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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2010
    Chile, Peru, Uruguay, Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia, Italy, Mexico, Panama

    Information on water use is required for political, economic and academic decision making on issues affecting everyone?s life. Owing to fi nancial constraints, it is diffi cult to have complete and comprehensive information on everything related to water. Techniques and methodologies are, therefore, used to affordably maximize control. To improve understanding of the different techniques and methodologies used to generate information, the AQUASTAT team sent thematic questionnaires to approximately 170 countries in April 2009.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2018
    Montenegro, Nicaragua, Chile, Italy, Indonesia, Portugal, Bolivia, Canada, Argentina, India, Uruguay, Colombia, Brazil, Netherlands

    El manual proporciona información sobre los procedimientos que siguen las brigadas de campo para realizar el establecimiento de los conglomerados y parcelas permanentes del Inventario Forestal Nacional (IFN). Asimismo, suministra información acerca de la planificación y ejecución de cada una de las fases que contempla el operativo, describe los métodos, técnicas e instrumentos que se emplean en la toma de los datos, y detalla el proceso de diligenciamiento de los formatos creados por IDEAM para registrar los datos e información de campo.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2018
    France, China, Spain, Chile, El Salvador, Sweden, Germany, Peru, Italy, Indonesia, Australia, Colombia, Canada, Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Panama, Mexico, Brazil, Austria

    En 2003, la Unión Europea (UE) lanzo el Plan de acción sobre aplicación de las leyes, gobernanza y comercio forestal (Plan de acción FLEGT) para combatir la tala ilegal de madera, promover el consumo y la producción de madera de origen legal y, en última instancia, contribuir al manejo forestal sostenible y la reducción de la pobreza.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2018
    Paraguay, Chile, Peru, Montenegro, Indonesia, Ecuador, Colombia, Canada, Argentina, Venezuela, Bolivia, China, Mexico, Brazil

    Todo estudio de caracterización de causas y agentes de deforestación debe basarse en un marco conceptual sólido que tenga en cuenta los elementos más importantes para comprender y analizar el fenómeno, al tiempo que se adapte a las características del territorio estudiado. Contar con una base nacional de información de causas y agentes de deforestación, implica que los estudios se sustenten en una base conceptual común, que permita la estandarización y uso de la información recopilada a nivel local, regional o nacional, en el diseño de medidas y acciones de mitigación.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2018
    Kenya, Dominican Republic, Turkey, Afghanistan, Peru, Italy, Tanzania, Ecuador, Bolivia, China, Iran, Venezuela, Guyana, Colombia, Brazil, Mongolia

    The material compiled, which covers over 2 000 international legal intruments stretching from the year 805 to 1977, has been organized chronologically and tabulated with an indication, for each instrument, of the substance covered and of the water bodies, territories and basins concerned, together with the source of reference and any relevant remarks and annotations.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2018
    United States of America, Sweden, Peru, Italy, Ecuador, Bolivia, Suriname, Venezuela, Guyana, Colombia, Brazil

    This river basin overview describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in the Amazon basin. The aim of this report is to describe the particularities of this transboundary river basin and the problems met in the development of the water resources, and irrigation in particular. Irrigation trends, existing policies and legislation to water use in agriculture, possible treaties and agreements between countries as well as prospects for water management in agriculture are presented, as described in literature.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2018
    Italy, Honduras, United States of America, Nicaragua, Madagascar, Colombia, Indonesia, Ecuador, Jamaica, Netherlands, Congo, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Montenegro, Brazil

    La dificultad de definir y cuantificar la degradación de bosques es una limitación importante para que la mayoría de los países en desarrollo incluyan compromisos de reducción de emisiones por degradación en el contexto del enfoque de Reducción de Emisiones por Deforestación y Degradación de Bosques (REDD+), que abarca además, el aumento de las Reservas de Carbono, la conservación de Bosques y el Manejo Sostenible de los estos ecosisetemas.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2018
    Equatorial Guinea, Italy, Turkey, Afghanistan, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Ghana, Iran, Venezuela, Senegal, Guyana, Mongolia, China, Gabon, Brazil, Ivory Coast

    In 1978 the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) published a Systematic Index of International Water Resources Treaties, Declarations, Acts and Cases by Basin (Legislative Study No. 15). The Index covered some 2000 international legal instruments the earliest dating from the year 805 and the most recent 1977.

  9. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    September, 2018
    Angola, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, Burundi, Italy, Cameroon, Colombia, Ghana, Malta, Guinea, Sudan, Pakistan, Niger, Ethiopia, Brazil

    Expected outcomes of Capitalization meetings include: <p></p>•<p></p>implementation of country-level projects reviewed<p></p>•<p></p>technical and soft skills of project staff relevant to improving governance of tenure increased<p></p>•<p></p>experiences in project implementation shared and lessons learned<p></p>•<p></p>good practices experienced by projects collected and included in communication products<p></p>•<p></p>input into high-level processes provided<p><

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2018
    Uganda, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Lesotho, South Africa, Senegal, Togo, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Suriname, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Jordan, Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Micronesia

    Access to safe water and sanitation and sound management of freshwater ecosystems are at the core of sustainable development. This is the aim of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6), which includes approaches to water management such as environmental flow requirements, international cooperation, capacity building and stakeholder participation.

    Indicator 6.4.2 is useful for policymaking as it highlights those regions under high water stress, thereby informing countries on where they need to make efforts to improve water resource usage and promote water saving.

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