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 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 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 ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2015Nepal, Vietnam, Germany, Cambodia
A brief summary of the emergency drought situation with news from FAOVN field office.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2018North Macedonia, Belgium, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Montenegro, Tajikistan, Serbia, Croatia, Ukraine, Austria, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Belarus, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, Albania, Russia, Armenia, Europe, Central Asia
This ‘Policy Analysis of Nationally Determined Contributions in Europe and Central Asia’ follows up on the previous effort to report on implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions in the region. Specifically, this publication compiles and analyzes the most relevant and updated information on policies and regulatory frameworks related to climate change in the region, including information on access to available climate finance to support countries in the implementation of their goals under the Paris Agreement.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMarch, 2018Cambodia, Germany, Japan
Cambodia joined FAO in 1950 and since an FAO representation was opened in 1994, the focus of cooperation has gradually<p></p>shifted moving from projects to increase production to interventions aimed at diversifying production, achieving sustainable<p></p>use of natural resources and improving the nutrition security
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsOctober, 2018Japan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Germany, Iran, Pakistan
Afghanistan joined FAO in 1949 and has a long history of technical cooperation with the Organization. Today the<p></p>Afghanistan country programme is one of FAO’s largest in the Asia and Pacific region.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2018Seychelles, Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, United States of America, Mauritius, Botswana, South Africa, Lesotho, Mozambique, Madagascar, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Canada, Malawi, Italy, Eswatini, Switzerland
This document details the activities that were undertaken by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and cooperating agencies (the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of South Africa (DAFF), the Africa Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) and the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC)) leading to the production of a Regional Aquatic Biosecurity Strategy for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and its subsequent adoption by SADC and incorporation into SADC programmes.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJune, 2018Djibouti, Belgium, Japan
Cooperation between the Republic of Djibouti and FAO has continuously increased since the representation was opened in 2008. FAO assistance has covered numerous areas such as access to water, food production and systems in the agricultural, livestock and fisheries sectors. FAO continues to strengthen its collaboration with the Government, emphasizing climate change resilience and sustainable development initiatives, including projects targeting agro-pastoralists