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  1. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Slovakia, Eastern Europe, Europe

    Article 1 and 2 shall read:” Article 1 (1) The territorial planning shall continually and comprehensively design the spatial arrangement and the functional use of a territory, define its principles, propose material and time coordination of activities influencing the environment, ecological stability, cultural and historical values of a territory, territorial development and landscape creation in compliance with principles of sustainable development.

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    Legislation
    Hungary, Eastern Europe, Europe

    This Act amends Sections 16 and 17 regarding, respectively, rights and facts to be recorded in the real estate register. Section 26 of the Basic Text on the commencement of registration proceedings is also amended. Section 32 of the Basic text regarding the contents of documents valid for the purpose of real estate registration is replaced. This Act adds a new Section 52/A to the Basic Text on the delivery of resolutions on the registration of data, rights and facts.

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    Legislation
    Slovakia, Eastern Europe, Europe

    The Ministry of Environment is a central body of state administration for the creation and protection of environment including a) nature protection; b) protection of the quality and quantity of water and their rational utilisation; c) air protection; d) spatial planning and building order; e) waste management; f) provision of unified information system on environment and area monitoring; g) geological research and survey. The Ministry of Environment is a superior body of: a) The Slovak Environmental Inspection.

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    Zákon o ochraně zemědělského půdního fondu.

    Legislation
    Czech Republic, Eastern Europe, Europe

    The purpose of this Act of the Czech National Council is to ensure protection of agricultural land which is a natural resource of the country, indispensable means enabling agricultural production and is one of the main components of the environment. Protection of agricultural land, its cultivation and rational utilization are the activities which also ensure the protection and improvement of the environment. The present Act is composed of 26 articles divided into the following Sections: Agricultural land (Sec.

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    Legislation
    Hungary, Eastern Europe, Europe

    The purpose of this Act is to establish the fundamental objectives and rules of regional development and land use planning, and to define the institutional system therefor. This Act shall apply to the implementation of regional development and land use planning duties on national and regional level, and the provisions of this Act shall apply to natural persons and legal entities, as well as unincorporated organizations participating in or affected by the above activities.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Algeria, Burkina Faso, United States of America, Sweden, France, China, Canada, Congo, Italy, Colombia, Thailand, Kenya, Morocco, Myanmar, Chad, India, Russia, Sudan, Georgia, Brazil, Ghana, Asia, Africa, Americas
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    Peer-reviewed publication
    March, 2012
    Asia, Central Asia, Europe, Eastern Europe

    The climate is changing, and the Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region is vulnerable to the consequences. Many of the region's countries are facing warmer temperatures, a changing hydrology, and more extremes, droughts, floods, heat waves, windstorms, and forest fires. This book presents an overview of what adaptation to climate change might mean for Eastern Europe and Central Asia. It starts with a discussion of emerging best-practice adaptation planning around the world and a review of the latest climate projections.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    Poland, Netherlands, Belgium

    The paper aims to position the concept of adaptive efficiency in planning theory, by providing insights on the conditions that explain why land use planning in some institutional contexts is able to adapt and improve more efficiently than in others. This is done by focusing on a specific planning goal: the control of residential sprawl. The paper presents a theoretical framework based on two models, one on the coordinating mechanisms regarding the use of land and one to explain institutional changes.

  9. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2009
    Ukraine

    This paper analyses costs and benefits of planting trees on marginal lands across forestry zones in Ukraine with the purpose of using them for timber production, erosion prevention and climate change mitigation. The research reveals that establishment of new forests to increase timber production and alleviate soil erosion is economically and environmentally justified in some regions. Incorporating the effects of afforestation through on climate change mitigation increases social benefits.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    Vietnam, Moldova, China, Uzbekistan, Russia, Armenia, Eastern Europe, Asia, Central Asia

    During the past two decades agrarian (‘land and farm’) reforms have been widespread in the transition economies of Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA), following earlier ones in Asia (China and Vietnam). However, independent family farms did not become the predominant sector in most of Eastern Europe. A new dual (or bi-modal) agrarian structure emerged, consisting of large farm enterprises (with much less social functions than they had before), and very small peasant farms or subsidiary plots.

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