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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 1970

    This publication seeks to assist government and institutional policy-planners and decision-makers in identifying places where energy crops could be grown and in understanding the geographic (agro-ecological

    and economic) context of bioenergy supplies, at country and regional levels. It will not only increase awareness about the environmental challenges

    related to the production systems of bioenergy crops, but will also contribute to the development of new production practices and technologies for sustainable agricultural intensification and diversification

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 1970

    LADA (Land Degradation Assessment in Drylands project) is a scientifically-based approach to assessing and mapping land degradation at different spatial scales ? small to large ? and at various levels ? local to global. It was initiated in drylands, but the methods and tools have been developed so as to be widely applicable in other ecosystems and diverse contexts with minimal required adaptation.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 1970
    Thailand

    Over the past 30 years, the natural environment of the Asia-Pacific region has been subjected to increasing degradation of both land and water resources thereby threatening livelihoods, food security, people's health and long-term sustainable development. Pressures on these resources are more severe compared to other regions in the world. Some 850 million hectares, representing more that 28 percent of the region's land area, are affected by some form of land degradation.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 1970
    Ghana

    Land lies at the heart of social, political and economic life in much of rural
    Africa. It provides a major source of livelihoods, income and employment; a
    basis for social and political relations; and has major historical, cultural and
    spiritual significance. In many places, rapid socio-economic changes are
    undermining the security of land access for poorer and more vulnerable
    groups – particularly in high-value lands such as peri-urban areas, irrigated
    schemes and fertile lands. Securing land access for these groups is

  5. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 1970
    Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Ukraine

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and its partners will hold consultations on various issues relating to the voluntary guidelines on responsible governance of tenure of land and other natural resources. The voluntary guidelines aim to provide practical guidance for State governance bodies, civil society and the private sector. The voluntary guidelines will provide a basis, which interested parties can use when developing their strategies and activities.

  6. Library Resource
    January, 1970

    This document is the second part of a two part manual on local level assessment of land degradation and sustainable land management:

    ? Part 1 ? Planning and Methodological Approach, Analysis and Reporting

    ? Part 2 ? Field Methodology and Tools

    The two parts should be used together as Part 1 provides the background information for the conduct of the methods and tools that are provided in Part 2.

  7. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 1970
    Guinea, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Kiribati, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Cook Islands, Niue, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu

    FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) and other development partners are working together with countries to prepare Voluntary Guidelines that will provide practical guidance to states, civil society, the private sector, donors and development specialists on the responsible governance of tenure. By setting out principles and internationally accepted standards for responsible practices, the Voluntary Guidelines will provide a framework and point of reference that stakeholders can use when developing their own policies and actions.

  8. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 1970
    Brazil

    Concentration of land ownership, lack of access, insecurity of tenure and lack of efficiency and transparency in land administration services, are among the obstacles towards responsible governance of tenure of land and other natural resources in Latin America. These issues have been the subject of discussions and policy recommendations during many international forums, such as the International Conference on Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (ICARRD) held in Porto Alegre, Brazil, in March 2006.

  9. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 1970
    Global

    FAO and its development partners are working together with countries to prepare Voluntary Guidelines that will provide practical guidance to states, the private sector, civil society, academia, donors and development specialists on the responsible governance of tenure. By setting out principles and internationally accepted standards for responsible practice and associated technical guidance, the Voluntary Guidelines will provide a framework and point of reference that stakeholders can use when developing their own policies and actions.

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