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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
    January, 2008
    Nepal, 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.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Slovenia, 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

  5. Library Resource
    August, 2013
    Belarus

    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

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2012
    Asia, 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.

  7. Library Resource
    April, 2014
    Romania

    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

  8. Library Resource
    December, 2014
    Ukraine

    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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