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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1994Colombia, Central America, South America
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1994Nigeria, Africa, Western Africa
Large areas of land are presently cleared of their natural cover, endangering the worldwide ecosystem. Land clearing, if necessary, should be carried out with great care after very careful consideration. Different land types require different clearing techniques. Often, soil needs to be stabilized after clearing. All clearing processes require training of persons involved.
Library ResourceRegulationsDecember, 1994China
With a view to protect and improve the agricultural environment, to prevent pollution and protect ecosystem, the Regulations are formulated. The agricultural environment is defined as including land, water for agricultural purposes, air and other factors which have an impact on the survival and development of agricultural resources.The purpose of these Regulations is to protect and improve agricultural environment, prevent and control agricultural environmental pollution and ecological destruction, rationally develop and utilize agricultural natural resources.
Library ResourceRegulationsSeptember, 1994China
The purpose of these Measures is to prevent and control water and soil loss, protect and rationally utilize water and soil resources, reduce floods, droughts, wind and sand disasters, improve the ecological environment, build ecological security barrier, and ensure the sustainable development of economy and society. The Text consists of 54 Articles divided into 7 Chapters: General Provisions (I); Planning (II); Prevention (III); Control (IV); Monitoring and Supervision (IV); Legal Liabilities (V); Supplementary Provisions (VI).
Library ResourceRegulationsJanuary, 1995China
The State Environment Protection Bureau approves this Standard, which aim at preventing soil pollution, protecting ecological environment, ensuring agriculture and forestry industry, and ensuring human safety. It rules the maximum density of pollutant in soils in accordance with its function, protection objective and the character of the soil. In part 3 it classifies the environmental quality of soils into three grades, part 4 is the standard for each grade, part 5 is the examination standard.
Library ResourceRegulationsApril, 1994China
The purpose of these Measures is to prevent and control water and soil loss, protect and rationally use water and soil resources, reduce flood and drought disasters, improve ecological environment, and ensure the sustainable development of economy and society. The Regulation consists of 18 articles.The regional competent water authority shall organize once every five years the investigation on the distribution, type, areas, damages, change tendency and control of soil and water loss.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 1995Bolivia
El Programa de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía (PRONALDES) publicado en el mes de Junio de 1996, fue una primera etapa para identificar los problemas y soluciones para las Zonas Secas en Bolivia, juntamente con los Mapas Preliminares de Desertificación de Tierras y de Erosión de Suelos que identifican geográficamente a las zonas afectadas (Noviembre de 1996); sin embargo, el proceso nacional se debe llevar aún más adelante considerando las oportunidades que la CLD ofrece, como son los mecanismos participativos institucionalizados y los mecanismos financieros, para poner en march
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 1994Ghana
This Act establishes the Office of the Administrator of Stool Lands, in accordance with article 267 of the Constitution as a body corporate, defines the functions of and designates the head of the Office as the Administrator of Stool Lands. The Act also concerns creation of interests in stool lands and ten percent of the revenue accruing from stool lands shall be paid to the Office to cover administrative expenses and the remaining revenue shall be disbursed in specified proportions by the Administrator.
Library ResourceLegislationMay, 1994Georgia
Soil protection is the state problem since correct and rational use of all types of soil, including barren soil, saline soils, swamped soil, alkali soil and aqueous soil are the main reserve of dynamic development of agriculture and of the national economy as a whole. The purpose of the present Law is to ensure the integrity of soil surface, conservation thereof and rise of soil fertility, to establish the rights and the duties of landholders, landowners and the state in the field of soil protection and setting up conditions for ecological production. The Law consists of 11 Articles.
Library ResourceRegulationsJuly, 1994Switzerland
The present Ordinance enforces the Building Law of 12 June 1994. Article 1 establishes that the competent Department shall prepare the cantonal structural plan in cooperation with the cantonal offices. The Department shall ensure the participation of municipalities and shall consult federal authorities and neighbouring cantons. Other interested parties shall also be heard. The text consists of 41 articles divided into 4 Parts as follows: Planning proceedings (I); Building permit proceedings (II); Legal protection (IIII); Transitional and final provisions (IV).
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