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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Nepal, France, Yemen, Switzerland, United States of America, Israel, Chile, Germany, China, Italy, Australia, Malta, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand

    En pocas palabras, la escasez de agua tiene lugar cuando la demanda supera el suministro de agua dulce en un área determinada. Escasez de agua = un exceso de demanda de agua para el suministro disponible Esta situación aparece como consecuencia de una elevada demanda agregada por parte de todos los sectores que consumen agua respecto al suministro disponible, bajo las condiciones de infraestructuras y las disposiciones institucionales existentes.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Brazil

    Bioenergy accounted for roughly ten percent of the world total primary energy supply in 2009. Most of this is consumed in developing countries, where between two and three billion people rely on solid biomass (wood, charcoal, agricultural residues and animal waste) for cooking and heating, often in open fireplaces or traditional cook stoves. Biomass refers to non-fossil material of biological origin, such as energy crops, agricultural and forestry wastes and by-products, manure or microbial biomass.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Rwanda, Bangladesh, Canada
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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    United States of America, Japan, Luxembourg, Chile, Ukraine, China, Germany, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, Congo, Montenegro

    Este informe presenta los principales resultados sobre el uso de las tierras forestales y el cambio de uso de la tierra entre 1990 y 2005 de la Encuesta por teledetección de la Evaluación de los Recursos Forestales Mundiales 2010 de la FAO. Este es el primer informe de su género en presentar estimaciones sistemáticas sobre el uso y cambio de las tierras forestales mundiales.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    France, United States of America, Luxembourg, Ukraine, China, Indonesia, Canada, Congo, India, Kazakhstan, Montenegro

    Ce rapport présente les principales conclusions sur le changement d'utilisation des terres forestières et d'occupation des sols entre 1990 et 2005 de l'Enquête par télédétection de l'Évaluation des ressources forestières mondiales 2010 de la FAO. Il s'agit du premier rapport du genre à présenter des estimations systématiques de l'utilisation des terres forestières mondiales et de ses changements.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    United States of America, Spain, Singapore, Japan, Peru, Italy, Colombia, Ecuador, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica, Georgia, Barbados, Belize, Americas

    Climate change is likely to have adverse effects on the agriculture sector in Jamaica. Increase in the intensity and frequency of climate related natural hazards, increasing rainfall variability, droughts and floods combined with fragile ecosystems and coastal zones all contribute to Jamaica?s overall vulnerability to climate change. Climate change adaptation is one of the outcomes of the Vision 2030 Jamaica-National Development Plan.

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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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