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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2011
    Global

    Chaque année, 13 millions d’hectares de forêts sont perdus
    dans le monde, ce qui représente la superficie globale de
    l’Autriche et de la Suisse réunies. Cette déforestation touche
    à raison de 90 pour cent des forêts tropicales. La perte de
    forêts a des effets dévastateurs sur le climat et est la source
    de 15 % à 20 pour cent des émissions mondiales de gaz à
    effet de serre. Si l’on veut maintenir le réchauffement de la
    planète en-dessous du seuil critique de 2 °C, les pertes de
    forêts et la dégradation doivent être enrayées sans délai. En

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2011
    Global

    At the High-Level Meeting on Food Security for All hosted in early January 2009 by the Spanish government in Madrid, stakeholders from more than 126 countries deliberated how to assure food security for all in developed and developing countries alike. The high level meeting carried forward the process launched by the June 2008 Rome food summit. Its purpose was to accelerate progress in meeting MDG 1 and address the effects of price fluctuations in vulnerable populations. The final report established the following outcomes:

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2011
    Global

    The outcome of the Madrid High-Level Meeting on Food Security can be considered a victory for those who want to see the multilateral governance of the global food and agriculture system improved and strengthened, and conducted within the Right to Adequate Food framework.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2011
    Global

    Certification is viewed as one of the most effective ways of curbing unregulated logging and conserving natural forests in the tropics. In the meantime, there are several dozen certifying organisations. Among these, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) lead the field worldwide.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2011
    Global, Europe

    On November 18th 2010, the European Union Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Dacian Ciolo?, o? cially submitted a communiqué proposing a reorientation of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) to the EU Parliament, the EU Council and the public. What does the proposal imply for global agricultural markets and international food matters? Some re? ections.

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