THE VISION to forge a global partnership to reverse and prevent desertification/land degradation and to mitigate the effects of drought in affected areas in order to support poverty reduction and environmental sustainability
Reviews Mekong fishery basics, fish migrations, habitats, biodiverity, aquaculture production and reservoir fisheries.
Reviews current literature on definitions of CSR, main international frameworks, criticisms, CSR in Asia, CSR in hydropower, and drivers and trends in CSR.
Reviews the history of Chinese hydropower development on the Lancang from the 1950s to the present, the downstream political, economic and environmental implications of Lancang hydropower, China’s hydropower influence in the Lower Mekong Basin, and China’s external environmental and social policies related to hydropower.
The UNFCCC entered into force on 21 March 1994. Today, it has near-universal membership. The 197 countries that have ratified the Convention are called Parties to the Convention.
This book is intended as a basic information kit that tells “the story” of desertification, land degradation and drought at the global scale, together with a comprehensive set of graphics. The book indicates trends as they have taken place over the last decades, combining and connecting issues, and present priorities.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 189 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.
Created in 1945, the IMF is governed by and accountable to the 189 countries that make up its near-global membership.
The Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR) was established in 1999 through the merger of the former Institute of Geography (IOG), founded in 1940, and the former Commission for the Integrated Survey of Natural Resources (CISNAR), founded in 1956.
Meeting Name: Committee on Forestry
Meeting symbol/code: COFO/2014/6.2