Since 1950 FAO has prepared and advocated decennial programmes for the World Census of Agriculture (WCA). The 2000 Programme was the sixth in the series. These programmes on one hand serve to promote availability of internationally comparable data on the structure of agriculture; on the other hand they provide methodological guidance to countries in collecting data, following standard concepts, definitions and classifications.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Serbia, Nigeria, Dominican Republic, Zambia, Israel, El Salvador, Afghanistan, Samoa, Ukraine, Peru, Belarus, China, Comoros, Slovakia, Seychelles, Mozambique, Uganda, Kyrgyzstan, Haiti, Iraq, Russia, Mexico, Mongolia
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Qatar, Bangladesh, United States of America, Afghanistan, Samoa, China, Indonesia, South Sudan, Pakistan, Andorra, Yemen, Singapore, Mexico, Brunei Darussalam, United Arab Emirates, India, Russia, Sudan, Mongolia, Georgia, Montenegro, Lebanon
The Programme for World Census of Agriculture 2000 was the sixth prepared by FAO for encouraging countries to undertake an agricultural census with standardized international concepts, definitions and methodologies. The programme covered the censuses carried out during the decade (1996 – 2005). Some 122 countries carried out an agriculture census during the decade and 114 countries made available their census reports to FAO. This publication is a methodological review of the agricultural censuses conducted within the framework of the Programme for World Census of Agriculture 2000.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2002Switzerland, Chile, Peru, Australia, Jamaica, Bolivia, China, Iran, Russia, Ethiopia, Nepal, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Tanzania, Ecuador, Argentina, India, United Kingdom, Mexico, Brazil
Statements from FAO's Director-General and the King of Nepal, profiles of mountain issues and activities from countries such as Bolivia, Italy, Kyrgyzstan and Peru, and information on mountain forests, tropical cloud forests and sacred mountains complete Unasylva's foray into the mountains.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Caribbean, Northern Africa, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Eastern Europe, Southern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Asia
The 2013 Global Hunger Index (GHI), which reflects data from the period 2008-2012, shows that global hunger has improved since 1990, falling by one-third. Despite the progress made, the level of hunger in the world remains “serious,” with 870 million people going hungry, according to estimates by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.Across regions and countries, GHI scores vary considerably. South Asia and Africa south of the Sahara are home to the highest GHI scores.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2014Southern Asia, Northern Africa, Eastern Africa, Western Africa, Eastern Europe, Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Asia, South America, India
With one more year before the 2015 deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals, the 2014 Global Hunger Index report offers a multifaceted overview of global hunger that brings new insights to the global debate on where to focus efforts in the fight against hunger and malnutrition. The state of hunger in developing countries as a group has improved since 1990, falling by 39 percent, according to the 2014 GHI.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1999Egypt, Estonia, Slovakia, Lithuania, Sweden, Ukraine, Denmark, Germany, Latvia, Finland, Japan, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Poland, Netherlands, Russia, Norway, France, Europe
This report presents the outcome of a macroeconomic survey of the forest sector of the Republic of Latvia. It presents issues and parameters facing public and private sector decision-makers in their respective attempts to develop this sector. It identifies opportunities and constraints to investment and proposes measures to, accordingly, either engage them or remove them. It also attempts to introduce simple methodologies to undertake analysis currently constrained by the absence of more comprehensive data.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationMay, 2017Ukraine
During the implementation of land reform in independent Ukraine land system changed twice. Today, due to the decentralization of power is his search for a new model for the future, as outlined in this study. Also note that when we formulated the concept refers to the land system - land system, ie a set of measures for the territorial organization of land and other natural resources, land relations, defined system of ownership and use of land, as well as the principles of the territory.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationDecember, 2014Hungary
The social and solidarity economy (SSE) is an emerging sector of the European economies. It’s importance is demonstrated by millions of employees and significant share of GDP. In recognition of its perceptivity, ministries dedicated to SSE have been established in many countries. However, there is a lively debate about on the definition of SSE itself. Opinions on the role of employment, the relations to governments and attitudes to competitiveness differ from each other. In the first part of my paper a clarification of the conceptual issues will be summarized.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationSeptember, 2020Eastern Europe
Central and Eastern Europe has experienced fundamental land use changes since the collapse of socialism around 1990. We analyzeanalyzed the patterns and determinants of agricultural land abandonment and recultivation in Slovakia during the transition from a state-controlled economy to an open-market economy (1986 to 2000) and the subsequent accession to the European Union (2000 to 2010).
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2015Australia, Brazil, Canada, United States of America, India, Russia, China
Groundwater vulnerability assessment is an important task in water resources and land management. The most sophisticated among the vulnerability assessment techniques is the GIS-based DRASTIC model. However, despite its popularity, it is marred with excessive subjectivity glitches; little research has been conducted to address the shortcomings associated with this method. This study investigates various issues regarding the application of the GIS-based DRASTIC model through a critical review of relevant literatures.
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