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.
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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
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Nepal, France, Yemen, Switzerland, United States of America, Israel, Chile, Germany, China, Italy, Australia, Malta, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand
En pocas palabras, la escasez de agua tiene lugar cuando la demanda supera el suministro de agua dulce en un área determinada. Escasez de agua = un exceso de demanda de agua para el suministro disponible Esta situación aparece como consecuencia de una elevada demanda agregada por parte de todos los sectores que consumen agua respecto al suministro disponible, bajo las condiciones de infraestructuras y las disposiciones institucionales existentes.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013United States of America, Japan, Luxembourg, Chile, Ukraine, China, Germany, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, Congo, Montenegro
Este informe presenta los principales resultados sobre el uso de las tierras forestales y el cambio de uso de la tierra entre 1990 y 2005 de la Encuesta por teledetección de la Evaluación de los Recursos Forestales Mundiales 2010 de la FAO. Este es el primer informe de su género en presentar estimaciones sistemáticas sobre el uso y cambio de las tierras forestales mundiales.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013France, United States of America, Luxembourg, Ukraine, China, Indonesia, Canada, Congo, India, Kazakhstan, Montenegro
Ce rapport présente les principales conclusions sur le changement d'utilisation des terres forestières et d'occupation des sols entre 1990 et 2005 de l'Enquête par télédétection de l'Évaluation des ressources forestières mondiales 2010 de la FAO. Il s'agit du premier rapport du genre à présenter des estimations systématiques de l'utilisation des terres forestières mondiales et de ses changements.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013United States of America, Spain, Singapore, Japan, Peru, Italy, Colombia, Ecuador, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica, Georgia, Barbados, Belize, Americas
Climate change is likely to have adverse effects on the agriculture sector in Jamaica. Increase in the intensity and frequency of climate related natural hazards, increasing rainfall variability, droughts and floods combined with fragile ecosystems and coastal zones all contribute to Jamaica?s overall vulnerability to climate change. Climate change adaptation is one of the outcomes of the Vision 2030 Jamaica-National Development Plan.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Angola, United States of America, South Africa, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, China, Italy, Tanzania, Zambia, Canada, Congo, Malawi
The report below contains the proceedings of the first workshop of a joint project by Zambia's Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL), The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and The CGIAR programme on Climate Change, and Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) who are collaborating on developing and quantifying participatory scenario analysis under an EC funded project that will contribute to Zambia, having the tools, knowledge and capacities to adopt, advance, scale up and roll out solutions towards Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA).
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Nepal, France, Switzerland, United States of America, South Africa, Chile, Germany, China, Italy, Australia, Netherlands, India, Sri Lanka, Niger, Thailand
This report aims to provide a conceptual framework to address food security under conditions of water scarcity in agriculture. It has been prepared by a team of FAO staff and consultants in the framework of the project `Coping with water scarcity: the role of agriculture?, and has been discussed at an Expert Consultation meeting organized in FAO, Rome in December 2009 on the same subject. It was subsequently edited and revised, taking account of discussions in the Expert Consultation and materials presented to the meeting.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Chile, United States of America, Dominican Republic, Israel, Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Belize, Canada, Panama, New Zealand, Cyprus, Mauritius, Japan, Turkey, Spain, Italy, Brazil, Bahamas, China, Mexico, Norway
This document contains the proceedings of the technical workshop entitled “Expanding mariculture: technical, environmental, spatial and governance challenges”, held from 22 to 25 March 2010, in Orbetello, Italy, and organized by the Aquaculture Branch of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Kyrgyzstan, Switzerland, United States of America, Mozambique, Zambia, Samoa, Australia, Bolivia, Ghana, Malawi, Pakistan, Nepal, Liberia, South Africa, Malaysia, Rwanda, India, Tajikistan, Uganda, Kenya
Gender equality is one of the ten core principles of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security. This guide aims to assist in its implementation through the achievement of responsible gender-equitable governance of land tenure. The guide focuses on equity and on how land tenure can be governed in ways that address the different needs and priorities of women and men.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Antigua and Barbuda, Burkina Faso, Benin, United States of America, Sweden, Chile, Germany, Grenada, Canada, Congo, Niger, Cameroon, Thailand, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, Italy, Chad, Maldives, Gabon, Brazil
This Guide has been developed to assist in the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (the VGGT) with regard to fisheries in marine and inland waters. It explains the characteristics of the fisheries sector and provides technical guidance. Its purpose is to contribute to the achievement of the VGGT objectives in respect of the improvement of governance of tenure in fisheries.
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