Central Asia

Area code (UN M.49)
143

Degradación del suelo

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Global population in the year 2020 will be a third higher than in 1995, but demand for food and fiber will rise by an even higher proportion, as incomes grow, diets diversify, and urbanization accelerates. However this demand is met, population and farming pressure on land resources will intensify greatly. There is growing concern in some quarters that a decline in long-term soil productivity is already seriously limiting food production in the developing world, and that the problem is getting worse. Sarah Sherr first focuses on the magnitude and effects of soil degradation.

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December 1999

La degradation des sols menacera-t-elle, d'ici 2020, la sécurité alimentaire des pays en developpement?

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La population mondiale en 2020 sera de 30% superieure a celie de 1995, mais la demande en denrees alimentaires et fibre augmentera d'un pourcentage encore plus eleve au fur et a mesure de la croissance des revenus, de la diversification des regimes alimentaires et de I'acceleration de I'urbanisation. Quelle que soit la maniere dont cette demande sera remplie, la pression demographique et agricole exercee sur les ressources fonciere s'intensifiera sensiblement.

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December 1999

Would you like to join efforts with the Land Portal in building an information and data ecosystem on land governance?

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Second call for expressions of interest: national or regional information and data partnerships on land

Gostaria de unir esforços com o Land Portal na construção de um ecossistema de informação e dados sobre a governança da terra?

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Segundo convite à manifestação de interesse:

Parceria para a provedoria de informação ou dados nacionais ou regionais sobre terra

¿Te gustaría aunar esfuerzos con Land Portal para crear un ecosistema de información y datos sobre la gobernanza de la tierra?

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Segunda convocatoria de manifestación de interés: alianzas nacionales o regionales para compartir datos sobre la tierra

Deuxième appel à manifestation d'intérêt: devenez des relais nationaux ou régionaux des données Linked sur le foncier

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La Fondation du portail foncier  désirerait s’assurer la collaboration de partenaires nationaux ou régionaux qui acceptent de servir de relais pour la transmission d’informations concernant le développement, en fonction de leur destination géographique ou thématique.

La fondation souhaiterait  tout spécialement  être en relation avec des pourvoyeurs chevronnés d’information ou des organisations qui s’occupent de questions foncières, désireuses d’augmenter le volume de leurs services d’information.

Cultural Assets in Support of Transition in the Europe and Central Asia Region : An Operational Perspective

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The purpose ofthis report is to provide guidance to the staff of the World Bank's
Europe and Central Asia (ECA) Region with respect to mobilizing cultural assets to
support socioeconomic development in our country and regional work programs. To this
end it seeks to demonstrate how and when it makes sense for us to get involved in
activities related to cultural asset mobilization. Equally important, it also indicates how
and when we should leave cultural heritage activities to others. In particular, this report
addresses the following questions:

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July 2014
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World Bank Group

Urban Transport in the Europe and Central Asia Region : World Bank Experience and Strategy

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The paper's main objectives are to
provide a common thematic basis for urban transport inputs
into the making of country-specific assistance strategies,
and thereafter to guide urban transport project and sector
work included in the business plans agreed under these
strategies. It is a companion volume to the forthcoming ECA
Transport Strategy Paper, which covers all modes of
transport. It also represents a bridge between the

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August 2013
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group

Europe and Central Asia - Meeting the Environment Millennium Development Goal

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This report reviews the status of the 28
countries of Europe and Central Asia (ECA) with respect to
the environmental Millennium Development Goal (MDG). The aim
of this goal is to 'ensure environmental
sustainability,' which is elaborated by a set of three
targets and eight indicators. The indicators for the
environment MDG are important not only as measures of
environmental sustainability, but also as contributors to

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July 2013
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group