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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Angola, Liechtenstein, Bangladesh, United States of America, Congo, Comoros, Cameroon, Uzbekistan, Switzerland, Kenya, Zambia, Denmark, Rwanda, Philippines, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Brazil, Tunisia, Argentina, Sudan, Papua New Guinea, Czech Republic

    Forests, trees and woodlands cover almost one-third of the Earth’s land area. They are a crucial source of food and income for more than a billion people around the globe. They provide a variety of wood and non-wood products and vital ecosystem services – preventing erosion from wind and water, preserving water quality, shading crops and livestock, absorbing carbon which contributes to countering climate change, and providing habitat for many species of plants and animals, thus helping to conserve the planet’s biological diversity.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2018
    Luxembourg, Madagascar

    Le cadre juridique est le moyen par lequel s’effectue la transposition des exigences internationales découlant de la Convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques (CCNUCC) en obligations concrètes et précises pour les pays forestiers, et ce, en fonction de leur situation propre.

  3. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    April, 2018
    Burkina Faso

    Fact sheet on activities of Action Against Desertification in Burkina Faso. Action Against Desertification is an initiative of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) in support of the Great Green Wall initiative and UNCCD national action programmes to combat desertification, implemented by FAO and partners with funding of the European Union.

  4. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    August, 2018

    The forest-water nexus is crucial for ensuring water and food security, as well as for achieving sustainable development objectives. Only by recognising the interlinkages of forests and water, and how the management of these resources influences productive multi-functional landscapes can appropriate long-term benefits from landscape planning and management be actualized. And while it is important that generalized assumptions about the forest-water nexus are not widely applied due to their complex and context specific nature, the knowledge is available to lend guidance.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2018
    Luxembourg, Madagascar, United States of America

    L’initiative de Réduction des émissions causées par le déboisement et la dégradation des forêts dans les pays en développement; et rôle de la conservation, de la gestion durable des forêts et du renforcement des stocks de carbone forestiers dans les pays en développement (REDD+) vise à inciter les pays boisés en développement à protéger leurs ressources forestières; elle contribuera ainsi à la lutte mondiale contre les changements climatiques et au développement économique et social durable.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2014

    Meeting Name: Committee on Forestry
    Meeting symbol/code: COFO/2014/6.2

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2008

    La présente note a été établie en vue de la sessio n plénière de la Semaine européenne des forêts intitulée «Les forêts et l’eau», qui se tiendra le jeudi 23 octobre 2008 1 . Elle a pour objet de promouvoir un débat nourri et éclairé en donnant au lecteur de s informations générales et en soulevant des questi ons que les participants à la session souhaiteront peut -être examiner au cours du débat.

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