Afghanistan joined FAO in 1949 and has a long history of technical cooperation with the Organization. Today the<p></p>Afghanistan country programme is one of FAO’s largest in the Asia and Pacific region.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsOctober, 2018Japan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Germany, Iran, Pakistan
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 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 ResourceJournal Articles & BooksNovember, 2010China
The grey forecast and the sustainable use evaluation are conducted on the data of farmland resources from 2010 to 2020 in Pingingshan City by using the area of farmland land from 1999 to 2010 and by applying the gray forecast and land pressure system. The results show that from 2010 to 2020 the quantity of farmland resources maintains balance; the minimum per capita farmland in Pingdinshan stays around the lower limit of per capita amount of farmland in China; the pressure of farmland is rather huge and the farmland protection is not so optimistic.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksSeptember, 2010China
In order to objectively and reasonably evaluate the actual and potential value of cultivated land, both social and ecological values are introduced into the classification and grading index system of cultivated land based on the viewpoint of sustainable development, after considering the natural and economic values of cultivated land. Index system construction of the sustainable utilization of cultivated land should follow the principles of economic viability, social acceptability, and ecological protection.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJune, 2018Djibouti, Belgium, Japan
Cooperation between the Republic of Djibouti and FAO has continuously increased since the representation was opened in 2008. FAO assistance has covered numerous areas such as access to water, food production and systems in the agricultural, livestock and fisheries sectors. FAO continues to strengthen its collaboration with the Government, emphasizing climate change resilience and sustainable development initiatives, including projects targeting agro-pastoralists
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2018Algeria, Philippines, South Africa, Japan, Chile, Peru, Italy, Ecuador, China, Tunisia, Argentina
For centuries, farmers, herders, fishers and foresters have developed diverse and locally adapted agricultural systems managed with time tested, ingenious techniques. These practices have resulted in a vital combination of social, cultural, ecological and economic services to humankind. “Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems” (GIAHS) are outstanding landscapes of aesthetic beauty that combine agricultural biodiversity, resilient ecosystems and a valuable cultural heritage.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2012China
North China is the most important food basket of China, where the majority of wheat and corn are produced. Most crops grown in North China are irrigated, thus water security is food security. Since the 1980s, drying has been frequently observed, as shown by a reduction in precipitation, cutoff in riverflow, and shrinkage of lakes. This increase in drying cannot be explained by climate change alone. We propose that intensive land-use in this area in recent decades has had a significant impact.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsApril, 2018Morocco, Mali, China, Guinea-Bissau, Eswatini, Tunisia, Guinea, Cameroon
FAO has supported Morocco’s development throughout the food and agriculture sector for over 60 years. Since the opening<p></p>of the FAO Representation in Rabat in 1982, more than 200 national and 65 regional projects have been delivered.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsSeptember, 2018Kenya, Bangladesh, Mauritania, Chile, Madagascar, China, Sri Lanka, Ecuador, Argentina
Durante siglos, los agricultores, pastores, pescadores y silvicultores han desarrollado sistemas agrícolas diversos y adaptados localmente, y los han gestionado con técnicas y prácticas ingeniosas que han perfeccionado con el paso de los años. Han sido los responsables de aportar a la humanidad una combinación esencial de servicios sociales, culturales, ecológicos y económicos.