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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015Kenya, Africa, Eastern Africa
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJuly, 2015Ghana, Africa, Western Africa
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015
The document is a short version of the 70th anniversary exhibition at FAO in October 2015
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015Hungary, Bolivia, Lithuania, Europe
Lithuania became an official member of FAO in 1991, and FAO has since contributed more than €4.3 million to finance over 20 projects in the country. These initiatives centred on developing capacities in multiple sectors, including agriculture, forestry, fisheries, livestock and the environment. In recent years, Lithuania has contributed to FAO’s activities in sustainable forest management by supporting the negotiations of the legally binding agreement on forests (LBA) in Europe.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015Hungary, North Macedonia, Europe
The partnership between FAO and The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has grown steadily since the country became a member of the Organization in 1993. Cooperation has spanned a wide array of country and regional initiatives in areas such as the wine sector, land tenure and management, obsolete pesticide management and climate change adaptation in rural areas. Across the spectrum, there has been a continual emphasis on national capacity building, with a more recent focus on aligning Macedonia’s agriculture and rural sectors with European Union standards.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015China, Philippines, Asia
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015Malta, Tunisia, Libya, Hungary, Italy, Europe
Malta’s partnership with FAO dates back to 1964, the year the country joined the Organization. Cooperation through emergency interventions in the 1970s enabled Malta’s successful eradication of African swine fever. Water management has been another major area of FAO assistance – and one of strategic importance – in the country, with action focusing on sustainable management of Malta’s water resources and development of a national water policy.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015South Africa, Netherlands, Germany
The XIV World Forestry Congress (WFC) delivers a strong message: global challenges require increased efforts to better manage land by integrating forests and other land uses. Why is better integration of forests and other land uses essential? What barriers on the ground must be overcome to simultaneously increase agricultural output and boost the productive and protective functions of forests? How can policymakers, the private sector, stakeholders and researchers contribute to a more integrated and sustainable approach to land use?
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015Costa Rica, Uruguay, Americas
”Enhancing country capacity for United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change reporting processes for the Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use sector: Uruguay” summarizes the support provided by FAO between 2014 and 2015 to the government of Uruguay, through the Monitoring and Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Mitigation in Agriculture (MAGHG) project.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015Honduras, Malawi, Zambia, Vietnam, Niger, Guatemala, Netherlands, Europe
The Netherlands became an FAO member in 1945, and has since been a valuable resource partner on multiple FAO projects and programmes. The Netherlands shares FAO’s continued interest in developing programmes for the financial inclusion of family farmers, especially women, by treating them as entrepreneurs and promoting their access to better credit and resilience. The Netherlands is also one of FAO’s largest donors for locust control issues.
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