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    Biofuels: Prospects, Risks and Opportunities

    Institutional & promotional materials
    October, 2008
    Global

    More than at any time in the past three decades, the world’s attention is focused this year on food and agriculture. A variety of factors have combined to raise food prices to the highest levels since the 1970 (in real terms), with serious implications for food security among poor populations around the world.

  2. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    April, 2017
    South Africa

    The dominant debates about land in South Africa often focus on the transfer of land from a few white hands to the black majority. The discussion seldom unpacks who constitutes the “black majority” as this is not a homogeneous group. In instances where the debate touches on land use, again the focus is often limited to agricultural production and whether or not small-scale farmers are productive. This narrow framework clearly has to be broadened and we need to ask deeper and more strategic questions than the ones we have been asking.

  3. Library Resource

    A level playing field for farmers (Feature article)

    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2003
    Americas, Central America, Africa
  4. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2015
    Cambodia, Thailand

    Chongjom border is a contested area which reflects power-related relationship between center and its marginal space. From deserted borderland in the buffer zone during Khmer Rouge period, Chongjom becomes an emerging 4th ranking of cross-border trading between Thailand and Cambodia, where value of exporting goods have been increased up to 224.05 % in 2013. The politics of changes in land use and property relations change lead to widen of land grabbing in the area.

  5. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2015
    Gambia, Vietnam, Chile, China, Ghana, Tunisia, Costa Rica, Georgia, Uruguay

    Los bosques y los árboles respaldan la agricultura sostenible. Estabilizan los suelos y el clima, regulan los flujos de agua, ofrecen sombra y refugio y proporcionan un hábitat a los polinizadores y los depredadores naturales de plagas agrícolas. Asimismo, contribuyen a la seguridad alimentaria de cientos de millones de personas, para quienes constituyen fuentes importantes de alimentos, energía e ingresos.

  6. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    February, 2018
    Bahamas, Grenada, Barbados

    For 40 years, FAO has been an important partner in Barbados’ drive to achieve its agricultural and rural development<p></p>priorities, including natural resource management and climate change adaptation. During this time, FAO has provided<p></p>critical technical and financial support, and mobilized international partners in the process.

  7. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2015
    Argentina

    La acción de la FAO en Argentina se inició en 1953 y se ha mantenido sin interrupciones hasta el presente. Con más de 125 proyectos de cooperación técnica efectivamente ejecutados, la FAO en Argentina ha contribuido a intensificar las actividades de capacitación, el desarrollo institucional, la inocuidad de los alimentos, la sanidad vegetal y animal, la aceleración de los mecanismos de coordinación institucional, la difusión de buenas prácticas y la adecuación de normas y marcos regulatorios.

  8. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    June, 2018
    Djibouti, Belgium, Japan

    Cooperation between the Republic of Djibouti and FAO has continuously increased since the representation was opened in 2008. FAO assistance has covered numerous areas such as access to water, food production and systems in the agricultural, livestock and fisheries sectors. FAO continues to strengthen its collaboration with the Government, emphasizing climate change resilience and sustainable development initiatives, including projects targeting agro-pastoralists

  9. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    March, 2018
    Madagascar, Mauritius

    Mauritius joined FAO in 1968. In response to the Government’s request to reorganize and strengthen the governance<p></p>framework for agricultural services, the first FAO intervention was carried out in 2011, with follow up in 2014. The aim of such<p></p>institutional changes is to improve the agriculture industry’s regulatory environment so that oversight functions are streamlined<p></p>and new technical realities reflected.

  10. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    November, 2018
    Ghana, Nigeria

    Ce livret donne un aperçu de la question relative aux pratiques de la gestion des sols en Afrique. Il présente de manière succinte les 12-Résolutions “Déclaration d’Abuja sur les engrais pour la Révolution Verte Africaine” adoptée en 2006 et contextualise l’adoption en 2014 par le 23ème Sommet de l’Union africaine de la Déclaration de Malabo sur la Croissance et la Transformation accélérées de l’agriculture en Afrique pour une prospérité partagée et de meilleures conditions de vie qui a réaffirm é que l’agriculture devrait rester au premier plan de l’agenda de développement du continent.

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