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sustainable development

Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
 

Source: FAO

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Conference Papers & Reports
December 2018
Global

Unprecedented is the number of international efforts by governments and private actors alike that seek to foster sustainable landscapes around the globe for the wellbeing of humans and nature.

Peer-reviewed publication
December 2018
Chad

The irrigation process is old and its dynamic has moved towards the promotion of small village irrigated areas where the involvement of producer’s production is more important. The establishment of business management and supervision entities has been a success. But their sustainable operation has not lived up to expectations by the low capitalization of local competence.

Reports & Research
November 2018
Gambia
Sudan
Mali
Senegal
Africa

Over the past decades, progress towards Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) in Africa has been made at national and subregionallevels. At national level, 43 African countries have developed specific forest law and 40 have a national forest policy.

Journal Articles & Books
November 2018
Kenya
Egypt
Switzerland
Philippines
Zambia
Israel
Malaysia
Spain
Chile
Germany
China
Fiji
Burkina Faso
Ghana
Iran
Singapore
India
Papua New Guinea
Mexico
Brazil

Aquatic genetic resources (AqGR) play a crucial role in contributing to global food security and nutrition, as well as sustainable livelihoods.

Journal Articles & Books
November 2018
Global

The first universal, legally binding global climate accord signed at the 21st session of the Conference of Parties (COP) in Paris in 2015 committed to long-term goals for “holding the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C above pre- industrial levels.” However, as world leaders pr

Peer-reviewed publication
November 2018
Indonesia
Nicaragua
Panama
Peru
Rwanda
United States of America

Economists argue that land rent taxation is an ideal form of taxation as it causes no deadweight losses. Nevertheless, pure land rent taxation is rarely applied. This paper revisits the case of land taxation for developing countries. We first provide an up-to-date review on land taxation in development countries, including feasibility and implementation challenges.

Journal Articles & Books
November 2018
South Africa
Nigeria

The interface between environment and conflict has gained traction in policy and security circles in recent times. Growing scholarly interest on the linkage stems from increasing awareness on the role climate change plays in precipitating resource contestations and conflict over depleting natural resources, particularly in poor regions.

Journal Articles & Books
November 2018
Global

The first universal, legally binding global climate accord signed at the 21st session of the Conference of Parties (COP) in Paris in 2015 committed to long-term goals for “holding the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C above pre- industrial levels.” However, as world leaders pr

Institutional & promotional materials
October 2018
Japan
Tajikistan
Afghanistan
Germany
Iran
Pakistan

Afghanistan joined FAO in 1949 and has a long history of technical cooperation with the Organization. Today the<p></p>Afghanistan country programme is one of FAO’s largest in the Asia and Pacific region.

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