• ecosystems
  • Through this new cooperation agreement with ACTO, FAO is gearing up to support integrated activities for improving production of goods and services in the Amazon region in a sustainable manner, eradicating hunger and reducing poverty and malnutrition, and improving resilience of people and ecosystems," said FAO Forestry Officer Peter Csoka. (un.org)
  • It conducts research that aims to understand and evaluate the biological diversity of natural ecosystems as well as those affected by human impact. (wikipedia.org)
  • agricultural
  • Africa is by far the largest recipient of SPFS resources reflecting the priority given by many countries to increasing agricultural production at the subsistence and small farm level. (fao.org)
  • Disaster Prevention, Mitigation and Preparedness and Post-Emergency Relief and Rehabilitation , which examines the inter-disciplinary response to emergencies and hence to Strategic Objective A3 Preparedness for, and effective and sustainable response to, food and agricultural emergencies . (fao.org)
  • High soil salt levels have dramatic impact on plant root zones, in both native vegetation as well as agricultural and pasture crops, natural wetlands and surrounding water ways. (wikipedia.org)
  • Monoculture in the absence of any farm inputs or rotations and erroneous farming practices constitute common features of Yemeni agriculture, which contribute greatly to the decline of agricultural yields and ultimately to desertification through loss of the resource productivity potential. (wikipedia.org)
  • Programme
  • and in the case of Africa and Europe, an overview of achievements under Programme 3A: Leveraging Resources and Investment . (fao.org)
  • Despite the indisputable need for action and the demonstrated capacity of FAO to contribute to the efforts of Member Nations in meeting their goals, the Regular Programme resources of the Organization have suffered a major decline of 14.6 percent in real terms: that is, a US$ 95 million reduction in its biennial budget since the approved budget for 1992-93. (fao.org)
  • Environment
  • A senior fellow with the Stanford Woods Institute as well as the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Mooney has led a wide range of national and international scientific activities related to environment and conservation. (stanford.edu)
  • While endeavouring to promote the status of the nation's economy, the Forest Department has been meeting the people's basic needs for timber, fuelwood, bamboo and other forest products using the methods of extraction with the least impact on the natural environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • The goal is to make children sensitive about environment issues besides raising awareness and to develop and implement, decentralized (local) materials and programs for the conservation of the environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • forests
  • The Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) triggered SEACC to take more action and protect the old-growth forests of the Tongass from logging. (wikipedia.org)
  • She noted that ACTO's core group is home to the world's largest tropical forest basin, with 25 per cent of the world's freshwater resources, "amazing" traditional and indigenous societies, major reserves of timbre and non-timbre forests, and immense ecological, cultural and economic wealth. (un.org)
  • Tappers
  • On 18 November 1991 the Massaranduba Forest Reserve was closed to settlement, deforestation, professional fishing, logging, mining and other activities that could compromise sustainable use other than the activities of small farmers, rubber tappers and fisherfolk. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rubber tappers drawn to the area also learned to extract natural products. (wikipedia.org)
  • Council
  • The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council (SEACC) is a non-profit organization that focusses on protecting the lands and waters of Southeast Alaska. (wikipedia.org)
  • They started as the Tongass National Forest preservation group and were mostly fighting the large-scale old-growth logging, but later they changed their name to the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council. (wikipedia.org)
  • organization
  • Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is the only non-government organization with an office in the park. (wikipedia.org)
  • 6. It is, therefore, in the context of a very real demand for FAO's services, the incontrovertible need for its contribution and its well-earned standing as an Organization which has taken the efficiency issue head-on, that the resource assumption for this Plan is more optimistic than recent past experience might point to. (fao.org)
  • protection
  • It is described as: "An Act to amend the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, to protect certain lands in the Tongass National Forest in perpetuity, to modify certain long-term timber contracts, to provide for protection of riparian habitat, and for other purposes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Exploration, sustainable use and protection of natural resources of the White Sea. (zin.ru)
  • After the formal establishment of the park in 2009, a park office with a park warden and a group of rangers was installed to manage the conservation and protection of park natural resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr. Thanikaimoni was a proponent for the conservation and protection of mangroves in Asia. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was previously called the International Union for the Protection of Nature (1948-1956) and the World Conservation Union (1990-2008). (wikipedia.org)
  • At the time of its founding IUPN was the only international organisation focusing on the entire spectrum of nature conservation (an international organisation for the protection of birds, now BirdLife International, had been established in 1922. (wikipedia.org)
  • areas
  • The Serra da Maravilha is one of the main conservation areas in the municipality along with the Serra do Taquaruçu (Araponga Municipal Nature Park) and Pedra das Flores Natural Monument. (wikipedia.org)
  • national
  • Despite efforts, President Carter signed the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act that protected 5.4 million acres of the 17 million acre Tongass National Forest. (wikipedia.org)
  • Administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), the Fund is a partnership among several public and private organizations, including ArcelorMittal, The Chicago Community Trust, Crown Family Philanthropies, Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, the Joyce Foundation, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, and the Wrigley Company Foundation. (nfwf.org)
  • mineral
  • The Amazon Basin, he noted, has huge reserves of energy and mineral resources. (un.org)
  • It is a series of six deep blue lakes separated by natural dams made of travertine, a mineral deposit. (wikipedia.org)
  • million
  • To date, NFWF has awarded more than 12,000 grants to more than 4,000 organizations in the U.S. and abroad and leveraged - with its partners - more than $618 million in federal funds into over $2.1 billion for conservation. (nfwf.org)
  • food
  • It has, however, dimensions which address food security and the structural problems of the rural poor (A1 and A2) as well as D1 with regard to urban network resource planning. (fao.org)
  • countries
  • A country with a large per capita ecological footprint uses more than its fair share of resources, both by drawing resources from other countries, and also by causing permanent damage to the planet which will affect future generations. (wikipedia.org)
  • level
  • This level of salt can range from 0.5 - 2 tonne per hectare per year, and can greatly increase natural salt levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • 7. Table 1 shows the indicative level of resources proposed. (fao.org)
  • significant
  • 3. The most significant constraint on any plan is the resources that can be made available for the planning period. (fao.org)
  • vision
  • Since the campaign, it has been my goal to make the Chicago River the next great recreational frontier for the City of Chicago, and these competitive grants from the Chi-Cal Rivers Fund are essential to realizing that vision and transforming our River into a clean, safe resource that our families and residents can enjoy," said Mayor Emanuel. (nfwf.org)
  • world
  • Band-e Amir is one of the few rare natural lakes in the world which are created by travertine systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • From modernizing the largest water filtration plant in the world, to building new green stormwater infrastructure, to building four new boat houses along the River, Chicago's greatest natural asset is our use of and treatment of water, and these exciting grants will help drive the larger quiet revolution that has been taking place with respect to Chicago's water assets, benefiting not only the city, but the region as a whole. (nfwf.org)
  • It was involved in establishing the World Wide Fund for Nature and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. (wikipedia.org)