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Peer-reviewed publication
October 2020
Belize
Bolivia
Guyana
Suriname
United States of America

Sustainable forest management activities, such as future crop tree (FCT) release treatments, became part of the REDD+ strategy to avoid carbon emissions from forests. FCT release treatments are intended to achieve increased growth of FCTs by removing competitor trees. This initially leads to a reduction of the forest carbon pool and represents a carbon debt.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2019
Comoros
Madagascar
Mauritius
Seychelles
Cape Verde
Antigua and Barbuda
Haiti
Jamaica
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
Belize
Guyana
Suriname
Timor-Leste
Papua New Guinea
Samoa

Land degradation exacerbates the unique vulnerabilities of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to environmental challenges, such as climate change, flash floods, soil erosion, lagoon siltation, coastal erosion and sea level rise, undermining their economic potential.

Journal Articles & Books
November 2018
Uganda
Congo
Equatorial Guinea
Lesotho
South Africa
Senegal
Togo
Nicaragua
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Peru
Suriname
Cambodia
Bangladesh
Jordan
Netherlands
Australia
New Zealand
Fiji
Micronesia

Access to safe water and sanitation and sound management of freshwater ecosystems are at the core of sustainable development. This is the aim of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6), which includes approaches to water management such as environmental flow requirements, international cooperation, capacity building and stakeholder participation.

Journal Articles & Books
October 2018
United States of America
Sweden
Peru
Italy
Ecuador
Bolivia
Suriname
Venezuela
Guyana
Colombia
Brazil

This river basin overview describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in the Amazon basin. The aim of this report is to describe the particularities of this transboundary river basin and the problems met in the development of the water resources, and irrigation in particular.

Journal Articles & Books
July 2018
Peru
Italy
Ecuador
Bolivia
Suriname
Venezuela
Guyana
Colombia
Brazil

This country profile describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in Guyana. The aim of this report is to describe the particularities of the country and the problems met in the development of the water resources, and irrigation in particular.

Journal Articles & Books
July 2018
Peru
Italy
Indonesia
Venezuela
Ecuador
Bolivia
Suriname
India
Guyana
China
Colombia
Brazil
Netherlands

This country profile describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in Suriname. The aim of this report is to describe the particularities of the country and the problems met in the development of the water resources, and irrigation in particular.

Journal Articles & Books
July 2018
Fiji
Mozambique
Samoa
Guinea-Bissau
Bolivia
Suriname
Costa Rica
Colombia
Liberia
Portugal
Uganda
Botswana
Ecuador
Paraguay
Burkina Faso
Nepal
Australia
Guinea
Indonesia
Kenya
India
Ghana

Esta guía técnica presenta un análisis de las dimensiones jurídicas de las Directrices voluntarias sobre la gobernanza responsable de la tenencia de la tierra, la pesca y los bosques en el contexto de la seguridad alimentaria nacional y su relación con el derecho internacional vinculante.

Journal Articles & Books
June 2018
Nepal
Burkina Faso
Mali
Nigeria
Kenya
Nicaragua
Uganda
Moldova
Azerbaijan
Indonesia
Bulgaria
Suriname
Sierra Leone
Kazakhstan
Ethiopia
Paraguay
Colombia
Belize
Greece

إن القوانين الوطنية حيوية لحوكمة الحيازة للجميع، وخاصة بالنسبة للشرائح الأكثر ضعفا في المجتمع. يستعرض هذا الدليل الفني الأبعاد القانونية للخطوط التوجيهية الطوعية بشأن الحوكمة المسؤولة لحيازة الأراضي، ومصايد الأسماك والغابات في سياق الأمن الغذائي الوطني وأوجه الترابط بالقانون الدولي الملزم.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2016
Suriname

Large-scale development projects often overlap forest areas that support the livelihoods of indigenous peoples, threatening in situ conservation strategies for the protection of biological and cultural diversity. To address this problem, there is a need to integrate spatially-explicit information on ecosystem services into conservation planning.