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Publications on land degradation

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Conservation Agriculture in Central Asia: Status, Policy, Institutional Support and Strategic Framework for its Promotion

The publication is about the introduction of Conservation Agriculture in Central Asia. Conservation Agriculture (CA) is close to nature’s way of farming. It not only promotes the productivity, but also helps in keeping soil healthy and nutritious. Due to these advantages, CA can play an important role in agriculture in Central Asia where we have dry lands that lack in bio-organisms....
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The 6-th issue of the newsletter of the GEF SGP in Uzbekistan

The Global Environment Facility’s Small Grants Programme in Uzbekistan, is presenting the 6th edition of its newsletter. This issue focuses on various aspects of soil conservation and rehabilitation, the need to invest in natural capital and its sustainable use.  ...
Tags: GEF Small Grants Programme, GEF, UNDP, land, energy, biodiversity, zero tillage, conservation tillage, land rehabilitation, renewable energy, agricultural technology, agro innovations, farmers
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ELEMENTARY TECHNOLOGIES - BIG BENEFITS

This publication includes infographics on innovative technologies in sustainable agriculture, which impact both economic and environmental outcomes....
Tags: inforgrafikcs, GEF SGP, innovative technologies in agriculture, energy, land, soil, biodiversity, environmental innovations
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SOIL FUNCTIONS. 2015 - International year of Soils (FAO-Infographic)

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HOW SOIL IS FORMED. 2015 - International year of Soils (FAO-Infographic)

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HEALTHY SOILS ARE THE BASIS FOR HEALTHY FOOD PRODUCTION. 2015 - International year of Soils (FAO-Infographic)

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ENVIRONMENTAL ATLAS of UZBEKISTAN

The Environmental Atlas of Uzbekistan is an attempt to present the most significant environmental variables for the country under one cover and link those to the geographical location. It is a spin-off of the major project, Environmental Indicators of Uzbekistan, which has managed to bring together 91 environmental indicators as time series (sometimes going all the way back to the Soviet period) in a GIS-enabled database....
Tags: Biodiversity, land degradation, climate change, adaptation to climate change
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“SEVEN STEPS for independent use of laser equipment when planning the irrigated lands”. A practical guide for farmers.

This product is the result of the joint UNDP project "Climate Risk Management in Uzbekistan" and the GEF SGP in Uzbekistan. The manual is intended for farmers and other agricultural producers. The manual presents step by step guidance for self-use of laser equipment starting from a configuration test to a practical use when planning a land. The manual contains photos that show the equipment and accessories and every activity on preparation of the equipment for operation.  ...
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