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Journal Articles & Books
March 2018
Algeria
Benin
United States of America
Sweden
Germany
United Kingdom
Canada
Congo
Ethiopia
Central African Republic
Jordan
Cameroon
Chad
Gabon
Burkina Faso
Spain
Burundi
Uruguay
Kenya
Tajikistan
Norway
Ghana

<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.

Peer-reviewed publication
February 2018
Canada
China
Germany
United Kingdom
Russia
United States of America

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.

Institutional & promotional materials
January 2018
United Kingdom
Ghana

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.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2017
France
Honduras
United States of America
Luxembourg
Uruguay
Colombia
Ecuador
United Kingdom
Netherlands
New Zealand
Argentina
Costa Rica
Mexico
Czech Republic

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.

Regulations
December 2017
United Kingdom

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.

Regulations
December 2017
United Kingdom

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.

Regulations
December 2017
United Kingdom

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.

Peer-reviewed publication
December 2017
Canada
United Kingdom
United States of America
South Africa
Southern Africa

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.

Regulations
November 2017
United Kingdom

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.

Regulations
November 2017
United Kingdom

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”).