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.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2018Latvia, Ukraine
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2017Latvia, 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.
Library ResourceJanuary, 2008Nepal, Mauritania, Mali, China, Uzbekistan, India, Chad, Eastern Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Southern Asia
Across vast areas of the world, human activity has degraded once fertile and productive land. Deforestation, overgrazing, continuous farming and poor irrigation practices have affected almost 2 billion hectares worldwide, threatening the health and livelihoods of over one billion people. In this edition of New Agriculturist, a collection of articles explores some of the approaches and policies that can help to successfully rehabilitate degraded land.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Slovenia, Slovakia, Germany, Azerbaijan, Latvia, Austria, Malta, Armenia, Romania, Turkey, Italy, Portugal, Russia, Georgia, Hungary, Greece
Meeting Name: FAO Regional Conference for Europe (ERC)
Meeting symbol/code: ERC/16/8
Session: Sess. 30
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Slovenia, Romania, Slovakia, Hungary, Germany, Azerbaijan, Portugal, Latvia, Austria, Malta, Russia, Italy, Georgia, Armenia, Greece, Europe
Meeting Name: European Commission on Agriculture
Meeting symbol/code: ECA/39/15/Report
Session: Sess. 39
Library ResourceAugust, 2013Belarus
The world's worst nuclear accident
occurred in Chernobyl on April 26, 1986, releasing at least
100 times as much radiation as the atomic bombs dropped on
Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The most affected country was
Belarus, for which the environmental, health, and other
consequences of the Chernobyl accident were disastrous. The
present report reveals that notable differences exist
between zones with relatively mild levels of contamination
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 ResourceApril, 2014Romania
Climate change is a huge challenge for
the agriculture and rural development (ARD) sector in
Romania. On the one hand, agriculture is a source of
greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and must therefore be
expected to contribute towards the climate change mitigation
goals of the Europe 2020 strategy. European farmers,
foresters, rural businesses, and other local people
therefore need to start paying much greater attention to
Library ResourceDecember, 2014Ukraine
Ukraine is renowned as the breadbasket
of Europe thanks to its black soils ( Chernozem black
because of the high organic matter content) which offer
exceptional agronomic conditions. One-third of the worldwide
stock of the fertile black soils, which cover more than half
of Ukraine s arable land, a large variety of climatic zones,
and favourable temperature and moisture regimes, offers
attractive conditions for the production of a large range of
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