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.
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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
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Kenya, Germany, Guatemala, Malawi, Ethiopia, Nepal, Japan, South Africa, Nicaragua, Uganda, Somalia, Colombia, Tanzania, Netherlands, India, Sudan, Mexico, Brazil
Meeting symbol/code: 26, C 2009/INF/9
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2007Angola, Mozambique, Zambia, Guatemala, China, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Thailand, New Zealand, Nepal, Laos, Philippines, Vietnam, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Tanzania, Netherlands, India, Mongolia, Cambodia, Asia
Laos depends heavily on rice based agriculture systems and there is evidence that the traditional diversified diet and income base is being eroded, resulting in a negative effect on the livelihoods of the people. The opportunity to gather food in forests is diminishing and dietary diversity is being narrowed.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2006United States of America, Nepal, Zambia, Mozambique, Guatemala, Guinea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, Somalia, Italy, Botswana, Cambodia, India, Sudan, Mongolia, Africa
This paper represents part of an area of work which analyses the linkages between rights to land and water. An initial scoping paper explored the interface between land and water rights (LSP Working Paper 10: Hodgson, S. (2004). “Land and water – the rights interface”). It is complemented by two regional analyses: this Working Paper and LSP Working Paper 25: IIED. (2006). “Land and water rights in the Sahel: Tenure challenges of improving access to water for agriculture”.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2010Angola, Qatar, Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Mali, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Niger, Rwanda, Liberia, South Africa, Madagascar, Tanzania, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Africa
Access to arable productive land in African has been in decline due to the pressure of growing population trends and worsening land degradation as a result of climate change. Recent high profile land purchases covering thousand of hectares of prime agricultural land have raised concerns over equitable land access. Major expansions in regional land markets have increased investor interest in land acquisitions. Perceptions of land availability and competitive land prices have driven demand for prime agriculture land.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2010Tanzania, Kenya, Switzerland, Ethiopia, Malawi, Italy, Africa
Smallholder farmers in Kenya grow most of the country's food, vegetables and fruit. These farmers face formidable challenges in increasing production, preserving natural resources and addressing the impact of climate change in food production systems. Meeting these challenges is vital to sustained livelihoods and reduction of poverty, especially in the fragile dryland and semi-arid areas, where the impact of climate change is expected to be severe in Eastern Africa and Kenya.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2014Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Nepal, El Salvador, Mali, Belarus, Indonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, Austria, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Malawi, Cape Verde, Switzerland, Kenya, Hungary, Madagascar, Haiti, Trinidad and Tobago, Argentina, Senegal
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2014Algeria, Morocco, Benin, United States of America, Japan, Libya, Somalia, Australia, United Kingdom, Tunisia, Ethiopia, New Zealand
This information note covers a twenty year history of the collection and analysis of water-related data and its dissemina - tion as an international public good, freely available to all. The main country database on water resources and their use—itself a major challenge to present in uniform terms—provides the platform for organizing and presenting over 180 variables and indicators that can be searched and extracted for all countries and for dierent regions over an extensive time period.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2015Germany, France, Switzerland, United States of America, Japan, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Central African Republic, Tanzania, Syrian Arab Republic, Congo, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Italy, Mexico
This manual presents a methodology for assessing woodfuel supply and demand at the level of the displacement camp through the collection of primary data in the field and remote sensing analysis. The methodology uses a multi-sectoral approach to assess the energy-related needs and challenges of people in both displaced and host communities. The first part of the manual presents the methodology for assessing demand for woodfuel, which is structured around four sequential steps.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2014Bangladesh, Spain, China, Indonesia, Congo, India, Ethiopia, Pakistan
Right to Food Handbooks 7. This handbook provides practical information and tools for conducting a right to food assessment as a first step in a strategy to ensure this right and to take the appropriate measures accordingly with the obligation of progressive realization of this right. The content of this handbook is based on the FAO's “Guide to Conducting a Right to Food Assessment”. An assessment of the right to food should include an analysis of the causes of food and nutritional insecurity and should answer the following questions: who suffers food insecurity and vulnerability?
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