<p>The <i>State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources</i> addresses the conservation, management and sustainable use of forest tree and other woody plant genetic resources of actual and potential value for human well-being in the broad range of management systems.
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.
Ghana’s work to promote the legal timber trade, in partnership with the European Union (EU), strongly emphasizes involving local communities who live in or near forests. Yet many farmers and communities don’t understand their rights, which means that illegal activity by loggers has gone unchecked in Ghana’s off-reserve forests.
This assessment focuses on three main services that plant protection impacts on soil can significantly affect: provisioning services for food, fibre, and fuel supply and regulating services for water quality and erosion.
These Regulations amend the Town and Country Planning (Permission in Principle) Order 2017 to allow local planning authorities to grant permission in principle for development the main purpose of which is housing development on an application to the authority in accordance with provisions inserted into that Order by this instrument.
These Regulations amend the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012- to insert the definition of an upper-tier county council; prescribe the time period for review of certain local development documents; consequential to the amendments to Part 2 and Schedule A1 of the 2004 Act made by section 10 of, and Schedule 2 to the 2017 Act.
These Regulations amend the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 so as to, among other things: insert a new definition to explain what a modification proposal is, in relation to a neighbourhood plan, and with respect to the procedure for making a neighbourhood development plan in Part 5.
City planners, urban innovators and researchers are increasingly working on ‘future city’ initiatives to investigate the physical, social and political aspects of harmonized urban living. Despite this, sustainability principles and the importance of urban groundwater are lacking in future city visions.
These Regulations make provision in relation to bringing into force sections 83 (core path plans) and 84 (access rights: service of court applications) of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016.
These Regulations amend the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 by inserting a new paragraph (3A) into section 19 of the Act to require the Scottish Ministers to send a copy of the statement of accounts provided by the Commission to the Auditor General for Scotland for auditing. Part 2 of the Act establishes the Scottish Land Commission (“the Commission”).