GEO
Arab Environment 7: Food Security
Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED)

Food Security is the seventh in the series of annual reports on the state of Arab environment produced by the Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED). The primary aim of AFED reports is to foster the use of science in environmental policy and decision-making. This is in line with AFED’s mission “to advance prudent environmental policies and action in the Arab countries based on science and awareness.” This report highlights the need for more efficient management of the agriculture and water sectors, enhancing the prospects of food security. It comes as natural addition to the sequence.


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2014
GEO
Informe del Estado del Ambiente - GEO Panama
Autoridad Nacional del Ambiente – Panamá

El GEO 2014 está estructurado de manera similar a los informes anteriores, manteniendo el marco metodológico propuesto por PNUMA, cuyo núcleo central es el análisis del estado-presión-respuesta del medio ambiente y los recursos naturales. Dos elementos complementan el marco metodológico mencionado: las fuerzas motrices como causas estructurales de los cambios generados y los impactos que recaen sobre el medio ambiente.


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2014

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GEO
Global Biodiversity Outlook: a mid-term assessment of progress towards the implementation of the strategic plan for biodiversity 2011-2020
United Nations Environment Programme, Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

This report brings together multiple lines of evidence derived from a wide range of sources. It draws upon targets, commitments and activities of countries as reported in national biodiversity Strategies and action plans (NBSAPS) and national reports, as well as Parties’ own assessments of progress towards the Aichi biodiversity Targets. It takes into account information on the status and trends of biodiversity reported by Parties and in the scientific literature, and makes use of indicator based statistical extrapolations to 2020 as well as longer term model based scenarios.


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2014