This book tells the story of these seven decades of the history of FAO, its protagonists and their endeavours. We have dug into the FAO archives to bring to light unpublished black and white images, which form a portfolio of evocative images of the early years of the Organization.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2014Burkina Faso, Philippines, Nicaragua, Mali, Sweden, Netherlands, Canada, India, Niger, Brazil, Lebanon
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2014Republic of Korea, Honduras, Canada, Sri Lanka
Canada has long been an active and generous resource partner, working closely with FAO in support of a wide range of shared food security and agricultural development goals. Mutual priority themes include child and maternal nutrition, land tenure and resilience building – with much of Canada’s recent cooperation with FAO having been in response to emergencies where host governments have prioritized FAO’s recovery projects. Canadian expertise and staffing resources are also an important asset for FAO.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2014France, United States of America, Germany, Poland, Austria, Czech Republic
Poland was one of the 44 founding members of FAO, participating in the Hot Spring Conference in 1943 as well as in the FAO founding conference in Quebec City on 16 October 1945. FAO’s shared history of cooperation with the Government of Poland has focused on projects that improve the safety and efficiency of the Polish food system. In recent years, Poland has transitioned from a recipient to a donor country, recently funding an FAO study on best practices for emergency preparedness.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsSeptember, 2018Indonesia, United States of America
The partnership between Indonesia and FAO began with the country’s membership of the Organization in 1948 and<p></p>was strengthened with the opening of a country office in 1978. Over nearly 70 years, hundreds of FAO development and<p></p>emergency programmes have successfully supported the country’s food and agriculture sector, including fisheries and<p></p>forestry.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksFebruary, 2018Jordan, Sweden, Greece, United States of America, Italy
This report constitutes part of the project GCP/JOR/018/SWI: “Reduce vulnerability in Jordan<p></p>in the context of water scarcity and increasing food/energy demand” project, funded by the<p></p>Swiss Agency for Development and Corporation (SDC).<p></p>The objective of this report is to address project output 4: “Prepared appropriate long-term<p></p>policy, regulatory and institutional frameworks to facilitate the adoption and scale-up of the<p></p>three-pronged approach and integrate it within national food-water-energy related p
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, South Africa, Canada, Tunisia, Sudan
The aim of the practical guidelines presented in this document is to support the adoption and usability of the criteria and indicators (C&I) for Sustainable Management of Forests and Rangelands (SFRM) adopted by the 22nd Session of the Near East Forestry and Range Commission (NEFRC). The guidelines are based on the review of existing literature and on consultations with national experts and relevant institutions in Morocco, Sudan and Tunisia regarding challenges identified in the use of the prop osed C&I for SFRM.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2018Bosnia and Herzegovina, Philippines, Tajikistan, Italy, Bolivia, Canada, India
Ce document de travail entend parcourir l’évolution historique et faire un état des lieux des concepts et des outils à la base de l’évaluation des terres et de l’aménagement du territoire pour la gestion des ressources foncières et des paysages, et proposer par là-même des recommandations pour des actions futures.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2016Rwanda, Egypt, Morocco, Denmark, Switzerland, United States of America, Kenya, South Africa, Yemen, Turkey, Spain, Burundi, China, Tanzania, Norway, Netherlands, Russia, Sudan, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
This study analyses Egypt’s agricultural sector and its performance over time, identifies constraints to increasing production and exports, and examines the key role of trade in inclusive agriculture development. After a review of current trends in the agricultural sector and trade policies, the study elaborates on the main pillars of Egypt’s current agricultural development strategy and the factors inhibiting growth of agricultural production and trade.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2008United States of America
Expanding human population and economic growth have led to large-scale conversion of natural habitat to human-dominated landscapes with consequent large-scale declines in biodiversity. Conserving biodiversity, while at the same time meeting expanding human needs, is an issue of utmost importance. In this paper we develop a spatially explicit landscape-level model for analyzing the biological and economic consequences of alternative land-use patterns.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2010Canada
This paper describes a new model of sustainable development planning based on a case study of a successful planning process for the Great Bear Rainforest on Canada's west coast. The planning region is an area of international ecological significance that contains one-quarter of the world's remaining ancient coastal temperate rainforest. An innovative collaborative planning process was initiated in 1996 to develop a plan for the region that balances social, economic, and environmental values.
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