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escala

La escala es la relación entre la representación de un fenómeno sobre una mapa, plano o carta, guardando una medida de proporción con la realidad. Entre más detalle contenga un mapa, plano o carta, su escala es mayor.

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Publicación revisada por pares
Marzo 2016
Global

There is growing interest in the role that natural capital plays in underpinning ecosystem services. Yet, there remain differences and inconsistencies in the conceptualisation of capital and ecosystem services and the role that humans play in their delivery.

Enero 2016
Tanzania

In Tanzania like in other parts of the global South, in the name of 'development' and 'poverty eradication' vast tracts of land have been earmarked by the government to be developed by investors for different commercial agricultural projects, giving rise to the contested land grab phenomenon.

Enero 2016

Results demonstrate that the effects of management on cropland can be beneficial for carbon and nutrient retention without risking (large) yield losses.

Nevertheless, effects on soil carbon are small compared with extant stocks in natural and semi-natural ecosystem types and managed forests.

Enero 2016

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in collaboration with the Savannah Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and Ministry of Food and Agriculture designed "Medium and Large-Scale Farmers and Agricultural Mechanization in Ghana" survey targeting large to medium scale farmers and tractor owners.

Informes e investigaciones
Diciembre 2015
África

This book approaches water and sanitation as an African gender and human rights issue. Empirical case studies from Kenya, Malawi, South Africa and Zimbabwe show how coexisting international, national and local regulations of water and sanitation respond to the ways in which different groups of rural and urban women gain access to water for personal, domestic and livelihood purposes.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Diciembre 2015
Kenya

The Purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of technology on
sustainable irrigation of small scale dry land farming in Kitui Central District,
Kitui County, Kenya. The study sought to establish the extent to which adoption
of new irrigation technology, gravity free flow irrigation and access to access

Informes e investigaciones
Diciembre 2015
África

International investment treaties are an important part of the legal frameworks governing foreign investment. This report measures the extent to which they apply to agribusiness investments initiated as part of the recent wave of large-scale land deals in low and middle-income countries. It finds that 70% of ‘land grab’ deals worldwide are protected by at least one investment treaty.

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