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This study explores vulnerability and household response measures in the contexts of environmental stress in the Mekong Delta of Viet Nam. Displacement estimates are often based on broad assumptions derived from macro-scale geographical data, viewing...
  • 18 Jul 2018
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Pages: 101
Crop wild relatives are potential sources of traits for crop improvement, especially for developing varieties tolerant to biotic and abiotic stresses. Wild food plants, on the other hand, constitute important components of the diets of many people....
  • 19 Nov 2013
  • John Borrie, Tim Caughley
  • Pages: 170
There is renewed and deep international concern about the catastrophic humanitarian consequences that would result from the detonation of nuclear weapons in populated areas. Yet 25 years after the end of the Cold War, nuclear weapons and nuclear...
  • 08 Mar 2013
  • United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs
  • Pages: 56
This publication has been issued in implementation of the United Nations Disarmament Information Programme as a handy, convenient and attractive reference tool containing the report of the Secretary-General on verification in all its aspects,...
  • 17 May 2016
  • United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
  • Pages: 127
‘Valuing Waste, Transforming Cities’ provides guidance, lessons and recommendations on how to accomplish the paradigm shift from viewing waste as a problem to a valuable resource. It explores a low-cost, low-technology, community-based and...
  • 04 Mar 2019
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Pages: 215
The aim of this manual is to enhance understanding of ecosystem services and their valuation. The specific target group comprises governmental officers in planning units and field-level officers and practitioners in key government departments in...
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