和粮食安全的同时,我们可以做到遏制甚至扭转毁林趋势,其中特别突出介绍了哥斯达黎加、智利、冈比亚、格鲁吉亚、加纳、突尼斯和越南的情况。土地利用综合规划是平衡各项土地用途的关键,同时以正确的政策手段为基础,促进可持续森林和农业发展。

  5. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2016
    United Arab Emirates

    The EAD Strategic Plan is a nation-wide document aiming at preserving and protecting the environment, promoting the health and well-being of local communities, while stimulating and mapping sustainable economic growth for the next five years. It defines a long-term Vision - A Sustainable Environment for a Sustainable Future - and Mission - To protect and conserve the environment for people’s well-being and a better life for all-, 5-year priorities, objectives, as well as the strategic initiatives.

  6. Library Resource
    Regulations
    October, 2015
    Turkey

    This Notification amends Paragraph 1/b of Article 5 regarding qualified personnel in the field of waste management, soil contamination and chemical management.

    Amends: Notification on issuance of qualification certificates in accordance with the Regulation regarding point source land pollution and soil contamination control. (2011-06-17)

  7. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2016
    Jordan

    The National Strategy for Agricultural Development 2016-2025 is a sectoral policy aiming at achieving in ten years in the agricultural field the following results, together with economic, social and environmental consequences: (i) high agricultural productivity; (ii) efficiency in the use of irrigation water; (iii) high use of technology; (iv) high partnership between public and private sectors; (v) competitive agricultural marketing linking production to demand in the internal and external markets; (vi) national quality and accreditation systems internationally recognized; (vii) agricultur

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    December, 2015
    Iraq

    This Law consisting of 5 articles aims at regulating the ownership of agricultural lands and orchards excluded from the previous settlement acts or still not settled within and out the boundaries of the Municipality of Baghdad. This in view of the urban development that has occurred on many agricultural lands that became not suitable for agricultural exploitation.

  9. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2016
    Jordan

    Jordan’s SCP Strategy and National Action Plan (NAP) is a nation-wide document that addresses key human activities with a particular impact on the Jordanian environment. The overall goal of the Strategy is to achieve a shift to sustainable patterns in three identified priority areas of consumption and production, namely agriculture/food production, transport, and waste management, to be met through the identification of operational objectives and specific actions.

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