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  1. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    March, 2019
    Algeria, Indonesia, Costa Rica, United States of America, Rwanda, Luxembourg, Nicaragua, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Italy, Tanzania, Norway, Morocco, Ghana, Tunisia, Lebanon, China, Brazil, Canada

    Public policy makers from developed and developing countries, at all levels (national, regional, local), have the opportunity to take leadership as FLR financing champions. Even without controlling private capital, they can support resource mobilization in a number of ways This publication shares the experiences of some initiatives from around the world which public policy makers can learn from and adapt.

  2. Library Resource
    January, 2011
    Qatar, Egypt, Nigeria, United States of America, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Indonesia, Brazil, United Kingdom, Ghana, Russia, Moldova, Ethiopia, Belarus, Mozambique, Laos, Turkmenistan, Philippines, Libya, Tajikistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Kuwait, Argentina, Kazakhstan, Sudan, Bahrain, Armenia, Saudi Arabia, Cambodia, Oceania, Western Asia, Europe, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America, Northern Africa

    Recent increases in the level of agricultural commodity prices and the resulting demand for land has been accompanied by a rising interest in acquiring agricultural land by investors. This paper studies the determinants of foreign land acquisition for large-scale agriculture.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2011
    France, South Africa, Denmark, Italy, Australia, Ireland, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Europe, Asia, Northern America, Africa, South America, Southern Africa

    We used the process-oriented niche model CLIMEX to estimate the potential global distribution of serrated tussock under projected future climates. Serrated tussock is a drought-tolerant, wind- and human-dispersed grass of South American origin that has invaded pastures in Australia, Europe, New Zealand, and South Africa. The likely effect of climate change on its potential global distribution was assessed by applying six climate-change scenarios to a previously developed model.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 1976
    Egypt, Bangladesh, Burundi, Mali, Chile, China, Australia, Bolivia, Canada, Italy, Costa Rica, Colombia, Rwanda, Cyprus, Denmark, Cameroon, Brunei Darussalam, Ecuador, Cuba, Argentina, Ivory Coast, Brazil, Austria, Africa

    This manual is a translation and adaptation 11Le sol - comment conserver le sol? ", published by the ri-Service- Afrique of the lnstitut africain pour le developpement economique et social (INADES).</p> The course covers erosion, soil conservation and farming techniques that protect soil resources.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Mozambique, Americas, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Guyana, United States of America, China, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Georgia, Denmark, Italy, Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand

    This thematic issue on land tenure and disaster risk management (DRM) stems from the recent work done at FAO on normative aspects of land tenure governance that address natural disasters through the DRM framework. The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security provide, among other issues, guidance on improving tenure governance and strengthening tenure security of vulnerable people in line with the DRM framework.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    France, Honduras, United States of America, Nepal, Germany, Peru, United Kingdom, Canada, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Niger, Eritrea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Morocco, Malaysia, Somalia, Italy, Tanzania, China, Kenya

    FAO and the Global Mechanism of the UNCCD have joined efforts to prepare this discussion paper on sustainable financing for FLR. It provides an overview of existing funding sources and financial instruments that could be used and adapted specifically for the implementation of FLR efforts at the national, regional and global levels. It identifies innovative financing mechanisms to support the achievement of these global targets and discusses the main challenges for enhanced FLR financing.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2007
    Nigeria, United States of America, Mali, China, Australia, Ethiopia, Niger, Kenya, Yemen, Syrian Arab Republic, Brazil, Argentina, India, Senegal, Sudan, Norway, Asia, Africa, Americas

    Este informe está dirigido a revisar y resumir la información existente sobre el secuestro de carbono, con el fin de analizar como los recursos disponibles y los programas específicos se pueden implementar en las tierras áridas que constituyen las regiones con mayor degradación del suelo en el mundo.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1997
    Sweden, Germany, China, Zimbabwe, Australia, Canada, Republic of Korea, Finland, Uruguay, New Zealand, Nepal, Pakistan, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, India, Sri Lanka, Brazil, Asia

    A description of the state India's forestry sector, its developments and future prospects. Major trends in environmental protection, wood production and forest policies are outlined and future forest product supply and demand is estimated.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Honduras, United States of America, Spain, Germany, Peru, United Kingdom, China, Ethiopia, Republic of Korea, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Lesotho, Vietnam, Madagascar, Tanzania, Netherlands, Brazil, Canada

    Forest and landscape restoration is a key issue in the ongoing discussions at the Paris Climate Change Conference, convened to broker a game-changing agreement on climate change. On a planet where the mark of human activity is almost ubiquitous, restoration is by necessity a concept that has to take into account human well-being and ongoing change. In addition, in order to succeed in the long term, forest and landscape restoration initiatives will need to successfully engage a range of stakeholders, from policy-makers to local communities and from governments to private actors.

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1948
    France, Honduras, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Chile, Guatemala, China, Bolivia, Cuba, Costa Rica, Finland, Colombia, Panama, Nicaragua, Haiti, Ecuador, Argentina, Paraguay, Mexico, Brazil, Canada

    An international journal of forestry and forest industries

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