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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2018
    Angola, Fiji, Azerbaijan, Peru, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Ghana, Malaysia, Moldova, Ecuador, Maldives, Romania, Mongolia, Mali, Chile, Belarus, Georgia, Albania, Haiti, Myanmar, India, Armenia

    How to feed the world without degrading land and water resources, eroding biodiversity and contributing to climate change is among the greatest challenges of our times. FAO works with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to support member countries in addressing the critical nexus between agriculture and the environment.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2019
    Kenya, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Philippines, Mauritania, Argentina, China, Italy, Indonesia, Ghana, Congo, South Sudan, India, Senegal, Brazil

    The critical role of forests in climate change mitigation and adaptation is now widely recognized. Forests contribute significantly to climate change mitigation through their carbon sink and carbon storage functions. They play an essential role in reducing vulnerabilities and enhancing adaptation of people and ecosystems to climate change and climate variability, the negative impacts of which are becoming increasingly evident in many parts of the world.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    Fiji, Honduras, United States of America, Zambia, Denmark, Indonesia, Peru, United Kingdom, Ghana, Malawi, Costa Rica, Niger, New Zealand, Nepal, Morocco, Japan, Malaysia, Madagascar, Tanzania, Chad, Canada

    Where do forests and forestry stand today in international climate change negotiations? What exactly does it mean to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+)? What are the opportunities and risks for forests in today’s changing climate and is there a clear path forward? The articles in this issue address these and other questions.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    France, Honduras, United States of America, Zambia, Tonga, Ghana, Congo, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Costa Rica, Niger, Palau, Kiribati, Madagascar, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Brazil, Canada

    La publication de ce numéro d’Unasylva coïncide avec deux événements marquants pour les forêts. Les 196 Parties à la Convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques viennent de se réunir à la Conférence Paris climat 2015 en vue de négocier un accord qui soit en mesure de changer la donne en matière de changement climatique. Toujours à Paris, le Global Landscapes Forum 2015, Forum mondial sur les paysages, a été le théâtre de discussions de haut niveau portant sur la recherche et les politiques qui sous-tendent les questions d’utilisation des terres.

  5. Library Resource
    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.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2016
    Serbia, Egypt, Afghanistan, United States of America, Kenya, Mauritania, Croatia, Eswatini, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Jordan, Morocco, Yemen, Tajikistan, Spain, Somalia, Uzbekistan, Italy, Tunisia, Chad, Mexico

    As World leaders forged two new big deals in late 2015 – the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Climate Change Agreements – over 200 experts and technical officers working in fields related to land and water management, participated in the 3rd Land and Water Days held at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Headquarters in Rome, from 10 to 12 November 2015.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Switzerland, Chile, Germany, Peru, Guatemala, Indonesia, Norway, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo, Guyana, Costa Rica, Colombia, Nepal, Laos, Japan, Vietnam, Madagascar, Cameroon, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Mexico, Brazil, Ghana, Asia, Americas, Africa

    <p>The information in the document corresponds to the situation in October 2014, for the most recent overview of UNFCCC FREL/FRL submissions please consult <a href="http://redd.unfccc.int/fact-sheets/forest-reference-emission-levels.html">this link.</a> </p> This document provides examples of emerging approaches to FREL/FRL development adopted in different contexts, including for demonstration activities by countries seeking to take actions to reduce GHG emissions or enhance forest

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    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2016
    Burkina Faso, Nigeria, United States of America, Rwanda, Zambia, Mali, Burundi, Namibia, Ghana, South Sudan, Malawi, Niger, Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, Netherlands, Senegal, Chad, Norway, Africa, Southern Africa

    The focus of this review has been on both documenting the general resilience of many fish resources to climatic variability and its underestimation in livelihood importance, including in protracted crisis situations, but also on enhancing the potential supply of fish from dryland areas by better use of the available water bodies, and in particular from small reservoirs.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2016
    Kenya, Switzerland, Japan, Zambia, Tanzania, Congo, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Finland, Papua New Guinea, Africa

    The Government of Kenya is in the process of establishing a National REDD+ Programme through the Kenya Forest Service (KFS). Two critical elements of the National REDD+ Programme are forest reference levels (FRL) and a National Forest Monitoring System (NFMS). This document describes the steps towards establishing the design of the NFMS and reference levels, through an enumeration and description of required tasks.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Burkina Faso, Mali, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Mauritania, El Salvador, Afghanistan, France, China, Guatemala, Congo, Republic of Korea, Niger, Honduras, Mozambique, Morocco, Libya, Nicaragua, Italy, Senegal, Chad, Brazil

    The purpose of the sourcebook is to further elaborate the concept of CSA and demonstrate its potential, as well as limitations. It aims to help decision makers at a number of levels (including political administrators and natural resource managers) to understand the different options that are available for planning, policies and investments and the practices that are suitable for making different agricultural sectors, landscapes and food systems more climate-smart.

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