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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016India, Nepal, Bangladesh
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2016Nepal, Bangladesh, Philippines, Mali, Samoa, Indonesia, Tonga, Thailand, Solomon Islands
This issue contains stories on country level activities and news and updates on events, publications and trainings relater to the gender work in FAO in Asia and the Pacific. There is a report on FAO's contribution to the Sustainable Development Goal Five (SDG5) and a feature article on Isan Indigenous Thai Silk Yarn production.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2016France, Bangladesh, Honduras, Germany, Peru, Guatemala, United Kingdom, Congo, Guinea, Cameroon, Seychelles, Morocco, Philippines, Japan, Myanmar, Ireland, Gabon, Norway
The Conference of the Parties (COP) of UNFCCC is a prime opportunity to communicate FAO’s work on climate change and to liaise with potential partners, at the numerous side events and parallel events organized around the COP. This booklet seeks to raise awareness on the impacts of climate change on food security and nutrition and advocate for the importance of having the agricultural sectors properly considered in climate change mechanisms, policies and finances.
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 ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Georgia, Bangladesh, Ghana, Tunisia, Gambia, Costa Rica, Chile, Africa
Forests and woody vegetation cover a total surface area of 1.3 million ha in 2015 (FAO 2015) that represents 8% of the country surface area. It includes 1 million ha of forests and 0.3 Million ha of shrubs and other woody area. The forest area has increased from 643,000 ha in 1990 to 1,041,000 ha in 2015 ((FAO 2015) that corresponds to an increase by 62% in the last twenty five years or an annual increase of 1.9%.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016Equatorial Guinea, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Mauritius, Gambia, Chile, Guatemala, Belarus, Australia, Jamaica, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Republic of Korea, Colombia, Nepal, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Vietnam, Ecuador, Tunisia, Russia, Georgia, Africa, Americas, Asia
This booklet is a “portable” version of chapters 1–3 of SOFO 2016: <i>State of the World’s Forests 2016</i> report.
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