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Simon le Grand uploaded a new Document 10 July 2009

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Cesar Carmona uploaded a new Document 13 October 2009

The burning of fossil fuels emits greenhouse gases (GHGs), especially CO2, possibly causing climate change. Environmentally friendly energy development has enormous implications for developing countries as major emitters due to their rapid economic and population growth.

Chantal Symoens uploaded a new Document 2 February 2010

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Thorben Kruse posted Information 20 May 2010

This publication provides an overview of some the most important land-related environmental and climate change problems that the world is facing. Land, Environment and Climate Change offers an overview of the relationship between land tenure, land management approaches and the environment.

Current perceptions of agriculture are too limited, according to expert Jan Douwe van der Ploeg, who would like to see donors embrace and harness the resilience and adaptability of small scale farmers. Donors should not overlook the advantages of small scale agricultural production, which offers greater flexibility particularly in times of shifting market demands, economic uncertainty and threats of climate change.
Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 22 July 2010
The roaming farming practices of nomadic pastoralists may appear to have altered little in hundreds of years, but in today’s unpredictable age of climate change these ancient practices may hold the key to flexible farming in hostile environments and donors should do more to support them, say experts.
To date, the agricultural sector, as a net green house gas producer, has largely been seen as part of the climate change problem. But Dr Alex De Pinto of the International Food Policy Research Institute wants to see farmers become part of the climate change solution. Whether it’s through livestock rearing, rice production or the drying of peat, the world’s agricultural producers are widely accepted as being responsible for between 10 and 14 percent of the world’s total Green House Gas production and thus a contributor to climate change.
13
Apr
From
13 April 2011 to 15 April 2011
in Sofia, 1784 (Bulgaria)
Organised byVia Expo

* 7th EE & RES Congress and Exhibition for South-East Europe*

International Congress and Exhibition on Energy Efficiency and Renewable
Energy Sources

*13-15 April 2011, Bulgaria, Sofia,
Organizer Via Expo*

Innovative technologies and practices, strong international participation, a
lot of new business contacts, many parallel initiatives and discussions –
this is what the 7th  edition of the International Congress and Exhibition
on Energy Efficiency /EE/ and Renewable Energy Sources / RES / for
South-Eastern Europe will offer. Germany is again the Strategic partner of
the event.

Maria Berglund uploaded a new Document 12 October 2010

The CLICO project has mobilized 14 research teams from Europe, North Africa, Sahel and the Middle East and brought together for the first time some of the world’s leading researchers in water resource, vulnerability, and peace and security studies.

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