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The Rio Conventions: Action on Adaptation cover image
Reports & Research
January 2012
Global

The earth’s climate is changing at a rate unprecedented in recent human history and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. The impacts and risks associated with this are global, geographically diverse and increasingly being felt across a range of systems and sectors essential for human livelihoods and well-being.

Desertification: une synthèse visuelle cover image
Manuals & Guidelines
Journal Articles & Books
January 2012
Global

Ce livre constitue un ensemble d’informations de base sur la désertification, la dégradation des terres et la sécheresse à l’échelle mondiale, accompagnées d’une série de graphiques. Celui-ci présente les évolutions ayant eu lieu au cours des dernières décennies, en associant les questions et les priorités actuelles.

Drought risk management: Practitioner's perspectives from Africa and Asia cover image
Manuals & Guidelines
January 2012
Africa
Asia

The Africa–Asia Drought Risk Management Peer Assistance Project seeks to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and technical cooperation among drought-prone countries in Africa and Asia and thus to promote best practices in drought risk management (DRM) for development in the two regions.

Desertificación: una síntesis visual cover image
Manuals & Guidelines
Journal Articles & Books
January 2012
Global

Este libro tiene como objetivo ser un manual informativo en el que se cuenta “la historia” de la desertificación, la degradación de las tierras y la sequía a escala global acompañado por una completa serie de gráficos. Este libro muestra tendencias que han tenido lugar a lo largo de las últimas décadas, combinando y conectando temas y presentando prioridades.

Desertification: une synthèse visuelle cover image
Manuals & Guidelines
Journal Articles & Books
January 2012
Global

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.

Desertification: une synthèse visuelle cover image
Manuals & Guidelines
Journal Articles & Books
January 2012
Global

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.

Las Tierras y los suelos en el contexto de una economía verde para lograr el desarrollo sostenible, la seguridad alimentaria y la erradicación de la pobreza cover image
Reports & Research
November 2011
Global

La tierra se define como un sistema bioproductivo. Es la infraestructura terrestre para la vida. La tasa y la calidad de la producción generada por la tierra dependen de sus principales componentes, de los suelos y de su fertilidad. La materia orgánica del suelo, derivada de la vegetación que crece en un suelo determinado, es el principal componente que controla la fertilidad de éste.

Land and soil in the context of a green economy for sustainable development, food security and poverty eradication (Russian) cover image
Reports & Research
November 2011
Global

Land is defined as a system engaged in generating biological productivity. It is the earth’s infrastructure for life. The rate and quality of production generated from the land depends on its major components, soil and its fertility. Soil organic matter, derived from the vegetation supported by a particular soil, is the major component that controls soil fertility.


Land and soil in the context of a green economy for sustainable development, food security and poverty eradication cover image
Reports & Research
November 2011
Global

Land is defined as a system engaged in generating biological productivity. It is the earth’s infrastructure for life. The rate and quality of production generated from the land depends on its major components, soil and its fertility. Soil organic matter, derived from the vegetation supported by a particular soil, is the major component that controls soil fertility.

La terre et les sols dans le contexte d’une économie verte pour le développement durable, la sécurité alimentaire et l’éradication de la pauvreté cover image
Reports & Research
November 2011
Global

Les terres3 peutvent se définir comme un système destiné à générer de la productivité biologique. C’est l’infrastructure naturelle qui supporte la vie sur la planète. La quantité et la qualité de cette production dépendent du principal composant de la terre : le sol et sa fertilité.