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    Reports & Research
    December, 2007
    Bangladesh, Switzerland, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Australia, Bolivia, Cuba, Iran, Ethiopia, Republic of Korea, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Lesotho, Vietnam, Costa Rica, Mexico, Netherlands, Argentina, India, Senegal, Uganda

    Food availability, access, stability and utilization are all part of the multi-dimensional nature of food security. The “availability” aspect, discussed here, refers to the availability of sufficient quantities of food of appropriate quality, supplied through domestic production or inputs.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2007
    Egypt, Bangladesh, United States of America, Chile, Germany, Peru, Indonesia, Norway, Canada, Republic of Korea, Thailand, Italy, Japan, Uganda, Myanmar, Tanzania, Netherlands, India, Russia, China, Brazil, Cambodia

    Several decades ago, the efforts of public administrations were concentrated on developing fisheries and aquaculture and ensuring growth in production and consumption. Then, in the 1980s, as many resources became fully or overexploited, the attention of policy-makers began to focus instead on fisheries management, in addition to development of aquaculture. Aquaculture continues to expand, while marine capture fisheries – when summed together worldwide – seem to have reached a ceiling.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2007
    France, United States of America, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Pakistan, Thailand, Nepal, Morocco, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, India, Sudan, Vietnam

    The performance of many canal irrigation delivery systems is unsatisfactory in terms of: (i) water resources management; (ii) service to irrigated agriculture; and (iii) costeffectiveness of infrastructure management. In recent years, participatory approaches and management transfer reforms have been promoted as part of the solution for more cost-effective and sustainable irrigation services. Large agency-managed systems have been turned over partially or completely to various types of management bodies. However, the results have usually been disappointing.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2007
    Angola, Egypt, Benin, Nigeria, France, Guinea-Bissau, Congo, Djibouti, Comoros, Cameroon, Seychelles, Mozambique, Somalia, Madagascar, Italy, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, Togo, Africa

    The world’s mangroves 1980–2005 is a thematic study undertaken within the framework of the Global Forest Resources Assessment 2005. It was led by FAO in collaboration with mangrove specialists throughout the world, and was co-funded by the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO). It builds on the 1980 assessment, on the FAO Global Forest Resources Assessment 2000 (FRA 2000) and 2005 (FRA 2005), and on an extensive literature search and correspondence with mangrove and fo rest resources assessment specialists.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2007
    France, Estonia, United States of America, Sweden, Germany, China, Australia, Latvia, Canada, Colombia, Lithuania, South Africa, Malaysia, Italy, Netherlands, India, Mexico, Brazil

    Bioenergy sits at the intersection of three of the world’s great challenges - energy security, climate change, and poverty reduction - and has received an enormous amount of attention in the past few years. Joint work on these issues is vital considering that together, the G8 +5 Countries account for about 55 percent of the world’s population, 70+ percent of global GDP, and about 72 percent of world energy-related and industry CO2 emissions (excluding deforestation). Bioenergy statistics are inadequate and not up to date.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2007
    France, Nigeria, Mozambique, Zambia, Afghanistan, Guatemala, Iran, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Niger, New Zealand, Nepal, Laos, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, Cambodia, India, Mongolia, Africa

    Le Service des Régimes Fonciers de la FAO a identifié, dans le cadre de son programme de travail pour la période 2006-2007, le thème de l’accès des ruraux pauvres aux informations et procédures légales pour la sécurisation des droits fonciers comme un élément important de son thème de travail.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2007
    Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Italy, Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam, Australia, Papua New Guinea, India, Guinea, Myanmar, Thailand, Asia

    A quarterly news bulletin dedicated to the exchange of information relating to wildlife and national resources management for the Asia-Pacific region.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2007
    Nigeria, United States of America, Mali, China, Australia, Ethiopia, Niger, Kenya, Yemen, Syrian Arab Republic, Brazil, Argentina, India, Senegal, Sudan, Norway, Asia, Africa, Americas

    Este informe está dirigido a revisar y resumir la información existente sobre el secuestro de carbono, con el fin de analizar como los recursos disponibles y los programas específicos se pueden implementar en las tierras áridas que constituyen las regiones con mayor degradación del suelo en el mundo.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2007
    United States of America, China, Sri Lanka, Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Canada, Pakistan, Finland, Thailand, New Zealand, Nepal, Philippines, South Africa, Australia, Myanmar, Netherlands, India, Asia

    A quarterly news bulletin dedicated to the exchange of information relating to wildlife and national resources management for the Asia-Pacific region.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2007
    Angola, Timor-Leste, Rwanda, Iraq, Afghanistan, Burundi, Guatemala, Sri Lanka, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo, Pakistan, Colombia, Mozambique, Liberia, South Africa, Vietnam, Somalia, Italy, Cambodia, Sudan, Georgia, Uganda

    The Pinheiro Principles provide restitution practitioners, as well as States and UN and others agencies, with a consolidated text relating to the legal, policy, procedural, institutional and technical implementation mechanisms for housing and property restitution. As such, the Principles provide specific policy guidance regarding how to ensure the right to housing and property restitution in practice and for the implementation of restitution laws, programmes and policies, based on existing international human rights, humanitarian, refugee and national standards.

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