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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    Fiji, Honduras, United States of America, Zambia, Denmark, Indonesia, Peru, United Kingdom, Ghana, Malawi, Costa Rica, Niger, New Zealand, Nepal, Morocco, Japan, Malaysia, Madagascar, Tanzania, Chad, Canada

    Where do forests and forestry stand today in international climate change negotiations? What exactly does it mean to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+)? What are the opportunities and risks for forests in today’s changing climate and is there a clear path forward? The articles in this issue address these and other questions.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    France, Honduras, United States of America, Zambia, Tonga, Ghana, Congo, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Costa Rica, Niger, Palau, Kiribati, Madagascar, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Brazil, Canada

    La publication de ce numéro d’Unasylva coïncide avec deux événements marquants pour les forêts. Les 196 Parties à la Convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques viennent de se réunir à la Conférence Paris climat 2015 en vue de négocier un accord qui soit en mesure de changer la donne en matière de changement climatique. Toujours à Paris, le Global Landscapes Forum 2015, Forum mondial sur les paysages, a été le théâtre de discussions de haut niveau portant sur la recherche et les politiques qui sous-tendent les questions d’utilisation des terres.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    United States of America, Spain, Israel, Chile, China, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, Venezuela, Kenya, Morocco, Japan, South Africa, Turkey, Italy, Portugal, Tunisia, Argentina, India, Brazil, Greece

    This guide complements the Food Security and Climate Change Challenge Badge activity booklet. The resources and activity ideas are designed to support you and your group and to help you educate children and youth about climate change and food security. The guide contains simple teaching tools to make learning appealing and fun, and provides a selection of activities and exercises to carry out individually or in your group. The guide can be used to achieve the Food Security and Climate Change Challenge Badge or can be used separately.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2003
    France, Switzerland, United States of America, Mauritania, China, Australia, Ghana, Iceland, Cameroon, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, Japan, South Africa, Tunisia, India, New Zealand, Brazil, Canada

    Forests play major roles in climate change. They contribute carbon emissions when destroyed or degraded and they suffer from changing climate, drought and extreme weather. Managed sustainably, they can provide a unique environmental service by removing excess carbon from the atmosphere, storing it in biomass, soils and products. In addition, sustainably produced wood fuels offer an environmentally benign alternative to fossil fuels.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    France, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Mauritius, Canada, Mali, Germany, Indonesia, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Comoros, Cameroon, South Africa, Netherlands, India, Ghana

    Forests are essential to life on our planet, to mitigating and adapting to climate change, ensuring adequate supply of fresh water, enhancing biodiversity and providing sustainable incomes and livelihoods, including food security. But they face unprecedented and unrelenting pressures. This issue includes a broad selection of the best papers submitted to the XIV World Forestry Congress (Durban, September 2015), as well as an overview of the Congress’s ambitious agenda and outcomes.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    France, United States of America, Spain, Sweden, Germany, China, Indonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, Italy, Republic of Korea, Finland, Thailand, Laos, Denmark, Philippines, Vietnam, Japan, Myanmar, Netherlands, Cambodia, Asia

    The National Medium-Term Priority Framework (NMTPF) 2011-2015 builds on the experience acquired with NMTPF 20006-2010, which dealt with FAO assistance in a comprehensive way. Its overall goal is to pursue the development of sustainable agriculture, fisheries and forestry as a contribution to the eradication of extreme poverty and hunger, improving the living standards of all Cambodians, especially the poorest, most food insecure, most vulnerable, in an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable manner.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2016
    Rwanda, Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, Uganda, Burundi, Tanzania, Australia, Canada, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Niger, Eritrea, Africa

    This publication was commissioned under the auspices of the project “FAO technical support to the COMESA-EAC-SADC program on climate change adaptation and mitigation in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSRO/RAF/307/COM)”.

  8. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    June, 2008
    Canada, United States of America, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Europe

    El 2008 está a medio camino del plazo previsto para alcanzar los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio. Pero, pese a los avances logrados, no se conseguirán de continuar las tendencias actuales. Se calcula que faltarán US$30,000 millones de la ayuda prometida, déficit que podría costar cinco millones de vidas. Empezando por la reunión del G8 en Japón, los países ricos deben aprovechar una serie de cumbres de alto nivel a celebrarse en el 2008 para garantizar que se alcancen los Objetivos, y para abordar tanto el cambio climático como la actual crisis alimentaria.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2009
    Canada, United States of America, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Europe

    En el mundo hay 1.700 millones de agricultores y agricultoras en situación de enorme vulnerabilidad frente a los impactos del cambio climático. Muchos ya padecen hambre, lo que los hace aún más vulnerables. Pero existen experiencias exitosas de cómo fortalecer la capacidad de recuperación a nivel local. Reproducir y ampliar los éxitos es la fuente de esperanza para estos agricultores, y además puede contribuir a afrontar el problema del cambio climático.

  10. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    October, 2009
    Canada, United States of America, Central America, Latin America and the Caribbean

    En el marco de la Quinta Reunión Ministerial “Agricultura y Vida Rural en las Américas” y en el contexto del Proceso Cumbres de las Américas llevado a cabo en Montego Bay, Jamaica, del 26 al 29 de octubre de 2009 se firmó el PLAN AGRO 2003-2015, Acuerdo Ministerial Hemisférico Jamaica 2009 para la Agricultura y Vida Rural en las Américas.

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