The overall objective of the present national cross-sectoral Forest Policy is to achieve sustainable forest management that would ensure sustainable increases in the economic, social and environmental benefits from forests and trees for the present and future generation including the poor and the vulnerable groups.
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Library ResourceNational PoliciesJune, 2006Nigeria
Library ResourceVideosOctober, 2015Western Africa, Nigeria
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2002Angola, Egypt, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Belgium, Mali, Burundi, Germany, China, Indonesia, Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Benin, Ethiopia, Niger, Eritrea, Mozambique, Turkey, Haiti, Italy, India, Brazil
This report is a shorter version of World agriculture: towards 2015/2030, FAO's latest assessment of the long-term outlook for the world's food supplies, nutrition and agriculture. It summarizes the projections, distills the messages and presents them for the generalist. The projections cover supply and demand for the major agricultural commodities and sectors, including fisheries and forestry. This analysis forms the basis for a more detailed examination of other factors, such as nutrition and undernourishment, and the implications for international trade.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Egypt, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Gambia, Mali, Burkina Faso, China, Indonesia, Canada, Iran, Benin, Pakistan, Uruguay, Thailand, Italy, Iraq, India, Chad, Mexico, Brazil, Ghana
World agriculture: towards 2015/2030 is FAO’s latest assessment of the long-term outlook for the world’s food supplies, nutrition and agriculture. It presents the projections and the main messages. The projections cover supply and demand for the major agricultural commodities and sectors, including fisheries and forestry. This analysis forms the basis for a more detailed examination of other factors, such as nutrition and undernourishment, and the implications for international trade.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2007Kenya, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Philippines, Zambia, Mali, Senegal, Italy, Ireland, Ghana, Argentina, India, United Kingdom, Chad, Brazil, Africa
The aim of this policy brief is to: Show how new information and communications technologies (ICTs) can link with established methods to enhance opportunities for development Review the uses and potential impact of existing and emerging information and communications technologies in fisheries and fishing communities Suggest policy strategies and partnerships to encourage access to and usage of ICT for fisheries management and for livelihood support and poverty reduction
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMay, 2016Burkina Faso, Nigeria, United States of America, Rwanda, Zambia, Mali, Burundi, Namibia, Ghana, South Sudan, Malawi, Niger, Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, Netherlands, Senegal, Chad, Norway, Africa, Southern Africa
The focus of this review has been on both documenting the general resilience of many fish resources to climatic variability and its underestimation in livelihood importance, including in protracted crisis situations, but also on enhancing the potential supply of fish from dryland areas by better use of the available water bodies, and in particular from small reservoirs.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJune, 2016France, Nigeria, United States of America, China, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, Malawi, Pakistan, Nepal, Jordan, Laos, Romania, South Africa, Italy, Tanzania, Cambodia, India, Barbados
This publication is a compilation of presentations and recommendations resulting from the Global Conference on Inland Fisheries: Freshwater, Fish and the Future, convened at FAO HQ in January 2015 and is part of an MOU signed with Michigan State University. Contents include scientific papers on inland fisheries from a global perspective that cover biological and socio-cultural assessments, drivers and governance issues. Ten steps to responsible inland fisheries are included along with recommendations for their implementation.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2007Bangladesh, Honduras, Gambia, Chile, Micronesia, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Australia, Iceland, Guinea, Nigeria, Kiribati, Uganda, Madagascar, Myanmar, Ecuador, Argentina, India, Senegal
Varias décadas atrás, las administraciones públicas concentraban sus esfuerzos en fomentar la pesca y la acuicultura y asegurar el crecimiento de la producción y el consumo de sus productos. En el decenio de 1980, cuando muchos recursos alcanzaron la plena explotación o incluso una explotación excesiva, los responsables de las políticas comenzaron a prestar más atención a la ordenación pesquera además de ocuparse del fomento de la acuicultura.
Library ResourceJuly, 2013Nigeria
This study explores the international
development community's understanding of poverty and
illustrates how it is related to environmental degradation.
the study relies on three sources: a comprehensive general
literature review, a review of past donor interventions in
Nigeria, and original empirical evidence. The linkages found
between poverty and environmental degradation are based on
240 household surveys analyzed by income quintiles
Library ResourceSeptember, 2013Nigeria
This book analyzes the risks to
Nigeria's development prospects that climate change
poses to agriculture, livestock, and water management. These
sectors were chosen because they are central to achieving
the growth, livelihood, and environmental objectives of
Vision 20: 2020; and because they are already vulnerable to
current climate variability. Since other sectors might also
be affected, the findings of this research provide
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