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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2018
    Czech Republic, Latvia, Slovakia, Austria

    The issue of brownfields and their analysis in Slovakia have not been given such emphasis over the last decade as in the neighbouring EU countries, such as in Austria or in the Czech Republic. The situation is completely different in Bratislava and also in the rest of Slovakia and the development of this type of area is almost unrealized. A frequent argument is problematic ownership relationships to the unused, degraded land. However, the real problem is the higher financial costs associated with brownfields regeneration.

  2. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2017
    Latvia, Ukraine

    Land as a production factor occupies a special position in the economic activities of the urban population. Land resources in big cities are not only territorial basis for placing industrial and production structures, but also a space for urban life in general. However, to assess the effectiveness of urban land use, primarily the ecological and economic potential of the use of the urban land resources should be determined aimed at sustainable development of urban agglomerations (Volodchenkov, 2010).

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Serbia, Slovenia, North Macedonia, Switzerland, Lithuania, Spain, Croatia, Germany, Denmark, Bulgaria, Estonia, United Kingdom, Italy, Finland, Slovakia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Moldova, Albania, Montenegro, Poland, Netherlands, Latvia, Georgia, Romania, Norway, Czech Republic, Europe

    FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) and other development partners are working together with countries to prepare Voluntary Guidelines that will provide practical guidance to states, civil society, the private sector, donors and development specialists on the responsible governance of tenure. By setting out principles and internationally accepted standards for responsible practices, the Voluntary Guidelines will provide a framework and point of reference that stakeholders can use when developing their own policies and actions.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2015
    Poland

    In this exploration of urban and regional dynamics in Poland after the transition, the authors find that the degree of urbanization, and primacy remains low in Poland. The largest cities are not growing at the rate that would be expected if post-transition adjustments were operating freely. As a result, Poland is not fully realizing external economies from urban agglomeration. Internal migration decreased significantly in the 1990s, with rural-to-urban migration declining dramatically.

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