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Living cities : towards ecological urbanism

The thoughtful integration of built and natural environments in urban areas to advance social and economic goals has become a 21st century imperative.

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2018
IUCN Grey Literature

Opportunities for benefit sharing in the Meghna Basin, Bangladesh and India

Considering the increasing recognition of the role of benefit sharing in facilitating transboundary water cooperation, the IUCN BRIDGE GBM project is facilitating development of a Transboundary Benefit Sharing Strategy (TBSS) for the Meghna Basin.

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2018
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Análisis económico de acciones para la restauración de paisajes productivos en El Salvador

La deforestación y la degradación de ecosistemas es un problema global e impacta su capacidad de proveer una gran diversidad de bienes y servicios.

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2017
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Global land outlook

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2017
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Large-scale landscapes : governance, rights and conservation of African World Heritage sites

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2017
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Accountability in Africa's land rush : what role for legal empowerment?

In recent years, there has been a renewed interest in acquiring farmland for agricultural investments in lower-income countries.

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2013
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Insights into the biodiversity of the Sampur area in Trincomalee

This study documents the terrestrial and aquatic habitat types and floral and faunal species richness found in the Sampur area and current threats to biodiversity in the area.

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2013
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Sustainable development of Delft Island : an ecological, socio-economic and archaeological assessment

This publication presents the findings of the physical, ecological, archaeological and socio-economic assessments of Delft Island; a map of Delft Island, illustrating its present land-use patterns, as well as areas that should, potentially, be earmarked for future development and conservation act

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2013
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Agricultural investments and land acquisitions in Mali : context, trends and case studies

Agricultural investments involving the acquisition of long-term rights over large areas of land in developing countries have been the focus of much debate in recent years.

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2012
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Long-term outcomes of agricultural investments : lessons from Zambia

Agricultural investments involving the acquisition of long-term rights over large areas of land in developing countries have been the focus of much debate in recent years.

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2012
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Joint ventures in agriculture : lessons from land reform projects in South Africa

‘Inclusive business models’ have attracted renewed interest in recent years, as part of wider debates about growing agricultural investment in developing countries. This report discusses joint ventures in South Africa’s agricultural sector.

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2012
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Designing a land records system for the poor

Designing a pro-poor land recordation system is the first attempt to fill the gaps in the development of new forms of land recordation to assist the implementation of a continuum of land rights approach at scale.

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2012
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Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy : results and resolutions

The Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy (LLS) was a five-year program implemented by IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature) and funded by DGIS (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands).

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2012
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Improving access to forest resources : experiences in informal tenure reform from IUCN’s Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy

It is commonly claimed that forest tenure reform that provides rural people with rights to access and use of forest resources can contribute to improved forest management and poverty alleviation.

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2012
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Small changes for big impacts : lessons for landscapes and livelihoods from the Wassa Amenfi West Landscape, Ghana

This paper describes Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy interventions in the Wassa Amenfi West Landscape in the western region of Ghana. The landscape extends over an area of about 120,000 ha. It is a mixed landscape with a variety of agricultural uses; the most important is cocoa farming.

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2012
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Visualizing sustainable landscapes : understanding and negotiating conservation and development trade-offs using visual techniques

The aim of this manual is to strengthen the community of practitioners who are using an innovative range of visual techniques in dealing with conservation and development situations.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Carbon credits from peatland rewetting : climate - biodiversity - land use

Belarus ranks 8th among the world's countries in terms of peatland CO2 emissions and occupies 3rd place in CO2-emissions per unit land area. In recent years, tens of thousands of hectares of drained peatlands in Belarus have been rewetted.

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2011
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Community-investor business models : lessons from the oil palm sector in East Malaysia

Concerns about food and energy security, coupled with increasing returns from agriculture, have increased interest in agricultural investments in developing countries. Public debates about 'land grabbing' have questioned the socio-economic impacts of large-scale land acquisitions.

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2011
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Land deals in Africa : what is in the contracts?

Over the past few years, agribusiness, investment funds and government agencies have been acquiring long-term rights over large areas of land in Africa.

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2011
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Explorer l'évaluation des écosystèmes comme un outil d'avancement vers un impact positif net sur la biodiversité dans le secteur minier

Cette étude examine les coûts de conservation et la valeur des avantages liés à la biodiversité pour la zone couverte par le projet QIT Madagascar Minerals (QMM) et ses alentours, mettant particulièrement l'accent sur le complexe forestier de Tsitongambarika (TGK).

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2011
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Explorando la valoración de los ecosistemas para avanzar hacia un impacto neto positivo sobre la biodiversidad en el sector minero

Este estudio analiza los costos de la conservación y el valor de los beneficios asociados con la biodiversidad en y alrededor del área del proyecto QIT Madagascar Minerals (QMM), con especial atención al bosque Tsitongambarika (TGK).

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2011
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Exploring ecosystem valuation to move towards net positive impact on biodiversity in the mining sector

This study examines the costs of conservation and the value of benefits associated with biodiversity around the QIT Madagascar Minerals (QMM) project area, with a focus on the Tsitongambarika (TGK) forest complex.

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2011
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Virtuous circles : values, systems, sustainability

There are two principles here, both reflecting the natural world. The first is that natural systems are based on cycles, for example water, nitrogen and carbon. Secondly, there is very little waste in natural systems.

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2011
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Biofuels and indirect land use change : the case for mitigation

This study examines the four options being considered by the European Commission for dealing with indirect land use change (ILUC) arising from the use of biofuels under the Renewable Energy Directive.

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2011
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Controlling climate change

"An unbiased and comprehensive overview, based on the findings of the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change). Using no jargon, it looks at tackling and adapting to man-made climate change, and works through the often confusing potential solutions.

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2010
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Mapping out global biomass projections, technological developments and policy innovations

This report forms part of a project aiming to develop a South-South-North partnership to reshape the impact of a predicted large-scale expansion in global biomass energy use towards greater poverty reduction and maintenance of ecosystem services in developing countries.

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2010
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Biofuels, land access and rural livelihoods in Mozambique

This report documents how the spread of biofuels is affecting land access for poorer groups in Mozambique, and what actions are being taken, successfully and unsuccessfully, to secure land access for poorer groups.

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2010
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Der Einfluss veränderter Landnutzungen auf Klimawandel und Biodiversität

Der derzeit prognostizierte Klimawandel wird für Natur und Landschaft ebenso wie für die Landnutzung tiefgreifende, wenn auch noch nicht in allen Details und Konsequenzen absehbare Folgen haben.

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2010
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Managementmassnahmen in Küstenlebensräumen und Ästuarien der Nord- und Ostsee

Terrestrische und semi-terrestrische Lebensräume an den Küsten von Nord- und Ostsee stehen im besonderen Maße im Spannungsfeld verschiedenster Nutzungsansprüche. Bemühungen zum Erhalt naturnaher Biotope konkurrieren in diesem Bereich u.a.

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2010
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Land, environment and climate change : challenges, responses and tools

This publication provides an overview of some the most important land-related environmental and climate change problems that the world is facing. Land, environment and climate change offers an overview of the relationship between land tenure, land management approaches and the environment.

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2010
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Conservation à l’échelle du Paysage dans le Bassin du Congo : Leçons tirées du Programme régional pour l’environnement en Afrique centrale (CARPE)

Cette publication ambitieuse se concentre sur les leçons apprises pendant dix ans d’approches appliquées de la conservation dans le cadre du Programme régional pour l’environnement en Afrique centrale (CARPE), qui opère dans neuf pays couvrant l’intégralité du Bassin du Congo.

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2010
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Landscape-scale conservation in the Congo Basin: lessons learned from the Central African Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE)

This ambitious publication focuses on lessons learned from ten years of applied conservation approaches of the Central African Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE), which operates in nine countries spanning the entire Congo Basin.

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2010
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Biofuels, land access and rural livelihoods in Tanzania

During the past several years, biofuels in rich countries have come to be regarded as an important option for reducing consumption of petroleum, which is a main policy goal as a result of recent high oil prices, energy security concerns, and global climate change.

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2009
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Land grab or development opportunity? Agricultural investment and international land deals in Africa

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2009
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Parks and carrying capacity : commons without tragedy

Parks and Carrying Capacity is an important new work for faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and researchers in outdoor recreation, park planning and management, and natural resource conservation and management, as well as for professional planners and managers involved with park and ou

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2007
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Land use law for sustainable development

This volume, the proceedings of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law 2004 Nairobi Colloquium, surveys global experience in implementing land use policies along the sustainable development continuum.

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2007
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Das neue Bild Österreichs

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2005
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Gestion intégrée des zones humides méditerranéennes : concepts, enseignements et démarches pour intégrer la conservation aux dynamiques des territoires

Les zones humides, espaces de transition entre la terre et l'eau, constituent un patrimonie naturel remarquable.

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2005
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Integrated management of Mediterranean wetlands : concepts, lessons and approaches for integrating conservation into land use management

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2005
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Participatory landuse survey of Pagnar and Sanuar-Dakuar haors

The participatory land-use survey report is a major baseline activity of the Community Base Haor Resource Management Project. The survey was done in Pagnar and Sanuar-Dakuar haors.

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2005
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Legal aspects in the implementation of CDM forestry projects

Among the various innovative instruments linked to the Kyoto Protocol is the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), which offers developed countries a chance to offset some of their greenhouse gas emissions by funding development projects in areas such as renewable energy and forestry.

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2005
IUCN Grey Literature

The fall of water : emerging threats to the water resources and biodiversity at the roof of the world to Asia's lowland from land-use changes associated with large-scale settlement and piecemeal development

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2004
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Latin America and the Caribbean : a continental overview of environmental issues

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2004
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The land use planning system : evaluating options for reform

This paper examines some of the UK government's proposals against economic valuation criteria.

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2004
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Land change science : observing, monitoring and understanding trajectories of change on the Earth's surface

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2004
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New vistas in agroforestry : a compendium for the 1st world congress of agroforestry, 2004

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2004
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Slash and burn agriculture in the humid forest zone of Southern Cameroon : soil quality dynamics, improved fallow management and farmer's perceptions

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2004
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Chitral : a study in statecraft (1320-1969)

The mountainous region of Chitral, which recently became the first district in Pakistan to have a conservation strategy, is renowned for its rugged landscape and unique culture.

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2004
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Natural resources-based livelihood strategies in the villages of East Hanahai, Paje and West Hanahai

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2004
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Africa and the Middle East : a continental overview of environmental issues

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2003

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