The need for accurate carbon budgeting, climate change modelling, and sustainable resource management has lead to an increase in the number of large area forest monitoring programs. Large area forest monitoring programs often utilize field and remotely sensed data sources.
The figures of public resources estimated to have been channeled into private pockets are so high one hopes, obviously against hope, that they would turn out to be typographical errors.
The Role Of Wetlands In Poverty Reduction- Extreme poverty among rural poor people living around wetlands remains a daily reality for more than 56% of Kenya’s population, who subsist on less than one dollar a day.
The Thailand Land Titling Project is an outstanding success story of inter-agency cooperation and received the World Bank Award for Excellence in 1997. It was designed as a four-phase project over 20 years and will finish in 2004.
Land cover maps constitute a necessary tool for development planning and management of the territory. Furthermore, land cover maps depicting the current reality are a must in countries where, due to political changes, rapid dynamic phenomena have taken place, resulting in a complete restructuring of the agricultural and other sectors, as in the case of Bulgaria.
Focuses on two themes in the study of ethnopedology: (1) the hows and whys of indigenous soil classifications. (2) the differences and overlaps between indigenous soil classifications and western soil classifications. Aims to come to a synthesis of how to link the two sources of information to improve the success of cooperation in sustainable agricultural development.
The habitat of tsetse fly (Glossina spp.) depends upon climatic conditions, host
availability and land cover characteristics. In this paper, the Land Cover Classification
System (LCCS), developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), is proposed as a tool to harmonize