In almost every country of the world, forest landscape restoration (FLR), which aims for the long-term conservation and sustainable use of forests, can help to reduce land-based emissions.
Unprecedented is the number of international efforts by governments and private actors alike that seek to foster sustainable landscapes around the globe for the wellbeing of humans and nature.
This brief constitutes part of the GCP/INT/231/SWI project “Strengthening Agricultural Water Efficiency and Productivity on the African and Global Level”, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Corporation (SDC).
Uganda has been monitoring its forest resources through mapping and forest inventories since the 1990s. However, the approach and frequency of data generation needs to be improved if the country is to construct a reference level compliant with the principles of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Efforts were also needed to assess forest cover change in the country.
The material compiled, which covers over 2 000 international legal intruments stretching from the year 805 to 1977, has been organized chronologically and tabulated with an indication, for each instrument, of the substance covered and of the water bodies, territories and basins concerned, together with the source of reference and any relevant remarks and annotations.
Aquatic genetic resources (AqGR) play a crucial role in contributing to global food security and nutrition, as well as sustainable livelihoods.
Le mode de gestion permettant aux communautés locales de disposer des droits suffisants sur les ressources forestières pour les gérer durablement, en toute autonomie, n’est pas encore assez répandu en Afrique centrale.
In 1978 the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) published a Systematic Index of International Water Resources Treaties, Declarations, Acts and Cases by Basin (Legislative Study No. 15). The Index covered some 2000 international legal instruments the earliest dating from the year 805 and the most recent 1977.
Building on the economic/hydrological/hydraulic data collected on the field, a hydro-economic model of the Senegal River Basin was formulated and thus a water management plan for the optimal sharing of available resources was elaborated and illustrated in the present product.
The Guide promotes adapting a convergent and people-centred gender approach towards increasing and improving the provision of goods and services from agriculture, forestry and fisheries in a sustainable manner while reducing rural poverty in different priority areas of FAO’s work. This includes gender equality, territorial development, legal aspects and natural resources management (i.e.