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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Angola, Liechtenstein, Bangladesh, United States of America, Congo, Comoros, Cameroon, Uzbekistan, Switzerland, Kenya, Zambia, Denmark, Rwanda, Philippines, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Brazil, Tunisia, Argentina, Sudan, Papua New Guinea, Czech Republic

    Forests, trees and woodlands cover almost one-third of the Earth’s land area. They are a crucial source of food and income for more than a billion people around the globe. They provide a variety of wood and non-wood products and vital ecosystem services – preventing erosion from wind and water, preserving water quality, shading crops and livestock, absorbing carbon which contributes to countering climate change, and providing habitat for many species of plants and animals, thus helping to conserve the planet’s biological diversity.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    France, Belgium, Spain, Gambia, Croatia, Burundi, China, Bulgaria, Austria, Congo, Rwanda, Cyprus, United States of America, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Australia, Italy, Portugal, Senegal, Mongolia, Canada, Europe, Asia, Africa, Northern America

    The completion of this comprehensive harmonized soil information database will improve estimation of current and future land potential productivity, help identify land and water limitations, and enhance assessing risks of land degradation, particularly soil erosion. The HWSD contributes sound scientific knowledge for planning sustainable expansion of agricultural production and for guiding policies to address emerging land competition issues concerning food production, bio-energy demand and threats to biodiversity.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Equatorial Guinea, Brazil, United States of America, Chile, Germany, China, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, Italy, Solomon Islands, New Zealand, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, India, Russia, Gabon, Papua New Guinea, Mongolia, Asia

    Developments in China will have substantial impacts on forestry in the rest of the region. This wide-ranging country outlook study discusses a host of topics including prospects for China's afforestation/reforestation efforts, supply and demand for forest products and ecological services, key drivers of change, impacts of globalization, policy developments, and social objectives of forestry.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Liechtenstein, France, Bangladesh, Honduras, Guatemala, China, Canada, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Colombia, Panama, Kenya, Philippines, Singapore, India, Mexico

    Dans de nombreuses régions du monde, la quantité d’eau potable et sa qualité sont menacées par la surexploitation, le mauvais usage et la pollution. Il est nécessaire à cet égard d’accorder une haute priorité aux relations entre les forêts et l’eau. Les bassins versants boisés fournissent un pourcentage important de toute l’eau utilisée à des fins domestiques, agricoles, industrielles et écologiques, dans les zones situées tant en amont qu’en aval.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Honduras, Belgium, Mali, Colombia, United Kingdom, Greece, Malawi, Niger, Cameroon, Nigeria, Portugal, South Africa, Nicaragua, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, Paraguay

    Moyennant une analyse conceptuelle basée sur les traités et les instruments internationaux et deux études de pays, cette étude aborde la relation qui existe entre les droits humains, notamment le droit à une nourriture adéquate, et l’accès aux ressources naturelles, en accordant une attention particulière à la terre.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Bangladesh, Switzerland, United States of America, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Australia, Ethiopia, Niger, Uruguay, Thailand, Japan, Italy, Netherlands, Tunisia, India

    يشهد قطاع الثروة الحيوانية تحولاً سريعاً استجابة للتحولات التي تحدث في الاقتصاد العالمي وتغير توقعات المجتمع. فالمجتمع يتوقع من قطاع الثروة الحيوانية أن يوفر أغذية وأليافاً مأمونة ووفيرة لأعداد متزايدة من سكان الحضر، وأن يوفر سُبل العيش لأكثر من مليار شخص من المنتجين والتجار الفقراء، وكذلك السلع العامة العالمية المتعلقة بالأمن الغذائي، والاستدامة البيئية، والأمراض التي تحملها الحيوانات. ولكن سرعة وتيرة التغير أدت إلى نمو القطاع بطريقة غير متوازنة.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Asia

    This is the twenty-fourth issue of the above publication, a comprehensive and detailed compilation of statistics on farming, livestock, fishery, forestry and nutrition in Asia-Pacific countries for the decade 1996-2006. Statistics are listed separately for developing countries (including transition economies) and developed countries in the region. The publication uses mostly FAO statistics based on information provided by member countries. Included is a table reporting on the status of organic farming in the region and a section on country profiles.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    India, Italy, Asia

    The MASSCOTE application presented in this document has been initialized through a training workshop in Karnataka, for engineers and managers from the KJBNL, focussing on Upper Krishna Project in 2009. This document presents the status of the MASSCOTE application development immediately after the workshop.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Laos, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, China, Myanmar, Indonesia, Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, Asia

    This document analyzes the responsible governance of tenure of land and other natural resources in South East Asia. It exposes common, regional challenges and identifies ways forward in order to improve governance in land management and administration.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009

    土地权属及管理处 10. 本讨论文件由粮农组织土地权属及管理处起草,目的是为了征求对负责任 的土地和其他自然资源权属治理自愿准则的看法和意见。衰弱的权属治理可导 致生命和生计损失,阻碍投资和经济的全面增长,并妨碍自然资源的可持续利 用。相比之下

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