LADA (Land Degradation Assessment in Drylands project) is a scientifically-based approach to assessing and mapping land degradation at different spatial scales ? small to large ? and at various levels ? local to global. It was initiated in drylands, but the methods and tools have been developed so as to be widely applicable in other ecosystems and diverse contexts with minimal required adaptation.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2011Austria, South Africa, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Italy, Australia, Netherlands, Tunisia, Argentina, Senegal, Brazil, Cuba, Europe, Asia, Africa, Northern America
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2011South Africa, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Italy, Netherlands, Australia, Canada, Tunisia, Argentina, Senegal, Sudan, New Zealand, Brazil, Cuba
This document is the second part of a two part manual on local level assessment of land degradation and sustainable land management: ? Part 1 ? Planning and Methodological Approach, Analysis and Reporting ? Part 2 ? Field Methodology and Tools The two parts should be used together as Part 1 provides the background information for the conduct of the methods and tools that are provided in Part 2.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2011Kenya, South Africa, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Italy, Zambia, Australia, Netherlands, Tunisia, Argentina, Senegal, New Zealand, Mongolia, Cuba
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2011South Africa, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Italy, Netherlands, Australia, Canada, Tunisia, Argentina, Senegal, Sudan, New Zealand, Brazil, Cuba
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2011Qatar, Burkina Faso, Mali, Ukraine, China, Australia, Ghana, Congo, Ethiopia, Mozambique, South Africa, Malaysia, Brazil, India, Sudan, Saudi Arabia
Land Tenure Working Paper 21. This paper draws on proceedings of a meeting held to discuss the impact of growing private sector investments in land, fisheries and forests. This meeting, aimed at the private sector, took place at FAO headquarters on 28 February and 1 March 2011. The purpose of this paper is to provide a record of the discussion from the private sector perspective. The first section provides the context which led to the workshop concept.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2011Switzerland, South Africa, Lesotho, China, Italy, Eswatini, Cuba, Tunisia, Argentina, Senegal, Netherlands, Europe, Asia, Africa, Northern America
The WOCAT-LADA-DESIRE mapping tool is based on the original WOCAT mapping questionnaire (WOCAT, 2007). It has been expanded to pay more attention to issues such as biological and water degradation, it also places more emphasis on direct and socio-economic causes of these phenomena, including their impacts on ecosystem services. It evaluates what type of land degradation is actually happening where and why and what is being done about it in terms of sustainable land management (SLM) in the form of a questionnaire.
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