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    Rapports et recherches
    juillet, 2016
    Australie, Belgique, Canada, Chine, Fédération de Russie, États-Unis d'Amérique

    This study assesses the determinants of forest land allocation to households in the forest tenure reforms in China in the period 1980-2005 using data from three provinces in Southern China; Fujian, Jiang Xi and Yunnan. Furthermore, it assesses the current level of tenure security on forest land and how this tenure security is affected by past and more recent policy changes.

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    Volume 10 Issue 2

    Publication évaluée par des pairs
    février, 2021
    Canada, Chine, États-Unis d'Amérique

    There is growing evidence that exposure to nature increases human well-being, including in urban areas. However, relatively few studies have linked subjective satisfaction to objective features of the environment. In this study we explore the links among objective environmental features (tree cover, water, and bird diversity) and subjective judgements of satisfaction. We surveyed residents of Ottawa, Canada (n = 1035) about their satisfaction with their local neighbourhoods.

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    Volume 10 Issue 1

    Publication évaluée par des pairs
    janvier, 2021
    Australie, Belgique, Canada, Chine, Fédération de Russie, États-Unis d'Amérique

    Though forest ecosystems play a critical role in enhancing ecological, environmental, economic, and societal sustainability, on a global scale, their future outlooks are uncertain given the wide-ranging threats they are exposed to. The uniqueness of this study is to provide a line of evidence in which forest change trajectories are not only tracked but also evaluated through the lenses of forestry and economic oriented events’ timelines. The dynamics of forest change trajectories were mined using a temporal model.

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    Land Use Policy Volume 71

    Publication évaluée par des pairs
    février, 2018
    Canada, Chine, Allemagne, Royaume-Uni, Fédération de Russie, États-Unis d'Amérique

    Agriculture is an important type of land use but suffers from drought, especially under global climate change scenarios. Although government is a major actor in helping farmers to adapt to drought, lack of funds has constrained its efforts. Public-Private Partnership (PPP) mechanism has been widely applied in urban infrastructure development to raise fund for public goods and services, but very few studies explored its role in rural areas.

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    Remembering Elinor Ostrom

    Her Work and its Contribution to the Theory and Practice of Conservation and Sustainable Natural Resource Management

    Rapports et recherches
    avril, 2014
    Érythrée, Kenya, Mexique, Canada, Mongolie, Inde, Global

    This special issue of Policy Matters focuses on the outreach and impact of Dr. Elinor Ostrom's groundbreaking research on common property (or commons) theory. Her work was instrumental in shaping contemporary analyses of resource management and conservation, especially at a local level. This collection of research papers, essays, commentaries, and songs build upon her work and provide case studies demonstrating the practical application of her theoretical contributions. 

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    Volume 9 Issue 7

    Publication évaluée par des pairs
    juillet, 2020
    Canada, Chine, Fédération de Russie, Suède, États-Unis d'Amérique

    Pan evapotranspiration (E) is an important physical parameter in agricultural water resources research. Many climatic factors affect E, and one of the essential challenges is to model or predict E utilizing limited climatic parameters. In this study, the performance of four different artificial neural network (ANN) algorithms i.e., multiple hidden layer back propagation (MBP), generalized regression neural network (GRNN), probabilistic neural networks (PNN), and wavelet neural network (WNN) and one empirical model namely Stephens–Stewart (SS) were employed to predict monthly E.

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    Articles et Livres
    mars, 2018
    France, Chine, Espagne, Chili, El Salvador, Suède, Allemagne, Pérou, Italie, Indonésie, Australie, Colombie, Canada, Argentine, Bolivie, Équateur, Panama, Mexique, Brésil, Autriche

    En 2003, la Unión Europea (UE) lanzo el Plan de acción sobre aplicación de las leyes, gobernanza y comercio forestal (Plan de acción FLEGT) para combatir la tala ilegal de madera, promover el consumo y la producción de madera de origen legal y, en última instancia, contribuir al manejo forestal sostenible y la reducción de la pobreza.

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    Articles et Livres
    décembre, 2018
    France, Canada, Tunisie, Japon

    Ce rapport fait état du diagnostic et de l’évaluation du système d’approvisionnement et de valorisation des ressources hydrauliques en Tunisie en rapport avec la sécurité alimentaire du pays, dans le cadre de l’Initiative régionale sur la rareté de l’eau lancée par la FAO.

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    Articles et Livres
    septembre, 2018
    République-Unie de Tanzanie, Suisse, États-Unis d'Amérique, Kenya, Afrique du Sud, Tadjikistan, Zimbabwe, Namibie, Indonésie, Botswana, Australie, Canada, Nouvelle-Zélande, Pakistan, Finlande, Mexique, Mongolie

    Wildlife management is the focus of considerable international debate because of its importance for biodiversity conservation, human safety, livelihoods and food security. Local people have been managing wildlife for millennia, including through hunting. Sufficient examples are presented in this edition to show that sustainable wildlife management is also feasible in the modern era.

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    Articles et Livres
    mai, 2018
    Paraguay, Chili, Pérou, Monténégro, Indonésie, Équateur, Colombie, Canada, Argentine, Venezuela, Bolivie, Chine, Mexique, Brésil

    Todo estudio de caracterización de causas y agentes de deforestación debe basarse en un marco conceptual sólido que tenga en cuenta los elementos más importantes para comprender y analizar el fenómeno, al tiempo que se adapte a las características del territorio estudiado. Contar con una base nacional de información de causas y agentes de deforestación, implica que los estudios se sustenten en una base conceptual común, que permita la estandarización y uso de la información recopilada a nivel local, regional o nacional, en el diseño de medidas y acciones de mitigación.

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