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Guidelines to Biological Control of Agricultural Pests: SwitchMed in Palestine - SwitchMed Programme [FactSheet]
United Nations Environment Programme

The Guidelines sheds light on the use of biological control as a safe alternative to the various agricultural chemicals. The preparation and publication of the Guidelines is a first step towards a promising strategic goal in the future to preserve agricultural crops from contacting diseases and pests by minimizing the negative effects on the environment and humans caused by the excessive use of agricultural chemical pesticides.


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Marine Spatial Planning and Integrated Coastal Zone Management Approaches to Support the Achievement of Sustainable Development Goal Targets 14.1 and 14.2 - Conceptual Guidelines. UN Environment Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 207
United Nations Environment Programme
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Environmental Guidelines for the Restoration and Rehabilitation of Land and Soils after Mining Activities - UNEP Environmental Management Guidelines No. 8
United Nations Environment Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

These are general guidelines for the protection and reclamation of mining areas. They are applicable irrespective of global location and prevalent socio-economic relations.


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Guidelines for Predicting Dietary Intake of Pesticide Residues
Food Contamination Monitoring Programme, Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues

The present guidelines describe procedures for predicting the dietary intake of pesticide residues, and are intended to assist national authorities in their considerations regarding the acceptability of Codex MRLs.


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Technologies for Protecting the Ozone Layer - Catalogue: Specialized Solvent Uses
United Nations Environment Programme, Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol

This catalogue is intended to assist users in making a transition from ODSs to alternatives that do not threaten the ozone layer. It is targeted primarily at plant engineers and managers responsible for identi1iing, evaluating, and implementing these alternatives. It is expected that government policy makers will also find the catalogue useful as they work with industry, bilateral agencies and agencies of the Multilateral Fund responsible for implementing the Montreal Protocol. This catalogue will also be useful to large commercial businesses and retailers that currently purchase and use ODS-containing products. The catalogue provides these businesses with an overview of the available alternatives and identifies some of the suppliers of these alternatives.


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Special Programme Application Guidelines: Fourth Round of Applications
United Nations Environment Programme

This document sets out project development tools and considerations that may assist applicants in the conceptualisation of their project prior to fill in the application forms. The document uses the principles of “Results Based Management” and the “Theory of Change”, as outlined in Annex 1, to show how a project can be conceptualised. An example project is presented in this document to serve as illustration of how to move from project idea, through project planning, to sound project design and management that will be reflected in the narrative and financial application forms. This example project is also used in the next chapter of these guidelines to help illustrate how to fill in the application form.


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Reducing and Eliminating the Use of Persistent Organic Pesticides: Guidance on Alternative Strategies for Sustainable Pest and Vector Management
United Nations Environment Programme

This document is part of a package of UNEP products aimed to facilitate and support the development of initiatives at all levels to reduce and/or eliminate releases of POPs.


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Water Pollution Control - A Guide to the Use of Water Quality Management Principles
United Nations Environment Programme, World Health Organization, Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council

Water pollution control is clearly one of the most critical of those challenges. Without
urgent and properly directed action, developing countries face mounting problems of
disease, environmental degradation and economic stagnation, as precious water
resources become more and more contaminated. At the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro
in June 1992, world leaders recognised the crucial importance of protecting freshwater
resources. Chapter 18 of Agenda 21 sees "effective water pollution prevention and
control programmes" as key elements of national sustainable development plans.


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