The urban heat island effect is often associated with large metropolises. However, in the Netherlands even small cities will be affected by the phenomenon in the future (Hove et al., 2011), due to the dispersed or mosaic urbanisation patterns in particularly the southern part of the country: the province of North Brabant.
This Act reforms environmental law with special emphasis on planning.
The Land Tenure Journal is a peer-reviewed, open-access flagship journal of the Climate, Energy and Tenure Division (NRC) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The Land Tenure Journal, launched in early 2010, is a successor to the Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives, which was published between 1964 and 2009.
Classification Concepts The FAO Land Cover Classification System software is due to be released in its third version, and with it come four supporting volumes. The first of these is Classification Concepts, which lays the foundation for an understanding of the Land Cover Metalanguage (LCML) that is used to create classes for legends.
This National Water Plan provides the broad outlines, principles and direction of the national water policy of the Netherlands for the 2016-2021 planning period, with a projection towards 2050. It also concerns related aspects of spatial policy. The National Water Plan lays down the central government’s strategic goals for water management.
De kadasterwet stelt dat er elke drie jaar een audit moet plaatsvinden op de kwaliteit van de authentieke gegevens van de Basisregistratie Kadaster In 2015 heeft Alterra voor de tweede maal deze audit uitgevoerd d.m.v. interviews en literatuurstudie. Dit rapport bevat de bevindingen en aanbevelingen van deze audit, inclusief een verklaring over de kwaliteit van de Basisregistratie Kadaster.
The Woodfuel Integrated Supply and Demand Overview Mapping (WISDOM) in Serbia form part of a series of initiatives undertaken by FAO to promote strategic wood energy planning and policy formulation. As in many countries all over the globe the wood energy sector suffers from a widespread lack of recognition in national planning contexts, especially in forest and energy policies.
The XIV World Forestry Congress (WFC) delivers a strong message: global challenges require increased efforts to better manage land by integrating forests and other land uses. Why is better integration of forests and other land uses essential? What barriers on the ground must be overcome to simultaneously increase agricultural output and boost the productive and protective functions of forests?
This thematic issue on land tenure and disaster risk management (DRM) stems from the recent work done at FAO on normative aspects of land tenure governance that address natural disasters through the DRM framework.
Meeting Name: European Soil Partnership (ESP)