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  1. Library Resource

    Volume 7 Issue 4

    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2018
    United States of America

    Soil databases are very important for assessing ecosystem services at different administrative levels (e.g., state, region etc.). Soil databases provide information about numerous soil properties, including soil inorganic carbon (SIC), which is a naturally occurring liming material that regulates soil pH and performs other key functions related to all four recognized ecosystem services (e.g., provisioning, regulating, cultural and supporting services). However, the ecosystem services value, or “true value,” of SIC is not recognized in the current land market.

  2. Library Resource

    Agricultura Climáticamente Inteligente en Sinaloa, México

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 2014
    Mexico, Central America, Northern America, South America

    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.

  3. Library Resource

    Agricultura Climáticamente Inteligente en Chiapas, México

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 2014
    Mexico, Central America, Northern America, South America

    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.

  4. Library Resource

    Agricultura Climáticamente Inteligente en México

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 2014
    Mexico, Central America, Northern America, South America

    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.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2019
    Qatar, 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.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    Nepal, France, Yemen, Switzerland, United States of America, Israel, Chile, Germany, China, Italy, Australia, Malta, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand

    En pocas palabras, la escasez de agua tiene lugar cuando la demanda supera el suministro de agua dulce en un área determinada. Escasez de agua = un exceso de demanda de agua para el suministro disponible Esta situación aparece como consecuencia de una elevada demanda agregada por parte de todos los sectores que consumen agua respecto al suministro disponible, bajo las condiciones de infraestructuras y las disposiciones institucionales existentes.

  7. Library Resource
    January, 2011
    Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Moldova, Belarus, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Eastern Europe, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Western Asia, Northern America, Northern Africa, Eastern Asia, Oceania, Southern Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean

    The global food system will experience an unprecedented combination of pressures over the next 40 years. Global population size will increase and competition for land, water and energy will intensify, while the effects of climate change will become increasingly apparent. Over this period, globalisation will continue, exposing the food system to novel economic and political pressures.This final report of the Foresight Global Food and Farming Futures Project argues that decisive action needs to take place now. The report identifies five considerable challenges ahead:

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    Colombia, Canada

    El siguiente artículo argumenta cómo el Tratado de Libre Comercio (TLC) entre Canadá y Colombia, iniciado el 21 de noviembre de 2008, aumentará las condiciones de vulnerabilidad de la población dedicada al corte de caña de azúcar en el departamento del Valle del Cauca, Colombia. En este sentido, el poder de los organismos internacionales y el de las empresas multinacionales contribuirán a la violación de los Derechos Humanos manteniendo un orden global injusto que ahonda las condiciones de pobreza de las personas que ejercen estas actividades

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2003
    Canada, United States of America, Central America, Latin America and the Caribbean

    En el marco de la Segunda Reunión Ministerial sobre Agricultura y Vida Rural en el contexto del proceso Cumbres de las Américas, los(as) Ministros(as), Secretarios (as) de Agricultura de las Américas, reunidos(as) en la ciudad de Panamá acordaron adoptar el PLAN DE ACCIÓN “AGRO 2003-2015” PARA LA AGRICULTURA Y LA VIDA RURAL DE LAS AMÉRICAS.

  10. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    October, 2009
    Canada, United States of America, Central America, Latin America and the Caribbean

    En el marco de la Quinta Reunión Ministerial “Agricultura y Vida Rural en las Américas” y en el contexto del Proceso Cumbres de las Américas llevado a cabo en Montego Bay, Jamaica, del 26 al 29 de octubre de 2009 se firmó el PLAN AGRO 2003-2015, Acuerdo Ministerial Hemisférico Jamaica 2009 para la Agricultura y Vida Rural en las Américas.

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