Land as a production factor occupies a special position in the economic activities of the urban population. Land resources in big cities are not only territorial basis for placing industrial and production structures, but also a space for urban life in general. However, to assess the effectiveness of urban land use, primarily the ecological and economic potential of the use of the urban land resources should be determined aimed at sustainable development of urban agglomerations (Volodchenkov, 2010).
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Library ResourceMultimediaDecember, 2017Latvia, Ukraine
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2010
This assessment report of strategies for the Montpellier case study presents three territorial levels: the Agglomeration, three communes in the context of agriculture dynamics and one commune which is involved in a flood protection plan. This study follows the general framework of the module 3 in the PLUREL project, which proposes to use criteria to assess the strategies and describe the regional level of performance in front of issues or challenges located in the urban fringe.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2008Algeria
Suburban agriculture in Setif (Algeria): which future in face of urban growth? The suburban agriculture in Setif which is mainly based on the specialized agricultural activities (cereals, animal production) has an important role. Its economic and social values are regarded in terms of the hugeness of its areas, the number of its manpower and the quality of its production. It covers 75% of the municipality surface and production systems are generally organized according to the climatic conditions.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsOctober, 2018Global
Date: Octobre 2018
Source: Foncier & Développement
Par: Laura German, Lorenzo Cotula, Katie Gibson, Anna Locke, Anya Bonanno, Julian Quan
Ce rapport passe en revue l’état du débat mondial sur l’inclusion dans les investissements agricoles et analyse ce qu’elle signifie pour les différents acteurs de la chaîne de valeur.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMarch, 2019Africa, Global
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 2019Western Africa, Senegal
Source: Foncier & Développement, Inter-réseaux
Accès des femmes à la terre au Sénégal : quelques leçons tirées de l’étude « Promotion d’une gouvernance foncière inclusive par une amélioration des droits fonciers des femmes au Sénégal ».
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsFebruary, 2018Gambia
Since the establishment of the FAO Representation in the Republic of the Gambia in 1978, FAO has provided vital support<p></p>to the development of agriculture and natural resource sectors in the country. The Organization has implemented more than<p></p>120 projects, also facilitating policy formulation and the development of programmes and projects to improve production,<p></p>productivity, food quality and national technical and institutional capacities.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJune, 2018Djibouti
La République de Djibouti et la FAO n’ont cessé d’intensifier leur coopération depuis l’ouverture de la Représentation de l’Organisation<p></p>en 2008. De nombreux domaines, comme l’accès à l’eau, les productions végétales, animales et halieutiques, l’aquaculture et la<p></p>foresterie ont bénéficié de l’assistance de la FAO.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2018Gambia, Sudan, Mali, Senegal, Africa
Over the past decades, progress towards Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) in Africa has been made at national and subregionallevels. At national level, 43 African countries have developed specific forest law and 40 have a national forest policy. At subregionallevel, efforts to harmonize policies and programmeshave resulted in the development of the Convergence Plan of the Central African Forests Commission and the Convergence Plan for the Sustainable Management and Use of Forest Ecosystems in West Africa.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2014Comoros
Since Comoros joined the Organization in 1977, a variety of interventions have been delivered across the food and agriculture sector. Assistance has included capacity building, institutional strengthening and policy formulation as well as direct support to development projects. Current cooperation efforts are geared towards increasing agricultural production, particularly food products, and protecting natural resources – with an emphasis on agroforestry development. Strengthening agricultural data collection and information systems is another priority area.