Degradation of forests can have severe negative local impacts and far-reaching consequences, including soil erosion, loss of biodiversity, greenhouse gas emissions, dust storms, diminished livelihood opportunities and reduced yields of forest products and services. Reversing the adverse conditions requires urgent and scaled-up action, through scientific and holistic landscape-level restoration approaches, balancing both socio-economic and environmental goals and the diverse needs of various sectors and stakeholders in the landscape.
Search resultsShowing items 1 through 9 of 161.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2018Nepal, Republic of Korea, Bangladesh, Philippines, China, Indonesia, Australia, India, Pakistan, Thailand, Asia
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsAugust, 2018Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Malaysia, Japan, China, Myanmar, Indonesia, Kuwait, India, Republic of Korea, Maldives, Thailand
This paper attempts to summarize available knowledge, and identify the gaps in that knowledge, on marine fisheries and fishery resources in the Bay of Bengal region. It provides information on Bangladesh, Burma, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Thailand—their marine fisheries, fishery resources, status of important stocks, etc.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2018Bangladesh, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia, Cambodia, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Asia
Meeting Name: Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC)
Meeting symbol/code: APFIC/18/INF-10
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2018Republic of Korea, Bangladesh, United States of America, Philippines, Malaysia, Japan, Germany, China, Myanmar, Indonesia, Australia, Cambodia, Canada, Italy, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Mongolia, Asia
There are numerous global, regional, national and even subnational targets for increasing forest area and forest restoration. In light of these global targets and emerging ambitious national commitments, it is imperative to develop low-cost strategies and techniques for landscape restoration. The most widely used restoration strategies involving planting of tree seedlings are often costly and their application for restoring vast expanses of degraded forest lands in the region may be limited.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksFebruary, 2019Indonesia, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Qatar, Zambia, Israel, Guatemala, China, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Botswana, Guinea-Bissau, Bolivia, Kuwait, Malta, Nicaragua, India, Niger, Togo
El agua - fuente de seguridad alimentaria/Día mundial de la alimentación: 16 Octubre 2002
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksFebruary, 2019Kenya, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Philippines, Mauritania, Argentina, China, Italy, Indonesia, Ghana, Congo, South Sudan, India, Senegal, Brazil
The critical role of forests in climate change mitigation and adaptation is now widely recognized. Forests contribute significantly to climate change mitigation through their carbon sink and carbon storage functions. They play an essential role in reducing vulnerabilities and enhancing adaptation of people and ecosystems to climate change and climate variability, the negative impacts of which are becoming increasingly evident in many parts of the world.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1992Qatar, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Israel, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Ghana, Somalia, Portugal, Kuwait, Chad, Mongolia, Iraq, China, Australia, Austria, Uruguay, Mozambique, Yemen, Albania, India
En muchas partes del mundo la escasez cada vez mayor de agua y el mal uso de agua dulce plantea graves problemas al desarrollo sostenible. Como más de dos tercios del agua que se toma de los ríos, lagos y acuíferos de la tierra se destinan al riego, la agricultura se considera una válvula de seguridad del sistema. El capítulo especial de este año sobre política hídrica y agricultura analiza las repercusiones en las políticas de una mayor competencia, los conflictos, la escasez, el desperdicio, e l exceso de explotación y la degradación de los recursos hídricos.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2018Asia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Bangladesh, India, Nepal
This publication discusses the relevance to land and agriculture of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGP BHR), and provides an overview of the state of the UNGP BHR’s implementation in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, and the Philippines. While significant efforts were undertaken by human rights institutions and CSOs to promote UNGP BHR, this book outlines areas of action at country and regional levels to mainstream UNGP BHR.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2019Asia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Bangladesh, India, Nepal
Monitoring reports were prepared in six Asian countries to understand the nature, causes, and impacts of land and resource conflicts, and to highlight the human rights issues intertwined with them. This publication likewise provides an overview of some of the available conflict response and resolution mechanisms in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, and the Philippines, and outlines recommended actions for addressing land conflicts.
Library ResourceJanuary, 2013Indonesia, Bangladesh, India, Eastern Asia, Oceania, Southern Asia
This report examines the history, structure and monitoring mechanisms of REDD+ to better understand how it impacts upon, and interacts with, Community Forest Management (CFM). It presents case studies of CFM and REDD+ governance from Bangladesh, Indonesia and India, and concludes with some lessons learned.REDD+ is an example of multilevel governance that uses a variety of institutional structures and processes aimed at promoting sustainable management of forests, including financial incentives to reduce deforestation and forest degradation.
Land Library Search
Through our robust search engine, you can search for any item of the over 60,000 highly curated resources in the Land Library.
If you would like to find an overview of what is possible, feel free to peruse the Search Guide.