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    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2018
    Germany, Mozambique, France, Morocco, United States of America, Kenya, Turkey, Chile, Oman, Peru, Italy, Australia, China, Iran, India, Mexico, Kuwait

    The FAO Technical Workshop on “Best-practices for the implementation and reporting of SDG indicator 14.4.1 – Percentage of biologically sustainable fish stocks” was held in Rome, Italy, from 21 to 24 November 2017. The purpose of the Workshop was to raise awareness of SDG 14.4.1’s significance and global reporting process, provide technical training to national practitioners on the analytical methods to produce Indicator 14.4.1, and look for examples of datasets and indicators from which best practices can be compiled.

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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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    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2018
    India

    Land is at the centre of rural lives in India. Land has inherent value, and it creates value. A plot of land can provide a household with physical, financial, and nutritional security, and provide a labourer with a source of wages. Land is a basis for identity and status within a family and community. Land can also be the foundation for political power.<p></p><p></p>Sustainable livelihoods analysis provides a constructive framework for examining the significant role land plays in the livelihoods of India's rural poor.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2019
    Egypt, Morocco, Yemen, Tunisia, United States of America, Spain, South Africa, Israel, Chile, Uzbekistan, Italy, Australia, Cyprus, Netherlands, Malta, Iraq, India, Pakistan, China, Brazil

    This report aims to provide a conceptual framework to address food security under conditions of water scarcity in agriculture. It has been prepared by a team of FAO staff and consultants in the framework of the project `Coping with water scarcity: the role of agriculture?, and has been discussed at an Expert Consultation meeting organized in FAO, Rome in December 2009 on the same subject. It was subsequently edited and revised, taking account of discussions in the Expert Consultation and materia ls presented to the meeting.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2019
    Nepal, France, Switzerland, United States of America, Niger, Germany, China, Italy, Australia, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Mexico, Thailand

    L’objectif du présent rapport est d’offrir un cadre conceptuel permettant de faire face aux problèmes de sécurité alimentaire dans une situation de pénurie d’eau pour l’agriculture. Il a été préparé par une équipe de spécialistes de la FAO et de consultants dans le cadre du projet «Faire face à la pénurie d’eau – le rôle de l’agriculture», et a été examiné à l’occasion d’une réunion de consultation des experts organisée à la FAO, Rome, du 14 au 16 décembre 2009 sur le même sujet.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1992
    Qatar, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Israel, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Ghana, Somalia, Portugal, Kuwait, Chad, Mongolia, Iraq, China, Australia, Austria, Uruguay, Mozambique, Yemen, Albania, India

    En muchas partes del mundo la escasez cada vez mayor de agua y el mal uso de agua dulce plantea graves problemas al desarrollo sostenible. Como más de dos tercios del agua que se toma de los ríos, lagos y acuíferos de la tierra se destinan al riego, la agricultura se considera una válvula de seguridad del sistema. El capítulo especial de este año sobre política hídrica y agricultura analiza las repercusiones en las políticas de una mayor competencia, los conflictos, la escasez, el desperdicio, e l exceso de explotación y la degradación de los recursos hídricos.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    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
    October, 2018
    Nepal, France, Botswana, Japan, South Africa, Mozambique, Germany, Luxembourg, Ghana, New Zealand, India, Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Netherlands

    La publicación fue lanzada durenate el Simposio Internacional de Carbono Orgánico del Suelo (GSOC) que se llevó a cabo en la sede de la FAO (Roma, 21 a 23 de marzo de 2017). La publicación provee una revisión sobre los principales datos y hechos científicos sobre el estado actual del conocimiento así como las principales lagunas de conocimiento sobre Carbono Orgánico del Suelo. Realza cómo se puede implementar la información mejorada y las buenas prácticas para apoyar a eliminar el hambre, adapt arse a y mitigar el cambio climático así como lograr en general el desarrollo sostenible.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2018
    Nepal, France, Botswana, United States of America, Japan, South Africa, Mozambique, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Ghana, New Zealand, Iceland, India, Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Netherlands

    The publication was launched at the Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon (GSOC) held at FAO headquarters (Rome, 21-23 March 2017). It provides an overview to decision-makers and practitioners of the main scientific facts and information regarding the current knowledge and knowledge gaps on Soil Organic Carbon. It highlights how better information and good practices may be implemented to support ending hunger, adapting to and mitigating climate change and achieving overall sustainable developm ent.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2019
    Mozambique, Liberia, Botswana, United States of America, Philippines, Poland, Zimbabwe, China, Namibia, Netherlands, Australia, Jamaica, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, India, United Kingdom, Mongolia, Colombia, Papua New Guinea, Ghana

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has developed a series of Technical Guides to elaborate and provide more detailed guidance on thematic areas contained within the Guidelines. As part of this series, this Technical Guide covers the issues associated with the identification and valuation of tenure rights for different purposes, and provides guidance on how to ensure that valuations are undertaken in a fair, reliable and transparent manner that comply with internati onal norms.

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