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

    The article discusses the current state of forest land, the history of formation of large tracts of forest in the Samara region and analyses some of the results of implementation of target programs to improve the forest cover in the region under the Kyoto Protocol. This program was designed for the period from 2006 to 2015, but in 2009 was discontinued. However, large segment of assets was allocated and a number of works was carried out.

  2. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2015
    Latvia, Ukraine

    Solution of ecological problems is an urgent and extremely important task at the present stage of social economic development of Ukraine. Unreasonably high degree of economic (mostly agricultural) reclaiming of area causes spreading and intensification of degradation processes in ecosystems. Conservation of lands, including the one carried out by means of foresting of degraded lands, is the principal way to renature environment. The article concerns an issue of land conservation in the context of ecosystem services of forests.

  3. Library Resource

    Forestry Sector Analysis

    Training Resources & Tools
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    Romania, 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.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    Romania, Eastern Europe

    Central and Eastern Europe is experiencing significant land degradation, at the same time as social, economic and political transformation, and within the broader context of global climate change. This paper uses satellite data, primary field data and secondary information on Romania's social, political and economic dynamics, in a mixed‐method case study analysis of the drivers of, and responses to, environmental change and land degradation over the period 1984–2007.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Switzerland, United States of America, Israel, Chile, China, Australia, Cyprus, Ghana, Malawi, Colombia, Thailand, Kenya, Morocco, Mauritius, South Africa, Kyrgyzstan, Romania, Argentina, India, Sudan, Barbados

    Insect pests, diseases and other biotic agents have considerable impacts on forests and the forest sector. They can adversely affect tree growth and the yield of wood and non-wood products. Damage caused by forest pests can significantly reduce wildlife habitat thereby reducing local biodiversity and species richness.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Switzerland, Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Mexico, Brazil, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    This document builds on the brief paper presented at the 7th Meeting of the UN-REDD Programme Policy Board, held in Berlin, October 2011 (UNREDD/PB7/2011/13), which lays out ways to consider the REDD+ monitoring and information provision needs in the broader context of national development and environmental strategies, at the implementation level.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2014
    Angola, Burkina Faso, Benin, Zambia, Chile, Burundi, China, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Bolivia, Austria, Congo, Bangladesh, Guyana, Armenia, Colombia, Kenya, Australia, Uruguay, Botswana, Argentina, Chad, Togo

    Meeting Name: Committee on Forestry
    Meeting symbol/code: COFO/2014/REP

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2014
    Egypt, Bangladesh, United States of America, Zambia, Peru, Indonesia, Austria, Guyana, Republic of Korea, Uruguay, New Zealand, Kenya, Italy, Belgium, Japan, Gabon, Brazil, Argentina, Russia, Chad, Togo, Norway, Greece

    Meeting Name: Committee on Forestry
    Meeting symbol/code: COFO/2014/REP

  9. 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.

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