In developed and developing countries all over the world, farmers and indigenous and local communities have traditional knowledge, expertise, skills and practices related to food security and to food and agricultural production and diversity. Since its creation in 1945, FAO has recognized the significant contributions these make to food and agriculture, and the relevance of on-farm/in situ and ex situ conservation of genetic resources for food and agriculture.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2018Mozambique, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Philippines, South Africa, Italy, Iran, Argentina, India, Niger
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2014Burkina Faso, Philippines, Nicaragua, Mali, Sweden, Netherlands, Canada, India, Niger, Brazil, Lebanon
This book tells the story of these seven decades of the history of FAO, its protagonists and their endeavours. We have dug into the FAO archives to bring to light unpublished black and white images, which form a portfolio of evocative images of the early years of the Organization.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJuly, 2018Kenya, Liberia, Bangladesh, United States of America, Philippines, South Africa, Malaysia, Mali, China, United Kingdom, Ghana, India, Malawi, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Netherlands
A survey of business models that provide opportunities for smallholders.
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 ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsAugust, 2018Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Malaysia, Japan, China, Myanmar, Indonesia, Kuwait, India, Republic of Korea, Maldives, Thailand
This paper attempts to summarize available knowledge, and identify the gaps in that knowledge, on marine fisheries and fishery resources in the Bay of Bengal region. It provides information on Bangladesh, Burma, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Thailand—their marine fisheries, fishery resources, status of important stocks, etc.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2018Nepal, 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.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2019Venezuela, Kenya, France, Mali, Philippines, Israel, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Iran, India, Pakistan, Paraguay, Mexico, Panama
La FAO a soumis ft titre de contribution ft la Conférence des Nations Unies sur l'eau un document de base intitulé "L'eau pour l'agriculture" (DOC. E/CONF. 70/11). Ce document passe en revue les aspects techniques, économiques et sociaux de l'eau en agriculture et propose un programme d'action pour augmenter la production alimentaire.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJune, 2018Switzerland, United States of America, Philippines, Uganda, Japan, Germany, Tanzania, Cambodia, India, Senegal, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Netherlands
The massive increase in demand for woodfuel for cooking caused by sudden influxes of refugees and other displaced people is usually the main driver of forest degradation and deforestation in displacement settings. It places enormous pressure on nearby forests and woodlands and is often a source of tension between the host and displaced communities. A lack of sufficient cooking fuel also has an impact on the nutrition and health of vulnerable people in such settings.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2018Rwanda, Republic of Korea, Benin, Nigeria, United States of America, Philippines, Zambia, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Thailand, China, Indonesia, Tanzania, Cuba, India, Malawi, Pakistan, Vietnam, Uganda
Food Systems for an Urbanizing World is a joint report prepared by the World Bank and FAO. It aims to stimulate discussion and suggest pathways to support local and national governments, and civil society and private sector actors in their efforts to improve the performance and capacity of food systems. The report describes the diversity and ever-changing nature of food systems, with interlinked traditional, modern and informal channels that respond to different market segments and different consumer preferences.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2018Bangladesh, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia, Cambodia, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Asia
Meeting Name: Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC)
Meeting symbol/code: APFIC/18/INF-10
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