The present paper is a non-academic and thus, hopefully, unpretentious, attempt at reviewing the literature on the the role of local institutions and their interaction in disaster risk mitigation (DRM). What will be found on the following pages is a non-exhaustive compendium of strengths and limitations of local institutions involved in DRM and some suggestions for tapping the former and tackling the latter.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Bangladesh, Nigeria, Kenya, Mauritania, El Salvador, Guatemala, Peru, Indonesia, Jamaica, China, Costa Rica, Panama, Honduras, Mozambique, Morocco, Philippines, Nicaragua, Cambodia, India, Chad, Mexico, Brazil, Cuba
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Germany, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Austria, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Greece, Finland, Nepal, Morocco, Philippines, Mexico, Turkey, Moldova, Albania, Italy, Tanzania, Poland, India, Russia, Czech Republic, Armenia, Lebanon
The papers in this publication were presented at the Seminar on Harvesting of Non-wood Forest Products, which was held from 2 to 8 october 2000 at the International Agro-Hydrology Research and Training Center in Menemen-Izmir (Turkey) at the invitation of the Ministry of Forestry and under the auspices of the Joint FAO/ECE/ILO Commitee on Forest Technology, Management and Training. More than 80 participants from 32 countries attended the seminar.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Egypt, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Gambia, Mali, Burkina Faso, China, Indonesia, Canada, Iran, Benin, Pakistan, Uruguay, Thailand, Italy, Iraq, India, Chad, Mexico, Brazil, Ghana
World agriculture: towards 2015/2030 is FAO’s latest assessment of the long-term outlook for the world’s food supplies, nutrition and agriculture. It presents the projections and the main messages. The projections cover supply and demand for the major agricultural commodities and sectors, including fisheries and forestry. This analysis forms the basis for a more detailed examination of other factors, such as nutrition and undernourishment, and the implications for international trade.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2003Nigeria, United States of America, Nepal, China, Pakistan, Eswatini, United Kingdom, Canada, Myanmar, Niger, Thailand, Mozambique, Laos, South Africa, Vietnam, Italy, Cambodia, India, Mexico, Netherlands
In the first part of this paper the role of the core principles in three different scenarios will be discussed. The first is a setting where a shared watercourse, but no specific treaty exists; the second, where a treaty is in the process of being negotiated; and the third where an agreement over the shared resource is in force. The second par t of the paper will look in detail at the normative content of each principle, its reflection in specific watercourse agreements and its implementation by joint bodies.
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