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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Serbia, Nigeria, Dominican Republic, Zambia, Israel, El Salvador, Afghanistan, Samoa, Ukraine, Peru, Belarus, China, Comoros, Slovakia, Seychelles, Mozambique, Uganda, Kyrgyzstan, Haiti, Iraq, Russia, Mexico, Mongolia

    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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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Qatar, 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.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Nepal, 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.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    United 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.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    France, 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.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    United 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.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Rwanda, Kenya, South Africa, Somalia, Zimbabwe, China, Italy, Tanzania, Zambia, Ireland, Malawi, Africa

    This report contains the proceedings of the first workshop of an EC funded project designed to help Malawi obtain the tools, knowledge and capacities to adopt, advance, scale up and roll out solutions towards Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA). The aim of the workshop was to produce qualitative scenarios of Malawi's socio-economic futures, which will help make the analysis and quantitative modelling around CSA more robust and comprehensive.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Angola, 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).

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Burkina Faso, Mali, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Mauritania, El Salvador, Afghanistan, France, China, Guatemala, Congo, Republic of Korea, Niger, Honduras, Mozambique, Morocco, Libya, Nicaragua, Italy, Senegal, Chad, Brazil

    The purpose of the sourcebook is to further elaborate the concept of CSA and demonstrate its potential, as well as limitations. It aims to help decision makers at a number of levels (including political administrators and natural resource managers) to understand the different options that are available for planning, policies and investments and the practices that are suitable for making different agricultural sectors, landscapes and food systems more climate-smart.

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