The registration system of immovable property in Albania was chosen for four basic reasons: (1) it protects the right of immovable property owners by providing strong and reliable evidence about ownership and other interests in immovable properties; (2) it is simple and inexpensive to administer and maintain; (3) it provides the public with easily accessible information which they need to buy and sell, mortgage, and rent immovable property, thereby providing the basis for a market-oriented economy; and, (4) it permits the building of a Geographical Information System with property informati
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 1997Slovenia, North Macedonia, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Albania, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Austria, Czech Republic, Netherlands
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2018Poland, Latvia
Revitalization is a set of urban and planning activities, coordinated by local self-government administration, aim of which is a social, architectural, planning and economical advantageous transformation of the specific area of the municipality, being in a state of crisis resulting from economic and social factors. Whereas, the renewal of the countryside is understood as shaping the living conditions of people in rural areas, with the local community as an animator and subject.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2010Kenya, Indonesia, Rwanda, Vietnam, Philippines, Burundi, Italy, Tanzania, Australia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Czech Republic, Thailand, Uganda, Panama, Canada, Africa
With the continual rise of global commodity prices and increasing population pressures worldwide, the future of agriculture is looking increasingly unstable. As a result of this escalating demand and intensification of unsustainable agricultural techniques, natural resources are facing an increasing threat of depletion.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2014Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Nepal, El Salvador, Mali, Belarus, Indonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, Austria, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Malawi, Cape Verde, Switzerland, Kenya, Hungary, Madagascar, Haiti, Trinidad and Tobago, Argentina, Senegal
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2018Russia, Latvia
The article discusses the current state of forest land, the history of formation of large tracts of forest in the Samara region and analyses some of the results of implementation of target programs to improve the forest cover in the region under the Kyoto Protocol. This program was designed for the period from 2006 to 2015, but in 2009 was discontinued. However, large segment of assets was allocated and a number of works was carried out.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015Belarus, Europe
More than half of Belarus’ total peatland area (over 1.5 million ha) has been drained for agriculture, forestry and peat extraction. Out of this area, 122 200 ha are cutover peatlands that have been abandoned after peat excavation, and 36 800 ha are still being utilized. During the last few years, about 50 000 ha of drained peatlands have been rewetted. Another 500 000 ha are potentially available for hydrological restoration.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015Serbia, North Macedonia, Turkey, Croatia, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria, Russia, Georgia, Hungary, Europe
Cooperation between Bulgaria and FAO started in 1967 and has continued to grow, with Bulgaria providing sustained support to the achievement of FAO’s Strategic Objectives. In recent years, their partnership has focused on supporting small family farms and giving greater recognition to their role in ensuring the country’s food supply. Their collaboration is now focusing on the key role of academia and research institutes in achieving food security and nutrition.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsAugust, 2016Moldova, Europe
The climate-smart agriculture (CSA) concept reflects
an ambition to improve the integration of agriculture
development and climate responsiveness. It aims to
achieve food security and broader development goals
under a changing climate and increasing food demand.
CSA initiatives sustainably increase productivity, enhance
resilience, and reduce/remove greenhouse gases (GHGs),
and require planning to address tradeoffs and synergies
between these three pillars: productivity, adaptation, and
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2018Latvia, Belarus
The purpose of this scientific research is to reveal the theoretical foundations of modern land management and determine its tasks. The patterns of land management, its tasks and principles are formulated in the conditions of modern agrarian reform. The system of interconnected forecasting and design of land management development is proposed. The methodological and theoretical basis of research is a dialectical method and a systematic approach to the cognition of economic phenomena and processes.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchPolicy Papers & BriefsNovember, 2009Eastern Europe, Europe, Central Asia
This report provides an overview of the challenges and opportunities in addressing road safety in the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region.
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