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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2015
    Jordan, Western Asia

    Land degradation resulting from improper land
    use and management is a major cause of declined productivity
    in the arid environment. The objectives of this study were
    to examine the effects of a sequence of land use changes,
    soil conservation measures, and the time since their implementation
    on the degradation of selected soil properties.
    The climate for the selected 105 km2 watershed varies from
    semi-arid sub-tropical to Mediterranean sub-humid. Land
    use changes were detected using aerial photographs acquired

  2. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    September, 2010
    Syrian Arab Republic, Western Asia

    The Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and other research, predict a significant future increase in the frequency and intensity of heavy rainfall events in many regions. This increase runoff and soil erosion, and reduce agricultural productivity, as well as increasing risks of flood damage to crops and infrastructure. Implementing adaptation measures and improved land management through erosion control and soil protection are among those that protect water and agriculture and limit their vulnerability.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2010
    Syrian Arab Republic, Western Asia

    Center Commissioned External Review of Integrated Water and Land Management Program of ICARDA.
    ICARDA’s Response to the Recommendations of the Center Commissioned External Review of the Integrated Water and Land Management Program in ICARDA March 2010

  4. 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.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2018
    Switzerland, United States of America, Turkey, Germany, Italy, Netherlands

    The Proceedings of the Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon 2017 (GSOC17) presents the abstracts of all scientific presentations held during the GSOC17. 103 oral presentations and 35 poster presentations built the core of this event triggering fruitful discussions on the state-of-science in measuring, preserving and enhancing soil organic carbon in different soils of the world.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2018
    Angola, Fiji, Azerbaijan, Peru, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Ghana, Malaysia, Moldova, Ecuador, Maldives, Romania, Mongolia, Mali, Chile, Belarus, Georgia, Albania, Haiti, Myanmar, India, Armenia

    How to feed the world without degrading land and water resources, eroding biodiversity and contributing to climate change is among the greatest challenges of our times. FAO works with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to support member countries in addressing the critical nexus between agriculture and the environment.

  7. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    March, 2019
    Algeria, Indonesia, Costa Rica, United States of America, Rwanda, Luxembourg, Nicaragua, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Italy, Tanzania, Norway, Morocco, Ghana, Tunisia, Lebanon, China, Brazil, Canada

    Public policy makers from developed and developing countries, at all levels (national, regional, local), have the opportunity to take leadership as FLR financing champions. Even without controlling private capital, they can support resource mobilization in a number of ways This publication shares the experiences of some initiatives from around the world which public policy makers can learn from and adapt.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2018
    Turkey

    Five years of afforestation and restoration in Turkey have dramatically extended tree cover, reduced the land’s vulnerability to erosion, helped combat global warming and greened thousands of public spaces.*

    Turkey faces a high level of land degradation and erosion due to topography, climate change and improper agricultural practices, over-destruction of range and forest lands and the sensitivity of many areas to erosion. Frequent flooding has claimed lives and property. Run-off in some of the watersheds is irregular and water quality is low in degraded landscapes.

  9. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2010
    Iraq

    Iraq is seeking to be a peaceful and stable nation under the auspices of a federal democracy. It is also seeking to be an effective nation that functions in accordance with market mechanisms and a regional economic power.

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