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  1. Library Resource

    Volume 9 Issue 1

    Peer-reviewed publication
    January, 2020
    Australia, United States of America, United Kingdom, Germany, China

    Land degradation is a global issue receiving much attention currently. In order to objectively reveal the research situation of land degradation, bibliometrix and biblioshiny software packages have been used to conduct data mining and quantitative analysis on research papers in the fields of land degradation during 1990–2019 (data update time was 8 April 2019) in the Web of Science core collection database. The results show that: (1) during the past 20 years, the number of papers on land degradation has increased.

  2. News
    Foto: DW/J. Beck
    3 January 2020
    Africa
    Mozambique
    Southern Africa
    Ataques de insurgentes aterrorizam a província de Cabo Delgado há mais de dois anos. O economista moçambicano João Mosca identifica um interesse não declarado na instabilidade da região; rica em recursos minerais.
     
  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2001
    Egypt, Nigeria, United States of America, Singapore, Vietnam, Somalia, France, China, Eritrea, Botswana, Haiti, Guinea, Malawi, Niger, Ethiopia

    This publication is a set of practical guidelines and norms for field project engineers for the design and building of small hydraulic structures using earth and gabions. This publication would be useful in designing small earth dams with a gabion spillway, intake weirs for gravity irrigation schemes, groynes, river bed training works and for protection against hydraulic erosion.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2000
    France, Benin, United States of America, Mozambique, Zambia, Gambia, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Eswatini, Ghana, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Rwanda, Mauritius, South Africa, Lesotho, Madagascar, Tanzania, India, Kenya, Africa

    One of the guiding mandates within the FAO Constitution is the following: “The Organization shall promote and, where appropriate, shall recommend national and international action with respect to: … the conservation of natural resources and the adoption of improved methods of agricultural production ...”. In many African countries, in addition to low yields, food production is limited by the availability of land and water resources.

  5. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    June, 2008
    Canada, United States of America, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Europe

    El 2008 está a medio camino del plazo previsto para alcanzar los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio. Pero, pese a los avances logrados, no se conseguirán de continuar las tendencias actuales. Se calcula que faltarán US$30,000 millones de la ayuda prometida, déficit que podría costar cinco millones de vidas. Empezando por la reunión del G8 en Japón, los países ricos deben aprovechar una serie de cumbres de alto nivel a celebrarse en el 2008 para garantizar que se alcancen los Objetivos, y para abordar tanto el cambio climático como la actual crisis alimentaria.

  6. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2007
    Canada, United States of America, Central America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Europe

    Este documento es un summary del Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2008, realizado por el personal del Banco Internacional de Reconstrucción y Fomento/Banco Mundial. La agricultura es un instrumento de desarrollo fundamental para alcanzar el objetivo de desarrollo del milenio de reducir la proporción de personas que padecen hambre y viven en la extrema pobreza a la mitad para 2015. Éste es el mensaje general del Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial de este año, la 30a entrega de esta publicación.

  7. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    November, 2010
    Canada, United States of America, Africa, Central America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Europe

    El Informe de este año resalta el gran aporte del enfoque de desarrollo humano, que ha sido más significativo que nunca para comprender el vertiginoso mundo en que vivimos y encontrar nuevas formas de aumentar el bienestar de la gente. De hecho, el desarrollo humano no se trata de un conjunto de preceptos fijos y estáticos, sino de un concepto en constante evolución, cuyas herramientas analíticas se adaptan a los cambios que ocurren en el mundo. Por ello, el Informe también da cuenta de cómo este enfoque se ajusta a los desafíos del nuevo milenio.

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