Ginzky, Harald

International Yearbook of Soil Law and Policy 2016

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Table of contents

Part I. Words of Welcome from All Continents

1. Greeting to the Launch of the Yearbook from an African Perspective
Sem T. Shikongo

2. Audit of Soil Governance
Aroldo Cedraz Oliveira

3. Soils Need International Governance: A European Perspective for the First Volume of the International Yearbook of Soil Law and Policy
Jochen Flasbarth

4. North American Soils and World Food
William E. Rees

5. Soils Governance, an Australian Perspective
Paul Martin

6. Striving for Land-Soil Sustainability: Some Legal Reflections
Bharat H. Desai, Balraj K. Sidhu

Part II. Recent Developments of Soil Regulation at International Level

7. International Soil Protection Law: History, Concepts and Latest Developments
Ben W. Boer, Harald Ginzky, Irene L. Heuser

8. Chances and Challenges in Using the Sustainable Development Goals as a New Instrument for Global Action Against Soil Degradation
Knut Ehlers

9. Land Degradation Neutrality and the UNCCD: From Political Vision to Measurable Targets
Sara Minelli, Alexander Erlewein, Victor Castillo

10. The Role of Soils in International Climate Change Policy
Charlotte Streck, Agustina Gay

11. The UN Convention on Biological Diversity and Soils: Status and Future Options
Franziska Wolff, Timo Kaphengst

12. The Alpine Convention’s Soil Conservation Protocol: A Model Regime?
Till Markus

13. Are Soils Taken into Consideration by the IPBES Assessment on Land Degradation and Restoration?
Maylis Desrousseaux, Janne S. Kotiaho, Florent Kohler

Part III. Cross-Cutting Topics

14. Soil Degradation and Migrations in the Age of the Global Environmental Crisis: A Policy-Making Perspective
Grammenos Mastrojeni

15. FAO: Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Forests and Fisheries—Relevance, Reception and First Experiences in Implementation
Michael Windfuhr

16. Evaluating the Role of Private Land Tenure Rights in Sustainable Land Management for Agriculture in Kenya
Robert Kibugi

17. The Human Right to Food and Sustainable Soil Management: Linking Voluntary Agricultural Sustainability Standards with Food Security
Tina Beuchelt, Anna Mohr, Rafaël Schneider

18. Economics of Land Degradation: Achievements and Next Steps
Hannes Etter, Tobias Gerhartsreiter, Naomi Stewart

Part IV. National and Regional Soil Legislation

19. National Developments in Soil Protection in Mongolia
Ian Hannam

20. The Protection of Soil Under Namibian Law
Oliver C. Ruppel, Anielle Finckenstein

21. Brazilian Federal Court of Accounts (TCU), Department of Agriculture and Environmental Audit: Soil Governance Audit
Vinícius Neves Santos, Tiago Modesto Carneiro Costa, Junnius Marques Arifa

22. Legislative Progress on Soil Contamination Prevention and Control in China
Tianbao Qin, Fang Dong

23. The Protection of Soil: Does the European Union Live Up to Its Own Ambitions?
Markus Raffelsiefen, Thomas Strassburger

24. United States Soil Degradation
Jesse J. Richardson, Elizabeth Dooley

Keywords: Law, International Environmental Law, Soil Science & Conservation, Environmental Economics, Private International Law, International & Foreign Law, Comparative Law, Human Rights, Environmental Law/Policy/Ecojustice

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International Yearbook of Soil Law and Policy
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9 pages
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