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.
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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
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksOctober, 2018Bangladesh, South Africa, Gambia, Ethiopia, China, Mauritania, India, South Sudan, Chad, Pakistan, Niger, Sudan, Brazil
Sustainable Development Goal 1, ending poverty in all its forms, everywhere, is the most ambitious goal set by the 2030 Agenda. This Goal includes eradicating extreme poverty in the next 12 years, which will require more focused actions in addition to broad-based interventions. The question is: How can we achieve target 1.1 and overcome the many challenges that lie ahead? By gaining a deeper understanding of poverty, and the characteristics of the extreme rural poor in particular, the right policies can be put in place to reach those most in need.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJuly, 2018Peru, Italy, Indonesia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Suriname, India, Guyana, China, Colombia, Brazil, Netherlands
This country profile describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in Suriname. 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.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksNovember, 2018Kenya, Egypt, Switzerland, Philippines, Zambia, Israel, Malaysia, Spain, Chile, Germany, China, Fiji, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Iran, Singapore, India, Papua New Guinea, Mexico, Brazil
Aquatic genetic resources (AqGR) play a crucial role in contributing to global food security and nutrition, as well as sustainable livelihoods. However, in various international fora, most FAO members have highlighted the limitations and constraints faced in assessing their national capacities to use, manage and conserve AqGR as well as in identifying and monitoring the resources used and the suitable indicators of the status of those resources.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2014Niger, Nigeria, Zambia, Brazil, Cambodia, India, Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa, Central America, South America
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2014Nigeria, Zambia, Brazil, Cambodia, India, Niger, Africa, Asia, Central America, South America
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2006Nepal, Bangladesh, Switzerland, Japan, Turkey, China, Myanmar, Indonesia, Brazil, Netherlands, India, Finland, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Asia
A quarterly news bulletin dedicated to the exchange of information relating to wildlife and national resources management for the Asia-Pacific region.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2012Fiji, United States of America, Samoa, Micronesia, China, Vanuatu, Tonga, Cook Islands, Nauru, Solomon Islands, New Zealand, Palau, Japan, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Tokelau, Australia, Tuvalu, Italy, Thailand, India, Brazil, Niue, Oceania, Global
The FAO Country Programming Framework (CPF) for the Pacific Sub-Region is a five year strategic program framework covering the period 2013-2017. It details outcomes and outputs in four priority result areas to which FAO assistance will be focused to address the development challenges and national priorities in thirteen Pacific Island Countries and one Territory, namely Cook Islands, Fiji, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2010Nepal, Fiji, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Switzerland, Japan, Mali, Germany, China, Indonesia, Brazil, Netherlands, India, Republic of Korea, Thailand, Asia
A quarterly news bulletin dedicated to the exchange of information relating to wildlife and natural resources management for the Asia-Pacific region.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1997Equatorial Guinea, United States of America, Sweden, China, Indonesia, Norway, Canada, Finland, Cameroon, New Zealand, Laos, Japan, Malaysia, Cambodia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, India, Gabon, Brazil, Mongolia, Asia
A detailed presentation of forestry development in China covering its role in the socio-economic environment, in timber production and trade and the protection of ecosystems. Trends are identified and national plans outlined. An analysis of wood and non-wood product markets is given
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