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    Training Resources & Tools
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2004
    Slovenia, Liechtenstein, Bangladesh, Slovakia, El Salvador, Croatia, Chile, Zimbabwe, Germany, Switzerland, Hungary, Australia, Tanzania, Poland, India, Brazil, Czech Republic, Eastern Europe, Global, Central America, Eastern Africa, South America, Southern Africa, Eastern Asia, Caribbean, Southern Asia, Central Asia

    Citizenship is an abstract concept and therefore great care must be taken in explaining what it means in practice and what can effectively be done in the context of development interventions and policy. Development projects which enhance the ability of marginalised groups to access and influence decision-making bodies are implicitly if not explicitly working with concepts of citizenship. Citizenship is about concrete institutions, policy and structures and the ways in which people can shape them using ideas of rights and participation.

  2. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    January, 2014
    France, United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark

    The effects determined in the landscape by plants powered by renewable sources represent some unresolved issues in terms of visual and landscape impact mitigation in general. These aspects relate to the landscape are recognized in all types of impact with due attention to the various components and dynamics involved identifiable in the landscape of reference.

  3. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    January, 2014
    Netherlands

    The Netherlands has a coastline of over 400 miles but they have always been characterized by an uneasy relationship with the sea. Because of geomorphology that puts the country on average 5 meters below sea level, the Dutch urban planning, at all levels of government, has always questioned the need to defend themselves from river and marine flooding; over the centuries it has developed a pragmatic approach , enshrined in various national laws and in the establishment of the Ministry of Water Management, which has set as its main objective the defense of the territory from the water.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Switzerland, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Bolivia, Guinea, Costa Rica, Niger, Mozambique, Philippines, South Africa, Nicaragua, Italy, Ecuador, Norway, Sudan, Mexico, Brazil, Asia, Africa, Americas

    The management of conflict over land and natural resources is a very broad issue and there is a growing literature on techniques that have potential for use in this field. At the moment, the Land Tenure Service of FAO’s Rural Development Division is working towards achieving a deeper understanding of the current methods and practices in land conflict management and is gathering cases from all over the world to ascertain the techniques used and the results achieved. This edition of Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives, prepared with the strong support of Ms A.

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2007
    Switzerland, Senegal, Northern America, Africa, Asia, Europe

    La herramienta de mapeo (o cartográfica) del WOCAT/LADA se basa en el cuestionario de mapeo original del WOCAT (WOCAT, 2007). Este ha sido ampliado para prestar más atención a cuestiones como la degradación biológica e hídrica y hacer más hincapié en las causas directas y socioeconómicas de esos fenómenos, incluyendo los impactos sobre los servicios ecosistémicos. Se evalúa el tipo de degradación de la tierra que esta ocurriendo actualmente, dónde y por qué ocurre y qué se hace al respecto en términos de Manejo Sustentable de Tierras (SLM), bajo la forma de un cuestionario.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1956
    Yemen, Chile, Guatemala, Australia, Austria, India, Ecuador, Colombia, Cuba

    Revista internacional de silvicultura e industrias forestales

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Kenya, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Nigeria, Philippines, El Salvador, Mali, Ethiopia, France, Italy, Egypt, Sudan, Niger, Chad, Thailand, Africa, Americas

    The second issue of Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives for 2006 covers a wide range of technical areas, reflecting in many ways the diversity of activity under the broad heading of land tenure.

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