This publication is intended to assist anyone involved in the development or implementation of a legal or institutional framework to promote integrated coastal management (ICM). It includes revised versions of some of the information contained in the 1994 FAO publication "Legal and Institutional Aspects of Integrated Coastal Area Management in National Legislation" and the 1998 FAO Publication "Integrated Coastal Area Management and Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries", FAO Guidelines.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJuly, 2018France, Belgium, United States of America, Spain, South Africa, Greece, Sweden, Germany, Peru, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, India, Costa Rica, Finland, Norway, Kuwait
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Bangladesh, United States of America, Chile, Zimbabwe, China, Namibia, Jamaica, Ghana, Costa Rica, Thailand, Mexico, Uganda, Italy, Netherlands, Tunisia, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Brazil, Greece
The FAO Inland Water Resources and Aquaculture Service (FIRI) has been active in promoting the use of geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing in fisheries and aquaculture since 1985. However, a manual to use along with GIS software for the fisheries biologists in the field explaining GIS in a way that is understandable to non-GIS users had not been produced until now. This manual was written to overcome this knowledge-gap, it is a “do-it-yourself-manual” giving a short introduction to GIS software and its applications in fishery science.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Germany, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Austria, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Greece, Finland, Nepal, Morocco, Philippines, Mexico, Turkey, Moldova, Albania, Italy, Tanzania, Poland, India, Russia, Czech Republic, Armenia, Lebanon
The papers in this publication were presented at the Seminar on Harvesting of Non-wood Forest Products, which was held from 2 to 8 october 2000 at the International Agro-Hydrology Research and Training Center in Menemen-Izmir (Turkey) at the invitation of the Ministry of Forestry and under the auspices of the Joint FAO/ECE/ILO Commitee on Forest Technology, Management and Training. More than 80 participants from 32 countries attended the seminar.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1998Egypt, Bangladesh, United States of America, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Australia, Greece, Republic of Korea, Thailand, New Zealand, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Myanmar, India, Bhutan, Maldives, Asia
A discussion of the concerns of the environmental movement in the Asia-Pacific region with reference to biological diversity, forest loss, indigenous and forest-dependant people and climate change. The environmental perspective of different aspects of forestry development in the region is elucidated. Three possible scenarios for the future are presented depending on the level of achievement of environmental goals.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2012Morocco, Spain, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Italy, Greece, Iran, India, Asia
Saffron production is confined to a limited geographical area in the State. Saffron has traditionally been associated with the famous Kashmiri cuisine, its medicinal values and the rich cultural heritage of Kashmir. Its role in enriching the local cuisine, its medicinal value and its use in important religious rituals is well known. However, Saffron production is currently suffering on several counts, especially those relating to productivity as well as post harvest management. This has resulted in lower production and poor quality.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1991France, Zambia, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Australia, Greece, Guinea, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Colombia, Panama, Kenya, Jordan, Philippines, Libya, Italy, Botswana, Netherlands, Argentina, Sudan, Europe, Asia, Africa, Northern America
Extensive grazing is the predominant form of land use on at least a quarter of the world’s land surface, in which livestock are raised on food that comes mainly from rangelands. Extensive grazing differs from crop or forestry production, in which the produce remains in situ whilst growing. Evaluation for extensive grazing, unlike that for cropping or forestry, must take into account the production of both grazing forage, termed primary production, and the livestock that feed on this forage, termed secondary production.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2010United 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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2014Egypt, Bangladesh, United States of America, Zambia, Peru, Indonesia, Austria, Guyana, Republic of Korea, Uruguay, New Zealand, Kenya, Italy, Belgium, Japan, Gabon, Brazil, Argentina, Russia, Chad, Togo, Norway, Greece
Meeting Name: Committee on Forestry
Meeting symbol/code: COFO/2014/REP
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Angola, Greece, United States of America, Rwanda, China, Namibia, Australia, Eswatini, Canada, Iran, Iceland, Thailand, New Zealand, Kenya, Mozambique, Jordan, South Africa, Vietnam, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, Kazakhstan, Mongolia
Under the current challenges of food security, climate change adaptation and mitigation, further provision of ecosystem services and sustainable intensification of agriculture, soil information becomes fundamental to guide wise policies and decisions. This document reviews the present availability of soil information from legacy maps and reports and from ongoing Digital Soil Mapping efforts. Currently, the soil science community is limited in its capacity to provide accurate and updated information to the different soil users.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 1981Greece, Belgium, Iraq, Chile, Germany, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Ireland, Ghana, Iran, Iceland, Costa Rica, Colombia, Cyprus, Hungary, Haiti, Italy, Brunei Darussalam, Ecuador, Cuba, India, Brazil, Canada, Africa
This course teaches the farmer about the water cycle. It covers rainfall, ground water, the water table, surface water, evaporation, and transpiration. It also delivers information on wells and springs, swamps, ponds, lakes, streams and rivers. It explains how water is necessary for life.
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