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    المعاهدة الافريقية للمحافظة على الطبيعة والموارد الطبيعية.

    International Conventions or Treaties
    Algeria, Angola, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Benin, Nigeria, Mauritius, Mauritania, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Guinea-Bissau, Eswatini, Ghana, Congo, Guinea, Ethiopia, Comoros, Eritrea, Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia, Libya, Lesotho, Uganda, Somalia, Madagascar, Central African Republic, Tanzania, Botswana, Senegal, Chad, Gabon, Burkina Faso, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Gambia, Mali, Burundi, Sao Tome and Principe, Djibouti, Sierra Leone, Seychelles, Rwanda, Morocco, Niger, South Africa, Togo, Tunisia, Ivory Coast, Sudan, Cameroon, Kenya, Middle Africa, Western Africa, Eastern Africa, Southern Africa, Northern Africa, Western Asia, Africa

    The Contracting States, in the belief that objectives set out in the Preamble would be better achieved by amending the 1968 Algiers Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources by expanding elements related to sustainable development, have agreed on measures to enhance environmental protection, to foster the conservation and sustainable use of natural resources; and to harmonize and coordinate policies in these fields with a view to achieving ecologically rational, economically sound and socially acceptable development policies and programs for the Convention area.

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    Decreto n. 36/2001.

    Mozambique, Eastern Africa, Africa

    This Decree, composed of 3 articles, defines the Partial Protection Area along the corridor of the gas pipeline.

    Implements: Law No. 3/2001 approving the Oil Act and repealing Law No. 3/81. (2001-02-21)
    Implements: Land Act (No. 19/97). (1997-10-01)

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    Decreto n. 18/2004.

    Mozambique, Eastern Africa, Africa

    This Decree, composed of one article and one Annex, approves the Regulation on Environmental Quality and Effluents’ Emissions. The aim is to define environmental quality patterns for granting an effective control and management of pollutant concentration levels in environmental components. The annexed Regulation is composed of 26 articles and 6 annexes divided in six Chapters. It defines air quality standards and emission requirements, water classification according to the uses and related quality control requirements with special regards to potable water.

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    Resolução n. 38/2012 de 8 de Novembro.

    Mozambique, Eastern Africa, Africa

    This Resolution, consisting of 6 articles and 1 Table, establishes Special Plan requirements for Land Planning within the Province of Tete. It specifies Strategic Environmental Impact Assessment of the Zambesi Valley and part of its Basin, in particular applies for the following districts: Guro, Tambara, Chemba, Caia, Marromeu, Morrumbala, Mopeia and Chinde. This Resolution also establishes patterns and conditions for natural resources and areas use with special and different characteristics.

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    New Publications on Climate Change, Carbon Rights, and Forest Governance cover image
    August, 2012
    Mozambique, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mexico, Indonesia, Nepal

    Policy makers and practitioners face significant governance challenges that must be addressed in order to achieve the successful long-term sequestration of carbon on forested lands.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2004
    South Africa, Mozambique, Italy, Zimbabwe, Botswana

    Southern Africa is particularly susceptible to climate variability and drought and is increasingly being threatened by desertification processes, degradation of land and water resources and loss of biodiversity. Although rainfed farming is a high-risk enterprise, it is also a way of life and people are committed to making the best of the scarce resources at their disposal. However, droughts tend to reduce production to below the already marginal levels, thus threatening subsistence farming.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2001
    Mozambique, Kenya, Zambia, Uganda, Mali, Zimbabwe, Eritrea, Tanzania, South Africa, Ghana, Malawi, Mexico, Brazil, Africa, Americas

    In November 2000, the World Bank (WB) and the Brazilian Federation for Direct Planting into Crop Residue (FEBRAPDP) organized the third Study Tour on “Producer-Led Rural Organizations for Sustainable Land Management” (PRO-SLM), with particular emphasis on notillage systems (NT).1 The Study Tour followed a 10-day itinerary of over 1,000 km through Southern Brazil, covering Paraná and Santa Catarina States, two states which received WB support through land and micro-watershed management projects.</p> This Paper presents the salient features of NT development in Southern Brazil and discu

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Angola, Mozambique, Honduras, Chile, Australia, Guinea-Bissau, Ecuador, India, Guyana, Costa Rica, Colombia

    El objetivo de este documento es seguir enriqueciendo un diálogo sobre las cuestiones relativas a la tierra (y a los territorios) entre la FAO y los países miembros, los pueblos indígenas, el Foro Permanente y otras entidades interesadas. En el documento se detallan. principios básicos de un enfoque metodológico para el reconocimiento territorial, así como para un desarrollo de esos espacios a partir de la constatación de que el simple reconocimiento jurídico en muchos casos no es garantía suficiente para el mejoramiento de las condiciones de los pueblos indígenas.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Burkina Faso, Mali, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Mauritania, El Salvador, Afghanistan, France, China, Guatemala, Congo, Republic of Korea, Niger, Honduras, Mozambique, Morocco, Libya, Nicaragua, Italy, Senegal, Chad, Brazil

    The purpose of the sourcebook is to further elaborate the concept of CSA and demonstrate its potential, as well as limitations. It aims to help decision makers at a number of levels (including political administrators and natural resource managers) to understand the different options that are available for planning, policies and investments and the practices that are suitable for making different agricultural sectors, landscapes and food systems more climate-smart.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2010
    Angola, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Belgium, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Indonesia, Malawi, Mozambique, Botswana, Liberia, Philippines, Madagascar, Tanzania, Portugal, Ecuador, Netherlands, Sudan, Africa, Americas, Asia

    The impacts of natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods, earthquakes and tsunamis have been increasing steadily since the 1950’s, particularly for developing countries. According to a World Bank external evaluation report “natural disasters destroyed US$652 billion in property worldwide in the 1990s alone – an amount 15 times higher in real terms compared to the 1950s. Approximately 2.6 billion people were affected by natural disasters over the past ten years, compared to 1.6 billion in the previous decade.

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