This Project Brief provides key findings, lessons and policy implications drawn from the research programme entitled ‘Socio-Economic Analysis and Policy Implications of the Roles of Agriculture in Developing Countries’ (ROA Project) implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations from 2000 to 2006.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2006Egypt, Mali, Chile, China, Indonesia, Ghana, Ethiopia, Panama, Kenya, Morocco, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, Japan, Italy, India, Bhutan, Paraguay, Mexico, Asia
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2009Portugal, Greece, Tunisia, Spain, Luxembourg, China, Italy
This guidelines booklet is addressed to the LADA partner countries and, more in general, to the increasing number of countries which are expressing their interest in implementing the LADA approach for mapping Land Degradation. The specific objective is to provide guidelines for the identification, selection and description of nationally based indicators of land degradation. The LADA approach is well defined by a range of specific documents and manuals. The National indicators common to all countries are based on the LADA-Wocat QM manual.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2011South Africa, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Italy, Netherlands, Australia, Canada, Tunisia, Argentina, Senegal, Sudan, New Zealand, Brazil, Cuba
This document is the second part of a two part manual on local level assessment of land degradation and sustainable land management: ? Part 1 ? Planning and Methodological Approach, Analysis and Reporting ? Part 2 ? Field Methodology and Tools The two parts should be used together as Part 1 provides the background information for the conduct of the methods and tools that are provided in Part 2.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2000Laos, Bangladesh, United States of America, Sweden, Vietnam, Chile, China, Italy, Canada, India, Republic of Korea, Thailand, Asia
In its recent examination of global water scarcity (1997) the United Nations system identified water quality as one of the key concerns in Asia in the next century. This concern is based on the fact that water quality degradation is so severe in many Asian countries that it is placing serious constraints on economic growth; it continues to be a serious problem for human health and it is causing widespread negative environmental effects.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsApril, 2015India, China, Italy
Part of a series of factsheets describing the divisional work
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2011Kenya, Bangladesh, United States of America, Zambia, China, Italy, Malawi, Niger, Brazil, Africa, South America
Agriculture must, literally, return to its roots by rediscovering the importance of healthy soil, drawing on natural sources of plant nutrition, and using mineral fertilizer wisely.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2011Morocco, China, Italy, Australia, Iran, India, Pakistan, Niger
Sustainable intensification requires smarter, precision technologies for irrigation and farming practices that use ecosystem approaches to conserve water.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2006Morocco, Japan, Mexico, Chile, Germany, China, Italy, Indonesia, Ghana, India, Ethiopia, Republic of Korea, Cameroon, Asia
This first edition of ROA Policy Brief is designed to clarify the roles of economic valuation of the external impacts from agriculture in policy-making, by resolving misunderstanding and confusion pertaining to existing valuation studies.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2002Italy, Belgium, China, Mongolia, Asia
The Project "Afforestation, Forestry Research, Planning and Development in the Three North Region of China" - GCP/CPR/009/BEL - known locally as the "009 Project", is jointly financed by the Governments of Belgium and China, with Technical Assistance by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Its activities are concentrated on the Korqin Sandy Lands in northeastern Inner Mongolia, a sub-region of the Three-North Shelterbelt Program. Its action field covers parts of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, and of the Provinces of Jilin and Liaoning.
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