The climate-smart agriculture (CSA) concept reflects an ambition to improve the integration of agriculture development and climate responsiveness. It aims to achieve food security and broader development goals under a changing climate and increasing food demand.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsOctober, 2014Grenada, Caribbean
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksNovember, 2018Nepal, United States of America, Jamaica, Canada, Mexico, Netherlands
More than 80 percent Canadians live in cities with almost one-quarter of country’s total population living in the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) area. The GGH stretches in a curve around the western side of Lake Ontario with the City of Toronto occupying the northern side of the horseshoe. The GGH is an area of high potential food production as well as rapid population growth creating a mix of difficult to reconcile, opposing demands. For example, the need for housing and residential infrastructure conflicts directly with the need to preserve prime agricultural lands.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJanuary, 2019Haiti, Dominican Republic
Long before opening a country office in Santo Domingo in 1979, FAO provided technical and financial assistance to the Dominican Republic to boost development of its agriculture, fisheries and forestry sectors. Over the years, the Organization has implemented a large number of interventions covering a wide range of areas, including food security and nutrition, plant and animal health, sustainable natural resource use, forest management and institutional development.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2018Haiti, Jordan, Bangladesh, United States of America, Japan, Zambia, China, Italy, Indonesia, Ghana, Costa Rica, Mexico, Thailand
The integration of food into urban planning is a crucial and emerging topic.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJune, 2018Bahamas, Jamaica, Chile, Belize
Jamaica joined FAO in 1963. In 1978, the Organization established a representation in Jamaica which today also covers<p></p>the Bahamas and Belize. Over the years, FAO has partnered with Jamaica to achieve sustainable agricultural and rural<p></p>development, mainly through the Organization’s Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP). Interventions have ranged from<p></p>policy formulation to technical agricultural development and emergency assistance projects.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2016Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Saint Lucia
The twin-island state of Antigua and Barbuda has been a member of FAO since 1983. Cooperation over the past 30 years has produced a strong partnership, both at the country and Caribbean level. FAO interventions have ranged from food security and agriculture policy formulation to direct support in a variety of areas, including food production, crop protection and fisheries development as well as natural disaster response and preparedness.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJuly, 2018Bahamas, Jamaica
The Bahamas became an FAO member state in 1975. Cooperation has focused on strategic development and increased competitiveness of the country’s agriculture and fisheries sector, with FAO interventions comprising policy and legislative support, technical development projects and rehabilitation and emergency assistance. As a flat and small island developing state (SIDS), the Bahamas is very vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, which makes resilience building an important element of cooperation today.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2016Dominica, Jamaica, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia, Barbados, Brazil
Saint Lucia and FAO have partnered since the country joined the organization in 1979. Assistance has been geared towards sustainable agricultural development and food and nutrition security, with a parallel focus on natural resource management. Ranging from national policy support to community-level projects, interventions seek to improve agricultural productivity and local food production as well as income-earning opportunities for rural communities. Other key features of cooperation are disaster risk management and adaptation to climate change.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMarch, 2018Dominica, Guinea-Bissau, Cuba, Venezuela, Guinea, Guyana
Cuba es miembro fundador de la FAO. La asistencia técnica en el país se ha centrado en potenciar la investigación,<p></p>organización y desarrollo de los sectores pesquero y forestal, en el manejo sostenible de tierras y aguas, la sanidad vegetal y<p></p>animal y la creación de capacidades en materia de nutrición.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsAugust, 2018Dominica, Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines joined FAO in 1981. Early assistance was delivered through a range of interventions focusing on capacity building, policy formulation, agricultural planning and legislation development. More recently, interventions have addressed food security programmes, technology transfer for improved production and strengthening of market infrastructure. A major feature of current cooperation is resilience building in the face of climate change.
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