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 ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2013Caribbean, Northern Africa, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Eastern Europe, Southern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Asia
The 2013 Global Hunger Index (GHI) report-the eighth in an annual series- presents a multidimensional measure of national, regional, and global hunger. It shows that the world has made some progress in reducing hunger since 1990, but still has far to go. The 2013 GHI report focuses on resilience in theory and in practice. The relief and development communities have long struggled to understand why some people fare better than others when confronting stresses or shocks.
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 ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Egypt, United States of America, Chile, Sweden, Germany, China, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, Republic of Korea, France, Uruguay, Thailand, New Zealand, Japan, Finland, Malaysia, Italy, India, Russia, Turkey, Brazil, Austria
This note presents highlights and recent trends in data for each of the main product groups, as well as a short summary of recent changes or improvements in statistics.
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.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2009Algeria, Burkina Faso, United States of America, Sweden, France, China, Canada, Congo, Italy, Colombia, Thailand, Kenya, Morocco, Myanmar, Chad, India, Russia, Sudan, Georgia, Brazil, Ghana, Asia, Africa, Americas
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2008Hungary, Eastern Europe, Asia, Northern America, Central Asia
Over fifteen years have elapsed since the transition from the centrally plannedeconomic system started in the early 1990’s. During this time agricultural andrural areas of Central and Eastern Europe have undergone profound structuralchanges with wide variations in the degree of transformation and in the rate ofsuccess in creating a competitive market and private ownership based food andagricultural system. By becoming member of the European Union the "transition"in its traditional interpretation has been concluded in ten of the Central EastEuropean countries.
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