As of 2017, SGP has awarded over 3,800 small grants to land degradation projects in over 120 countries, many of which are in regions with extreme levels of poverty and food insecurity across Africa and Latin America. Africa, in particular, is experiencing the highest population growth of the developing world, while being exposed and vulnerable to the rising impact from climate change.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2018Armenia, Barbados, China, Cuba, Eritrea, Gambia, Mongolia, Nigeria, Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Southern Africa
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationFebruary, 2021Israel
Over the past 40 years, roads have been the main driver behind the State of Acre’s occupation and development. However, the expansion of roads, has often been associated with the advance of deforestation, habitat fragmentation, and social conflicts. There are no up-to-date data available on the current extent of Acre’s road network nor its environmental and socioenvironmental impacts. In this study, we updated the State of Acre’s road network map for the period 2007 to 2019 through the visual interpretation of 153 Landsat images (5, 7, and 8) at a scale of 1:50,000.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationDecember, 2020Israel
The 2019 fire crisis in Amazonia dominated global news and triggered fundamental questions about the possible causes behind it. Here we performed an in-depth investigation of the drivers of active fire anomalies in the Brazilian Amazon biome. We assessed a 2003–2019 time-series of active fires, deforestation, and water deficit and evaluated potential drivers of active fire occurrence in 2019, at the biome-scale, state level, and local level. Our results revealed abnormally high monthly fire counts in 2019 for the states of Acre, Amazonas, and Roraima.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2018Serbia, France, Lithuania, Turkey, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Latvia, India, Kazakhstan, Romania, Czech Republic
The conference is aimed at dissemination of scientific research results, sharing of experience, improvement of foreign language and cross - cultural communication skills, and establishing of international contacts.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsMay, 2006Turkey
In this study, land use changes between 1986-2001 in Bartın-Ulus-Asagıdere watershed area was determined. In order to determine the land use percentages in 1986, Forest Management plan has been taken into consideration. Land use data belonging to 2001 has been determined by making use of the observations in the study area and data obtained from Forest Management plan of the year 2001. Arcview 3.2 software programme were used to analyze, examine and evaluate the data.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchApril, 2018France, Estonia, Belgium, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Croatia, Albania, Ukraine, Denmark, Belarus, Portugal, Poland, Cyprus, Ireland, Canada, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Finland, Armenia, Czech Republic
Rapport de la session conjointe du Comité des forêts et de l'industrie forestière et de la Commission européenne des forêts<p></p>Varsovie, Pologne<p></p>9-13 octobre 2017
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsAugust, 2018Morocco, Lebanon
Following the success of the Fifth Mediterranean Forest Week (MFW) in Morocco in March 2017, the Sixth MFW will take place in Lebanon on 1-5 April 2019. The Sixth MFW will bring together a diverse range of participants to consider how Mediterranean forests can assist countries in the region to achieve their goals under the Paris Agreement.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2018Algeria, Slovenia, France, Morocco, Belgium, United States of America, Spain, Israel, Turkey, Croatia, Albania, Germany, Italy, Portugal, United Kingdom, Greece, Tunisia, Lebanon
The Mediterranean region has more than 25 million hectares of Mediterranean forests and about 50 million hectares of other Mediterranean wooded lands. They make crucial contributions to rural development, poverty alleviation, food security, as well as, the agricultural, water, tourism, and energy sectors. Changes in climate, societies, and lifestyles to create appropriate financial incentives and tools.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2018Turkey, Italy
The “Sustainable Land Management and Climate-Friendly Agriculture” Project was implemented in Turkey to improve the sustainability of agricultural and forest land use in the area by rehabilitating degraded forests and rangelands, promoting climate-smart agriculture and establishing a favourable enabling environment. The project was designed to develop the necessary strategies, plans, tools and mechanisms that will aid stakeholders in sustainably managing forest and land resources.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2019Belgium, 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. Below the flow of information from countries to FAO is sorted in two main categories: 1. Regular reporting requests and 2. Other reporting requests. The regular reporting requests contain information regularly reported by countries to FAO.
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