← Geography

Geography → Land Type/Use

UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 15: Life on Land

Organizations relating to Land Type/Use

Agricultural and Land and Water Use Commission for the Near East / Cairo, Egypt
International Tundra Experiment / Vancouver BC, Canada / Est. 1990
Protocol for the Protection of the Southeast Pacific Against Pollution from Land-based Sources / Quito, Ecuador / Est. 1983
International Arid Lands Consortium / Tucson AZ, USA / Est. 1989
Grassland Society of Southern Africa / Pietermaritzburg, South Africa / Est. 1966
The Mediterranean Wetlands Initiative / Arles, France / Est. 1991
Rice-Wheat Consortium for the Indo-Gangetic Plains / Est. 1994
International Land Coalition / Rome, Italy / Est. 1996
Mediterranean Action Plan / Athens, Greece / Est. 1975
Association of Arid Lands Studies / Lubbock TX, USA / Est. 1977
Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1995
Committee on Housing and Land Management / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1947
Arab Union of Land Transport / Amman, Jordan / Est. 1978
Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution from Land-based Sources / Est. 1974
Society of Wetland Scientists / Georgetown SC, USA / Est. 1980
Protocol on Protection of the Black Sea Marine Environment Against Pollution from Land-based Sources / Istanbul, Turkey / Est. 1992
Egyptian Arab Land Bank / Giza, Egypt / Est. 1947
European Association for Rural Development Institutions / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1965
International Grassland Congress / Lexington KY, USA / Est. 1927
Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterfowl Habitat / Paris, France / Est. 1971
Landesa - Rural Development Institute / Seattle WA, USA / Est. 1967
Women and Land Rights in Southern Africa, Zimbabwe
Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution from Land-based Sources / Est. 1980
Land Tenure Center, Madison WI / Madison WI, USA / Est. 1962
Ducks Unlimited / Memphis TN, USA / Est. 1937

View all profiles (105 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Land Type/Use

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Threatened mangrove wetland habitats
Environmental hazards of empolderment of wetlands
Threatened peatland habitats
Threatened tropical humid forest biome
Disappearance of common land
Destruction of wetland environments
Unsustainable development of forest lands
Shortage of waste landfill sites
Soil degradation
Ground failures due to liquefaction
Logging of old stand forests
Shortage of urban land
Misuse of agricultural land for fuel production
Inadequate land drainage
Alienation of land through acquisition by foreigners
Land degradation
Land erosion brought about by site development
Uncertain land zoning
Threatened reservoir habitats
Threatened xeromorphic dwarf-shrubland habitats
Threatened broad-leaved deciduous woodland habitats
Threatened xeromorphic shrubland habitats
Adverse environmental consequences of depressed agricultural prices

Action Strategies relating to Land Type/Use

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Creating community land trust
Analysing land cover change
Campaigning to save forests
Preventing marine pollution from land-based sources
Protecting wetland ecosystems

You are viewing a subject profile from the UIA's Global Civil Society Database.
← return to your search page to find additional profiles.
Terms of Use

UIA allows users to access and make use of the information contained in its Databases for the user’s internal use and evaluation purposes only. A user may not re-package, compile, re-distribute or re-use any or all of the UIA Databases or the data* contained therein without prior permission from the UIA.

Data from database resources may not be extracted or downloaded in bulk using automated scripts or other external software tools not provided within the database resources themselves. If your research project or use of a database resource will involve the extraction of large amounts of text or data from a database resource, please contact us for a customized solution.

UIA reserves the right to block access for abusive use of the Database.

* Data shall mean any data and information available in the Database including but not limited to: raw data, numbers, images, names and contact information, logos, text, keywords, and links.