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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2006

    In Turkey, to adapt EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), the Agricultural Reform Implementation Project (ARIP) has been carried out. However, due to inadequate spatial data infrastructure, the effectiveness of the projects within the ARIP has been considerably weak. In this study, some investigations were held within the Directorate of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) in Trabzon Province. In the light of the investigations and legislative-technical works on the application of the CAP in EU as well, basic necessities were determined.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    May, 2006

    In this study, land use changes between 1986-2001 in Bartın-Ulus-Asagıdere watershed area was determined. In order to determine the land use percentages in 1986, Forest Management plan has been taken into consideration. Land use data belonging to 2001 has been determined by making use of the observations in the study area and data obtained from Forest Management plan of the year 2001. Arcview 3.2 software programme were used to analyze, examine and evaluate the data.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Bangladesh, Dominican Republic, Bulgaria, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Niger, Colombia, Ecuador, Romania, Burundi, El Salvador, Mali, Chile, China, Australia, New Zealand, Morocco, Turkey, Albania, Italy, Argentina, Armenia

    The present water report is the final product emanating from efforts by FAO, IWMI and others to document and understand the implications of the irrigation sector embarking on a wide reform process. It is intended to be a knowledge synthesis document that captures the global experiences emerging from a wide-reaching process targeting the reform of the irrigation sector. This study indicates that IMT is an approach for irrigation sector reform with the potential to improve the sust ainability of irrigation systems.

  4. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2006

    Turkey’s National Action Program on Combating Desertification is a national policy with a cross-sectoral approach.

  5. Library Resource
    January, 2007
    Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Yemen, Turkey, Somalia, Jordan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Djibouti, Sudan, Lebanon, Western Asia, Northern Africa

    Poverty in the Near East and North Africa region (NENA) is mainly a rural phenomenon. Almost half (48%) the area’s population lives in rural areas. This report focuses on key rural poverty issues in 13 diverse countries in the region, without attempting to propose policy or programme actions at national or local levels. Overall, the rural poor still face traditional constraints such as water scarcity, inadequate rural infrastructure, inappropriate policies and institutions, weak local-level organisations and gender inequity.

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2006

    In this study, capital structure of farms owning the farm lands which were sold was investigated in Ereğli district, Konya province. As a result of investigation active capital of examined farms are 65.555 YTL. 80.43 % of active capital was land capital and 19.58 % of active capital was farm capital. Soil capital had the biggest portion with 57.59 % in active capital. 97.46 % of passive capital was capital stock and 2.54 % of passive capital was liability capital. As a result of this study, farms were not working efficiently in research area, because of instability of capital structure.

  7. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2006

    The continued cultivation of landraces by household farms in centers of domestication and diversity is considered to be an in situ means of conservation of crop genetic resources. However, because in situ conservation has continued into the present does not ensure that this de facto strategy for conserving crop genetic resources will continue into the future. Whether or not traditional varieties continue to be cultivated rests primarily on factors influencing the crop decisions of these household farms.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2006
    Nepal, Bangladesh, Switzerland, Japan, Turkey, China, Myanmar, Indonesia, Brazil, Netherlands, India, Finland, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Asia

    A quarterly news bulletin dedicated to the exchange of information relating to wildlife and national resources management for the Asia-Pacific region.

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