Overview of the first phase of Namibia"s Programme to Combat Desertification

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Desert Research Foundation of Namibia , Swakopmund [Namibia]
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Statementcompiled by Stephanie Wolters.
SeriesOccasional paper ;, nr. 4, Occasional paper (Desert Research Foundation of Namibia) ;, no. 4.
ContributionsWolters, Stephanie., Desert Research Foundation of Namibia., Namibia"s National Workshop to Combat Desertification (1994 : Windhoek, Namibia)
LC ClassificationsGB618.88.N36 N37 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination25 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL963348M
LC Control Number95982119

Methods to combat desertification are detailed in Namibia’s NAP3 to implement UNCCD. Given this legal and institutional framework, the Indaba brainstormed the causes of desertification in northern Kunene.

You are in: Home > Africa > Namibia > National NGOs & Civil Society > NAPCOD – Namibia’s Programme to Combat Desertification NAPCOD – Namibia’s Programme to Combat Desertification: City: Windhoek: Phone + 61 22 Fax + 61 23 Our Partners Namibia Partners. The Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation.

Namibia's NatKmal Programme to Combat Desertification (NAPCOD) was launched in {Wolters ). Since inception, it was designed as a development and community-based natural resource.

The first National Policy for Namibia was introduced Overview of the first phase of Namibias Programme to Combat Desertification book Inthe Government of Namibia initiated a National Programme to Combat Desertification (NAPCOD), which aims to combat the process of desertification by promoting the sustainable.

Namibia ratified the UNCCD inafter launching the National Programme to Combat Desertification (NAPCOD) three years earlier in NAPCOD served as Namibia's first National Action Programme (NAP) to the UNCCD, and was replaced in by the Country Pilot Partnership for Integrated Sustainable Land Management, which ran until NAMIBIA has made significant strides in implementing the resolutions of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) at national level, a senior official at the environment.

The project aims to combat land degradation & desertification in Pakistan in order to protect and restore degraded ecosystems and essential ecosystem services that are key to reducing poverty. Phase-I has been designed to implement United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and for combating land degradation & desertification.

The Global Policy Centre on Resilient Ecosystems and Desertification (GC-RED) originated from the United Nations Sudano Sahelian Office, established in The Centre, based in Nairobi, has been at the forefront of promoting sustainable development in drylands and supporting the implementation of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification.

Climate Change is a huge development challenge as well as a huge environmental challenge. Apart from the global impact, it is hitting the poorest and the most vulnerable first and hardest. It is a growing problem of the here and now.

The effects of climate change also weigh disproportionately on the poorest, and on women and children. This project, supported by both the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), represents the first stage of Guyana’s HCFC Phase-Out Management Plan.

HCFCs, or hydrochlorofluorocarbons, are ozone-depleting substances which contribute strongly to climate change. DEA / DRFN (eds). Proceedings of Namibia's National Workshop to Combat Desertification.

Desert Research Foundation of Namibia, Windhoek. DE KLERK, J.N. Bush encroachment in Namibia. Report on phase 1 of the bush encroachment research, monitoring and management project. Ministry of Environment and Tourism. Get this from a library. Proceedings of Namibia's National Workshop to Combat Desertification: report from a national workshop, Windhoek, Namibia, /by Caroline Ashley.

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Ministry of Agriculture, Water, and Rural Development.; Desert Ecological Research Unit (Namibia); Deutsche Gesellschaft. Corell, Elisabeth, (), Summary of the First Conference of the Parties to the Convention to Combat Desertification: 29 September – 10 OctoberEarth Negotiations Bulletin, 4 () Cowie, Annette, et al., (), Potential Synergies between existing Multilateral Environmental Agreements in the Implementation of Land use, Land-use.

SGP country programme - summary background Fig1. Map of Namibia with the spread of SGP project since the first project. The Global Environmental Facility (GEF) - Small Grants programme (SGP) in Namibia delivers/services global environmental benefits through implementation of projects in the.

Combat Desertification (UNCCD) will be held from 16 to 27 September in Windhoek, Namibia. The first phase of the RRI was carried out in Central America. The second Creating a Sustainable Food Future. The first instalment provides the overview of the menu of potential solutions and discusses the scope of the challenge.

Programme to Combat Desertification (Napcod) was launched in It is a partnership programme between government, public and private service organizations (SOs), the non-governmental organization (NGO) sector, as well as community-based organizations (CBOs) and.

Action to Combat Desertification (PACD). Despite this and other efforts, the United Nations new phase with the adoption of the year strategic plan and framework to enhance the Nairobi, Kenya - Desertification addressed as a worldwide problem for the first time and a Plan of Action to Combat Desertification (PACD) adopted.

NAMIBIA has made significant strides in implementing the resolutions of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) at national level, a senior official at the environment ministry has said.

The history of Namibia has passed through several distinct stages from being colonised in the late nineteenth century to Namibia's independence on 21 March FromNamibia was a German colony: German South West the First World War, the League of Nations mandated South Africa to administer the territory.

Following World War II, the League of Nations was dissolved in April. Namibia - Namibia - History: The history of Namibia is not well chronicled. Its isolated geographic position limited contact with the outside world until the 19th century.

Explorer, missionary, trader, conqueror, and settler sources are neither comprehensive, notable for accuracy, nor unbiased. Professional historiography is a post development in the country, and the political events of. Namibia's policy framework is considered as relatively progressive on the combating of desertification.

The first in the world to incorporate environmental protection in its constitution, the.

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Problem statement: Sudan is the largest ( million km2) country most seriously affected by desertification in Africa. The arid and semi-arid lands cover an area of million km2, which. Combat Desertification (ratified in ), and Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (ratified in ).

In addition, national priorities and implementation plans have been developed for these key conventions through Global Environment Facility (GEF) enabling activities. The GEF in Kenya The first GEF project was approved in Integrated landscape approaches for Africa’s drylands (English) Abstract.

This book presents emerging findings on the importance of moving beyond single-sector interventions to embrace integrated landscape management that takes into account the health of the ecosystems that support human livelihoods and contribute to the resilience.

Namibia, country located on the southwestern coast of Africa.

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It is bordered by Angola to the north, Zambia to the northeast, Botswana to the east, South Africa to the southeast and south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. It ranges from arid in the north to desert on the coast and in the east. Murray Gray, in Geoheritage, Araripe Global Geopark, Brazil.

Araripe UNESCO Global Geopark lies in north-east Brazil and became the first Geopark in the Americas in Its major feature is the diversity of its Lower Cretaceous palaeontological record indicating an environment at the time that was conducive to life and conditions that were favourable to preservation.

The Namibian Defence Force (NDF) is the military of was created when South West Africa gained full independence from South Africa in The constitution of Namibia defines the role of the military as "defending the territory and national interests.". Namibia's military was born from the integration of the formerly belligerent People's Liberation Army of Namibia (PLAN), military.

The most important development since that time is perhaps the agreement of the parties to endorse Target of SDG 15 that states “Bycombat desertification, restore degraded land and soil, including land affected by desertification, drought and floods, and strive to achieve a land degradation-neutral world”.9 Land Degradation.

The first World Climate Conference takes place. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is set up. Learn more about the science of climate change. The IPCC and the. The recognition of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification’s (UNCCD) failure to reduce the rate of desertification and its social and economic repercussions, and the attribution of this failure to lack of strong political will rather than to weak science and malpractice of land users, triggered the emergence of the land degradation neutrality (LDN) paradigm.

NAP National Action Programme to combat desertification NCBs National Coordinating Bodies Geo Year Book An Overview of Our Changing Environment. while Namibia’s National Drought.Ministry of Environment and Tourism.

Namibia’s Second National Report on the Implementation of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification. Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Government of Namibia.

Ministry o f Environment and Tourism. Draft FSP proposal: Strengthening Namibia. The Dry and Sub‐Humid Lands Programme of Work of the Convention on Biological Diversity: Connecting the CBD and the UN Convention to Combat Desertification. Juliane Zeidler; Kalemani Jo Mulongoy; Pages: ; First Published: 23 July