This report presents the water and climate adaptation plan (WATCAP) developed for the Sava river basin (SRB) as result of a study undertaken by the World Bank. The WATCAP is intended to help to bridge the gap between the climate change predictions for the SRB and the decision makers in current and planned water management investment projects that will be affected by changing climate trends.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchTraining Resources & ToolsAugust, 2015Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Eastern Europe, Europe, Central Asia
Library ResourceTraining Resources & ToolsPolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015Romania, Europe, Central Asia
This report is about forests that provide a substantial contribution to mitigation in Romania by sequestering carbon, helping to counter carbon emissions from other sectors in the economy. Sustainable forest management is challenged by fragmented ownership and insufficient financial resources in particular. A summary of key existing analytic studies, and the construction of a marginal abatement cost curve for mitigation actions in the forestry sector, was the basis for identifying key adaptation and mitigation measures for Romania’s forests.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2016Poland, Latvia
This paper attempts to provide an interdisciplinary concept of the bio-economy in the context of environmental changes in the Polish agriculture. Various definitions of bio-economy have been presented and its place in the sustainable development theory has been described. The aim of this paper is to present the environmental changes in Polish agriculture in the context of the bio-economy. For this purpose uses the information published by the Central Statistical Office and Eurostat. To showcase and presentation methods were used descriptive and tabular.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015Hungary, Bolivia, Lithuania, Europe
Lithuania became an official member of FAO in 1991, and FAO has since contributed more than €4.3 million to finance over 20 projects in the country. These initiatives centred on developing capacities in multiple sectors, including agriculture, forestry, fisheries, livestock and the environment. In recent years, Lithuania has contributed to FAO’s activities in sustainable forest management by supporting the negotiations of the legally binding agreement on forests (LBA) in Europe.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMay, 2012Asia, Central Asia, Europe, Eastern Europe
This study reviews how the integration of environmental concerns into agriculture and forestry is progressing in the countries of Southeastern Europe (SEE) and of Eastern Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia (EECCA) since 2000 and assesses prospects for the future. The present report is a contribution to the environment for Europe process. At the Fifth Ministerial Conference in Kiev in 2003, participants decided to pay greater attention to the needs of the EECCA and adopted an environmental strategy for the sub-region.
Library ResourceFebruary, 2013Romania
The objective of the Functional Review
of the Environment, Water and Forestry sector (FR-EWF) is to
help the Government of Romania (GoR) develop an action plan
for implementation over the short- and medium-term to
strengthen the effectiveness and efficiency of the sector
administration, and provide input to the Government National
Reform Program (NRP 2011- 2013) and beyond, especially in
relation to those functions that support Romania's
Library ResourceApril, 2014Romania
Romania relies on the European
Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) to achieve its
commitments to the European Union (EU) 2020 targets. The use
of the European Agriculture and Rural Development Fund
(EARDF) requires that at least 30 percent of the budget
allocated for rural development as part of the National
Rural Development Plan (NRDP) be spent on the environment
and addressing climate change. The forest sector rapid
Library ResourceJanuary, 2015Moldova
This forest policy note (FPN) offers
an outside view of the Moldovan forestry sector, provides
some strategic guidance to help define sector goals, and
identifies opportunities for consideration in the continued
development of the sector and for the implementation of the
Moldova and World Bank (WB) country partnership strategy
(CPS). This study is based on a number of short visits to
Moldova and on a number of background studies undertaken
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