Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) | Land Portal
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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. FAO is also a source of knowledge and information. We help developing countries and countries in transition modernize and improve agriculture, forestry and fisheries practices and ensure good nutrition for all. Since our founding in 1945, we have focused special attention on developing rural areas, home to 70 percent of the world's poor and hungry people.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Resources

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Rapports et recherches
août, 2023
Amérique latine et Caraïbes

O Panorama Regional de Segurança Alimentar e Nutrição é uma publicação que apresenta uma atualização sobre a situação da segurança alimentar e nutrição na América Latina e no Caribe.

O relatório faz parte de um trabalho conjunto da Organização das Nações Unidas para a Alimentação e a Agricultura (FAO); o Fundo Internacional para o Desenvolvimento Agrícola (FIDA); a Organização Pan-Americana da Saúde/Organização Mundial da Saúde (OPAS/OMS); o Fundo das Nações Unidas para a Infância (UNICEF); e o Programa Mundial de Alimentos das Nações Unidas (WFP).

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Lessons from the European Union Land Governance Programme

Lessons from the European Union Land Governance Programme

Rapports et recherches
juillet, 2023

The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) and the Framework and Guidelines on Land Policy in Africa (F&G) are important international and continental instruments for improving the governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests for improved food security and nutrition. They are useful for dealing with the many tenure challenges confronting developing countries and set the standards and frameworks for improvement.

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The role of metadata and open data in the innovation cycle of land administration
Rapports et recherches
avril, 2023

This publication discusses the importance of open data as a tool for inclusive land governance. It introduces and describes open data, land governance functions, and metadata. It provides an in-depth looks at AGROVOC, the controlled vocabulary about agriculture and related sciences coordinated by FAO for more than 40 years, and LandVoc, a sub-vocabulary dedicated to the land sector. Using these two examples, the article explores why structured metadata is integral for open data to support innovation and improvements in land administration.

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National gender profile of agriculture and rural livelihoods Azerbaijan
Rapports et recherches
septembre, 2022

This country gender assessment (CGA) for the Republic of Azerbaijan was undertaken as part of FAO and national commitments to promote gender equality while integrating a gender perspective into its operations. The resulting CGA report focuses on the intersections of gender, agriculture and rural development, and presents a snapshot of critical gender-based inequalities and their consequences for agricultural production and rural livelihoods in Azerbaijan.

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Guide de formation à l’intention des organisations de la société civile

Manuels et directives
mai, 2022
Afrique, Amériques, Asie

Le présent guide de formation a été élaboré en partenariat avec plusieurs divisions de l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO) et FIAN International, et a été adapté du guide d’apprentissage Mise en pratique des Directives volontaires sur les régimes fonciers: Guide de formation à l’intention des organisations de la société civile, dans le but d’inclure les spécificités du secteur de la pêche artisanal.

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