Geographical indication (GI) schemes can play a special role in promoting sustainable rural development, improving farm income and opening new export potential. Natural factors such as soil, climate and plant varieties play a major role in producing a unique product. Usually, GIs comprise knowledge and skills passed on from generation to generation, helping to protect local heritage. This report is a synthesis of the five national reviews of the legal and institutional frameworks in Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, the Republic of Moldova, and the Russian Federation.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsOctober, 2018France, Moldova, United States of America, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Albania, Ukraine, Poland, Russia, Georgia, Armenia
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2010Bangladesh, Switzerland, United States of America, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Peru, Colombia, Thailand, Mozambique, Japan, Madagascar, Italy, Tanzania, Cambodia, India, Brazil, Asia
A potent argument for bioenergy development lies in the ability of the sector to unlock agricultural potential by bringing in much needed investments to raise agricultural productivity to spur food security and poverty reduction. This document presents the BEFS Analytical Framework (AF) developed to test this argument. Agriculture lies at the heart of the BEFS AF and allows governments to consider viable pro-poor strategies for bioenergy development.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2004Italy, United Kingdom, Canada, United States of America, Japan
This volume is intended to support land administrators who are involved with the design and implementation of rural property tax systems. It is based on FAO’s Land Tenure Studies Number 5, which focused on rural property tax in Central and Eastern Europe. The response to that guide showed a need for information on rural property tax systems to be more easily available in other regions. In addition, this volume places a rural property tax more explicitly in the context of decentralization.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2003France, United States of America, Canada, Haiti, Americas
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2004Egypt, Bangladesh, United States of America, Samoa, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Iran, Republic of Korea, Thailand, Pakistan, Philippines, Malaysia, Japan, Uzbekistan, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, India, Sudan, Nauru, Cambodia, Asia
The first in a new series of biennial reports, this publication describes FAO priorities and activities in the Asia-Pacific region during 2002 and 2003. The introduction contains a succinct analysis of the main socio-economic developments affecting agriculture in the region. Other sections describe the challenges facing the region and present solutions in support of food security and poverty alleviation while protecting the region's natural resource base.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1997United States of America, Italy
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2012Turkmenistan, United States of America, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Bulgaria, Russia, Ukraine, Romania, Tajikistan, Moldova, Albania, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Poland, Netherlands, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Mexico, Brazil, Europe
Meeting Name: European Commission on Agriculture
Meeting symbol/code: ECA 37/12/3
Session: Sess. 37
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Mozambique, United States of America, Uganda, Mexico, Bulgaria, Cambodia, India, Russia, Ethiopia, Georgia, Hungary, Brazil, Ghana, Asia, Europe, Africa, Americas
The papers contained in this issue have been selected from those presented at a series of workshops, held in 2002 in Hungary, Uganda, Mexico and Cambodia, that were organized by the World Bank jointly with the Department for International Development (DFID), the French Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and with FAO, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the African development Bank (AfDB), the European Union (EU), the International Land Coalition, Oxfam, and other bilateral an
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 1999Slovenia, France, Switzerland, United States of America, Zambia, Mali, Sweden, Germany, Indonesia, Bolivia, Austria, Finland, New Zealand, Japan, Turkey, Philippines, Italy, India, Sudan, Uganda, Norway
These proceedings reflect the broad range of disciplines, institutions and geographical regions represented at the workshop. The proceedings will hopefully provide insight for governments, NGOs, the private sector, local organisations and other actors on how to manage and participate in pluralistic forestry systems in order to further the goals of sustainable forestry for development.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2012Fiji, United States of America, Samoa, Micronesia, China, Vanuatu, Tonga, Cook Islands, Nauru, Solomon Islands, New Zealand, Palau, Japan, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Tokelau, Australia, Tuvalu, Italy, Thailand, India, Brazil, Niue, Oceania, Global
The FAO Country Programming Framework (CPF) for the Pacific Sub-Region is a five year strategic program framework covering the period 2013-2017. It details outcomes and outputs in four priority result areas to which FAO assistance will be focused to address the development challenges and national priorities in thirteen Pacific Island Countries and one Territory, namely Cook Islands, Fiji, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
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