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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2018
    Mozambique, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Philippines, South Africa, Italy, Iran, Argentina, India, Niger

    In developed and developing countries all over the world, farmers and indigenous and local communities have traditional knowledge, expertise, skills and practices related to food security and to food and agricultural production and diversity. Since its creation in 1945, FAO has recognized the significant contributions these make to food and agriculture, and the relevance of on-farm/in situ and ex situ conservation of genetic resources for food and agriculture.

  2. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    July, 2018
    Nepal, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, United States of America, Guatemala, Italy, Cameroon, Australia, Netherlands, South Sudan, India, Gabon, Sudan, Costa Rica, Mexico, New Zealand

    This booklet contains the main points of the publication The State of the World’s Forests 2018.

  3. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    April, 2018
    India, Burkina Faso

    Fact sheet on Monitoring and Evaluation activities of Action Against Desertification. Action Against Desertification is an initiative of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) in support of the Great Green Wall initiative and UNCCD national action programmes to combat desertification, implemented by FAO and partners with funding of the European Union.

  4. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    July, 2018
    Nepal, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Guatemala, Australia, India, Costa Rica

    Este booklet recoge la información y mensajes clave de la publicación El estado de los bosques del mundo 2018

  5. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    April, 2018
    Rwanda, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Malawi, Japan, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Germany, Ghana, India, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Namibia, Mexico, Brazil, Kenya

    This is the translated publication of the State of Food and Agriculture 2015, published originally by HQ.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2019
    Kenya, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Philippines, Mauritania, Argentina, China, Italy, Indonesia, Ghana, Congo, South Sudan, India, Senegal, Brazil

    The critical role of forests in climate change mitigation and adaptation is now widely recognized. Forests contribute significantly to climate change mitigation through their carbon sink and carbon storage functions. They play an essential role in reducing vulnerabilities and enhancing adaptation of people and ecosystems to climate change and climate variability, the negative impacts of which are becoming increasingly evident in many parts of the world.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    Angola, Burkina Faso, Benin, Nigeria, Gambia, Chile, China, Indonesia, Ghana, Guinea, Malawi, Costa Rica, Liberia, Uganda, Madagascar, Tunisia, India, Senegal, Chad, Georgia, Vietnam, Asia, Africa, Americas

    Los bosques y los árboles respaldan la agricultura sostenible. Estabilizan los suelos y el clima, regulan los flujos de agua, ofrecen sombra y refugio y proporcionan un hábitat a los polinizadores y los depredadores naturales de plagas agrícolas. Asimismo, contribuyen a la seguridad alimentaria de cientos de millones de personas, para quienes constituyen fuentes importantes de alimentos, energía e ingresos. Sin embargo, la agricultura sigue siendo el principal factor de la deforestación a nivel mundial y, a menudo, las políticas agrícolas, forestales y de tierras no casan.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Burkina Faso, Switzerland, United States of America, Fiji, Mali, France, Vanuatu, Canada, Ethiopia, Niger, Colombia, Kenya, Philippines, Australia, Italy, Cameroon, Ecuador, India, Senegal, Papua New Guinea

    Genetic resources for food and agriculture play a crucial role in food security, nutrition and livelihoods and in the provision of environmental services. They are key components of sustainability, resilience and adaptability in production systems. They underpin the ability of crops, livestock, aquatic organisms and forest trees to withstand a range of harsh conditions. Climate change poses new challenges to the management of the world’s genetic resources for food and agriculture, but it also underlines their importance.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2008
    Germany, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, United States of America, Rwanda, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Guatemala, Indonesia, Canada, Congo, Costa Rica, Niger, Kenya, Pakistan, Italy, Nepal, Ghana, Vietnam, Myanmar, Ecuador, Cuba, India, Bhutan, France, Europe, Africa, Americas, Asia

    Durant l’Année internationale de la montagne en 2002, la FAO et ses partenaires ont lancé une évaluation à grande échelle et un examen mondial de l’état actuel et des tendances futures de l’aménagement intégré et participatif des bassins versants. Les objectifs généraux étaient de promouvoir l’échange et la diffusion d’expériences dans la mise en œuvre de ces projets durant la décennie 1990–2000, et d’aider à identifier une vision pour une nouvelle génération de programmes et projets.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2003
    Burkina Faso, United States of America, France, China, Pakistan, Australia, Republic of Korea, Morocco, Mexico, Uganda, Italy, Botswana, Netherlands, Tunisia, Argentina, India, Senegal, Vietnam

    This report summarizes the findings of the e-mail conference that took place from 9 October to 4 November 2002 and which was organized by the Land Degradation Assessment in Drylands project (LADA). The report contains exchanges of views on data sets and methods that may be used to assess land degradation and a discussion on the biophysical, socio-economic and institutional indicators that explain the root causes, driving forces, status, impact and reponses to land degradation at various scales.

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