This review of national greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation planning in the agriculture sector provides national policy makers and others in the agriculture sector with an overview of national mitigation planning processes to aid them in identifying the relevance of these processes for promoting agricultural development. It also gives policy makers and advisors involved in low-emission development planning processes an overview of mitigation planning in the agriculture sector and highlights the relevance of agriculture to national mitigation plans and actions.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013North Macedonia, United States of America, Germany, China, Azerbaijan, Indonesia, Ghana, Ethiopia, Italy, Finland, Colombia, Kenya, Jordan, Morocco, Barbados, Mexico, Moldova, Armenia, Brazil, Montenegro, Norway
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Egypt, North Macedonia, Brazil, United States of America, Rwanda, Germany, China, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Guyana, Republic of Korea, Finland, Ethiopia, Kenya, Costa Rica, Philippines, South Africa, Colombia, Uruguay, Cambodia, Mexico, Norway, Mongolia
This guide describes two of the main approaches to greenhouse gas mitigation planning in developing countries: Low-Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) and Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs). It explains the possible relationships between them and their status within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). National mitigation planning processes have policy, technical and institutional dimensions that need to be addressed in an integrated and iterative manner. For each of these dimensions four key elements are outlined.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Angola, Greece, United States of America, Rwanda, China, Namibia, Australia, Eswatini, Canada, Iran, Iceland, Thailand, New Zealand, Kenya, Mozambique, Jordan, South Africa, Vietnam, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, Kazakhstan, Mongolia
Under the current challenges of food security, climate change adaptation and mitigation, further provision of ecosystem services and sustainable intensification of agriculture, soil information becomes fundamental to guide wise policies and decisions. This document reviews the present availability of soil information from legacy maps and reports and from ongoing Digital Soil Mapping efforts. Currently, the soil science community is limited in its capacity to provide accurate and updated information to the different soil users.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Serbia, Slovenia, North Macedonia, Slovakia, Lithuania, Armenia, Croatia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Moldova, Albania, Montenegro, Poland, Germany, Georgia, Romania, Czech Republic, Eastern Europe
The countries in Central and Eastern Europe began a remarkable transition from a centrally-planned economy towards a market economy in 1989 when the Berlin Wall fell and the Iron Curtain lifted. Land reforms with the objective to privatize state-owned agricultural land, managed by large-scale collective and state farms, were high on the political agenda in most countries of the region at the beginning of the transition. More than 20 years later the stage of implementation of land reform varies.