Biodiversity continues to decline in the face of increasing anthropogenic pressures such as habitat destruction, exploitation, pollution and introduction of alien species. Existing global databases of species’ threat status or population time series are dominated by charismatic species. The collation of datasets with broad taxonomic and biogeographic extents, and that support computation of a range of biodiversity indicators, is necessary to enable better understanding of historical declines and to project – and avert – future declines.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2014France, United Kingdom, Kenya, United States of America, Eastern Africa, Northern America, Northern Europe, Western Europe
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2014Burkina Faso, Philippines, Nicaragua, Mali, Sweden, Netherlands, Canada, India, Niger, Brazil, Lebanon
This book tells the story of these seven decades of the history of FAO, its protagonists and their endeavours. We have dug into the FAO archives to bring to light unpublished black and white images, which form a portfolio of evocative images of the early years of the Organization.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2014United States of America, Mexico, Spain, Morocco, China, Northern America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Northern Africa, Asia, Southern Asia
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2014Kenya, Switzerland, Belgium, Japan, Denmark, Australia, Brazil, Netherlands, Cuba, China, Gabon, Norway, Canada
Meeting Name: Intergovernmental Technical Working Group on Forest Genetic Resources (of the CGRFA) - ITWG-FGR
Meeting symbol/code: CGRFA/WG-FGR-3/14/Inf.6
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2014Egypt, United States of America, Nepal, Peru, Indonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, China, Ethiopia, Republic of Korea, Cameroon, Thailand, Mozambique, South Africa, Malaysia, Botswana, Poland, India, Senegal, Uganda, Norway, Kenya
Meeting Name: Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA)
Meeting symbol/code: CGRFA-15/15/Inf.17.1
Session: Sess. 15
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2014Timor-Leste, Nepal, Kenya, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, Canada, India, Malawi, Togo, Norway, Asia
The Review of the legislative framework and jurisprudence concerning the right to adequate food in Nepal discusses overarching aspects of Nepalese law and jurisprudence dealing with the human right to food. Following a brief discussion of the international legal protection of the right to food in Nepal, the review, in particular provides a critical assessment of constitutional as well as legislative provisions and offers a thorough analysis of Supreme Court jurisprudence pertaining to the right to food.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2014Fiji, Nigeria, China, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, Colombia, New Zealand, Mozambique, South Africa, Vietnam, Italy, Argentina, India, Mexico, Cuba
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksOctober, 2014Burkina Faso, Mali, United States of America, Rwanda, Mozambique, Burundi, France, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Congo, Malawi, Niger, Cameroon, Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, Togo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
Le thème central de ce numéro de Nature & Faune est : « Améliorer la parité hommes-femmes dans la gestion des ressources naturelles de l’Afrique ». Il passe en revue la situation, y compris les réalisations et les défis en rapport avec la pertinence, l’équité, et l’égalité dans les rôles que les deux sexes jouent dans la gestion des ressources naturelles. Il est de notoriété publique qu’en général les femmes sont les perdantes dans la plupart des cas.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2014Costa Rica, Switzerland, United States of America, Malaysia, Australia, Italy, Poland, Brazil, Norway, Iran, Lebanon, Ethiopia, Namibia, Thailand, Canada
Meeting symbol/code: CGRFA/TTLE-ABS-1/14/Report
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2014Burkina Faso, United States of America, Zambia, Guatemala, Peru, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Ghana, Malawi, Finland, Kenya, Liberia, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Tanzania, Ecuador, Paraguay, Norway
Forest governance assessment is an expanding practice. People are using Assessments to watch for developing problems, diagnose needs for reform, Monitor progress of programs, and evaluate impacts. Governments, civil society Organizations, development partners, academics and coalitions of stakeholders Have all performed assessments in recent years. In 2012, an expert meeting at fao headquarters in rome recommended the creation of a guide to good practices in forest governance assessment and data collection.
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