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  1. Library Resource

    Volume 9 Issue 7

    Peer-reviewed publication
    July, 2020
    Argentina, Belgium, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Mexico, New Zealand, Panama, Philippines, Poland, United States of America, Venezuela

    A singular and modest activist action, a temporary park created in San Francisco, grew into the global urban Park(ing) Day (PD) phenomenon. This tactical urbanism event not only expanded to be annually celebrated in thousands of parking lots all over the world but became an inspiration for urban planning and policy changes. The permanent rendition of Park(ing) Day, parklets, resulted from the movement but did not stop the spread of PD itself.

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    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2007
    Honduras, Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina, Costa Rica, Brazil, Central America, South America, Caribbean

    Rising oil prices has led to increased interest to replace domestic demand for liquid fuels for transport (petrol and diesel) with biofuel production (ethanol and biodiesel). One of the pioneers in biofuel production is Brazil, which since the 1970s has established a government program that promotes the production and consumption of ethanol. Currently, Brazil is the leading producer of ethanol in the world and has started also programs for biodiesel production based on soybeans, oil palm and other crops.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2017
    France, Honduras, United States of America, Luxembourg, Uruguay, Colombia, Ecuador, United Kingdom, Netherlands, New Zealand, Argentina, Costa Rica, Mexico, Czech Republic

    This assessment focuses on three main services that plant protection impacts on soil can significantly affect: provisioning services for food, fibre, and fuel supply and regulating services for water quality and erosion. The Global Soil Partnership (GSP) at its 2016 plenary session requested that the Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS) complete “an assessment at global level of the impact of Plant Protection Products on soil functions and ecosystems”. It is an activity under the strategic objective SO2 and indirectly contributing to all FAO strategic objectives.

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    Reports & Research
    September, 2018
    Angola, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Bolivia, Congo, Costa Rica, Colombia, Botswana, Ecuador, Chad, Burkina Faso, Burundi, El Salvador, Chile, China, Australia, Cuba, Guinea, Albania, Argentina, Austria

    Report of the 24th Session of the Committee on Forestry

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Bangladesh, Dominican Republic, Bulgaria, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Niger, Colombia, Ecuador, Romania, Burundi, El Salvador, Mali, Chile, China, Australia, New Zealand, Morocco, Turkey, Albania, Italy, Argentina, Armenia

    The present water report is the final product emanating from efforts by FAO, IWMI and others to document and understand the implications of the irrigation sector embarking on a wide reform process. It is intended to be a knowledge synthesis document that captures the global experiences emerging from a wide-reaching process targeting the reform of the irrigation sector. This study indicates that IMT is an approach for irrigation sector reform with the potential to improve the sust ainability of irrigation systems.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2018
    Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Chile, Guatemala, Colombia, Indonesia, Portugal, Ecuador, Bolivia, Cuba, Argentina, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil

    Este documento ofrece una visión sintética de las evoluciones del acceso a la tierra y a los recursos naturales en América latina durante las últimas décadas. Intenta subrayar los principales caracteres originales de estas evoluciones frente a las de otros continentes.

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    Reports & Research
    August, 2017
    Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay

    In the Latin American and Caribbean region (LAC), millions of families live under a constant threat of being evicted from the land and homes on which they live. The urbanization process across the region builds on an essentially unequal basis. As cities and urban populations grow, competing interest and demand for land also grows, be it for housing and food production, as well as for a variety for a variety of economic activities that depend on land.

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    Reports & Research
    August, 2017
    Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru

    Articulo presentado al 3er Congreso Iberoamericano de Suelo Urbano, Curitiba, Brasil, agosto 2017 El objetivo del artículo es presentar los principales hallazgos del estudio, ilustrando las ideas fuerza con datos y hechos característicos de los diferentes países.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Central America, South America

    Ecosystem services science has developed at a fast rate in Latin America, a region characterized by a high biological and cultural diversity, strong emphasis in foreign investment, and high socioeconomic inequities.

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    Sistematización de debate latinoamericano en línea

    Reports & Research
    June, 2017
    Latin America and the Caribbean, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela

    Es una realidad que hay contradicciones en cuanto al manejo y la tenencia de la tierra en América Latina, siendo una situación importante que impacta en las economías locales y en la vida de millones de personas. Aunque en las últimas dos décadas la mayoría de los países latinoamericanos han implementado en su legislación medidas para promover el acceso y derecho de la mujer a la tierra, siguen existiendo limitaciones que no han permitido un mayor avance hacia la equidad en la distribución de la tierra.

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