This study aims to generate a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) based land suitability assessment for rice cultivation in the Hayrabolu Stream Basin located in the Thrace Peninsula where important rice cultivation areas of Turkey situated. The basin area is most important rice cultivation site in Tekirdağ province. In this regard, the study was considered significant attributes for evaluating current contribution of Tekirdağ province to the rice cultivation in Turkey and supporting the future agricultural plans in the region.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016Turkey
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2014Turkey
This paper reports on an exercise in obtaining landform information from a Digital Elevation Model (DEM) using Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and relating land cover information from satellite data to the landform classes and soil formation. The Beypazari area (northern Turkey) was chosen because of its varied landforms, land use and land cover. Soil samples, collected from forty-four soil pits were analysed and classified. Most of the soils were classified as Entisol and Inceptisol. In general, the effect of parent material on soil formation was dominated by landform.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2011Turkey
Realizing sustainable urban development requires setting planning processes on ecological grounds and a design approach that strengthens ecology-economics-energy relations for a life consistent with nature.
Sürdürülebilir kentsel gelişimin gerçekleşmesi, planlama süreçlerinin ekolojik temele oturtulmasını ve doğayla uyumlu bir yaşam için ekoloji-ekonomi-enerji ilişkisini güçlendiren bir tasarım yaklaşımını gerektirmektedir.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMay, 2013Sudan, Burundi, Haiti, Afghanistan, Georgia, Iraq, North Macedonia, Kosovo
This volume examines and evaluates the impact of international statebuilding interventions on the political economy of conflict-affected countries over the past 20 years. It focuses on countries that are emerging, or have recently emerged, from periods of war and protracted conflict. The interventions covered fall into three broad categories:
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMay, 2018Oman
Oman enjoys a dynamic partnership with FAO, which was strengthened in 2012 with the opening of the FAO country<p></p>representation. Cooperation has focused on sustainable development of the food, agriculture and fisheries sectors, while<p></p>ensuring the efficient and sustainable use of natural resources. FAO’s support also focuses on the achievement of value added in<p></p>the priority areas identified by Oman.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsOctober, 2018France, Moldova, United States of America, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Albania, Ukraine, Poland, Russia, Georgia, Armenia
Geographical indication (GI) schemes can play a special role in promoting sustainable rural development, improving farm income and opening new export potential. Natural factors such as soil, climate and plant varieties play a major role in producing a unique product. Usually, GIs comprise knowledge and skills passed on from generation to generation, helping to protect local heritage. This report is a synthesis of the five national reviews of the legal and institutional frameworks in Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, the Republic of Moldova, and the Russian Federation.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJune, 2018Yemen, Netherlands
The FAO Country Representation in Yemen opened in 1990. Since then, FAO has provided support to farmers, herders, and<p></p>fishers and supported the improvement of agricultural production and productivity in the country. FAO is also working with<p></p>the Yemeni authorities in an effort to reach the goals set out in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsAugust, 2018Morocco, Lebanon
Following the success of the Fifth Mediterranean Forest Week (MFW) in Morocco in March 2017, the Sixth MFW will take place in Lebanon on 1-5 April 2019. The Sixth MFW will bring together a diverse range of participants to consider how Mediterranean forests can assist countries in the region to achieve their goals under the Paris Agreement.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMarch, 2018Honduras, Israel, El Salvador, Guatemala, Colombia, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Uruguay, Panama
informe sobre los hallazgo del “Diálogo sobre Directrices Voluntarias sobre la Gobernanza responsable de la Tenencia de la Tierra, la Pesca y los Bosques” sostenido en la ciudad Panama, Panama, 27 - 29 de noviembre 2017.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2014Saudi Arabia
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and FAO have a significant history of cooperation. For more than 50 years, FAO assistance has spanned the full spectrum of agricultural and rural development, with interventions carefully selected to meet top priority areas identified by the country and its regional setting. Some notable features of cooperation include the formulation of policy and regulatory frameworks, including national capacity development, and technical assistance to high-value horticulture.