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Peer-reviewed publication
September 2020
Romania

The aim of the present study is to test empirically the Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC) hypothesis for 42 Romanian counties over the 2000-2014 period. Specifically, we investigate the existence of an inverted U-shaped curve relationship between residential built-up land and economic development in a low-income EU country undergoing rapid and profound transition.

Peer-reviewed publication
August 2020
Central African Republic
Algeria
France
Norway
Romania
Vietnam
Asia
Europe

The importance of studying coastal areas is justified by their resources, ecosystem services, and key role played in socio-economic development. Coastal landscapes are subject to increasing demands and pressures, requiring in-depth analyses for finding appropriate tools or policies for a sustainable landscape management.

Peer-reviewed publication
August 2020
Australia
Canada
Egypt
France
United Kingdom
Romania
United States of America

Historic urban landscapes (HULs) are composed of layers of history and memories that are embedded in physical monuments, buildings, and memorials. Physical built fabric stores both personal and cultural memory through long association with communities. Rapid changes due to demolition and redevelopment change the nature of these places and, in turn, affect these memory storages.

Peer-reviewed publication
May 2020
Romania

Globally, built-up development is taking place at unprecedented rates. To mitigate and limit its effects, recent scientific and spatial planning communities call for built-up management to be addressed on broader scales, from regional to national, and coordinated with multiple policy domains.

Peer-reviewed publication
April 2019
Denmark
France
Greece
Italy
Romania
United States of America
Europe

Agroforestry, relative to conventional agriculture, contributes significantly to carbon sequestration, increases a range of regulating ecosystem services, and enhances biodiversity.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2019
Nepal
Bulgaria
Morocco
Uganda
South Africa
Mexico
Turkey
Spain
Albania
Germany
Peru
Italy
El Salvador
Armenia
Costa Rica
Colombia
Tunisia
India
Bolivia
Pakistan
Romania

A robust regulatory framework for the corporate governance of water user's organizations is a fundamental ingredient of irrigation management transfer policies. The present publication offers a comparative analysis of the contemporary legislation of a wide variety of countries, providing the needed regulatory framework for water user's organizations to function and grow.

Reports & Research
February 2019
Ethiopia
Namibia
Burkina Faso
Niger
Panama
Brazil
Jordan
Romania
Russia
Italy
Samoa

The guidelines are the first comprehensive, global instrument on tenure and its administration to be prepared through intergovernmental negotiations. The guidelines set out principles and internationally accepted standards of responsible practices for the use and control of land, fisheries and forests.