Regional Reference Centre of UNCCD / Best practices/Projects



In general

Best Practices Database

  • WSIS Follow-up (The World Summit on the Information Society and e-Agriculture) e.g.:
    • Improving the feasibility focus of researches in the agriculture and food sectors (Bulgaria). Conducting research related to the actual needs of the Bulgarian agriculture and accelerated transfer of scientific knowledge and innovation for stabilization and development of the agricultural production in the country: Maintain and create new varieties, hybrids and crop lines and technologies..
    • National Development Plan 2014-2020 (Latvia). The plan is the main medium-term development planning document, part of the "Latvia 2030" sustainable development strategy.
    • Information system of forest fund (Bulgaria) etc.
  • FAO (Good agriculture practices)
  • NRSC (National Resources Conservation Service) USDA - Energy Conservation
  • Good Practices (FAO Case Study Series) or here


  • INTERSUCHO - the integrated system for monitoring drought (drought Monitor) focuses on meteorological and agricultural drought, and with regard to their higher incidence and economic consequences in the Czech republic.
  • European Soil Data Center (ESDAC) hosts deliverables/data/reports of soil relevant projects which have been financed by EU budget
  • SENSOR: Sustainability Impact Assessment: Tools for Environmental, Social and Economic Effects of Multifunctional Land Use in European Regions
  • LUMOCAP - Dynamic land use change modelling for CAP impact assessment on the rural landscape
  • Thematic Working Group "Possibility of maintaining a full life in areas affected by long-term drought in the South Moravian Region". Sponsor: Regional Agency for Agriculture and Rural Contact person: Ing. Karel Venera (Department director of CAAR, South Moravia county)
  • Protection and management of unique river banks forest ecosystems (floodplain forests) - preparation of project proposal FM EHP and Norway B/CZ0046/1/0013 (Mendel University in Brno, CZ) Project duration: 25/8/2008 - 25/9/2008. Contact person: Ing. Petr Kupec, Ph.D. (petr.kupec [at]
  • Support of strategic cooperation in the development of sustainable management with natural resources in arid and semi-arid areas of East Africa and Arabia CZ0001-06 (Mendel University in Brno, CZ University in Oslo; Geologic institute in Zurich). Project duration: 20/8/2008 - 17/2/2010. Contact person: doc. Ing. Dr. Jindrich Pavlis (jindrich.pavlis [at]
  • Spread of expert capacity and strategic cooperation in the development of permanent sustainable management of natural resources in arid and semi-arid areas of East Africa and Arabia. FM EHP a Norska CZ0001-23 (Mendel University in Brno, CZ Norwegian University of Life Sciences). Project duration: 1/3/2010 - 31/12/2010. Contact person: doc. Ing. Dr. Jindrich Pavlis (jindrich.pavlis [at]
  • Monitoring the vitality of forest ecosystems exposed to drought to assure sustainable forestry during climate change. FM EHP and Norway (The Forestry Research Institute of Sweden, SE Norwegian Forest and Landscape Institute) A/CZ0046/2/0009. Project duration: 1/5/2009 - 31/12/2010. Contact person: Ing. Roman Gebauer, Ph.D. (roman.gebauer [at]
  • Action for Training in Land use And Sustainability (ATLAS). EU Project of 6th FP, Project duration: 01/09/2005-28/02/2007. Contact person: doc. Ing. Dr. Milada Stastna (
  • Renewal of crop production in semiarid regions of Northern Gobi. Project of MZe-ZRS CZ. Project duration: 15/09/2006-20/11/2009. Contact person: doc. Ing. Dr. Milada Stastna (