From the monthly archives: August 2014

NAP Final Report

On August 21, 2014 By

According to estimates, some 1.97 billion hectares of all usable land have been affected by various forms of human-induced land degradation worldwide. These are mainly caused by deforestation, overgrazing, fuel wood consumption, unsustainable land and crop management practices, industries, urbanization, and infrastructure development. Poverty, population growth and natural factors such as extreme climate and […]

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The United Nations Convention to Combat Land Degradation (UNCCD) stipulates that the National Action Programs (NAP) to combat land degradation developed by the member countries need to be realigned to the UNCCD 10-Year Strategy (2008-18). Therefore, the National Soil Services Centre (NSSC) as the Country’s Focal Agency for UNCCD, carried out the task of realigning […]

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This study was conducted with the objective of determining the returns to sustainable land management (SLM) at the national level in Bhutan. The study first uses satellite data on land change (Landsat) to examine land use change in 1990… To download the document, click on the link…ifpridp01361

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