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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2018
    Uganda, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Lesotho, South Africa, Senegal, Togo, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Suriname, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Jordan, Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Micronesia

    Access to safe water and sanitation and sound management of freshwater ecosystems are at the core of sustainable development. This is the aim of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6), which includes approaches to water management such as environmental flow requirements, international cooperation, capacity building and stakeholder participation.

    Indicator 6.4.2 is useful for policymaking as it highlights those regions under high water stress, thereby informing countries on where they need to make efforts to improve water resource usage and promote water saving.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2006
    United States of America, Kenya, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, United Kingdom, Canada, Mozambique, Philippines, South Africa, Nicaragua, Uganda, Italy, Ecuador, Bolivia, Paraguay, Mexico, Brazil

    This training manual focuses on how to manage and resolve conflicts over land tenure rights, security of tenure and land access in the field of rural development. It results from complementary activities undertaken within FAO's Livelihood Support Programme (LSP) and the Land Tenure and Management Unit and with the International Land Coalition. It addresses the specific issues of land tenure identified in the volume Negotiation and Mediation Techniques for Natural Resource Management published by the LSP.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Nepal, Morocco, Kenya, South Africa, Lesotho, Syrian Arab Republic, Ecuador, Gambia, India, Senegal, Thailand, Lebanon
  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1999
    France, Switzerland, United States of America, Zambia, Sweden, Zimbabwe, Germany, Indonesia, Eswatini, Canada, Malawi, Mozambique, Japan, South Africa, Tanzania, Portugal, Africa

    A presentation of the important forest food and utility species in Mozambique with a background description of the country's forest resources

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1997
    Fiji, Switzerland, United States of America, Chile, China, Indonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, Republic of Korea, Uruguay, Thailand, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, Malaysia, Japan, Myanmar, Brazil, Papua New Guinea, Asia, Oceania

    An overview of the state of forestry in New Zealand with details of the social and economic environment, forest resources and forest industries. The country's forest policies, institutions and forestry initiatives are outlined. Annexes provide the countries most important forestry statistics.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Egypt, United States of America, Nepal, Peru, Indonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, China, Ethiopia, Republic of Korea, Cameroon, Thailand, Mozambique, South Africa, Malaysia, Botswana, Poland, India, Senegal, Uganda, Norway, Kenya

    Meeting Name: Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA)
    Meeting symbol/code: CGRFA-15/15/Inf.17.1
    Session: Sess. 15

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Egypt, North Macedonia, Brazil, United States of America, Rwanda, Germany, China, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Guyana, Republic of Korea, Finland, Ethiopia, Kenya, Costa Rica, Philippines, South Africa, Colombia, Uruguay, Cambodia, Mexico, Norway, Mongolia

    This guide describes two of the main approaches to greenhouse gas mitigation planning in developing countries: Low-Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) and Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs). It explains the possible relationships between them and their status within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). National mitigation planning processes have policy, technical and institutional dimensions that need to be addressed in an integrated and iterative manner. For each of these dimensions four key elements are outlined.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    April, 2016
    South Africa, Malaysia, Chile, Italy, Australia, Brazil, Iran, Russia, Thailand

    The relevance of the sustainable use, management and conservation of aquatic genetic resources (AqGR) for food and agriculture is relatively well known and documented, but there is still an urgent need to preserve and better manage existing aquatic diversity to enhance its contribution to food security, nutrition and livelihoods. Aquatic genetic resources for food and agriculture include thousands of species, which are found in the world’s oceans, seas, lakes, reservoirs, rivers, rice paddies and other wetlands, and also in aquaculture facilities in marine, brackish and fresh waters.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2011
    France, Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, Israel, Indonesia, Australia, Ireland, Ghana, Congo, Senegal, Malawi, Niger, Cameroon, Rwanda, South Africa, Lesotho, Hungary, Italy, United Kingdom, Gabon, Africa

    This issue examines the ¿Economic and social significance of forests for Africa¿s sustainable development¿. It addresses efforts of African nations to sustainably manage their forests. Authors share cases and experiences highlighting attempts made by forest and natural resource managers to develop innovative partnerships with new stakeholders outside the traditional forest sector. The present edition of Nature & Faune points out where to obtain information on the contribution of wildlife to national economies. The regular feature Country Focus shines the spotlight on Lesotho.

  10. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2006
    Egypt, Mali, Chile, China, Indonesia, Ghana, Ethiopia, Panama, Kenya, Morocco, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, Japan, Italy, India, Bhutan, Paraguay, Mexico, Asia

    This Project Brief provides key findings, lessons and policy implications drawn from the research programme entitled ‘Socio-Economic Analysis and Policy Implications of the Roles of Agriculture in Developing Countries’ (ROA Project) implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations from 2000 to 2006.

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