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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2018
    Latvia, Ukraine

    The research studies the issue of ecological stability of rural territories that is the most important component of the national environmental policy of Ukraine. A special attention is paid to degradation of arable lands as the main ecological problem of land management. On the example of Lviv region, the authors calculated the index of ecological nonconformity of current use of arable lands, proving a considerable excess of permissible ploughing of lands in the region.

  2. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2017
    Latvia, Ukraine

    One of the tools for management of balanced development of rural areas is spatial planning – a kind of activity regarding to organization of use and protection of land at the national, regional and local level. The issues of conservation and restoration of natural resources in rural areas are extremely relevant for Ukraine. Main environmental problems in rural areas are: degradation of agricultural land, loss of biodiversity and pollution of land, overground and underground water. In recent years a new environmental problem has emerged − desertification.

  3. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2016
    Poland, Latvia

    The changes in the ownership structure were to be implemented by the Agricultural Property Agency of the State Treasury, which, under the Act of Law of 11 April 2003 on the structuring of agrarian system (i.e. The Journal of Laws of 2012, item 803, as amended), on 16 July 2003 became the Agricultural Property Agency with eleven local branch offices.

  4. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2017
    Estonia, Lithuania, Spain, Hungary, Moldova, Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, Latvia, Russia, Kazakhstan, Romania

    Proceedings of international scientific - methodical conference “Baltic Surveying’17” are periodical edition of scientific articles, issued as online (ISSN 2243-6944) edition. The periodicity of proceedings is one volume per year. Conference was held on the 10 - 12 of May, 2017 at the Latvia University of Agriculture, Jelgava, it was organized by the Department of Land Management and Geodesy. Authors of the papers are teachers, researchers and practising professionals from Belarus, Estonia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Spain, Ukraine and Latvia.

  5. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2017
    Poland, Latvia

    Consolidation and post-consolidation development-related investments are an opportunity to improve living and working conditions of rural residents. Land consolidation is practically the only comprehensive tool to improve the shape of the transport network in the areas covered by this process. Moreover, improving the quality of the transport network is in fact one of the main objectives of land consolidation works.

  6. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2017
    Poland, Latvia

    The paper presents the problematic of the merge and exchange processes of land under the following programmes of agricultural land consolidation. By consolidating of land, there was activity for better creation of rural space in order to achieve comprehensive improvement of conditions for farming. According to the Act (1982) there were taken activities to shape the structure of the area, the rational design of land distribution, adjust the boundaries of the property to the system of water management facilities, construction of roads and terrain.

  7. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    October, 2018
    France, Moldova, United States of America, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Albania, Ukraine, Poland, Russia, Georgia, Armenia

    Geographical indication (GI) schemes can play a special role in promoting sustainable rural development, improving farm income and opening new export potential. Natural factors such as soil, climate and plant varieties play a major role in producing a unique product. Usually, GIs comprise knowledge and skills passed on from generation to generation, helping to protect local heritage. This report is a synthesis of the five national reviews of the legal and institutional frameworks in Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, the Republic of Moldova, and the Russian Federation.

  8. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2015
    Poland, Latvia

    Any activities aimed at rural area development should not disregard the inhabitants who are "the tools" that implement given mechanisms. To a large extent, the effectiveness of social activities is determined by the participants’ expectations towards the projects and their knowledge of the subject. Land consolidation projects are the ideal tools for rural development. Land consolidation may be described as the planned readjustment of land ownership patterns with the aim of creating larger and more rational land holdings.

  9. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2015
    Latvia, Slovakia

    Land consolidations in Slovakia are regarded as an instrument for solution of ownership fragmentation in accordance to rural development. In the introduction of this paper, we describe problems in Slovakia associated with the ownership fragmentation. Country, rural areas were significantly influenced by the period of collectivization. The benefits of land consolidation project are shown in a case study area for Kanianka cadastre. We compare ownership relations before and after the land consolidation.

  10. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    Serbia, North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Croatia, Albania, Montenegro, Europe

    Since 1993, FAO has played an active role in supporting Croatia’s national development plans and projects aimed at increasing agricultural productivity and improving the country’s food security. Technical assistance has focused on development of Croatia’s agriculture sector with the aim of improving rural livelihoods, increasing productivity and contributing to sustainable growth of the economy.

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