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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2018
    Serbia, Nepal, Morocco, Guatemala, Philippines, Uganda, Albania, Oman, Peru, Azerbaijan, Indonesia, Zimbabwe, Colombia, Cambodia, Congo, Argentina, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, China, Mexico, Kenya

    Goal 5 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls” recognizes the fundamental role of women in achieving poverty reduction, food security and nutrition.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Angola, Liechtenstein, Bangladesh, United States of America, Congo, Comoros, Cameroon, Uzbekistan, Switzerland, Kenya, Zambia, Denmark, Rwanda, Philippines, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Brazil, Tunisia, Argentina, Sudan, Papua New Guinea, Czech Republic

    Forests, trees and woodlands cover almost one-third of the Earth’s land area. They are a crucial source of food and income for more than a billion people around the globe. They provide a variety of wood and non-wood products and vital ecosystem services – preventing erosion from wind and water, preserving water quality, shading crops and livestock, absorbing carbon which contributes to countering climate change, and providing habitat for many species of plants and animals, thus helping to conserve the planet’s biological diversity.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2018
    Nepal, Jordan, Morocco, Kenya, South Africa, Nicaragua, Uganda, Mali, Burkina Faso, China, Australia, Spain, Argentina, Senegal, Ethiopia, Mongolia, Niger, Cameroon, Norway, Lebanon

    As Diretrizes Voluntárias sobre a Governança Responsável da Posse da Terra, das Pescas e das Florestas no Contexto da Segurança Alimentar Nacional mencionam explicitamente os pastores como utilizadores das Diretrizes e como alvos de capacitação. Apesar da marginalização histórica e muitas vezes contínua dos pastores, este guia técnico foi desenvolvido em resposta às oportunidades emergentes para apoiar os pastores e para reforçar os seus direitos à terra e aos recursos.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2019
    Kenya, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Philippines, Mauritania, Argentina, China, Italy, Indonesia, Ghana, Congo, South Sudan, India, Senegal, Brazil

    The critical role of forests in climate change mitigation and adaptation is now widely recognized. Forests contribute significantly to climate change mitigation through their carbon sink and carbon storage functions. They play an essential role in reducing vulnerabilities and enhancing adaptation of people and ecosystems to climate change and climate variability, the negative impacts of which are becoming increasingly evident in many parts of the world.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2018
    Tanzania, Ecuador, Kenya, South Africa, Tajikistan, Chile, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Indonesia, Botswana, Australia, Bolivia, Austria, Argentina, India, Pakistan, Mexico, Mongolia

    La gestión sostenible de la vida silvestre es objeto de considerable atención en el debate internacional debido a su importancia para la conservación de la biodiversidad, la seguridad humana, los medios de subsistencia y la seguridad alimentaria. Las poblaciones locales han gestionado las especies silvestres durante milenios, incluso a través de la caza. En este número se presentan ejemplos suficientes para demostrar que en la era moderna también es factible la gestión sostenible de la vida silv estre.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2019
    Kenya, Mauritania, Israel, El Salvador, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Indonesia, Venezuela, Australia, Bolivia, Argentina, India, Senegal, Paraguay, Mexico

    La FAO ha presentado a título de contribución a la Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Agua un documento de base titulado "Agua para la Agricultura" (DOC. E/CONF.70/ 11).

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    Institutional & promotional materials
    September, 2018
    Kenya, Bangladesh, Mauritania, Chile, Madagascar, China, Sri Lanka, Ecuador, Argentina

    Durante siglos, los agricultores, pastores, pescadores y silvicultores han desarrollado sistemas agrícolas diversos y adaptados localmente, y los han gestionado con técnicas y prácticas ingeniosas que han perfeccionado con el paso de los años. Han sido los responsables de aportar a la humanidad una combinación esencial de servicios sociales, culturales, ecológicos y económicos. Estos "Sistemas Importantes del Patrimonio Agrícola Mundial" (SIPAM) son paisajes estéticamente impresionantes que combinan la biodiversidad agrícola con ecosistemas resilientes y un valioso patrimonio cultural.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2018
    Rwanda, North Macedonia, Bangladesh, Belgium, United States of America, Kenya, Luxembourg, China, Netherlands, Iran, Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, Austria

    The Soil Organic Carbon Mapping cookbook provides a step-by-step guidance for developing 1 km grids for soil carbon stocks. It includes the preparation of local soil data, the compilation and pre-processing of ancillary spatial data sets, upscaling methodologies, and uncertainty assessments.

  9. Library Resource
    January, 2009
    Kenya, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Peru, Ghana, Congo, Argentina, Senegal, Malawi

    This report, by researchers working in urban agriculture (UA), examines concrete strategies to integrate city farming into the urban landscape. Drawing on original field work in cities across the rapidly urbanising global South, the book examines the contribution of UA and city farming to livelihoods and food security. The case studies covered by the authors, focus on the following aspects of urban agriculture:

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2007
    Bangladesh, Switzerland, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Australia, Bolivia, Cuba, Iran, Ethiopia, Republic of Korea, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Lesotho, Vietnam, Costa Rica, Mexico, Netherlands, Argentina, India, Senegal, Uganda

    Food availability, access, stability and utilization are all part of the multi-dimensional nature of food security. The “availability” aspect, discussed here, refers to the availability of sufficient quantities of food of appropriate quality, supplied through domestic production or inputs.

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