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  1. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2014
    South Africa, India, China, Brazil, Australia

    A Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) is an evolving concept, essentially consisting of policies, institutional arrangements, Geographical Information Systems (GISs), data bases, networks, Web services and portals to facilitate and coordinate the availability, exchange and sharing of geospatial data and services between stakeholders from different levels.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    India, Australia, Kenya, Africa, Eastern Africa

    The need to increase water productivity is a growing global concern as the World Commission on Water has estimated that demand for water will increase by c. 50% over the next 30 years and approximately half of the world's population will experience conditions of severe water stress by 2025. Three-quarters of African countries are expected to experience unstable water supplies, whereby small decreases in rainfall induce much larger reductions in streamflow.

  3. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    April, 2018
    Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Gambia, Mali, Fiji, Haiti, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger

    Fact sheet on land restoration 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
    December, 2016
    Nepal, Bangladesh, Philippines, Mali, Samoa, Indonesia, Tonga, Thailand, Solomon Islands

    This issue contains stories on country level activities and news and updates on events, publications and trainings relater to the gender work in FAO in Asia and the Pacific. There is a report on FAO's contribution to the Sustainable Development Goal Five (SDG5) and a feature article on Isan Indigenous Thai Silk Yarn production.

  5. 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.

  6. 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

  7. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    October, 2018
    Laos, Kiribati, Chile, Guatemala, Djibouti, Thailand

    The World Soil Day Photo book 2017 presents WSD photographic stories in a visual narrative. This publication recognizes and prizes the efforts of all WSD event organizers worldwide. On 5 December more people than ever celebrated soil, carbon, and the opportunities right under our feet under the slogan “Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground”. Healthy soils are the living, breathing ecosystems that help grow our food, clean our water, store carbon, and reduce risks of droughts and floods.

  8. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    April, 2018
    Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Gambia, Fiji, Haiti, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger, Africa

    Fiche d'information sur les activités d'Action contre la désertification. Action contre la désertification est une initiative du Groupe des États d’Afrique, des Caraïbes et du Pacifique en appui à l’initiative de la Grande Muraille Verte et aux programmes d’action nationaux de lutte contre la désertification de l’UNCCD, mise en œuvre par la FAO et ses partenaires avec le financement de l’Union européenne.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2018
    Rwanda, North Macedonia, Albania, Bulgaria, Armenia, Australia, Ghana, Georgia, Montenegro, Kuwait

    En la presente guía se aborda el registro de los derechos de tenencia haciendo especial hincapié en mejorar las formas existentes de registrar derechos. Si bien existen numerosos sistemas de registro en todo el mundo que ayudan a lograr la seguridad de la tenencia y brindar otras ventajas a los titulares de derechos de tenencia, también hay muchos sistemas que no funcionan bien y pueden ponerse obstáculos sin quererlo o de forma deliberada para evitar que las personas usen dichos sistemas.

  10. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    May, 2018
    Kenya, Rwanda, Egypt, United States of America, Tanzania, Zambia, Lesotho, Mozambique, Samoa, Jordan, Indonesia, Botswana, Iran, Malawi, Niger, Lebanon

    This brochure presents FAO’s work on mainstreaming biodiversity as a cross-cutting theme in the agriculture, fisheries and forestry sectors. It provides examples of on-the-ground activities and highlights relevant international mechanisms. It shows how biodiversity and ecosystems benefit people in countless ways by providing food, clean water, shelter and raw materials for our basic needs. Agriculture is a major user of biodiversity but also has the potential to contribute to the protection of biodiversity.

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