This publication describes the experience of a number of transition countries in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union with crafting regulatory frameworks for irrigation water users’ organizations. It also seeks to distil a number of key regulatory requirements. As a result, this study serves as a design/drafting manual for policymakers and for drafters of legislation on water users’ organizations.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2009France, North Macedonia, Belgium, Azerbaijan, Germany, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Bulgaria, Estonia, Pakistan, Nepal, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Moldova, Albania, Romania, Poland, India, Russia, Georgia, Armenia
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksSeptember, 2018Angola, Fiji, Azerbaijan, Peru, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Ghana, Malaysia, Moldova, Ecuador, Maldives, Romania, Mongolia, Mali, Chile, Belarus, Georgia, Albania, Haiti, Myanmar, India, Armenia
How to feed the world without degrading land and water resources, eroding biodiversity and contributing to climate change is among the greatest challenges of our times. FAO works with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to support member countries in addressing the critical nexus between agriculture and the environment.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2010Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Nicaragua, Albania, Guatemala, Madagascar, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Ghana, Ecuador, Malawi, Italy, Panama
Towns and cities are growing rapidly in developing countries. This process is often accompanied by high levels of poverty and hunger, leading many urban dwellers to engage in farming activities to help satisfy their food needs. Policy makers need to recognize this reality and actively seize the opportunities offered by urban agriculture.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2002France, Cuba, Albania, Australia, Brazil, Italy
The recently released Forest Resources Assessment 2000 (FRA 2000) was based on an intensive, five-year effort carried out by FAO in cooperation with national forestry agencies from nearly every country of the world, a large number of research centres and academic institutions, and a number of international, regional and non-governmental organizations.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2004Slovenia, Liechtenstein, France, Estonia, Switzerland, Lithuania, Croatia, Sweden, Germany, Ukraine, Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Austria, Finland, Slovakia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Albania, Poland, Latvia, Romania, Norway, Czech Republic, Europe
This report presents the results of an extra budgetary project which analyses similarities and common approaches in European national forest legislation. The forest laws of 23 countries have been examined in order to find out whether provisions are made to put into practice the following three legal issues: (1) reforestation obligations after logging through final cutting or loss of forest cover due to fire and natural calamities, (2) regulations concerning public access to forests and (3) public use of non-wood forest products occurring on forest land.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1996Slovenia, Estonia, Switzerland, Lithuania, Hungary, Croatia, Albania, Poland, Bulgaria, Latvia, Czech Republic, Finland, Romania, Slovakia, Europe
Perhaps the most important socio-economic and political development in Europe between the time of ETTS IV and that of ETTS V was the start of the process of transition for the former centrally planned economies to a market economy system. The changes to every part of these countries' society and institutions are profound and sometimes painful. The forest and forest products sector is no exception.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2018Slovenia, Kenya, Belgium, United States of America, Spain, Singapore, Croatia, Albania, Germany, China, Italy, Bulgaria, Canada, New Zealand, Thailand, Brazil, Austria
Recognizing the importance of the services provided by forests and trees to urban dwellers, the Collaborative Partnership on Forests proposed that the theme for the 2018 International Day of Forests would be “Forests and Sustainable Cities”. To mark this occasion and promote the widespread adoption of “green” strategies for dealing with urban challenges, FAO invited the mayors of 15 different sized cities from various regions around the world to present their experiences with trees and forests and to show how this green infrastructure has helped address urban challenges.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2015Albania
The private property in Albania was reduced for 50 years and became mainly public. The ownership rights were
insignificant for individuals or private institutions that asked for land and other uses of space. Except excomunist
states and England where the land belonged to the state (to the Crown in the case of England), the land
was private since in the middle age, in all other countries. In this context, the ownership right on private
property was not known in Albania until the 90’. This article aims to provide the legal framework of land use for
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1998Albania
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016Finland, Vietnam, Albania, United States of America
The main purposes of this research are to identify and analyse the role of women and men in the forestry sector in Kosovo, and women’s and men’s ownership and use of forests. The report also aims to analyse the gender issues within the institutional policy and legal framework that governs forest management, in order to provide recommendations on how to mainstream gender in forest policies in Kosovo more effectively.
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