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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2018
    Burkina Faso, Ghana, Western Africa

    This Atlas summarizes recent advances in interdisciplinary approaches and research to address the different components of West African urban food systems, including urban and peri-urban agriculture. It thereby draws on the results of several major collaborative research projects and stakeholder consultations conducted in West Africa over the past two decades, and in particular on the UrbanFoodPlus project in Ghana and Burkina Faso ( The publication targets with its innovative design a broad range of stakeholders.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2018
    Latvia, Lithuania

    The article presents the analysis of the current situation of the forest area in Alytus and Vilnius Counties. Comparative, analytical as well as statistical and logical analysis methods were used for the investigation. The aim of the investigation is to carry out the analysis of the Alytus and Vilnius Counties forest area during the period between the years 2006 and 2018. The object of the investigation – Alytus and Vilnius Counties forest area. Tasks of the investigation: 1. To describe the status quo of forest in Alytus and Vilnius Counties. 2.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014

    Nowadays it is necessary to process geographic data about landscape in a digital way. It is possible to analyse selected data and approach to decision and proposition-making process of landscaping based on analysis of these results. The LANDEP methodics provides us verified procedures of primary landscape structures assesment and landscaping. Digitalization of selected landscape elements increases processing efficiency, mainly for time reasons. Creation of complex landscape plans of cadastral areas at Slovakia should become a basic priority of every commune.

  4. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2018
    Latvia, Lithuania, Europe

    The territorial planning and the management of urban surfaces force the decrease of green spaces in urban landscapes. As the urbanization process during past decades of the last century was quite intensive not only in Europe but also in Lithuania, findings describing changes of forest cover as well as spatial structure of the forest land are requested.

  5. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    September, 2005
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

    Paul Wolfowitz, President of the World Bank, congratulated the editorial team of National Geographic for the special issue on Africa. National Geographic has played a unique role in broadening the knowledge of the world. The World Bank partnered with National Geographic to produce a full-color wall map to raise awareness of the millennium development goals (MDGs) and to highlight each country's progress. We often hear about an Africa that is ravaged by poverty, disease and conflict. There is another face to Africa, one of hope, ambition, energy, intelligence and achievement.

  6. Library Resource
    August, 2013

    This report finalized in March 2001
    constitutes a step toward the objective of designing an
    integrated strategy for rural poverty reduction in Brazil,
    The report contains an updated and more detailed profile of
    the rural poor in the northeast (NE) and southeast (SE) of
    Brazil; identifies key determinants of rural poverty in
    these regions; and proposes a five-pronged strategic
    framework in which to couch a set of integrated policies

  7. Library Resource
    June, 2012

    Beyond the City evaluates the
    contribution of rural development and policies to growth,
    poverty alleviation, and environmental degradation in the
    rest of the economy, as well as in the rural space. This
    title brings together new theoretical and empirical
    treatments of the links between rural and national
    development. New findings and are combined with existing
    literature to enhance our understanding of the how rural

  8. Library Resource
    February, 2013

    The Country Environmental Analysis,
    presents a review of environmental priorities, public
    environmental expenditures and the supporting institutional
    framework and makes recommendations to improve the
    efficiency and effectiveness of public environmental
    expenditure in Azerbaijan. The focus is to identify areas
    for improvement and changes to ensure that the process of
    establishing environment-related priorities is sufficiently

  9. Library Resource
    April, 2013

    A decade ago in Mozambique, a stakeholder workshop where the need to improve access to industrial and commercial land as a means to encourage investment was a topic of discussion, a government official came up to. In order to create new jobs, generate more income, and modernize the economy, many countries see an urgent need to encourage industrial and commercial investment, both domestic and foreign. However, investment in many sectors cannot take place unless land, along with other basic factors of production, is available.

  10. Library Resource
    January, 2014

    This paper is a post-conference summary
    of the International Conference on Land Policy Reform that
    took place in Jarkarta from July 25-27, 2000. The paper
    concerns best practice in land administration systems. While
    the paper is focussed on world's best practice, it does
    so in the context of developing and emerging industrial
    countries such as Indonesia which have diverse land tenure
    relationships ranging from areas in cities with active land

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