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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Burkina Faso, United States of America, Zambia, Guatemala, Peru, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Ghana, Malawi, Finland, Kenya, Liberia, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Tanzania, Ecuador, Paraguay, Norway

    Forest governance assessment is an expanding practice. People are using Assessments to watch for developing problems, diagnose needs for reform, Monitor progress of programs, and evaluate impacts. Governments, civil society Organizations, development partners, academics and coalitions of stakeholders Have all performed assessments in recent years. In 2012, an expert meeting at fao headquarters in rome recommended the creation of a guide to good practices in forest governance assessment and data collection.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Nepal, Switzerland, United States of America, Vietnam, Sweden, China, Myanmar, Indonesia, Australia, Cambodia, India, Russia, Mexico, Thailand, Asia

    This paper examines the drivers of deforestation and the loss of forest services, and the various mechanisms that exist to protect forests in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). In most cases policy mechanisms play a greater role in forest protection than payment for environmental services (PES) which has yet to develop in the subregion. Scenarios presented suggest that higher income countries will have much greater scope in protecting forest environmental services that low income countries.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Germany, France, Switzerland, United States of America, Japan, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Central African Republic, Tanzania, Syrian Arab Republic, Congo, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Italy, Mexico

    This manual presents a methodology for assessing woodfuel supply and demand at the level of the displacement camp through the collection of primary data in the field and remote sensing analysis. The methodology uses a multi-sectoral approach to assess the energy-related needs and challenges of people in both displaced and host communities. The first part of the manual presents the methodology for assessing demand for woodfuel, which is structured around four sequential steps.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2018
    Nepal, United States of America, Jamaica, Canada, Mexico, Netherlands

    More than 80 percent Canadians live in cities with almost one-quarter of country’s total population living in the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) area. The GGH stretches in a curve around the western side of Lake Ontario with the City of Toronto occupying the northern side of the horseshoe. The GGH is an area of high potential food production as well as rapid population growth creating a mix of difficult to reconcile, opposing demands. For example, the need for housing and residential infrastructure conflicts directly with the need to preserve prime agricultural lands.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2018
    France, Belgium, United States of America, Philippines, Canada, Nicaragua, Bulgaria, Madagascar, Denmark, Luxembourg, Poland, Netherlands, Venezuela, New Zealand, Brazil, Ghana

    La première édition de la Base de référence mondiale pour les ressources en sols (WRB) a été publiée lors du 16ème Congrès Mondial de la Science du Sol à Montpellier en 1998. Lors du même événement, elle fut adoptée comme système de corrélation des sols et de communication internationale de l'Union Internationale des Sciences du Sol (IUSS). La seconde édition de la WRB a été publiée au 18ème Congrès Mondial à Philadelphie en 2006.<p></p>Après huit années de tests intensifs et de collectes de données dans le monde entier, la troisième édition de la WRB est publiée en 2014.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2018
    France, United States of America, Luxembourg, Bulgaria, Chile, Australia, Denmark, Austria, Poland, Netherlands, Argentina, New Zealand, Canada, Brazil, Ghana

    La tercera edición de la WRB incorpora, en el nuevo capítulo 2, elementos que permiten generar nombres taxonómicos mucho más informativos que llevan a deducir con facilidad la génesis y funciones de los suelos. Por otro lado, esta nueva versión de la WRB facilita la elaboración de leyendas de mapas a varias escalas para uso multifinalitario.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    France, United States of America, Luxembourg, Chile, Australia, Denmark, Netherlands, Poland, Bulgaria, Ghana, Argentina, New Zealand, Canada, Brazil, Austria

    La tercera edición de la WRB incorpora, en el nuevo capítulo 2, elementos que permiten generar nombres taxonómicos mucho más informativos que llevan a deducir con facilidad la génesis y funciones de los suelos. Por otro lado, esta nueva versión de la WRB facilita la elaboración de leyendas de mapas a varias escalas para uso multifinalitario.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1995
    Fiji, Bangladesh, United States of America, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Australia, Guinea, Pakistan, Thailand, Nepal, Laos, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, India, Bhutan, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea
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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2010
    Bangladesh, Switzerland, United States of America, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Peru, Colombia, Thailand, Mozambique, Japan, Madagascar, Italy, Tanzania, Cambodia, India, Brazil, Asia

    A potent argument for bioenergy development lies in the ability of the sector to unlock agricultural potential by bringing in much needed investments to raise agricultural productivity to spur food security and poverty reduction. This document presents the BEFS Analytical Framework (AF) developed to test this argument. Agriculture lies at the heart of the BEFS AF and allows governments to consider viable pro-poor strategies for bioenergy development.

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