The two waves of refugees from the Central African Republic has provoked one of the most severe humanitarian crises in Central Africa and in the South of Chad. The different camps around the city of Goré host a population of more than 90 000 individuals of which 35% are refugees, 21% are repatriates and 44% are autochthones. This population is dependent on woodfuel for cooking, heating and lighting. This has increased pressure on the environment due to tree felling, wood collection and the conversion of forestland to agricultural land.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksOctober, 2018Sudan, France, Nigeria, Somalia, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Chad
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJune, 2018Bahamas, Jamaica, Chile, Belize
Jamaica joined FAO in 1963. In 1978, the Organization established a representation in Jamaica which today also covers<p></p>the Bahamas and Belize. Over the years, FAO has partnered with Jamaica to achieve sustainable agricultural and rural<p></p>development, mainly through the Organization’s Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP). Interventions have ranged from<p></p>policy formulation to technical agricultural development and emergency assistance projects.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2014France, United States of America, Germany, Poland, Austria, Czech Republic
Poland was one of the 44 founding members of FAO, participating in the Hot Spring Conference in 1943 as well as in the FAO founding conference in Quebec City on 16 October 1945. FAO’s shared history of cooperation with the Government of Poland has focused on projects that improve the safety and efficiency of the Polish food system. In recent years, Poland has transitioned from a recipient to a donor country, recently funding an FAO study on best practices for emergency preparedness.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2016Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Saint Lucia
The twin-island state of Antigua and Barbuda has been a member of FAO since 1983. Cooperation over the past 30 years has produced a strong partnership, both at the country and Caribbean level. FAO interventions have ranged from food security and agriculture policy formulation to direct support in a variety of areas, including food production, crop protection and fisheries development as well as natural disaster response and preparedness.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJune, 2018Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Japan, Kyrgyzstan
Cooperation between Tajikistan and FAO has been ongoing since the country joined the Organization in 1995. FAO<p></p>assistance was initially provided in the form of short-term emergency interventions in response to a locust outbreak and<p></p>also to help the transition to stability after a period of civil war. More recently, cooperation has focused on rehabilitation<p></p>and development interventions to build a sustainable agriculture sector and food and nutrition security.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsFebruary, 2018Zambia
Since Zambia joined FAO in 1965, cooperation has focused on the provision of technical assistance across the country’s<p></p>agriculture sector, including rural development. Cooperation has been in line with the country’s successive national<p></p>frameworks, including most recently the 7th National Development Plan, aimed at achieving the Vision 2030 objective of<p></p>transforming Zambia into a middle-income country by 2030.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMay, 2018Egypt, Greece, Belgium, Spain
On the occasion of FAO Egypt's 40th Anniversary, this booklet is produced to highlight FAO's achievements and support to the Egyptian Government over the past 40 years. It will give a glimpse on how FAO started its work in Egypt and will also highlight the main projects that made a difference as well as shed light on the future country programming framework.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksOctober, 2018Laos, United States of America, Singapore, Vietnam, China, Italy, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand
This river basin overview describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in the Mekong basin. The aim of this report is to describe the particularities of this transboundary river basin and the problems met in the development of the water resources, and irrigation in particular.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1993
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2019Benin, Nigeria, Ghana, Congo, Niger, Liberia, Portugal, Lesotho, Uganda, Madagascar, Tanzania, Botswana, Senegal, Chad, Gabon, Zambia, Gambia, Burundi, Seychelles, Kenya, Togo, India
Este estudio es una contribución más en la tarea de realizar un inventario mundial de experiencias nacionales en el campo de la legislación y administración de aguas. Dado su interés en fomentar la producción agrícola, que requiere un mayor uso consultivo del recurso agua, la FAO se ha ocupado siempre de los aspectos institucionales y jurídicos de la gestión del recurso agua.
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