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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1991
    Italy

    As in the past, the Unasylva issue immediately preceding the World Forestry Congress examines a number of the broad challenges facing forestry. In an interview, FAO Director General Edouard Saouma considers the world forestry situation and highlights the Organization's priorities for work in forestry over the coming decade. The cutting edge of FAO's forestry activities is exemplified in the assistance provided to member countries; M.K. Muthoo, Director of the FAO Forestry Operations Service, describes the recent evolution of the department's field programme. M.R.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1991

    Al igual que con ocasin de los anteriores congresos, este nmero de Unasylva, que precede inmediatamente a la inauguracin, est dedicado a algunos de los principales problemas relativos a la materia forestal. En una entrevista, el Director General de la FAO, E. Saouma, comenta la situacin de los bosques en el mundo y pone de relieve las actividades forestales prioritarias de la Organizacin en el presente decenio. Respecto de la asistencia a los pases miembros, M.K. Muthoo, Director del Servicio de Operaciones Forestales, describe la reciente evolucin del programa de campo; M.R.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1991
    Pakistan, Southern Asia
  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1991

    The paper is divided into four chapters. The frist chapter is the introduction. Chapter two discusses the conceptualisation of the farming system with reference to the livestock component and reviews some alternative typologies that have been employed or proposed. A typological framework that is consistent with ILCA's objectives is then outlined. Chapter 3 develops a regionalisation of the semi arid zones of sub-Saharan Africa in four orders of increasing scale. The first order sub-division is between "West and North" and "East and South" geographical regions.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 1991
    India

    This chapter uses an estimated social accounting matrix (SAM) to provide a detailed quantitative description of the North Arcot study region in 1982/83. The SAM framework provides a consistent, comprehensive, and detailed picture of the transactions in an economy. Production activities, commodities, factors, government, households, and other institutions can all be accommodated, and the pattern in which incomes are distributed takes its place alongside the sources of income generation.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 1991
    Zambia, Africa

    In late 1985, the International Food Policy Research Institute in collaboration with the Rural Development Studies Bureau of the University of Zambia, the National Food and Nutrition Commission, and the Easter Provice Agricultural Development Project embarked on a major research project in Eastern Province, Zambia. The study sought to obtain a better understanding of the public policies that govern the country's push to increase agricultural production and improve the participation of smallholder farmers in it.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1991
    Africa

    This document focuses on African compendium of environment statistics. This is the first edition of the African Compendium of Environment Statistics. It is in many ways experimental and covers a limited range of topics but it is intended that future editions will cover a wider range of data and will include more comment and analysis. Environment statistics is a relatively new branch of statistics and very few African countries have yet started systematic data collection or have any statisticians trained in this branch.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1991
    Africa

    This document focuses on African compendium of environment statistics 1991. The topics covered in this edition include population density, land use, irrigation, round wood production, agro climatologically conditions, urbanization and disasters related to the environment.

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