The present Guidelines form part of a joint effort by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to help countries achieve indicator 5.a.2 of Target 5.a in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by the United Nations in 2015.
Women’s economic empowerment is essential in promoting equality between women and men and is a precondition for sustainable development.
From its origins, the concept of desertification has been controversial. The prevailing confusion between two desertification visions, one that considers it as the expansion of deserts and another that emphasizes its anthropogenic component, has been transferred to society.
Mediterranean regions have experienced a shift from accelerated urban growth typical of a post-industrial phase to a more recent spatial delocalization of population and economic activities reflecting discontinuous settlement expansion, land take, and the abandonment of cultivated areas around central cities.
Urbanization in Mediterranean Europe has occurred in recent decades with expansion of residential, commercial and industrial settlements into rural landscapes outside the traditional metropolitan boundaries. Industrial expansion in peri-urban contexts was particularly intense in Southern Europe.
La question des pertes agricoles et du gaspillage alimentaire est devenue essentielle.C’est dans ce contexte que nous avons l’honneur de présenter l’édition 2016 de <i>Mediterra</i>, qui aborde toutes ces problématiques du gaspillage et propose des solutions innovantes tout en suggérant des recommandations politiques pour la gestion durable des ressources naturelles, de la nourritur
This Law amends and supplements articles 17 and 18 of Law No. 9948 of 2008 dealing with the already-started land distribution procedures regulated by previous Laws No. 7501 of 1991 and No. 8312 of 1998 and provides local government structures with more time to finalize the documentation.
Grasslands are one of the world's most widespread vegetation types, covering nearly 20% of the land surface and represent a major source of production of agricultural products. However, grassland vegetation across the Mediterranean region is changing at an unanticipated rate. These changes are the result of climatic and socio-economic changes.
The Guideline lays down rules of procedure for implementing changes in the cadastral categories of the agricultural land. It regulates the application process, defines the parties that are eligible for such application, and the methods applied for verification and approval of requests for changing the land categories.
Regulation No. 121 of 2011 lays down rules on the functioning of the central and local land protection and administration departments (LPAD) and units.