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  1. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    September, 2016
    Canada

    This article explores the ways in which (a) Indigenous youth involved in an HIV intervention took up and reclaimed their cultures as a project of defining ‘self’, and (b) how Indigenous ‘culture’ can be used as a tool for resistance, HIV prevention and health promotion. Data were drawn from the Taking Action Project: Using arts-based approaches to develop Aboriginal youth leadership in HIV prevention.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2016
    South America, Africa, Europe, United States of America

    This yearbook chapter discusses the link between international investment law and commercial pressures on the world’s natural resources. It argues that changes in legal frameworks are redefining control over natural resources, and facilitating transitions toward more commercialised land relations. As pressures on resources increase, many national laws undermine the rights of people impacted by investments. If not properly thought through, international treaties to protect foreign investment could compound shortcomings of local and national governance.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1951
    South Africa, Bolivia, United States of America

    An international journal of forestry and forest industries

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2018
    United States of America

    In 2005, massive hurricanes battered communities along the Gulf Coast of the United States. In the aftermath, thousands of families who lived on land passed down to them informally by parents and grandparents learned that because they lacked clear formal title to their properties, they were ineligible for disaster assistance to rebuild their homes. Related title issues in other regions kept families from developing inherited lands and allowed predatory developers to use court-ordered partition sales to grab long-held properties for pennies on the dollar.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Qatar, Bangladesh, United States of America, Afghanistan, Samoa, China, Indonesia, South Sudan, Pakistan, Andorra, Yemen, Singapore, Mexico, Brunei Darussalam, United Arab Emirates, India, Russia, Sudan, Mongolia, Georgia, Montenegro, Lebanon

    The Programme for World Census of Agriculture 2000 was the sixth prepared by FAO for encouraging countries to undertake an agricultural census with standardized international concepts, definitions and methodologies. The programme covered the censuses carried out during the decade (1996 – 2005). Some 122 countries carried out an agriculture census during the decade and 114 countries made available their census reports to FAO. This publication is a methodological review of the agricultural censuses conducted within the framework of the Programme for World Census of Agriculture 2000.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Nepal, Kenya, Ecuador, Mexico, Canada

    Une dclaration du Directeur gnral de la FAO et du Roi du Npal, un aperu de certains aspects des montagnes et des activits apparentes entreprises dans des pays comme la Bolivie, l'Italie, le Kirghizistan et le Prou, et des informations sur les forts montagnardes, les forts tropicales de brouillard et les montagnes sacres compltent cette incursion d'Unasylva dans les montagnes.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    United States of America

    A ca. 2010, 30m resolution map depicting annually tilled areas across the conterminous United States was developed. Input sources included fouryears, spanning 2008–2011, of annual national-level coverage Cropland Data Layer (CDL) land cover classifications as produced by the National Agricultural Statistics Service. Derived total land area under tillage from the aggregate CDL product equaled 112.8million hectares (278.7million acres).

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2011
    Europe, Northern America

    „Kísértet járja be Európát és Észak-Amerikát: az erdőpusztulás kísértete.” Ezzel a drámai hangvételű mondattal kezdődik a World Resources 1986. évi kötetének erdőkkel foglalkozó része, ami a 70-es években kezdődött nagyarányú erdőpusztulás világméretű „jajkiáltása” volt, melynek visszhangja: „Mentsétek meg a Föld erdeit – amíg nem késő, amíg van mit megmenteni és megőrizni!” Nemzetközi tudományos, világméretű társadalmi fórumok témájává vált az erdő. Az emberiség egyre jobban ráébredt arra, hogy az erdő az emberiség létfeltételeinek elengedhetetlen része.

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