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Peer-reviewed publication
September 2020
Germany
United States of America

In this study, a knowledge-based fuzzy classification method was used to classify possible soil-landforms in urban areas based on analysis of morphometric parameters (terrain attributes) derived from digital elevation models (DEMs).

Peer-reviewed publication
August 2020
Canada
Germany
United Kingdom
Ireland
United States of America

The surrounding landscape of ancient Pergamon is characterized by several mountain ranges, the Bakırçay Valley and River and the Aegean coastline. The accessibility of this region was vital for the city since it provided food and resources as well as trade, communication and military movements, all facilitated by a well-developed route network.

Peer-reviewed publication
October 2019
Mexico
Germany

The ejido system, based on communal land in Mexico, was transformed to private ownership due to neoliberal trends in the 1990s. Based on the theory of stakeholders being agents of change, this study aimed to describe the land policies that changed the ejido system into private development to show how land tenure change is shaping urban growth.

Journal Articles & Books
May 2019
Germany
Moldova
Niger
Tajikistan
Kyrgyzstan
Azerbaijan
Uzbekistan
Italy
Madagascar
Kazakhstan
Sudan
Armenia
Paraguay
Turkey

Agriculture in Eastern Europe and Central Asia is diverse, and has great potential to revitalize the economy of the countries in the region via improved productivity (efficiency) and higher total yield for food, fodder and fibre crops. Conservation agriculture can rise to the major challenge of making sustainable intensification of production systems a reality.

Peer-reviewed publication
April 2019
Germany

Societies undergo continuous dynamics and change. By investigating the spatial structure of societal remains and material culture, we tried to get insights into the processes of their landscapes creation. Ritual practices, economic strategies, or the societal structure are stored in the landscape as a form of cultural contextualization.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2019
United States of America
Spain
South Africa
Israel
Chile
Germany
Italy
Australia
United Kingdom
Austria
India
Costa Rica
Mexico
New Zealand

This publication contains the papers presented at the Expert Consultation on Issues in Water Law Reform, convened by FAO in Pretoria, Republic of South Africa, 3 to 5 June 1997.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2019
Nepal
Bulgaria
Morocco
Uganda
South Africa
Mexico
Turkey
Spain
Albania
Germany
Peru
Italy
El Salvador
Armenia
Costa Rica
Colombia
Tunisia
India
Bolivia
Pakistan
Romania

A robust regulatory framework for the corporate governance of water user's organizations is a fundamental ingredient of irrigation management transfer policies. The present publication offers a comparative analysis of the contemporary legislation of a wide variety of countries, providing the needed regulatory framework for water user's organizations to function and grow.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2019
Belgium
Sweden
Germany
Malaysia
Portugal
Netherlands
Lebanon
France
Slovakia
Spain
Chile
Guatemala
Denmark
Ireland
Greece
Finland
Thailand
New Zealand
Morocco
Italy
Hungary
Norway

Given its wide scope on the work on forests, FAO requests information from its member countries in many different ways, using various reporting formats and questionnaires. The collected information is used to produce several outputs such as databases, overviews, reports, case-studies and other analyses.

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