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  1. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2006

    Turkey’s National Action Program on Combating Desertification is a national policy with a cross-sectoral approach.

  2. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2006

    Tonga’s biological diversity and natural resources are protected, conserved and enriched and are appreciated and enjoyed by her present and future generations and the rest of the world. The Guiding Principles are: Tonga has full sovereign rights over her biological diversity and natural resources. 2) The Government of Tonga takes the leading role to ensure the protection, conservation and sustainable management of its biodiversity, through effective governance and leadership and in full consultation with all stakeholders.The following 8 Theme Areas are defined: 1) Forest Ecosystems.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2006

    Samenvatting van wetenschappelijke kennis over de effecten van klimaatverandering en de mogelijkheden om daar mee om te gaan. Dit rapport helpt om een strategie op te stellen om bij ruimtelijke ordening rekening te houden met de gevolgen van klimaatverandering. Dit onderzoek is mogelijk gemaakt door bijdragen van de BSIK programma’s Klimaat voor Ruimte, Leven met Water en Habiforum

  4. Library Resource
    January, 2006
    Indonesia, Eastern Asia, Oceania

    The promotion of forestry activities is seen as a means by which to reduce poverty while protecting the environment. But if clearing of forests for agricultural activities can prove more profitable, will such efforts be effective?

  5. Library Resource
    January, 2006

    Sharp inequalities in the distribution of land remains a major cause of extreme poverty in many developing countries. Some instances are the result of ownership patterns inherited from colonial administrations, others are linked to the struggle for economic prosperity in the post-independence era.Landlessness is therefore a significant problem for the rural poor. Most remedies that have been undertaken previously have not yielded positive results, as can be witnessed in Southern Africa today.

  6. Library Resource
    January, 2007
    Ethiopia, Sub-Saharan Africa

    This paper analyses the livelihoods of the Borana pastoral communities of Southern Oromiya in Ethiopia. It aims to inform policy makers, donors, and development practitioners about the best strategies for protecting and promoting sustainable livelihoods in the region. The study is based on survey data from participatory research carried out in three communities, as well as stakeholder consultations at district and regional levels.

  7. Library Resource
    January, 2007

    This contributory chapter of Working Group III to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) outlines the status of climate change mitigation in agriculture and its implications on development, production and consumption trends. It presents regional and global trends in greenhouse gas emissions, as well as future global trends.

  8. Library Resource
    January, 2006
    Sub-Saharan Africa

    Over the last 25 years civil disturbances, drought, population increases and global market pressures have all contributed in direct and indirect ways to a modification of Sub saharan African land cover. 

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2006

    Se desarrollan aspectos de la diferenciación socioagraria de la Argentina a partir del manejo del agua. Se muestra que la articulación del conocimiento geográfico de las variables ambientales con el análisis de la estructuración social permite desarrollar esta problemática particular y explorar algunas de las consecuencias que la misma tendría actualmente sobre las estructuras agrarias.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2006

    This Handbook is designed for both farmers and students to use in the field and during training. It is divided into eight sections, each one containing several topics and all illustrated with large clear pictures. The Handbook can be read from beginning to end or each topic can be read separately. Space is provided for readers to take notes and to add their own local knowledge...Our people have always been farmers. Farmers of the river lands, of the mountains, and of the forests.

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