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.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsMay, 2006Turkey
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2006Turkey
Turkey’s National Action Program on Combating Desertification is a national policy with a cross-sectoral approach.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2006Qatar, Kyrgyzstan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Cyprus, Yemen, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Oman, Uzbekistan, Syrian Arab Republic, Kuwait, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Bahrain, Georgia, Armenia, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Central Asia, Western Asia
FAO has initiated a series of global and regional sector outlook studies to examine linkages between forests and societies and to indicate emerging opportunities and challenges. The Forestry Outlook Study for West and Central Asia (FOWECA) has considered these issues through an extended consultative process in 23 different national contexts in West and Central Asia.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2006Algeria, France, United States of America, Chile, Ukraine, China, Indonesia, Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Iran, Italy, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, Malaysia, Japan, Australia, Myanmar, Argentina, India, Turkey, Brazil
Globally, according to FRA 2000, planted forests account ed for only 5% of forest area, but up to 35% of industrial roundwood supply. This is anticipated to rise to 40-44% by 2020. Planted forests reflect a higher social, environmental and economic importance than their area would suggest. Many countries have existing planted forest data that is not based upon forest inventory, is incomplete and often outdated. Thus it is difficult to measure and plan the quantity and quality of planted forest resources and the provision of goods and services that they supply.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2006Qatar, Kyrgyzstan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Jordan, Cyprus, Yemen, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Oman, Uzbekistan, Syrian Arab Republic, Kuwait, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Bahrain, Georgia, Armenia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
A thematic study on “Urban and peri-urban forestry” focuses on the potentials and constraints for urban forestry development at regional and sub-regional levels considering the current experience and future prospects of urbanization in the region that is expected to take place in the next 15 years. As a complement to this thematic Urban and peri-urban forestry study, a livelihoods analysis of the contribution of forests and trees to urban poor livelihoods has been carried out the Sub-programme on access to natural resources of the Livelihood Support Programme (GCP/INT/803/UK).
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2006Qatar, Mozambique, Zambia, Afghanistan, Guatemala, Iran, Ethiopia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Nepal, Laos, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait, India, Bahrain, Georgia, Cambodia, Asia
This paper presents the application of the Sustainable Livelihoods Approach (SLA) to forest-poverty linkages and the analysis of the main issues that are raised for the Forestry Outlook study. The LSP Sub-programme on access to natural resources initially intended to begin its work in support of the FOWECA project with a regional desk study. However, with Forest - poverty linkages in West and Central Asia 2 sparse literature available, a decision was made to focus the initial work on Kyrgyzstan given the experience of the Collaborative Forest Management (LSP Working Paper 13).
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