Meeting symbol/code: COFO 2001 6-Supp.1
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2001Mexico
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2001Kenya, China, Europe, Asia, Africa, Northern America
Esta publicación analiza cuatro situaciones actuales o que están surgiendo en el ámbito de los alimentos, la agricultura y el desarrollo rural. Estos análisis son obra de académicos reconocidos de este campo. La selección de los temas de análisis se hizo a partir de un estudio realizado por el personal de la FAO que trabaja en actividades de asistencia para las políticas en las principales regiones en desarrollo.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2001Algeria, Sudan, Egypt, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Australia, Eswatini, United Kingdom, Djibouti, Sierra Leone, Central African Republic, Morocco, South Africa, Lesotho, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, Netherlands, Tunisia, Argentina, Chad
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2001Tanzania, Lesotho, South Africa, Africa
The intra and extra- sectorial influences on forestry are identified in this country paper, and actions that can be taken to steer forestry on a successful course are proposed.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2001Mauritania, Australia
Este nmero de Unasylva se ocupa de las tcnicas, pero tambin de los aspectos polticos y sociales, de la rehabilitacin forestal de determinados espacios degradados.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2001United Kingdom, Netherlands, India, Turkey, Norway, Austria
Genetic diversity is the basis of the ability of organisms to adapt to changes in their environment through natural selection. Populations with little genetic variation are more vulnerable to the arrival of new pests or diseases, pollution, changes in climate and habitat destruction due to human activities or other catastrophic events. The inability to adapt to changing conditions greatly increases the risk of extinction. Gene conservation management aimed to save adaptive genetic diversity should be based on the knowledge of the genetic basis of adaptation.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2001Benin, United States of America, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Ghana, Venezuela, Finland, Cameroon, Nepal, Philippines, Uganda, Belize, Italy, Ecuador, India, Bolivia, Mexico, Brazil
The last decade has witnessed a steep increase in interest and activities concerning NWFPs. The current interest in NWFPs amongst conservationists, foresters, development workers and indigenous peoples' groups has prompted numerous initiatives aimed at promoting NWFP use and commercialization as a means of improving the well-being of rural populations and, at the same time, conserving existing forests.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2001Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Haiti, Italy
At the request and with the support of the Japanese Governament, FAO has compiled experiences of livestock keeping fom different parts of the world, categorized by production systems, to make it easier for interested people to select ideas for their own conditions. This document presents a sample of such technologies intended for livestock keeing in urban and peri-urban areas. It describes the livestock production system in traditional sectors and identifies constraints.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2001Morocco, Zambia, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Liberia, Senegal, New Zealand
Five years after the World Food Summit, and at the beginning of the twenty-first century, The State of Food and Agriculture reflects on some of the main challenges faced in eliminating world hunger and poverty. The task may be daunting, but so are the numbers of hungry and undernourished people whose fate is dependent on decisive and accelerated action. I am convinced that, with a renewed commitment and determined, concerted effort, the goal of the World Food Summit can be met.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2001Seychelles, France, United States of America, Japan, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Australia, Ireland, Mexico, Thailand
This Circular presents the main outcome of the Expert Consultation on Implications of the Precautionary Approach for Tuna Biological and Technological Research held in Phuket, Thailand, from 7 to 15 March 2000. The administrative Report of the Consultation is also presented in the Circular as Appendix 3.
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