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Author: Unknown
Publisher: Bib. Orton IICA / CATIE
Keywords: afforestation, reforestations, deforestation
Number of Pages: 12
Published:
eBookDB-ID: GGKEY:XBNR
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Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: dry, zones, afforestation, shelterbelts, dune, stabilization, sand
Number of Pages: 252
Published: 1985
ISBN-10: 9251022615
ISBN-13: 9789251022610
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Author: Zomer, Robert J., Bossio, Deborah A., Trabucco, An
Publisher: IWMI
Keywords: lands, northern, india, irrigated, agroforestry, water, smallholder, trees
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 9290906855
ISBN-13: 9789290906858

Trees are increasingly grown on-farm to supply wood and biomass needs within developing countries. Over the last several decades, within the irrigated rice-wheat growing lands of northern India, fast-growing poplar trees have been planted on tens of thousands of small farms. Recent debate regarding afforestation has raised the issue that water use is often increased when trees are planted. This ongoing debate focuses primarily on afforestation or reforestation of upland and rain-fed agricultural areas, and off-site impacts such as reduced streamflow. Adoption of poplar agroforestry in northern
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Author: Zomer, Robert, Trabucco, Antonio, van Straaten, Ol
Publisher: IWMI
Keywords: change, climate, mitigation, afforestation, reforestation, dimensions, hydrologic, land, water, global, analysis, carbon
Number of Pages: 48
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 9290906413
ISBN-13: 9789290906414

This report highlights the potentially significant impacts on the hydrologic cycle and the importance of considering secondary effects, particularly with regard to water, resulting from the widespread adoption of global climate change mitigation measures. It is recommended that the implicit hydrologic dimensions of climate change mitigation should be more formally articulated within the international environmental conventions, and recognized within future UNFCCC negotiations on the CDM-AR provisions.
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Author: Scott Rozelle
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: forest, management, natural, alleviation, afforestation, poverty, china
Number of Pages: 468
Published: 2000-07
ISBN-10: 0821347594
ISBN-13: 9780821347591

Although the involvement of the World Bank in the forest sector has a relatively short history, starting in 1988, the impact of Bank projects dates back much further. The Bank's 1991 forest strategy stressed a multi-sectoral approach. Accordingly, this review looked at the Bank's projects in the forest sector, projects with forest sector components, and projects with potential impacts on forests, as well as the Bank's non-lending services. These studies seek to judge whether the Bank has 'done the right things' and 'done things right'.
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Author: Stefano Pagiola
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: global, land, overlays, program, agricultural, degradation, environmental, benefits, control
Number of Pages: 46
Published: 1999-01-01
ISBN-10: 0821344218
ISBN-13: 9780821344217

This book focuses on the global effects of land degradation, but emphasizes other important levels of land degradation: at the field level, it may result in reduced productivity; at the national level, it may cause flooding, and sedimentation; and, at the global level, it can contribute to climate changes, damaging bio-diversity, and international waters. The effects on climate changes are explored, and the report questions the extent to which land degradation on agricultural land, affects climate change. Does it increase emissions of greenhouse gases? Does it affect land's capacity to serve a
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Author: Todd M. Johnson
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: mexico, development, carbon, low
Number of Pages: 182
Published: 2010
ISBN-10: 0821381229
ISBN-13: 9780821381229

To reduce the risk of climate change impacts it is necessary for the world to lower the carbon intensity of economic development. 'Low-Carbon Development for Mexico' estimates the net costs, greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions, and investment that would be needed to achieve a low-carbon scenario in Mexico to the year 2030.Among the key findings of the study are the following: Energy efficiency. Improving energy end-use efficiency in the industrial, residential, and public sectors is the least-cost option for reducing carbon emissions and can be achieved by accelerating current Mexican pro
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