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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Nepal, Kenya, Australia, China, Ecuador, Jamaica, Bolivia, Austria, Argentina, India

    Las declaraciones del Director General de la FAO y del Rey de Nepal, los resmenes de cuestiones y actividades relativas a las montaas en pases como Bolivia, Italia, Kirguistn y Per, e informacin sobre bosques de montaa, bosques de niebla tropicales y montaas sagradas completan el recorrido de Unasylva por las montaas.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Switzerland, Chile, Peru, Australia, Jamaica, Bolivia, China, Iran, Russia, Ethiopia, Nepal, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Tanzania, Ecuador, Argentina, India, United Kingdom, Mexico, Brazil

    Statements from FAO's Director-General and the King of Nepal, profiles of mountain issues and activities from countries such as Bolivia, Italy, Kyrgyzstan and Peru, and information on mountain forests, tropical cloud forests and sacred mountains complete Unasylva's foray into the mountains.

  3. Library Resource
    August, 2013
    Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica

    This report examines the effect of
    gender on socio-economic outcomes in three Caribbean
    countries: the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Jamaica.
    Organized in three separate country notes, it covers:
    demographics, health and reproductive health, violence,
    education, labor and agriculture. The report is part of a
    large effort aimed at establishing a strategic social agenda
    in the region. Many of the key economic issues that

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1998
    Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Barbados, Italy

    This report describes the potential for inland fish farming among the Caribbean Island States based on methods used in an earlier study (“A strategic assessment of the potential for freshwater fish farming in Latin America”, COPESCAL Technical Paper, No. 10, 1997) to estimate freshwater fish farming potential in Latin America. Four criteria were used to estimate potential for small-scale fish farming in ponds: water loss, potential for farm gate sales, soil and terrain suitability for ponds and availability of agriculture by-products as feed or fertilizer inputs.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Belize, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Grenada, Jamaica, Bolivia, Cuba, Colombia, Thailand, Rwanda, Philippines, Lesotho, Uganda, Haiti, Italy, Togo

    FAO-Adapt consolidates FAO’s multidisciplinary expertise on climate change adaptation. Through this Organization-wide framework, FAO provides countries with best practices, key principles and priority themes on which member nations can focus adaptation efforts in agriculture and food security. Since launching FAO-Adapt in June 2011, the Organization has: developed and implemented new, adaptation-focused projects and programmes; and enhanced FAO’s own capacity to deliver adaptation support to member countries.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act: makes provision for the appointment of the Administrator-General for Jamaica by the Governor-General; defines functions and powers of the Administrator-General and provides with respect to the functioning of the Administrator-General and relevant judicial and administrative procedures, especially in respect of the administration of estates. The Administrator-General shall apply for letters of administration relative to the estates of all persons who shall die intestate and without heirs.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2016
    Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru

    Agenda of the Experts Group Meeting about to review the preliminary Report Responsible Governance and Secure Tenure of Urban and Peri-Urban Land in Latin America and the Caribbean: Analysis of 10 Countries, held in San José, Costa Rica, in July 2016. This study aims to generate recommendations for partnerships, collaboration, and action to advancing responsible governance, and land tools for access to and secure land tenure, and contribute to the effective implementation of the New Agenda Urbana in the Latin America and Caribbean region.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2016
    Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru

    Agenda de la Reunión de Expertos que se realizó el 14 y 15 de Julio en San José, Costa Rica donde representantes de diversos sectores (públicos, academia, OSC, privado) para revisar el Reporte preliminar Gobernanza Responsable y Tenencia Segura del Suelo de Áreas Urbanas y Peri-Urbanas en América Latina y el Caribe: Análisis de 10 países".

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act allows owners or occupiers of land for cultivation to pledge crops growing on the land and other produce originating from the land as security for agricultural loans. The Act defines the effect of the pledge and requires contracts to be recorded with the Record Office. The Act also defines powers of creditors in relation with recovery of loans and defines the offence of fraud by the borrower.

  10. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    These Regulations prescribe that, for the purposes of subsection (2) of section 7 of the Agricultural Small Holdings Act, the provisions of subsection (1) of that section shall not apply to any contract of tenancy of not less than five years, allowing the landlord to receive as consideration for such contract not more than of one-third of any crop of bananas grown upon the land to which such contract relates. Section 7 of the Act places restrictions on crop-sharing in relation to tenancies.

    Implements: Agricultural Small Holdings Act. (1997)

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