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  1. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2009
    Africa, Uganda, Cameroon, Senegal, Latin America and the Caribbean, Argentina, Asia, Philippines, Eastern Europe

    The Land Matrix is an independent land monitoring initiative that promotes transparency and accountability around large-scale land acquisitions (LSLAs) in low- and middle-income countries across the world. By capturing data on its website, the initiative aims to stimulate debate on the trends and impacts of LSLAs, facilitate wide participation in collecting and sharing data about these deals, and contribute to the growing movement towards open data.

  2. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2005

    In the framework of the National Proyect: "Tipification, Cartography and Evaluation of Spanish Pastures" (INIA 00T00-037-C17-08) and Junta de Comunidades de Castilla-La Mancha, 2001-2004), promoted by the Spanish Society of Pastures Studies, "dehesas" areas are obtained depending on the uses of different cartographic sources. A comparative analyze has been carried out in Toledo province (Spain). Data used were obtained from the Spanish Forestry Map, the CORINE-LAND COVER 2000 proyect and Cadastral information.

  3. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2008
    Spain, Europe

    The process of agricultural abandonment has been taking place for the last decades all around Europe. This process has special effect on mountain livestock farming, as it is the case of that of Catalan Pyrenees, which is characterised by an extensive management of the herd between the alpine grasslands in summer and the hay meadow of the lower valleys in winter. The process of agricultural abandonment, apart from the obvious closing down of the exploitations, also implies a gradual decrease of the management intensity of the farming exploitation.

  4. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2007

    La dehesa es un ecosistema agroforestal único que aúna un óptimo rendimiento económico con una menor incidencia en el medio. En la Península Ibérica hay unas 500.000 hectáreas de dehesas concentradas en Andalucía, Castilla y León, Extremadura, Castilla La Mancha y Madrid. Las razas autóctonas son las que, por su rusticidad y adaptación, mejor aprovechan y conservan la dehesa.

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 2006

    El artículo presenta los resultados obtenidos en los distintos proyectos llevados a cabo por la Universidad de Murcia (caracterización genética de la abeja murciana y protección y mejora de las poblaciones locales, análisis de la diversidad genética de poblaciones peninsulares e insulares de Apis mellifera iberiensis, entre otros), que les ha llevado a caracterizar las poblaciones de abejas de la Península Ibérica y a trazar un mapa de distribución de linajes evolutivos de estas poblaciones.

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