During the last decade, the concept of urban resilience has been increasingly implemented in urban planning, with the main aim to design urban development strategies. Urban resilience is a multi-dimensional and dynamic concept. When applied to urban planning, it consists of studying cities as complex socio-economic systems. Municipalities are currently working to undertake appropriate actions to enrich the resilience of cities. Moreover, several difficulties concern the evaluation of the impacts over time of the strategies designed to enhance urban resilience.
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Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationAugust, 2020Italy, United States of America
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1994Italy, Cameroon, Zimbabwe
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1974Pakistan, United States of America, Philippines, Sweden, Italy, Botswana, Brazil, Venezuela, Guyana, Republic of Korea, Thailand
An international journal of forestry and forest industries
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJune, 2014Italy
This paper seeks to outline the key aspects of sustainability in the built environment by focusing attention on the LEED® certification system as a “universal” instrument to support the implementation,
management and evaluation of sustainable buildings.
The first part of the paper describes the rapid spread of the LEED certification in recent years as a direct consequence of the capacity of this instrument rating to adapt to specific types of buildings as well as to different climatic conditions and morphological features of the sites.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016Italy
The Elements to Facilitate Domestic Implementation of Access and Benefit-Sharing for Different Subsectors of Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture aim to assist governments considering developing, adapting or implementing access and benefit-sharing measures to take into account the importance of genetic resources for food and agriculture, their special role in food security and the distinctive features of their different subsectors, while complying, as applicable, with international instruments.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2007Angola, Mozambique, Zambia, Guatemala, China, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Thailand, New Zealand, Nepal, Laos, Philippines, Vietnam, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Tanzania, Netherlands, India, Mongolia, Cambodia, Asia
Laos depends heavily on rice based agriculture systems and there is evidence that the traditional diversified diet and income base is being eroded, resulting in a negative effect on the livelihoods of the people. The opportunity to gather food in forests is diminishing and dietary diversity is being narrowed.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2006United States of America, Nepal, Zambia, Mozambique, Guatemala, Guinea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, Somalia, Italy, Botswana, Cambodia, India, Sudan, Mongolia, Africa
This paper represents part of an area of work which analyses the linkages between rights to land and water. An initial scoping paper explored the interface between land and water rights (LSP Working Paper 10: Hodgson, S. (2004). “Land and water – the rights interface”). It is complemented by two regional analyses: this Working Paper and LSP Working Paper 25: IIED. (2006). “Land and water rights in the Sahel: Tenure challenges of improving access to water for agriculture”.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationDecember, 2014Brazil, Italy
This article presents examples of new forms of sociability in the city and in the urban public spaces by the use of digital social networks. The article provides an introduction to the use of the Internet as a space that fosters the development of a new sociability based on a massive collaborative culture.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationDecember, 2014Italy
Questo articolo presenta esempi di nuove forme di sociabilità possibili in città e negli spazi pubblici urbani grazie all’utilizzo dei social network. Prima di descrivere alcuni esempi brasiliani recenti, l'articolo fornisce un’introduzione all'uso di Internet come spazio in grado di favorire lo sviluppo di una nuova sociabilità
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1998Colombia, Philippines, Madagascar, Italy, Indonesia, Bolivia, Niger, Cameroon, Africa, Americas
In December 1997, FAO hosted a workshop, Pluralism and Sustainable Forestry and Rural Development. to exchange information and experiences and to explore mechanisms, methods and fore for optimizing cooperation among the different groups concerned with the management of forest resources. The workshop was attended by 35 participants representing different organizations (and organizational types, geographic regions and disciplines). The articles in this issue of Unasylva are adaptations of papers presented at that workshop.
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