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4 Books found

Books

  • Incentives to sustain forest ecosystem services: A review and lessons for REDD

    Incentives to sustain forest ecosystem services: A review and lessons for REDD

    Approximately 17 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions are caused by land-use change and, in particular, the destruction of tropical forests. Reducing land-use change and forest degradation has been shown as a cost-effective way of slowing carbon emissions compared to other mitigation strategies such as curbing emissions from power stations. Decisions taken at the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC in Bali, 2007 opened the possibility ...

  • Forests and energy. Key issues (En)

    Forests and energy. Key issues (En)

    Forest and energy are at the centre of the global debate on climate change. Soaring energy consumption and prices, and increasing greenhouse gas emission, represent a major opportunity and challenge for the forestry sector to find a new role in energy supply, climate change and sustainable development. This publication will be useful to both specialized and general audiences interested in learning more about the role of forests in energy ...

  • Greenhouses and shelter structures for tropical regions (En)

    Greenhouses and shelter structures for tropical regions (En)

    Series: FAO Plant Production and Protection Papers"Greenhouses for tropical regions" provides technical guidelines for the design and construction of simple and low-cost shelter structures in the tropics and also reviews the cultivation practices to be applied for sustainable and intensified crop management under these greenhouse structures. There is a range of possibilities depending on the crop requirements, the specific climate condi