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This report was prepared by FAO AGL.

last updated: 4 Mar 2004

News :

[Text 5.1.1] is on-line [04/03/04]
Add links on 1.3, 2.2 and 3.1 [21/01/03]
Link to SEMARNAT is added on 8.2 [15/01/03]
Report on LADA Case study Mexico is available in LADA Website and through [Link 5.1.1].[04/12/03]

icon overview   Country Overview
icon land   Land resources
icon water   Water resources (AQUASTAT)
icon plant   Plant nutrient resources
icon hotspots   Hot spots
icon brightspots   Bright spots
icon challenges and view points   Challenges and viewpoints
icon references and links   References / Related internet links






1.   Country overview

1.1  Geography and administrative units

1.2  Socio-economic features

1.3  Climate

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1.1  Geography and administrative units

 

[Link 1.1.1: INEGI Report: Ubicación de México en el mundo]

[Link 1.1.2: INEGI Report: División por entidad federativa con base en el marco geoestadístico]

 

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1.2  Socio-economic features

[Link 1.2.1: INEGI Report: Estadísticas sociodemográficas]

 

[Link 1.2.2: INEGI Report: Estadísticas económicas]

[Link 1.2.3: INEGI Report: Población, economía y medio ambiente]

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1.3  Climate

 

[Link 1.3.1: INEGI Report: Atmósfera y Clima]

[Link 1.3.2: CNA, Servicio Meteorológico Nacional]

[Link 1.3.3: Monitor Agroclimático -Centro de Estadística Agropecuaría (CEA)]

 

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2.   Land resources

2.1  Physiography

2.2  Soils

2.3  Agroecological systems

2.4  Wetlands, mangroves and inland valley bottoms

2.5  Inundation Land Types

2.6  Natural hazards

2.7  Land cover

2.8  Land use

2.9  Land use change

2.10  Land Productivity

2.11  Environmental Impact of land uses

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2.1  Physiography

 

[Link 2.1.1: INEGI Report: Fisiografía]

[Link 2.1.2: INEGI Report: Geología]

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2.2  Soils

 

[Link 2.2.1: INEGI Report: Edafología]

[Link 2.2.2: Semarnat-Suelos]

[Link 2.2.3: VINCULACIÓN AGUA, BOSQUES Y SUELOS (pdf 357kB)]

[Link 2.2.4: Cartografía del Inventario Nacional de Suelos]

[Link 2.2.5:Mapa de Evaluación de la Degradación del Suelo del Estado de México]

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2.3  Agroecological systems

 

[Link 2.3.1: INEGI Report: Biodiversidad]

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2.4  Wetlands, mangroves and inland valley bottoms

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2.5  Inundation Land Types

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2.6  Natural hazards

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2.7  Land cover

 

[Link 2.7.1: INEGI Report: Vegetación]

[Link 2.7.2: INEGI Report: Vegetación y fauna]

[Link 2.7.3: INEGI Report: Biodiversidad ]

 

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2.8  Land use

 

[Link 2.8.1: INEGI Report: Uso del Suelo]

[Link 2.8.2: INEGI Report: Suelo y Vegetación]

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2.9  Land use change

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2.10  Land Productivity

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2.11  Environmental Impact of land uses

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3.   Water Resources (AQUASTAT)

3.1  Hydrography

3.2  Irrigation and drainage

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3.1  Hydrography

 

 

[Link 3.1.1: AQUASTAT Country profile of Mexico]

[Link 3.1.2: INEGI Report: Agua]

[Link 3.1.3: Comisión Nacional del Agua]

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3.2  Irrigation and drainage

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4.   Plant nutrient resources

4.1  Plant nutrient use and nutrient balance

4.2  Fertilizer production and costs

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4.1  Plant nutrient use and nutrient balance

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4.2  Fertilizer production and costs

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5.   Hot spots

5.0  Overview: constraints to sustainable agriculture

5.1  Land-related constraints

5.2  Water-related constraints

5.3  Plant nutrition-related constraints

5.4  other constraints

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5.0  Overview: constraints to sustainable agriculture

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5.1  Land-related constraints

 

[Link 5.1.1: LADA Case study Mexico]

[Link 5.1.2: INEGI Report: Indicadores de sustentabilidad]

[Text 5.1.1: Land degradationin Mexico: Its extent and impact] [new]

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5.2  Water-related constraints

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5.3  Plant Nutrition-related constraints

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5.4  Other constraints

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6.   Bright spots

6.0  Overview: society's response to ameliorate the situation

6.1  Land-related response indicators

6.2  Water-related response indicators

6.3  Plant nutrition-related response indicators

6.4  Other response indicators

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6.0  Overview: society's response to ameliorate the situation

[Link 6.0.1: INEGI Report: Indicadores de sustentabilidad]

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6.1  Land-related response indicators

 

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6.2  Water-related response indicators

 

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6.3  Plant Nutrition-related response indicators

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6.4  Other response indicators

 

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7.   Challenges and viewpoints

 

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8.   References and related internet links

8.1  References

8.2  Related internet links

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8.1  References

 

The information source of this report is the website of INEGI (Instituto Nacional de Estadistica, Geografia e Informatica) in Mexico.

2003. L. Berry, J. Olson, and D. Campbell: Commissioned by Global Mechanism with support from the World Bank: Assessing the extent, cost and impact of land degradation at the national level: Findings and lessons learned from seven pilot case studies.


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8.2  Related internet links

Country in general

Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática (INEGI)
http://www.inegi.gob.mx/inegi/default.asp
annotation: El Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática (INEGI), consciente de las ventajas que trae consigo el uso de los recursos tecnológicos e informáticos, ha instrumentado esta sección para brindarle acceso a los cuestionarios electrónicos para la captación de información vía internet.[extract from the Homepage]

Internet Sector Agrario
http://www.sra.gob.mx/
annotation: "................" [editor's note, 02feb2002]

Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (SEMARNAT)
http://www.semarnat.gob.mx/wps/portal
annotation: La Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, SEMARNAT es la dependencia de gobierno que tiene como propósito fundamental, constituir una política de Estado de protección ambiental, que revierta las tendencias del deterioro ecológico y siente las bases para un desarrollo sustentable en el país.

Map Resource

MEXICO CHANNEL © Mapas de México
http://www.trace-sc.com/maps_sp.htm

Climate Information

CNA, Servicio Meteorológico Nacional
http://smn.cna.gob.mx/

Monitor Agroclimático -Centro de Estadística Agropecuaría (CEA)
http://www.siea.sagarpa.gob.mx/Monitor/monitor.htm

 

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history

[01/02/01] on-line
[04/12/03] Report on LADA Case study Mexico is available in LADA Website and through [Link 5.1.1]
[15/01/03] Link to SEMARNAT is added on 8.2
[21/01/03] Add links on 1.3, 2.2 and 3.1
[04/03/04] [Text 5.1.1] is on-line


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