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  1. Library Resource
    January, 2003
    Laos, Benin, Nigeria, Philippines, Peru, Togo, Cameroon, Colombia, Ghana, Chad, Romania, Papua New Guinea, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, Oceania, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Asia

    This report reviews the experience and outcomes of the funding by International Financial Institutions (IFIs) of projects in the extractive industries. It presents short case studies of experiences in the Philippines, Laos, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Romania, Colombia, Chad, Cameroon, Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana, which then uses to make recommendations.

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    January, 2004
    Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Moldova, Belarus, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Nauru, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Asia, Oceania

    This report explores how, across the world, the revenues from oil, gas and mining that should be funding sustainable economic development have often been misappropriated and mismanaged. Specifically, it analyses five major examples of this problem: Kazakhstan, Congo Brazzaville, Angola, Equatorial Guinea and Nauru.The report argues that in these countries, governments do not provide even basic information about their revenues from natural resources. Nor do oil, mining and gas companies publish any information about payments made to governments.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2003
    United States of America, Gambia, Mali, Ethiopia, Congo, Malawi, Niger, Cameroon, Mozambique, Morocco, Japan, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Senegal, Chad, Africa

    The First International Workshop on Community Forestry in Africa was held in the Gambia in February 1999. It began the process of bringing together all of the African experiences in community-based natural resource management. Until the Gambia workshop, those looking for documentation of existing initiatives would have looked towards Asia for information about best practices and experience in participatory forest management.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2003
    Burkina Faso, Honduras, United States of America, Guatemala, Zimbabwe, Australia, Bolivia, Austria, Malawi, Finland, Uruguay, New Zealand, Kenya, Turkey, Argentina, India, United Kingdom, Gabon, Brazil, Americas

    La Conférence internationale sur la contribution des critères et indicateurs de la gestion forestière durable: Perspectives d'avenir (CICI - 2003) a été accueillie par les Services forestiers nationaux du Guatemala (Instituto Nacional de Bosques, INAB) à Guatemala City du 3 au 7 février 2003, avec le concours de l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO), l'Organisation internationale des bois tropicaux (OIBT) et les gouvernements de Finlande et des Etats-Unis.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2003
    Burkina Faso, Honduras, United States of America, Guatemala, Zimbabwe, Australia, Bolivia, Ghana, Malawi, Finland, Uruguay, New Zealand, Kenya, Turkey, Argentina, India, United Kingdom, Gabon, Brazil, Austria, Americas

    La Conferencia Internacional sobre la Contribución de los Criterios e Indicadores para la Ordenación Forestal Sostenible: El camino a seguir (CICI - 2003) fue organizada por el Instituto Nacional de Bosques (INAB) de Guatemala en la ciudad de Guatemala, del 3 al 7 de febrero de 2003, con el apoyo de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura y la Alimentación (FAO), la Organización Internacional de las Maderas Tropicales (OIMT) y los gobiernos de Finlandia y Estados Unidos.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2003
    Burkina Faso, Benin, Nigeria, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Chad, Sudan, Niger, Cameroon, Africa

    FAO’s goal is to alleviate poverty and hunger by promoting sustainable agricultural development, improved nutrition and food security, and ensuring that everyone has access at all times to the food they need for an active and healthy life. The importance of biological diversity for food security and sustainable agriculture has long been recognized by FAO; the Organization is working daily to promote its conservation and sustainable use in the contex of agriculture.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2003
    Egypt, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Gambia, Mali, Burkina Faso, China, Indonesia, Canada, Iran, Benin, Pakistan, Uruguay, Thailand, Italy, Iraq, India, Chad, Mexico, Brazil, Ghana

    World agriculture: towards 2015/2030 is FAO’s latest assessment of the long-term outlook for the world’s food supplies, nutrition and agriculture. It presents the projections and the main messages. The projections cover supply and demand for the major agricultural commodities and sectors, including fisheries and forestry. This analysis forms the basis for a more detailed examination of other factors, such as nutrition and undernourishment, and the implications for international trade.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2003
    Angola, Switzerland, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Eswatini, Ireland, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Somalia, Tanzania, Botswana, Netherlands, Africa

    The report summarises the papers, presentations and discussions of a workshop on failures and achievements at securing women’s land rights. In particular, it addresses the following issues: Land rights and legal reforms,legal aid and land administration practice, women's land rights in an HIV/AIDS context,women's land rights from a food security and livelihoods context. Organised by the FAO and Oxfam, the workshop seeks to establish global and multi-sectoral alliances and multiple strategies as a means of breaking out of the present impasse in this matter.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2003
    France, Switzerland, United States of America, Mauritania, China, Australia, Ghana, Iceland, Cameroon, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, Japan, South Africa, Tunisia, India, New Zealand, Brazil, Canada

    Forests play major roles in climate change. They contribute carbon emissions when destroyed or degraded and they suffer from changing climate, drought and extreme weather. Managed sustainably, they can provide a unique environmental service by removing excess carbon from the atmosphere, storing it in biomass, soils and products. In addition, sustainably produced wood fuels offer an environmentally benign alternative to fossil fuels.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2003
    France, Bhutan, Malaysia, Fiji, China, Cameroon, Indonesia, Vanuatu, Ghana, Congo, Guyana, Costa Rica, Gabon, Brazil, Africa

    La rcolte de produits forestiers, dont le bois d'uvre est l'un des principaux produits, dans les forts denses humides tropicales, est une activit importante cologiquement, socialement et conomiquement pour de nombreux pays de l'Afrique tropicale.

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