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  1. Library Resource
     Tort Law in the Face of Land Scarcity in Singapore
    Peer-reviewed publication
    March, 2009
    Singapore

    The notion that the legal content of a jurisdiction is shaped and conditioned by the societal conditions of that jurisdiction finds special expression in Singapore tort law. Land is scarce in Singapore and this scarcity has three varying implications: (a) a high cost of housing, (b) a high building density, and (c) a high population density. Each aspect of the land scarcity problem has in turn led to responses from the Singapore courts in the area of tort law.

  2. Library Resource
    Regulations
    March, 2009
    Bulgaria

    This Regulation provides for several soil monitoring rules and provisions, including the establishment of the National Soil Monitoring System (NSMF) as competent national body and registry.The above mentioned National Soil Monitoring System is part of the National Environmental Monitoring System and includes the collection, assessment and summarization of all soil related information as well as the maintenance of a soil information system and its necessary modifications and updates.These rules are aimed at assessing the actual status of soils, analyzing and forecasting the development of va

  3. Library Resource
    Regulations
    March, 2009
    Vietnam

    This Decree provides for the integrated management of natural resources and environmental protection in coastal areas, sea areas and islands of Viet Nam.The Decree aims at: ensuring unified, interdisciplinary and interregional management in the exploitation and use of natural resources; combining socio-economic development with environmental protection, ensuring safety at sea; preventing, stopping and mitigating pollution and remedying degradation of the environment of the sea and islands; protecting and developing ecosystems of the sea and islands for sustainable development; observing mar

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    March, 2009
    Republic of Korea

    The purpose of this Act is to prescribe necessary matters concerning the efficient preservation, use, and development of coasts, thereby contributing to enhancing the preservation of the coastal environment, facilitating the sustainable development of coasts, and creating pleasant and affluent coasts as the basis for people's lives. In particular, the State and local governments shall formulate policies necessary to preserve, use and develop coasts in a sustainable manner.

  5. Library Resource
    Regulations
    March, 2009
    China

    The purpose of these Measures is to strengthen the management of land planning, effectively protect and rationally develop and utilize land resources, promote the coordinated development of economy, society and population, resources and environment. The Measures consist of 32 Articles.The provincial government shall organize relevant departments to develop comprehensive land planning, special land planning and specific regional land planning.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2009
    Ethiopia

    The study was carried out in three highland woredas (districts) of Chilga, Dembia and Gondar Zuria in north Gondar Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia. These woredas were purposively selected because of their long experience in transhumance cattle production system. The objectives of the study were to characterize the transhumance cattle production system, identify the major constraints and forward appropriate developmental interventions for the future. Informal and formal surveys were employed to collect qualitative and quantitative data.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2009
    India, Asia

    CGIAR-CPWF Project “International Training and Research Program on

    Groundwater Governance in Asia: Theory and Practice” was designed and

    implemented by International Water Management Institute (IWMI) to address the

    deficiencies in human capacity of managing groundwater in the two large basins of

    the world- the Indus-Gangetic basin and the Yellow River basin. The basic premise of

    the project was that proper groundwater management needs to be built on informed

    knowledge of professionals from the region, with emphasis on inter-disciplinary

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