This compendium and analysis of Cities in the BRICS countries were developed through a partnership between the South African Cities Network (SACN) and the South African Research Chair in Spatial Analysis and City Planning (SA&CP) at the University of the Witwatersrand. Since South Africa joined BRICS in 2010, multiple connections have been forged between South Africa and its alliance partners. However, although there is a growing volume of engagements, there is still inadequate knowledge and understanding across the BRICS.
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Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsSeptember, 2016South Africa, India, China, Brazil
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016Angola, Serbia, Bangladesh, China, Namibia, Australia, Ghana, Congo, India
Este documento es el resultado final de ese proceso. Dirigido a una audiencia mundial – que comprende las instancias decisorias urbanas, funcionarios públicos, asesores políticos y demás partes interesadas – contribuirá al desarrollo de bosques urbanos y periurbanos que ayuden a las ciudades a resolver sus exigencias actuales y futuras de productos forestales y servicios del ecosistema.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2018Algeria, Philippines, South Africa, Japan, Chile, Peru, Italy, Ecuador, China, Tunisia, Argentina
For centuries, farmers, herders, fishers and foresters have developed diverse and locally adapted agricultural systems managed with time tested, ingenious techniques. These practices have resulted in a vital combination of social, cultural, ecological and economic services to humankind. “Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems” (GIAHS) are outstanding landscapes of aesthetic beauty that combine agricultural biodiversity, resilient ecosystems and a valuable cultural heritage.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2015Honduras, 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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Germany, China, Namibia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Finland, Thailand, Nepal, Jordan, Laos, Philippines, Malaysia, Cambodia, Netherlands, India, Bhutan, Maldives, Romania, Mongolia, Asia
FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), Germany, IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development), Finland, GTZ (Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit), UN-Habitat, World Bank and UNDP, and IPC (International NGO/CSO Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty), Food First International Action Network (FIAN), ILC (International Land Coalition), FIG (International Federation of Surveyors) and other development partners are working together with countries to prepare Voluntary Guidelines that will provide practical guidance to states, civil society, the private se
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2009Ghana, China, Namibia, Indonesia, Australia, Denmark, Congo, Thailand, Kenya, Myanmar, Poland, Argentina, India, Chad, Georgia, Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Asia, Africa, Americas
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