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Best Practices in Data Flows and Global Data Reporting for the Sustainable Development Goals
Documentos de conferencias e informes
Marzo 2019
África
América Latina y el Caribe
Asia
Global

The Inter-Agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) was tasked by the United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC) in its 50th session to “work jointly with custodian agencies and establish a fruitful dialogue between all parties, to further refine the guidelines by taking into account concerns raised at the forty-ninth session of the commission and to prepa

Sustainable land management and land restoration
Recursos y herramientas de capacitación
Marzo 2019
Global

FAO is pleased to announce the e-learning course on “Sustainable Land Management and Land Restoration”, which has been developed in collaboration with CIHEAM-Bari, WOCAT, ELD and University of Leeds.

Predicting Land Use Changes in Philadelphia Following Green Infrastructure Policies cover image
Publicación revisada por pares
Febrero 2019
Estados Unidos de América

Urbanization is a rapid global trend, leading to consequences such as urban heat islands and local flooding. Imminent climate change is predicted to intensify these consequences, forcing cities to rethink common infrastructure practices.

Combating Land Degradation and Desertification: The Land-Use Planning Quandary cover image
Publicación revisada por pares
Febrero 2019
Global

Land-use planning (LUP), an instrument of land governance, is often employed to protect land and humans against natural and human-induced hazards, strengthen the resilience of land systems, and secure their sustainability.

Recursos y herramientas de capacitación
Enero 2019
Global

The ICMM has developed 20 tools to support mining and metals companies in promoting sustainable community development. These tools will also be useful to companies involved in other sectors.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Diciembre 2018
Laos

Increasing global demand for natural rubber began in the mid-2000s and led to large-scale expansion of plantations in Laos until rubber latex prices declined greatly beginning in 2011. The expansion of rubber did not, however, occur uniformly across the country.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Diciembre 2018
Laos

Land cover data is widely used for the design and monitoring of land use policies despite the incapability of this type of data to represent multiple land uses and land management activities within the same landscape. In this study, we operationalized the concept of land systems for the case of the Lao PDR (Laos).

Informes e investigaciones
Diciembre 2018
Myanmar

WEB INTRODUCTION: The literature on agricultural large-scale land acquisition in Myanmar is rather fragmented and consists mainly of case studies. While these provide key insights into particular stories, they often fail to identify the main patterns and trends at country level.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Diciembre 2018
Camboya

This paper investigates how climate change strategies and resource conflicts are shaping each other in the Greater Aural region of western Cambodia. Agro-industrial projects linked to climate change goals are reshaping both social and ecological dynamics, by altering patterns of access to land and water resources as well as the nature of the resources themselves.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Diciembre 2018
Laos

Agricultural large-scale land acquisition (LSLA) is a process that is currently not captured by land change models. We present a novel land change modeling approach that includes processes governing LSLAs and simulates their interactions with other land systems.

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