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Agricultural water-use efficiency in a global perspective: the case of Iran
G. Soltani / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
This study addresses the problem of water-use efficiency in agriculture via the optimisation of water use for and the external trade patterns of agricultural products in Iran. Towards this end, some major issues on agricultural water ...
Illegal sand mining in South Africa
R. Chevallier / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Natural sand from estuary and coastal land is one of South Africa’s most valuable resources. However, there has recently been a drastic increase in uncontrolled and unauthorised sand mining activities in rivers, valleys and estu...
Climate change adaptation: improving environment through reduction in wood cutting and remission in greenhouse gases with introduction and promotion of energy efficient technologies - district Kohistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2013
The natural disaster and conflict have brought changes in the physical, chemical and biological character of environment across the globe. Pakistan is one of the worst victims facing effects of climate change in spite of the factual s...
China Carbon Forum (CCF)
China Carbon Forum (CCF) was established in 2007 by professionals in China’s climate change sector as a non-for-profit organisation to exchange information, best practices and engage with China’s climate change stakeholders.
Connecting the drops an Indus basin roadmap for cross-border water research, data sharing, and policy coordination
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2013
Decision makers in India and Pakistan will have to overcome a host of overlapping socio-economic, environmental, and political pressures as they endeavour to ensure their countries’ future water needs and sustainably manage the ...
Forest management paradigms and resource rights in historical perspective: evidence from the Swat district, Pakistan
T Khan / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2010
Most of the literature has looked at the problem of forest management from the prism of formal institutions, state policies and management paradigms, while ignoring the interface of informal institutions, historical knowledge, traditi...
Study on effluents from selected sugar mills in Pakistan: potential environmental, health, and economic consequences of an excessive pollution load
NM Akbar; MA Khwaja / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2006
Pakistan’s sugar industry, considered to be one of the best organised industrial sectors in the country, is also among the country’s leading economic enterprises, directly or indirectly employing over 10 million people (Ha...
Shale oil and gas: lifeline for Pakistan
AH Abbasi / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2014
Pakistan is currently in the midst of a grave energy crisis, which threatens the economic and national security of the country. Under the weight of these challenges, the Government seeks a reliable energy supply at an affordable ...
Ecosystem services from tropical forests: review of current science
K. Brandon / Center for Global Development, USA, 2014
This report explains the variety of environmental services tropical forests provide and the science underlying how forests provide these services. Tropical deforestation and degradation have reduced the area covered by tropical forest...
Recognizing indigenous and community rights: Priority steps to advance development znd mitigate climate change
The Rights and Resources Initiative, 2014
This brief calculates the cost of securing Indigenous Peoples’ and community rights to the tropical forests where they live, arguing that secure land tenure is a prerequisite for the success of climate, poverty reduction and eco...
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Agricultural water-use efficiency in a global perspective: the case of Iran
G. Soltani / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
This study addresses the problem of water-use efficiency in agriculture via the optimisation of water use for and the external trade patterns of agricultural products in Iran. Towards this end, some major issues on agricultural water ...
Illegal sand mining in South Africa
R. Chevallier / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Natural sand from estuary and coastal land is one of South Africa’s most valuable resources. However, there has recently been a drastic increase in uncontrolled and unauthorised sand mining activities in rivers, valleys and estu...
Climate change adaptation: improving environment through reduction in wood cutting and remission in greenhouse gases with introduction and promotion of energy efficient technologies - district Kohistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2013
The natural disaster and conflict have brought changes in the physical, chemical and biological character of environment across the globe. Pakistan is one of the worst victims facing effects of climate change in spite of the factual s...
Connecting the drops an Indus basin roadmap for cross-border water research, data sharing, and policy coordination
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2013
Decision makers in India and Pakistan will have to overcome a host of overlapping socio-economic, environmental, and political pressures as they endeavour to ensure their countries’ future water needs and sustainably manage the ...
Forest management paradigms and resource rights in historical perspective: evidence from the Swat district, Pakistan
T Khan / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2010
Most of the literature has looked at the problem of forest management from the prism of formal institutions, state policies and management paradigms, while ignoring the interface of informal institutions, historical knowledge, traditi...
Study on effluents from selected sugar mills in Pakistan: potential environmental, health, and economic consequences of an excessive pollution load
NM Akbar; MA Khwaja / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2006
Pakistan’s sugar industry, considered to be one of the best organised industrial sectors in the country, is also among the country’s leading economic enterprises, directly or indirectly employing over 10 million people (Ha...
Shale oil and gas: lifeline for Pakistan
AH Abbasi / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2014
Pakistan is currently in the midst of a grave energy crisis, which threatens the economic and national security of the country. Under the weight of these challenges, the Government seeks a reliable energy supply at an affordable ...
Ecosystem services from tropical forests: review of current science
K. Brandon / Center for Global Development, USA, 2014
This report explains the variety of environmental services tropical forests provide and the science underlying how forests provide these services. Tropical deforestation and degradation have reduced the area covered by tropical forest...
Recognizing indigenous and community rights: Priority steps to advance development znd mitigate climate change
The Rights and Resources Initiative, 2014
This brief calculates the cost of securing Indigenous Peoples’ and community rights to the tropical forests where they live, arguing that secure land tenure is a prerequisite for the success of climate, poverty reduction and eco...
Water harvesting in mountain areas of Pakistan: issues and options
S.M. Zia; T. Hasnain / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2000
Pakistan is situated in the arid and semiarid region of the world between 24°N and 37°N latitude and between 61°E and 77°E longitude. Average annual precipitation ranges from 2000mm in the north to 100mm in the south (...
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China Carbon Forum (CCF)
China Carbon Forum (CCF) was established in 2007 by professionals in China’s climate change sector as a non-for-profit organisation to exchange information, best practices and engage with China’s climate change stakeholders.
Environment and Planning A
Environment and Planning A is a journal focused on spatial organisation and restructuring of cities and regions throughout the globe. It is part of the Environment and Planning family of journals which are published by Pion Ltd.
South African Water Research Commission (WRC)
The Water Research Commission (WRC) was established in terms of the Water Research Act (Act No 34 of 1971), following a period of serious water shortage in South Africa.
PE International
PE International is a sustainability software & consulting firm.
The Women's Earth & Climate Action Network (WECAN)
The Women's Earth & Climate Action Network (formerly IWECI) is a solutions-based, multi-faceted effort established to engage women worldwide to take action as powerful stakeholders in climate change and sustainability solutions.
The Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment (NCEA)
The Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) is an independent expert body that provides advisory services and capacity development on environmental assessment.
Heinrich Böll Stiftung Southern Africa
Green focused think tank
Agricultural Growth Program (AGP)
The development objective of the Agricultural Growth Program (AGP) in Ethiopia is to increase agricultural productivity and market access for key crop and livestock products (these are those making up the bulk of current agricultural commodities in the selected woredas and including commodities selected for value-chain) with increased participation of women and youth (landless youth).
Arc Finance
Arc Finance is a global non-profit that brings together practitioners, funders, pro-poor enterprises, and end-users to develop solutions for access to finance for clean energy and water.
CUTS Centre for International Trade, Economics & Environment (CUTS CITEE)
CUTS Centre for International Trade, Economics & Environment (CUTS CITEE) is a programme centre of CUTS International, a civil society organisation working on public interest issues of Trade, Economic Regulations, Governance and Human Development, with its headquarters in Jaipur, India and presence in Nairobi (Kenya), Lusaka (Zambia), Accra (Ghana), Hanoi (Vietnam) and Geneva (Switzerland).
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