How can links between disaster mitigation and urban planning be strengthened? Can urban livelihood strategies reduce poor city dwellers’ vulnerability to disaster? Scant attention is currently paid by relief organisations to urban planning and disaster mitigation, according to a recent Care International report.
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Library ResourceJanuary, 2002India, Turkey, Western Asia, Northern Africa, Southern Asia
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2002Egypt, Iran, Thailand, Jordan, Morocco, Yemen, Libya, Turkey, Oman, Italy, Syrian Arab Republic, Netherlands, Tunisia, Sudan, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon
This document contains the proceedings of the Regional Workshop on Land Resources Information Systems (LRIS) in the Near East, held in Cairo from 3 to 7 September 2001. The meeting was organized by FAO Land and Water Development Division (AGL) and the Near East Regional Office, in collaboration with Egypt's Executive Authority for Land Improvement Projects (EALIP).
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2002Algeria, Egypt, Lithuania, Spain, Israel, Ukraine, Germany, Bulgaria, Austria, Hungary, Belarus, France, Uruguay, Turkey, Italy, Poland, Argentina, India, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Romania, Europe
In this report, we present a review of the oilseed production and processing sector in Ukraine. We begin by analysing oilseed, oil and meal supply and demand, and concentrate more specifically on sunflower seed. We then proceed to discuss the main policy issues that currently have an impact in the crushing sector.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2002Angola, Egypt, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Belgium, Mali, Burundi, Germany, China, Indonesia, Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Benin, Ethiopia, Niger, Eritrea, Mozambique, Turkey, Haiti, Italy, India, Brazil
This report is a shorter version of World agriculture: towards 2015/2030, FAO's latest assessment of the long-term outlook for the world's food supplies, nutrition and agriculture. It summarizes the projections, distills the messages and presents them for the generalist. 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.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2002United States of America, Sweden, Chile, China, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, Republic of Korea, Holy See, New Zealand, Cyprus, Japan, Nicaragua, Turkey, Italy, Portugal, Brazil, Argentina, India, Paraguay, Norway
Temperate broad-leaved trees grow in different ecosystems in the northern and southern hemispheres, but are also found extensively in many tropical and subtropical mountain areas. A wide range of non-wood forest products derived from temperate broad-leaved trees, and their description is organized in this volume according to the part of the tree from which they are obtained (whole tree, foliage, flowers, etc.).
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2002Slovenia, North Macedonia, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, Croatia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Armenia, Greece, Malta, Belarus, Cyprus, Hungary, Moldova, Albania, Italy, Portugal, Poland, Georgia, Romania, Czech Republic, Europe
Meeting Name: European Commission on Agriculture
Meeting symbol/code: ECA/32/02/2
Session: Sess. 32
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2002Bangladesh, Switzerland, Kenya, Mali, Germany, China, Sri Lanka, Australia, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Thailand, Nepal, Turkey, Myanmar, India, Vietnam, 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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