There are a number of ways of looking at the World Trade Organization. It is an organization for trade opening. It is a forum for governments to negotiate trade agreements. It is a place for them to settle trade disputes. It operates a system of trade rules. Essentially, the WTO is a place where member governments try to sort out the trade problems they face with each other.
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Economic valuation of ecosystem services for improved land governance and livelihoods: case study in large scale land acquisitions in Zambia
The Economics of Land Degradation (ELD) Initiative is an initiative on the economic benefits of land and land based ecosystems. The initiative highlights the value of sustainable land management and provides a global approach for analysis of the economics of land degradation. It aims to make economics of land degradation an integral part of policy strategies and decision making by increasing the political and public awareness of the costs and benefits of land and land-based ecosystems.
The Land Journal is published six times a year for members of the Rural, Geomatics, Minerals & Waste Management, Environment, and Planning & Development professional groups.
The journal emphasises the crossovers in these practice areas and their global nature, with articles contributed by experts from all over the world.
Current and recent issues of Land Journal can be downloaded below. Earlier archived issues can be obtained from our library (e email@example.com).
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IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries.
We utilize and leverage our products and services—as well as products and services of other institutions in the World Bank Group—to provide development solutions customized to meet clients’ needs. We apply our financial resources, technical expertise, global experience, and innovative thinking to help our partners overcome financial, operational, and political challenges.