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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2018
    Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Malaysia, Japan, China, Myanmar, Indonesia, Kuwait, India, Republic of Korea, Maldives, Thailand

    This paper attempts to summarize available knowledge, and identify the gaps in that knowledge, on marine fisheries and fishery resources in the Bay of Bengal region. It provides information on Bangladesh, Burma, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Thailand—their marine fisheries, fishery resources, status of important stocks, etc.

  2. Library Resource
    Increase the use of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure among CSOs and Grassroots Organizations - Myanmar - Côte d’Ivoire - Guinea cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2018
    Guinea, Ivory Coast, Myanmar

    The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) set out internationally-accepted principles and standards for responsible practices, providing a framework for governments, the private sector and civil society to use when developing policies and programmes for improving food security.

  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2011
    Cambodia, China, Thailand, Myanmar, Asia, South-Eastern Asia

    With 48% forest cover, the Greater Mekong Subregion still has large areas of forest remaining. The area of primary forest is, however, low and falling, while large tracts of forest are highly degraded and forest planting rates remain low in most countries. Reinvestment in forests is necessary to maintain wood and timber production, support biodiversity conservation and climate change mitigation, revitalise rural economies and protect against natural hazards and the impacts of climatic alterations. For a greener future, investment in forestry is essential.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2016
    Bangladesh, Philippines, Zambia, Gambia, Vietnam, Chile, Peru, Myanmar, Ghana, Namibia, Benin, Malawi, Somalia, Asia, Africa, Americas

    El mundo se comprometió a erradicar la extrema pobreza y el hambre en 2030, llevándolo de regreso a una vía sostenible. El cambio climático amenaza con revertir el progreso que hemos logrado hasta ahora en la lucha contra el hambre y la pobreza. De no controlarse, podría poner en peligro la capacidad de los sistemas alimentarios para asegurar la seguridad alimentaria mundial. El cambio climático está socavando los medios de subsistencia y la seguridad alimentaria de las poblaciones rurales pobres.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2016
    Bangladesh, Philippines, Zambia, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Peru, Myanmar, Ghana, Malawi, Niger, Africa, Americas, Asia

    Le monde s’est engagé à éliminer la pauvreté extrême et la famine d’ici à 2030 et s’engage résolument sur la voie de la durabilité. Les changements climatiques risquent d’anéantir les progrès accomplis jusqu’à présent face à la faim et à la pauvreté. Si l’on ne lutte pas contre eux, ils pourraient mettre en péril la capacité des systèmes agricoles à assurer la sécurité alimentaire à l’échelon mondial. Les changements climatiques mettent en danger les moyens de subsistance et la sécurité alimentaire des pauvres qui vivent en milieu rural.

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    February, 2016
    Finland, Bolivia, Gambia, Myanmar, Sweden, Germany, Guatemala

    As a large proportion of the rural private sector, forest and farm producers are the primary actors in rural transformation and sustainable development. They possess knowledge and experience essential to shaping effective successful policies and actions. Through its support to local and national producer organizations, the Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) is working to ensure forest and farm producers are involved in national decision-making processes that impact their livelihoods and the sustainable management of forests, in turn helping to achieve many of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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