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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Egypt, Turkmenistan, United States of America, Mauritania, Australia, Iran, Kuwait, Pakistan, Jordan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Italy, Syrian Arab Republic, Netherlands, India, Kazakhstan, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Asia, Africa, Americas

    This publication deals with the underlying concepts relating to drainage water management. It first discusses the adequate identification and definition of the problem for the selection and application of a combination of management options. It then presents technical considerations and details on the four groups of drainage management options. The second part of the publication contains the summaries of the case studies from the United States of America, Central Asia, Egypt, India and Pakistan.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1990
    France, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, Italy, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Finland, Norway, Austria, Europe
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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Kenya, Burkina Faso, Switzerland, Zimbabwe, Italy, Indonesia, Cuba, France, Brazil

    AGROECOLOGY is the science of applying ecological concepts and principles to the design and management of sustainable food systems. It focuses on the interactions between plants, animals, humans and the environment. Agroecological practices work in harmony with these interactions, applying innovative solutions that harness and conserve biodiversity. Agroecology is practised in all corners of the world, with the traditional and local knowledge of family farmers at its core.

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    Land Use Policy Volume 83

    Peer-reviewed publication
    April, 2019
    Denmark, France, Greece, Italy, Romania, United States of America, Europe

    Agroforestry, relative to conventional agriculture, contributes significantly to carbon sequestration, increases a range of regulating ecosystem services, and enhances biodiversity. Using a transdisciplinary approach, we combined scientific and technical knowledge to evaluate nine environmental pressures in terms of ecosystem services in European farmland and assessed the carbon storage potential of suitable agroforestry systems, proposed by regional experts.

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    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2016

    Un processo di aiuto alla decisione dovrebbe essere il risultato dell’interazione tra analisti, decisori e attori. A volte, quando la situazione problematica è nuova e non esiste ancora un sistema
    decisionale e attoriale formalizzato, un intervento di aiuto alla decisione è possibile se si concentra sulla fase di identificazione e strutturazione degli elementi di complessità del processo di decisione. In altre situazioni l’aiuto alla decisione può essere richiesto e motivato da una critica ai processi di generazione e

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 1997
    Slovenia, North Macedonia, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Albania, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Austria, Czech Republic, Netherlands

    The registration system of immovable property in Albania was chosen for four basic reasons: (1) it protects the right of immovable property owners by providing strong and reliable evidence about ownership and other interests in immovable properties; (2) it is simple and inexpensive to administer and maintain; (3) it provides the public with easily accessible information which they need to buy and sell, mortgage, and rent immovable property, thereby providing the basis for a market-oriented economy; and, (4) it permits the building of a Geographical Information System with property informati

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2000
    Morocco, United States of America, Philippines, Japan, Germany, China, Italy, United Kingdom, Canada, Iran, Niger

    A broad range of actions that can aid in the efforts to end hunger are described in this issue of Food, Nutrition and Agriculture. Improving the methods and tools to work drectly with food-insecure households is critical. For decades, growth monitoring has been practised by community health workers in many developing countries. Authors show how techniques for assessing children's growth status can be made more effective.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2001
    India, Guatemala, Congo, Italy

    In every region of the world, landscapes are being transformed. Rural people are migrating to urban centres in search of economic and social opportunities while city dwellers are becoming interested in producing their own food and moving outside the centres to be able to appreciate nature. These changes in lifestyles have implications for the food system and nutritional status of populations.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2018
    Jordan, Sweden, Greece, United States of America, Italy

    This report constitutes part of the project GCP/JOR/018/SWI: “Reduce vulnerability in Jordan<p></p>in the context of water scarcity and increasing food/energy demand” project, funded by the<p></p>Swiss Agency for Development and Corporation (SDC).<p></p>The objective of this report is to address project output 4: “Prepared appropriate long-term<p></p>policy, regulatory and institutional frameworks to facilitate the adoption and scale-up of the<p></p>three-pronged approach and integrate it within national food-water-energy related p

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