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  1. Library Resource

    Volume 8 Issue 12

    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2019
    Jordan

    The character of Amman, Jordan, as the "City of Waters"—referring to the abundance of water flowing in its known stream—has faded away because of the municipal policy to cover the stream in the 1960s which gradually changed the ecological character. This paper traces and explores the impacts of stream-coverage policy on the city character, morphology and land use changes. The purpose is to understand how an engineered problem-solving policy changed physical and perceptive factors and affected the character of the city.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2018
    Haiti, Jordan, Bangladesh, United States of America, Japan, Zambia, China, Italy, Indonesia, Ghana, Costa Rica, Mexico, Thailand

    The integration of food into urban planning is a crucial and emerging topic.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2019
    Algeria, United States of America, Samoa, Peru, Indonesia, Tonga, Ivory Coast, Congo, Guyana, Cameroon, Cyprus, Malaysia, Belize, Tanzania, Botswana, Ethiopia, Gabon, Rwanda, Uruguay, Nepal, Italy, Sudan

    The present study, by the Chief of the Agrarian and Water Law Section of the FAO Legislation Branch, is intended to explore in greater depth the value of legislation to the land use planning process. It is, on the one hand, an exploration of the ways in which legislation serves to provide the structural underpinnings for and connections between the technical disciplines which have long been associated with the land use planning effort.

  4. Library Resource
    National Policies
    September, 2016
    Turkey

    This Land Degradation Neutrality National Report is a national policy with a sectoral approach. The timeframe of the Plan is 15 years between 2016 and 2030. The overall goal of the policy is to ensure soil improvement and conservation.Agricultural productivity will be increased through land improvement in order to meet the food demand.Rural employment will be enhanced through agricultural development. To this end, the living standards in rural areas will be raised.Forest areas will be expanded through afforestation, rehabilitation of mine sites and soil conservation.

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    Regulations
    October, 2016
    Turkey

    This Decree amends Paragraph 1 of Article 1 as “designation of agricultural land in every district aims at supporting, planning and development of agricultural production in ecologically suitable areas and making agricultural inventory”. This Decree adds Provisional Clause 1 regarding the state support for agricultural production until 31 December 2018.

    Implements: Agriculture Law No.5488. (2006-04-18)
    Amends: Decree by the Council of Ministers on the determination of farmlands No. 2009/15173. (2009-06-29)

  6. Library Resource
    Regulations
    December, 2017
    Turkey

    This Regulation sets forth procedures and principles of (i) improvement and classification of agricultural lands, (ii) determination of land and soil resources specified in the Law No. 5403 on Soil Preservation and Land Utilization, (iii) land-use planning in compliance with the sustainable development principle, (iv) determination of erosion-sensitive areas, (v) implementation of soil conservation and land management plans and projects, and (vi) establishment and duties of the Soil Preservation Board.

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    National Policies
    November, 2016
    Palestine

    Based on the review of the Agricultural Sector Strategy of 2014-2016, and the National Policy Agenda, the National Development Plan (2017-2022) prepared by the Ministry of Agriculture is a nation-wide sectoral document consisting of two key components. The first component is the national policy agenda, which sets out the national vision, priorities and policies.

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