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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2017
    Bulgaria

    Urban ecosystems are the areas where built infrastructure covers a large proportion of the land surface but the main source of ecosystem services provision is the green infrastructure. This provision is very much dependent on the particular combination of green spaces such as parks or vegetation belts and paved areas such as buildings and streets. The spatial arrangement of these elements is an important parameter which could be used for the assessment of the ecosystem condition in the urban areas.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2018
    North Macedonia, Belgium, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Montenegro, Tajikistan, Serbia, Croatia, Ukraine, Austria, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Belarus, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, Albania, Russia, Armenia, Europe, Central Asia

    This ‘Policy Analysis of Nationally Determined Contributions in Europe and Central Asia’ follows up on the previous effort to report on implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions in the region. Specifically, this publication compiles and analyzes the most relevant and updated information on policies and regulatory frameworks related to climate change in the region, including information on access to available climate finance to support countries in the implementation of their goals under the Paris Agreement.

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    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.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2019
    Nepal, Bulgaria, Morocco, Uganda, South Africa, Mexico, Turkey, Spain, Albania, Germany, Peru, Italy, El Salvador, Armenia, Costa Rica, Colombia, Tunisia, India, Bolivia, Pakistan, Romania

    A robust regulatory framework for the corporate governance of water user's organizations is a fundamental ingredient of irrigation management transfer policies. The present publication offers a comparative analysis of the contemporary legislation of a wide variety of countries, providing the needed regulatory framework for water user's organizations to function and grow.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2019
    Belgium, Chile, Albania, Denmark, Italy, Bulgaria, Bolivia, Cuba, New Zealand, China, Colombia, Brazil, Austria

    This publication provides the text of general conventions, declarations, resolutions and decisions adopted by international organizations, international NGOs and international and arbitral tribunals on international rivers, lakes, relevant basins and underground aquifers. It provides easy access to a vast body of sources of international water law.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2018
    Slovenia, Kenya, Belgium, United States of America, Spain, Singapore, Croatia, Albania, Germany, China, Italy, Bulgaria, Canada, New Zealand, Thailand, Brazil, Austria

    Recognizing the importance of the services provided by forests and trees to urban dwellers, the Collaborative Partnership on Forests proposed that the theme for the 2018 International Day of Forests would be “Forests and Sustainable Cities”. To mark this occasion and promote the widespread adoption of “green” strategies for dealing with urban challenges, FAO invited the mayors of 15 different sized cities from various regions around the world to present their experiences with trees and forests and to show how this green infrastructure has helped address urban challenges.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2018
    Serbia, Nepal, France, North Macedonia, Nigeria, Kenya, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Ethiopia, China, Cameroon, Tanzania, Bulgaria, Spain, India, South Sudan, Sudan, Pakistan, Niger, Eritrea, Mongolia

    In many countries, pastoralism has historically been practiced in areas that are now partitioned by international boundaries. This is a major barrier to sustainable resource management and to pastoral development. However, there are examples from around the world of efforts to facilitate transboundary movements and transboundary ecosystem management by pastoralists. This report examines how pastoral mobility has been impacted by the creation of unnatural boundaries within their landscapes and how societies cope with these constraints through legal or informal arrangements.

  8. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2002
    Hungary, Albania, Bulgaria, Romania

    Present-day Central and Eastern European agriculture is characterized by a high incidence of small-scale farmers who are not producing for the market. This paper uses household level data from comparative farm surveys in Albania, Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania to analyze which farm household characteristics and endowments influence commercialization and subsistence farming.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2011
    Slovenia, France, Estonia, Slovakia, Belgium, Spain, Luxembourg, Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Bulgaria, Latvia, Greece, Malta, Finland, Cyprus, Lithuania, Hungary, Austria, Italy, Portugal, Poland, Netherlands, Ireland, Romania, Czech Republic

    Great share of rented land in total utilised area as well as a significant variability of land rent and market prices of land causes a need of research that would assess which factors influence the land rent as well as the price of land and how significant such factor are in each state. The average land rent is significantly lower in new EU member states than in the EU 15 members. There is a strong dependence of land rent on the intensity of production. Subsidies have moderate to medium influence.

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