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  1. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    August, 2017
    Peru, South America

    La maca (Lepidium meyenii) es una raíz andina a la cual se le atribuyen propiedades energéticas y estimulantes. En los últimos años el interés de mercados asiáticos dio lugar al “boom de la maca”, incrementando los precios y provocando la rápida conversión de pastizales altoandinos en tierras de cultivo, transformando de esta manera el paisaje, el ecosistema, la economía y la sociedad rural de la zona altoandina de Junín.

  2. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    May, 2018
    Oman

    Oman enjoys a dynamic partnership with FAO, which was strengthened in 2012 with the opening of the FAO country<p></p>representation. Cooperation has focused on sustainable development of the food, agriculture and fisheries sectors, while<p></p>ensuring the efficient and sustainable use of natural resources. FAO’s support also focuses on the achievement of value added in<p></p>the priority areas identified by Oman.

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    Institutional & promotional materials
    October, 2018
    France, Moldova, United States of America, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Albania, Ukraine, Poland, Russia, Georgia, Armenia

    Geographical indication (GI) schemes can play a special role in promoting sustainable rural development, improving farm income and opening new export potential. Natural factors such as soil, climate and plant varieties play a major role in producing a unique product. Usually, GIs comprise knowledge and skills passed on from generation to generation, helping to protect local heritage. This report is a synthesis of the five national reviews of the legal and institutional frameworks in Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, the Republic of Moldova, and the Russian Federation.

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    Institutional & promotional materials
    February, 2018
    Nepal, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Malawi, Rwanda, Lesotho, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Ecuador, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger, Uganda, Tajikistan

    Secure tenure rights and control over land for women and men farmers are key to boosting smallholder productivity, rural development and food security. However, in many parts of the world, men and women have inadequate access to secure property rights over land. Women are particularly disadvantaged: even though they constitute on average 43 percent of the agricultural labour force in developing countries, women’s ownership of agricultural land remains significantly lower than that of men.

  5. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2018
    Angola, Chile, Peru

    Angola and FAO have engaged in close cooperation since the country joined the Organization in<p></p>1977. Owing to the 27-year civil war, early FAO interventions were focused on emergency assistance,<p></p>including resettling of vulnerable rural households and the provision of agricultural inputs for the<p></p>rapid resumption of food production.

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    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2014
    Saudi Arabia

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and FAO have a significant history of cooperation. For more than 50 years, FAO assistance has spanned the full spectrum of agricultural and rural development, with interventions carefully selected to meet top priority areas identified by the country and its regional setting. Some notable features of cooperation include the formulation of policy and regulatory frameworks, including national capacity development, and technical assistance to high-value horticulture.

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    Institutional & promotional materials
    March, 2018
    Cambodia, Germany, Japan

    Cambodia joined FAO in 1950 and since an FAO representation was opened in 1994, the focus of cooperation has gradually<p></p>shifted moving from projects to increase production to interventions aimed at diversifying production, achieving sustainable<p></p>use of natural resources and improving the nutrition security

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