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Organizations relating to Land Type/Use

European Land Registry Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2004
West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use / Accra, Ghana
Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management
Agricultural and Land and Water Use Commission for the Near East / Cairo, Egypt
Committee on Housing and Land Management / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1947
Centre for African Wetlands / Accra, Ghana / Est. 1997
International Office of Cadastre and Land Records / Apeldoorn, Netherlands / Est. 1958
International Committee on Contaminated Land / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1993
AFWC/EFC/NEFC Committee on Mediterranean Forestry Questions - Silva Mediterranea / Rome, Italy / Est. 1948
Global Land Tool Network / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 2006
Global Mechanism / Bonn, Germany / Est. 1998
World Wetland Network / Est. 2008
International Tundra Experiment / Est. 1990
Network for Industrially Contaminated Land in Europe / Rotterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1995
Survival International / London, UK / Est. 1969
Foundation Working Group International Waterbird and Wetland Research / Nijmegen, Netherlands / Est. 1983
Wetland Link International / Slimbridge, UK / Est. 1991
Land Research Action Network
Land Healers Foundation / Est. 2018
Society of Wetland Scientists / McLean VA, USA / Est. 1980
Landesa - Rural Development Institute / Seattle WA, USA / Est. 1967
Oasis Global / Hadlow, UK / Est. 1985
World Land Trust / Halesworth, UK / Est. 1989
Habitat et participation / Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium / Est. 1982
Centro Interamericano de Desarrollo e Investigación Ambiental y Territorial / Mérida, Venezuela / Est. 1965
Global Land Cover Facility / College Park MD, USA / Est. 1998
International Alliance on Land Tenure and Administration / Groningen, Netherlands / Est. 2008
Commonland Foundation / Amsterdam, Netherlands
International Union for Arrangements concerning Laws and Customs during Wars on Land / Est. 1899
EUROCOM / Est. 1970
Groupe international de coopération et de recherche en documentation: planification territoriale - habitat - information / Est. 1966
Internationale Gesellschaft für Moorforschung / Est. 1955
ASEAN Research and Training Centre for Land and Forest Fire Management / Tengah, Indonesia
Women and Land Rights in Southern Africa, Zimbabwe
Global Peatlands Initiative / Est. 2016
Kushiro International Wetland Centre / Kushiro, Japan / Est. 1995
Christian Missions in Many Lands / Spring Lake NJ, USA / Est. 1921
Lambda Alpha International / Wheaton IL, USA / Est. 1930
Landlife International / Accra, Ghana
Inuvialuit Regional Corporation / Inuvik NT, Canada / Est. 1984
International Grassland Congress / Lexington KY, USA / Est. 1927
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development
Protocol for the Protection of the Southeast Pacific Against Pollution from Land-based Sources / Quito, Ecuador / Est. 1983
Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution from Land-based Sources / Est. 1974
Protocol on Protection of the Black Sea Marine Environment Against Pollution from Land-based Sources / Istanbul, Türkiye / Est. 1992
Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterfowl Habitat / Paris, France / Est. 1971
Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution from Land-Based Sources and Activities / Est. 1980
Amendments to the Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution from Land-based Sources and Activities / Est. 1996
Convention Respecting the Rights and Duties of Neutral Powers and Persons in War on Land, 1907 / Est. 1907
Protocol on the Prevention, Reduction and Control of Land-based Sources and Activities / Est. 1999

View all profiles (165 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Land Type/Use

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Destruction of wetland environments
Disappearance of common land
Unsustainable development of forest lands
Threatened mangrove wetland habitats
Threatened tropical humid forest biome
Deforestation
Shortage of waste landfill sites
Threatened peatland habitats
Environmental hazards of empolderment of wetlands
Soil degradation
Shortage of urban land
Loss of coastal lagoons
Threatened wetland habitats
Threatened swampland habitats
Environmental exigencies in tropical villages
Rising water table
Threatened salt marsh habitats
Endangered public reserves
Defective land use planning
Insufficient common land in urban environments
Threatened woodland habitats
Adverse environmental consequences of depressed agricultural prices
Threatened xeromorphic shrubland habitats
Threatened broad-leaved deciduous woodland habitats
Threatened xeromorphic dwarf-shrubland habitats

Action Strategies relating to Land Type/Use

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Restoring saline affected farm land
Protecting coastal wetlands
Protecting against environmental hazards of empolderment of wetlands
Protecting mountain habitats
Alleviating land degradation
Incorporating sustainable indigenous management systems for land resources
Rehabilitating degraded land
Creating community land trust
Managing wetlands
Integrating wetlands biodiversity conservation into river basin management
Undertaking research on land use
Reinventing the commons
Developing land believed unprofitable
Developing presently unusable farming land
Developing brown field sites
Disseminating land use information
Developing land
Controlling public land use
Employing unused land
Releasing additional usable land
Clearing unused land
Integrating use of land resources
Initiating common land use
Resolving competing land use requirements
Using environmentally sound land-use practices

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