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  1. Library Resource

    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
    July, 2018
    Nepal, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, United States of America, Guatemala, Italy, Cameroon, Australia, Netherlands, South Sudan, India, Gabon, Sudan, Costa Rica, Mexico, New Zealand

    This booklet contains the main points of the publication The State of the World’s Forests 2018.

  3. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    May, 2018
    Oman

    Oman enjoys a dynamic partnership with FAO, which was strengthened in 2012 with the opening of the FAO country<p></p>representation. Cooperation has focused on sustainable development of the food, agriculture and fisheries sectors, while<p></p>ensuring the efficient and sustainable use of natural resources. FAO’s support also focuses on the achievement of value added in<p></p>the priority areas identified by Oman.

  4. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    June, 2018
    Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkey

    The partnership between FAO and Turkey has thrived since the establishment of the country office in 1982 and the Subregional<p></p>Office for Central Asia in 2007 in Ankara. Through the FAO-Turkey Partnership Programme and FAO-Turkey Forestry Programme,<p></p>cooperation continues to prosper. The country has benefited from wide-ranging assistance from FAO and it is also an active<p></p>resource partner, providing indispensable technical and financial support to FAO activities, particularly within the subregion.

  5. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    July, 2018
    Africa

    The Association for Rural Advancement (AFRA) partnered with the Legal Resources Centre (LRC), a South African human rights organisation, to launch a class action lawsuit against the Government of South Africa on behalf of a class of farm dwellers known as labour tenants. Under the 1996 Land Reform (Labour Tenants) Act, labour tenants were granted rights to apply for ownership of the land they occupied. However, the government has failed to implement this law, and 19,000 labour tenant claims remain pending.

  6. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2006
    Vietnam

    Vietnam Land Administration system has implemented successfully the land policy in recent decades. In the next phase of socio-economic development plan, land is requested to become important domestic resources for many investment projects. Obviously, land registration needs further development so that land use rights or land use right certificate can be used as asset in the open market. In the past ten years, many improved on land registration was undertaken. Many first-look problems have been identified and fixed. The issues of Vietnam land registration are more difficult to identify.

  7. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    October, 2018
    Laos, Kiribati, Chile, Guatemala, Djibouti, Thailand

    The World Soil Day Photo book 2017 presents WSD photographic stories in a visual narrative. This publication recognizes and prizes the efforts of all WSD event organizers worldwide. On 5 December more people than ever celebrated soil, carbon, and the opportunities right under our feet under the slogan “Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground”. Healthy soils are the living, breathing ecosystems that help grow our food, clean our water, store carbon, and reduce risks of droughts and floods.

  8. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    June, 2018
    Yemen, Netherlands

    The FAO Country Representation in Yemen opened in 1990. Since then, FAO has provided support to farmers, herders, and<p></p>fishers and supported the improvement of agricultural production and productivity in the country. FAO is also working with<p></p>the Yemeni authorities in an effort to reach the goals set out in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  9. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    February, 2018
    Zambia

    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.

  10. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    June, 2018
    Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe and FAO have partnered in development since the country joined the Organization in 1981. Cooperation<p></p>has grown in recent years, with interventions ranging from capacity development at the institutional level as well as<p></p>for extension staff and farmers to the creation of market linkages and a conducive policy environment.

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