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    Institutional & promotional materials
    July, 2018
    Nepal, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, United States of America, Guatemala, Italy, Cameroon, Australia, Netherlands, South Sudan, India, Gabon, Sudan, Costa Rica, Mexico, New Zealand

    This booklet contains the main points of the publication The State of the World’s Forests 2018.

  2. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    July, 2018
    Nepal, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Guatemala, Australia, India, Costa Rica

    Este booklet recoge la información y mensajes clave de la publicación El estado de los bosques del mundo 2018

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018
    Nepal, Republic of Korea, Bangladesh, Philippines, China, Indonesia, Australia, India, Pakistan, Thailand, Asia

    Degradation of forests can have severe negative local impacts and far-reaching consequences, including soil erosion, loss of biodiversity, greenhouse gas emissions, dust storms, diminished livelihood opportunities and reduced yields of forest products and services. Reversing the adverse conditions requires urgent and scaled-up action, through scientific and holistic landscape-level restoration approaches, balancing both socio-economic and environmental goals and the diverse needs of various sectors and stakeholders in the landscape.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2018
    Angola, Fiji, Azerbaijan, Peru, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Ghana, Malaysia, Moldova, Ecuador, Maldives, Romania, Mongolia, Mali, Chile, Belarus, Georgia, Albania, Haiti, Myanmar, India, Armenia

    How to feed the world without degrading land and water resources, eroding biodiversity and contributing to climate change is among the greatest challenges of our times. FAO works with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to support member countries in addressing the critical nexus between agriculture and the environment.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2018
    Republic of Korea, Bangladesh, United States of America, Philippines, Malaysia, Japan, Germany, China, Myanmar, Indonesia, Australia, Cambodia, Canada, Italy, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Mongolia, Asia

    There are numerous global, regional, national and even subnational targets for increasing forest area and forest restoration. In light of these global targets and emerging ambitious national commitments, it is imperative to develop low-cost strategies and techniques for landscape restoration. The most widely used restoration strategies involving planting of tree seedlings are often costly and their application for restoring vast expanses of degraded forest lands in the region may be limited.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2019
    Cameroon, Republic of Korea, Switzerland, United States of America, Philippines, Malaysia, Chile, Germany, China, Italy, Indonesia, Australia, Thailand, Congo, Argentina, India, Pakistan, Gabon, Brazil

    This edition of Unasylva comes in the wake of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20,which, among other things, produced a document called The Future We Want. In it, world leaders renewed their commitment to sustainable development and stated that “the wide range of products and services that forests provide creates opportunities to address many of the most pressing sustainable development challenges”. Foresters should be pleased with these words because they indica te that forests are starting to get the recognition they deserve.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    April, 2018
    Nepal, Fiji, Bhutan, Philippines, Malaysia, Japan, China, Myanmar, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, India, Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Mongolia

    This publication reports the proceedings of the twenty-sixth session of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC) held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 23 to 27 October 2017.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2018
    Tanzania, Ecuador, Kenya, South Africa, Tajikistan, Chile, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Indonesia, Botswana, Australia, Bolivia, Austria, Argentina, India, Pakistan, Mexico, Mongolia

    La gestión sostenible de la vida silvestre es objeto de considerable atención en el debate internacional debido a su importancia para la conservación de la biodiversidad, la seguridad humana, los medios de subsistencia y la seguridad alimentaria. Las poblaciones locales han gestionado las especies silvestres durante milenios, incluso a través de la caza. En este número se presentan ejemplos suficientes para demostrar que en la era moderna también es factible la gestión sostenible de la vida silv estre.

  9. Library Resource
    January, 2006
    Nepal, Bangladesh, India, Bhutan, China, Myanmar, Southern Asia, Eastern Asia, Oceania

    Hundreds of millions of people in Asia are dependent on shifting cultivation, yet the practice has tended to be seen in a negative light and discouraged by policy makers. This document challenges prevailing assumptions, arguing that shifting cultivation – if properly practised – is actually a ‘good practice’ system for productively using hill and mountain land, while ensuring conservation of forest, soil, and water resources. Focusing on Eastern Himalayan farmers, it looks at whether there is a need for new, more effective and more socially acceptable policy options that help to improve shi

  10. Library Resource
    January, 2012
    Nepal, Brazil, India, Mexico, China, Cameroon, Oceania, Sub-Saharan Africa, Southern Asia, Eastern Asia

    This report evaluates the progress achieved in forest management by indigenous people and local communities, which was set as a key objective at the 1992 Earth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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