The IYS is to be a major platform for raising awareness of the importance of soils for food security and nutrition and essential eco-system functions.
Meeting Name: Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA)
Meeting symbol/code: CGRFA-15/15/14
Session: Sess. 15
Meeting Name: Intergovernmental Technical Working Group on Forest Genetic Resources (of the CGRFA) - ITWG-FGR
Meeting symbol/code: CGRFA/WG-FGR-3/14/Inf.6
The project “Community level legal education and support to help rural women secure and exercise land and resource rights, and address HIV-AIDS related tenure insecurity - GCP/MOZ/086/NOR”, hereinafter abbreviated as GCP/086, is the most recent of a series of FAO initiatives implemented, to a large extent, in partnership with the Juridical and Judicial Training Centre (CFJJ) of the Ministry of
The Netherlands has a coastline of over 400 miles but they have always been characterized by an uneasy relationship with the sea.
Land cover maps provide essential input data for various hydromorphological and ecological models, but the effect of land cover classification errors on these models has not been quantified systematically. This paper presents the uncertainty in hydromorphological and ecological model output for a large lowland river depending on the classification accuracy (CA) of a land cover map.
Greenhouses are a typical example of peri-urban land-use, a phenomenon that many planning systems find difficult to address as it mixes agricultural identity with urban appearance. Despite its urban appearance, greenhouse development often manages to evade urban containment policies.
This article reports on the results of an empirical analysis of the effectiveness of a set of collaborative spatial decision support tools developed to support a land use allocation problem in a peat-meadow polder in the Netherlands.
This report is an account of experiences of a Ukraine based company, Phytofuels Investments, operating in the framework of the Pellets for Power project. As one of five project partners, Phytofuels’ tasks included the development of sustainable reed production methods.
The Global Soil Partnership (GSP) was formally established by members of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) during its Council in December 2012.