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  1. Library Resource

    The determinants of enactment, awareness, and compliance with community natural resource management regulations in Uganda

    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2008
    Eastern Africa, Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Uganda
  2. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    Asia, Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Africa
  3. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Southern Asia, Africa, Asia, South America, Americas

    In addition to global events and food policy changes, 2015 also saw important developments with potentially wide repercussions in individual countries and regions. This chapter offers perspectives on major food policy developments across the major regions: Africa, the Middle East and North Africa, Central Asia, South Asia, East Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2010

    Includes land alienation in the case study sites; impacts of land alienation; coping strategies; conclusions and policy recommendations. Found that livestock numbers are declining dramatically in the area, land degradation is increasing, people are becoming more vulnerable to drought and famine, and resource-based conflicts are increasing in severity. The traditional pastoralist way of life is increasingly making way for sedentary farming and enclosed private grazing land.

  5. Library Resource
    Way Forward After CST 9 cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2009

    Until now, the international community has made tireless efforts to get public attention and political action on issues of desertification, land degradation and drought (DLDD) with limited success.

    Thus, the mobilization of political will and arousal of public interest and attention around the issue of climate change in particular puzzled activists and decision-makers alike, at least in the DLDD community.

  6. Library Resource
    Land: a tool for climate change mitigation cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2009

    The Kyoto Protocol negotiated in the mid-1990s to address climate change adaptation and mitigation will be replaced by a post-Kyoto agreement in 2012. The new agreement under negotiation needs to seal the policy gaps in adaptation and mitigation that were omitted or excluded from Kyoto on account of scientific uncertainties. Particular attention needs to be given to the potential of land in all its dimensions considering its high capacity to store carbon. Land stores twice as much organic carbon as vegetation and the atmosphere combined.

  7. Library Resource
    UNCCD Ficha informativa: Introducción a la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    Institutional & promotional materials
    January, 2009

    La Convención ofrece nuevas esperanzas para luchar contra la desertificación

    En las últimas décadas el problema de la degradación de tierras en las regiones de zonas secas ha seguido empeorando. La Convención promueve un nuevo método para gestionar los ecosistemas de tierras secas y administrar las aportaciones de ayuda al desarrollo.

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