In developed and developing countries all over the world, farmers and indigenous and local communities have traditional knowledge, expertise, skills and practices related to food security and to food and agricultural production and diversity. Since its creation in 1945, FAO has recognized the significant contributions these make to food and agriculture, and the relevance of on-farm/in situ and ex situ conservation of genetic resources for food and agriculture.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2018Mozambique, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Philippines, South Africa, Italy, Iran, Argentina, India, Niger
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksNovember, 2018Serbia, Nepal, Morocco, Guatemala, Philippines, Uganda, Albania, Oman, Peru, Azerbaijan, Indonesia, Zimbabwe, Colombia, Cambodia, Congo, Argentina, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, China, Mexico, Kenya
Goal 5 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls” recognizes the fundamental role of women in achieving poverty reduction, food security and nutrition.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJune, 2018France, Belgium, United States of America, Philippines, Canada, Nicaragua, Bulgaria, Madagascar, Denmark, Luxembourg, Poland, Netherlands, Venezuela, New Zealand, Brazil, Ghana
La première édition de la Base de référence mondiale pour les ressources en sols (WRB) a été publiée lors du 16ème Congrès Mondial de la Science du Sol à Montpellier en 1998. Lors du même événement, elle fut adoptée comme système de corrélation des sols et de communication internationale de l'Union Internationale des Sciences du Sol (IUSS). La seconde édition de la WRB a été publiée au 18ème Congrès Mondial à Philadelphie en 2006.<p></p>Après huit années de tests intensifs et de collectes de données dans le monde entier, la troisième édition de la WRB est publiée en 2014.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsSeptember, 2018Kenya, Bangladesh, Philippines, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Mexico
Pendant des siècles, les agriculteurs, éleveurs, pêcheurs et sylviculteurs ont développé des systèmes agricoles diversifiés, adaptés à leurs conditions locales, en employant des techniques et des pratiques ingénieuses, éprouvées au fil du temps, afin de fournir un ensemble vital de services sociaux, culturels, écologiques et économiques à l'humanité. Ces «Systèmes ingénieux du patrimoine agricole mondial» (SIPAM) sont des paysages d'une beauté remarquable associant la biodiversité agricole à des écosystèmes résilients et à un précieux patrimoine culturel.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2018Algeria, Philippines, South Africa, Japan, Chile, Peru, Italy, Ecuador, China, Tunisia, Argentina
For centuries, farmers, herders, fishers and foresters have developed diverse and locally adapted agricultural systems managed with time tested, ingenious techniques. These practices have resulted in a vital combination of social, cultural, ecological and economic services to humankind. “Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems” (GIAHS) are outstanding landscapes of aesthetic beauty that combine agricultural biodiversity, resilient ecosystems and a valuable cultural heritage.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2019Mozambique, Liberia, Botswana, United States of America, Philippines, Poland, Zimbabwe, China, Namibia, Netherlands, Australia, Jamaica, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, India, United Kingdom, Mongolia, Colombia, Papua New Guinea, Ghana
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has developed a series of Technical Guides to elaborate and provide more detailed guidance on thematic areas contained within the Guidelines. As part of this series, this Technical Guide covers the issues associated with the identification and valuation of tenure rights for different purposes, and provides guidance on how to ensure that valuations are undertaken in a fair, reliable and transparent manner that comply with internati onal norms.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Algeria, Egypt, Bangladesh, Chile, Germany, Peru, Canada, Iran, Republic of Korea, Kenya, Morocco, Japan, Philippines, Italy, Tanzania, Tunisia, India, China, Brazil
<p>The purpose of this sheet is to provide comprehensive set of information on GIAHS Programme in a single document which summarizes all the core information uploaded in the website and written in the previously released sources.</p> The overall goal of the global initiative is to identify and safeguard Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems and their associated landscapes, agricultural biodiversity and knowledge systems through catalyzing and establishing a long-term programme to support such systems and enhance global, national and local benefits derived through thei
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 ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2011Rwanda, Laos, Belgium, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, Germany, Italy, Botswana, Vietnam, United Kingdom, Ghana, Senegal, Cameroon, Brazil
Second issue of the Journal, which is now published in both hardcopy and in electronic formats and provides an open, impartial and practice-oriented global forum for promoting the latest knowledge in land tenure. This issue features five continents and subcontinents exploring common challenges including tenure governance, the legal recognition of customary tenures, land scarcity and redistributive reforms, and the increasing role of information technology in tenure systems.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Namibia, Burkina Faso, Asia, China, Mongolia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Jordan, Romania, Finland, Germany, Netherlands
FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), Germany, IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development), Finland, GTZ (Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit), UN-Habitat, World Bank and UNDP, and IPC (International NGO/CSO Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty), Food First International Action Network (FIAN), ILC (International Land Coalition), FIG (International Federation of Surveyors) and other development partners are working together with countries to prepare Voluntary Guidelines that will provide practical guidance to states, civil society, the private se
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