Geographical indication (GI) schemes can play a special role in promoting sustainable rural development, improving farm income and opening new export potential. Natural factors such as soil, climate and plant varieties play a major role in producing a unique product. Usually, GIs comprise knowledge and skills passed on from generation to generation, helping to protect local heritage. This report is a synthesis of the five national reviews of the legal and institutional frameworks in Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, the Republic of Moldova, and the Russian Federation.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsOctober, 2018France, Moldova, United States of America, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Albania, Ukraine, Poland, Russia, Georgia, Armenia
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2018France, Canada, Tunisia, Japan
Ce rapport fait état du diagnostic et de l’évaluation du système d’approvisionnement et de valorisation des ressources hydrauliques en Tunisie en rapport avec la sécurité alimentaire du pays, dans le cadre de l’Initiative régionale sur la rareté de l’eau lancée par la FAO.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksOctober, 2018France, Iraq, Turkey, Italy, Syrian Arab Republic, Netherlands, Lebanon
This river basin overview describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in the Asi-Orontes basin. The aim of this report is to describe the particularities of this transboundary river basin and the problems met in the development of the water resources, and irrigation in particular.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2019Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Germany, Australia, United Kingdom, Kazakhstan
Сельское хозяйство Восточной Европы и Центральной Азии является разнообразным по характеру и обладает огромным потенциалом для развития экономики стран региона посредством повышения урожайности и общей продуктивности продовольственных, кормовых и технических культур. В этом плане, почвозащитное и ресурсосберегающее земледелие (ПРЗ) сможет выполнить масштабную задачу по устойчивой интенсификации производственных систем в регионе.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksFebruary, 2019Qatar, Bangladesh, Honduras, United States of America, Germany, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Jordan, Tanzania, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Netherlands, Iraq, China, India, Iran, Philippines, Nicaragua, Italy, United Arab Emirates, Malta, Brazil, Global
Water - Source of food security. World Food Day: 16 October 2002.<p></p>Water and food security are intimately connected. Many of the over 800 million people in the world who still go hungry live in water-scarce regions. When FAO launched its Special Programme for Food Security in 1994, it was well aware that limited access to water was often a major constraint to increasing food production.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJune, 2018Yemen, Netherlands
The FAO Country Representation in Yemen opened in 1990. Since then, FAO has provided support to farmers, herders, and<p></p>fishers and supported the improvement of agricultural production and productivity in the country. FAO is also working with<p></p>the Yemeni authorities in an effort to reach the goals set out in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksOctober, 2018Sudan, France, Nigeria, Somalia, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Chad
The two waves of refugees from the Central African Republic has provoked one of the most severe humanitarian crises in Central Africa and in the South of Chad. The different camps around the city of Goré host a population of more than 90 000 individuals of which 35% are refugees, 21% are repatriates and 44% are autochthones. This population is dependent on woodfuel for cooking, heating and lighting. This has increased pressure on the environment due to tree felling, wood collection and the conversion of forestland to agricultural land.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2014France, United States of America, Germany, Poland, Austria, Czech Republic
Poland was one of the 44 founding members of FAO, participating in the Hot Spring Conference in 1943 as well as in the FAO founding conference in Quebec City on 16 October 1945. FAO’s shared history of cooperation with the Government of Poland has focused on projects that improve the safety and efficiency of the Polish food system. In recent years, Poland has transitioned from a recipient to a donor country, recently funding an FAO study on best practices for emergency preparedness.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMay, 2018Egypt, Greece, Belgium, Spain
On the occasion of FAO Egypt's 40th Anniversary, this booklet is produced to highlight FAO's achievements and support to the Egyptian Government over the past 40 years. It will give a glimpse on how FAO started its work in Egypt and will also highlight the main projects that made a difference as well as shed light on the future country programming framework.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJune, 2018Turkey, Sweden, Azerbaijan, Germany, Iran, Russia, Italy, Georgia, Armenia
This country profile describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in Azerbaijan. The aim of this report is to describe the particularities of the country and the problems met in the development of the water resources, and irrigation in particular.
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