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  1. Library Resource
    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
    February, 2019
    Indonesia, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Qatar, Zambia, Israel, Guatemala, China, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Botswana, Guinea-Bissau, Bolivia, Kuwait, Malta, Nicaragua, India, Niger, Togo

    El agua - fuente de seguridad alimentaria/Día mundial de la alimentación: 16 Octubre 2002

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Benin, Honduras, Zambia, Zimbabwe, China, Indonesia, Bolivia, Bangladesh, Malawi, Kenya, Nicaragua, Uganda, Madagascar, Myanmar, Ecuador, Argentina, India, Senegal, Paraguay, Togo

    En la presente guía se describe la aplicación práctica del modelo de la FAO de intensificación sostenible de la producción agrícola “Ahorrar para crecer” en los cultivos fundamentales para la seguridad alimentaria mundial, esto es, el maíz, el arroz y el trigo. Con ejemplos de África, América Latina y Asia, se muestra cómo los sistemas agrícolas basados en los ecosistemas están ayudando a los pequeños agricultores a incrementar los rendimientos de los cereales, fortalecer sus medios de vida, reducir la presión sobre el medio ambiente y aumentar la resiliencia frente al cambio climático.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Mozambique, Kenya, Zambia, Chile, Guatemala, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Madagascar, India, Malawi, Netherlands, Africa

    African agrifood systems are being transformed by multinational capital. To date, research on this transformation has focused most intently on the rise of supermarkets and demand for African land. Multinational investment in African grain trading has received less attention. Using a range of qualitative methods and representative household survey data from Zambia, this article seeks to understand the causes and consequences of multinational investment in smallholder grain markets.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2004
    Nepal, Laos, Zambia, Iraq, Kyrgyzstan, China, Indonesia, India, Colombia

    Este documento ha sido producido directamente por el Programa de Apoyo a los Modos de Vida (LSP). Su tema central son los enfoques centrados en las personas o basados en los modos de vida en uso dentro de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura y la Alimentación (FAO), así como los enfoques de desarrollo aplicados en regiones con diferentes entornos culturales y lingüísticos.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2018
    Kenya, Egypt, Switzerland, Philippines, Zambia, Israel, Malaysia, Spain, Chile, Germany, China, Fiji, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Iran, Singapore, India, Papua New Guinea, Mexico, Brazil

    Aquatic genetic resources (AqGR) play a crucial role in contributing to global food security and nutrition, as well as sustainable livelihoods. However, in various international fora, most FAO members have highlighted the limitations and constraints faced in assessing their national capacities to use, manage and conserve AqGR as well as in identifying and monitoring the resources used and the suitable indicators of the status of those resources.

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    Reports & Research
    May, 2007
    Algeria, Sudan, Egypt, Benin, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, China, Eswatini, Congo, Guinea, Niger, Cameroon, Morocco, South Africa, Lesotho, Madagascar, Zambia, Brazil, Tunisia, Senegal, Chad, Norway, Africa
  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Burkina Faso, United States of America, Zambia, Guatemala, Peru, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Ghana, Malawi, Finland, Kenya, Liberia, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Tanzania, Ecuador, Paraguay, Norway

    Forest governance assessment is an expanding practice. People are using Assessments to watch for developing problems, diagnose needs for reform, Monitor progress of programs, and evaluate impacts. Governments, civil society Organizations, development partners, academics and coalitions of stakeholders Have all performed assessments in recent years. In 2012, an expert meeting at fao headquarters in rome recommended the creation of a guide to good practices in forest governance assessment and data collection.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1977
    France, Nigeria, Spain, Zambia, Iraq, Australia, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Jordan, Morocco, Syrian Arab Republic, Libya, Somalia, Madagascar, Tanzania, Botswana, Argentina, India, Sudan, Lebanon

    There is a urgent need for a better understanding of the risks of soil degradation and their geographical distribution as well as a better knowledge of where degradation occurs at present. it would be desirable to combine soil conservation activities with other elements for increasing crop production.Erosion, salinity and alkalinity and the loss of soil fertility seriously reduce the natural potential of soils to produce food fibres. During the meeting, many criteria to assess the various types of soil degradation were outlined by the experts.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2003
    Egypt, United States of America, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Australia, Burkina Faso, Cuba, Colombia, Kenya, Philippines, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Ecuador, Netherlands, India, United Kingdom, Bhutan, Mexico, Brazil

    This publication contains the proceedings of the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA)/FAO International Technical Workshop on Biological Management of Soil Ecosystems for Sustainable Agriculture, which was held at EMBRAPA-Soybean headquarters in Londrina, Brazil, from 24 to 25 June 2002.

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