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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2014
    France, United Kingdom, Kenya, United States of America, Eastern Africa, Northern America, Northern Europe, Western Europe

    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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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    Burkina 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 We have dug into the FAO archives to bring to light unpublished black and white images, which form a portfolio of evocative images of the early years of the Organization.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    United States of America, Mexico, Spain, Morocco, China, Northern America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Northern Africa, Asia, Southern Asia
  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2014
    Kenya, 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

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Egypt, 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

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Timor-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.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2014
    Burkina 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.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Burkina 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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