This book tells the story of these seven decades of the history of FAO, its protagonists and their endeavours. We have dug into the FAO archives to bring to light unpublished black and white images, which form a portfolio of evocative images of the early years of the Organization.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2014Burkina Faso, Philippines, Nicaragua, Mali, Sweden, Netherlands, Canada, India, Niger, Brazil, Lebanon
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksNovember, 2018Kenya, Egypt, Switzerland, Philippines, Zambia, Israel, Malaysia, Spain, Chile, Germany, China, Fiji, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Iran, Singapore, India, Papua New Guinea, Mexico, Brazil
Aquatic genetic resources (AqGR) play a crucial role in contributing to global food security and nutrition, as well as sustainable livelihoods. However, in various international fora, most FAO members have highlighted the limitations and constraints faced in assessing their national capacities to use, manage and conserve AqGR as well as in identifying and monitoring the resources used and the suitable indicators of the status of those resources.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2015Brazil
This article examines the process of agroecological research on beekeeping systems, developed jointly by the Temperate Agriculture Program of the Brazilian Agricultural Research Company (EMBRAPA), and the Institute of Sociology and Peasant Studies (ISEC), of the University of Córdoba. The investigation was carried out on different beekeeping experiences in southern Brazil: peasant family farms, settlements of agrarian reform, and Afro-descent quilombola and Guarani indigenous villages.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2010Netherlands, Brazil
The state of Mato Grosso in Brasil faces environmental challenges since agricultural developments threaten biodiversity and other environmental values. The mission of the state university of Mato Grosso (UNEMAT) is to contribute to the knowledge needed for the sustainable development of the state. However, there is a need for academic capacity building. Collaboration with Wageningen University intends to improve the quality of the education and science especially concerning landscape ecological research.
Library ResourceConstitutionDecember, 1988Brazil
The constitution was drafted and promulgated by a National Constituent Assembly.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchPolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2010Brazil, Latin America and the Caribbean
This report synthesizes the findings for the energy sector of a broader study, the Brazil low carbon study, which was undertaken by the World Bank in its initiative to support Brazil's integrated effort towards reducing national and global emissions of greenhouse gases while promoting long term development. The main aim of the study is to examine the potential for abating Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions in Brazil in the energy area and to assess the relative costs of doing so for the time frame 2010-2030.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2012Brazil
El tejido económico y la sociedad de la Amazonía brasileña sufrieron grandes cambios desde la década de los años sesenta. El impacto importante de ese proceso sobre el medio ambiente obliga a hacer una revisión del sentido común en el que se basó la elaboración de los planes de desarrollo en el pasado. En este artículo se presentan una gran cantidad de pruebas que tienen en común el mensaje con el fin de examinar la diversidad socioeconómica y ambiental de los municipios de la región.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksOctober, 2018Germany, Dominica, France, Honduras, Japan, Nicaragua, Panama, Dominican Republic, Chile, Guatemala, Montenegro, Cameroon, Belize, Colombia, Ghana, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Mexico, Brazil
The World Banana Forum (WBF) publication developed a methodological guide to reduce water and carbon footprints in banana plantations worldwide. Members of the Working Group (WG) on Sustainable Production Systems and Environmental Impact acknowledged the contribution of banana production in the total global GHG emissions and the consumption of freshwater in the economic activity, both stressed in the 2015 Paris Climate Conference (COP21), having the agricultural sector a high mitigation potential.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2016Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, BrazilA dissertação “O Estado e a Questão Indígena: crimes e corrupção no SPI e na FUNAI (19641969)” tem foco na atuação do Estado em relação às populações indígenas durante as administrações do SPI e da FUNAI, com ênfase nos governos militares e seus aspectos políticos, econômicos e sociais.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2010Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, BrazilA questão da terra no Amazonas historicamente tem sido alvo da intervenção do Estado e este não reconheceu a diversidade cultural dos grupos sociais dispostos na terra, importando-se somente com o conteúdo territorial em si mesmo. Ao incentivar o povoamento e a colonização na Amazônia, mais massivamente a partir do século XX, as políticas abriram a porta para os conflitos fundiários e para o surgimento de novos agentes que estruturaram as relações sociais, políticas, econômicas e culturais do estado.
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