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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2018
    United States of America, Sweden, Peru, Italy, Ecuador, Bolivia, Suriname, Venezuela, Guyana, Colombia, Brazil

    This river basin overview describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in the Amazon basin. The aim of this report is to describe the particularities of this transboundary river basin and the problems met in the development of the water resources, and irrigation in particular. Irrigation trends, existing policies and legislation to water use in agriculture, possible treaties and agreements between countries as well as prospects for water management in agriculture are presented, as described in literature.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2018
    United States of America, Mexico, Indonesia, Colombia, Canada, Costa Rica, Montenegro

    This document presents the proposal for guidelines for Participatory Community Monitoring in Colombia, which includes elements for the integration of information registered at the local level with the National Forest Monitoring System led by the IDEAM (SMByC). In order to formulate these guidelines, the collective construction with communities that inhabit and own most of the forests in the country, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), and international cooperation was key.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2018
    Italy, Honduras, United States of America, Nicaragua, Madagascar, Colombia, Indonesia, Ecuador, Jamaica, Netherlands, Congo, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Montenegro, Brazil

    La dificultad de definir y cuantificar la degradación de bosques es una limitación importante para que la mayoría de los países en desarrollo incluyan compromisos de reducción de emisiones por degradación en el contexto del enfoque de Reducción de Emisiones por Deforestación y Degradación de Bosques (REDD+), que abarca además, el aumento de las Reservas de Carbono, la conservación de Bosques y el Manejo Sostenible de los estos ecosisetemas.

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    Institutional & promotional materials
    November, 2018
    Angola, Serbia, Benin, Laos, Burundi, Guatemala, Nepal, Zambia, Somalia, Uganda, Albania, Madagascar, China, Myanmar, India, Senegal, Malawi, Colombia, Kenya, Mongolia

    El 11 de mayo de 2017 se celebró el quinto aniversario de la aprobación de las Directrices voluntarias sobre la gobernanza responsable de la tenencia de la tierra, la pesca y los bosques en el contexto de la seguridad alimentaria nacional (en adelante, Directrices voluntarias) por el Comité de Seguridad Alimentaria Mundial (CSA).Las Directrices voluntarias ya no son unas simples palabras en un documento; sus principios y procesos están inspirando a personas en países de todo el mundo para tomar medidas y cambiar la forma en que se hacen las cosas.En este folleto se comparten ejemplos de esa

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2018
    Colombia

    The manual provides information on the procedures followed by field brigades for the establishment of conglomerates and permanent plots of the National Forest Inventory (IFN). It also provides information about the planning and execution of each of the phases contemplated by the operation, describes the methods, techniques and instruments used in the data collection, and details the process of filling out the formats created by IDEAM to record the data and field information.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2018
    Equatorial Guinea, Italy, Turkey, Afghanistan, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Ghana, Iran, Venezuela, Senegal, Guyana, Mongolia, China, Gabon, Brazil, Ivory Coast

    In 1978 the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) published a Systematic Index of International Water Resources Treaties, Declarations, Acts and Cases by Basin (Legislative Study No. 15). The Index covered some 2000 international legal instruments the earliest dating from the year 805 and the most recent 1977.

  7. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    August, 2018
    Colombia

    The successful reduction of emissions from deforestation and forest degradation requires forest governance to be efficient, effective and equitable. The concept of forest governance has evolved to engage public and private actors at many levels to make and enforce decisions that are clear, transparent, just, and lead to the sustainability of forests and the fair distribution of the benefits derived from their use. Forest governance also refers to the institutional, policy and legal dimensions addressing both direct and indirect drivers of forest loss and degradation.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2019
    Rwanda, Liberia, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, China, Namibia, Botswana, Australia, Jamaica, Ghana, India, Guinea, Colombia, Papua New Guinea, Mongolia

    El Estado y el sector privado requieren la valoración de los derechos de tenencia por una amplia gama de motivos, a menudo fundamentando y sentando las bases de las transacciones, la tributación, la compensación y la contabilidad. Si bien el valor y el proceso de valoración tienen repercusiones jurídicas y económicas directas en nuestra vida cotidiana, suelen estar envueltos en misterio y no se los comprende con claridad.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2018
    Uganda, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Lesotho, South Africa, Senegal, Togo, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Suriname, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Jordan, Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Micronesia

    Access to safe water and sanitation and sound management of freshwater ecosystems are at the core of sustainable development. This is the aim of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6), which includes approaches to water management such as environmental flow requirements, international cooperation, capacity building and stakeholder participation.

    Indicator 6.4.2 is useful for policymaking as it highlights those regions under high water stress, thereby informing countries on where they need to make efforts to improve water resource usage and promote water saving.

  10. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    September, 2018
    Angola, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, Burundi, Italy, Cameroon, Colombia, Ghana, Malta, Guinea, Sudan, Pakistan, Niger, Ethiopia, Brazil

    Expected outcomes of Capitalization meetings include: <p></p>•<p></p>implementation of country-level projects reviewed<p></p>•<p></p>technical and soft skills of project staff relevant to improving governance of tenure increased<p></p>•<p></p>experiences in project implementation shared and lessons learned<p></p>•<p></p>good practices experienced by projects collected and included in communication products<p></p>•<p></p>input into high-level processes provided<p><

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