This paper offers solutions to some of the challenges around maintaining productive agricultural land close to cities in countries facing a decline in urban populations. In such circumstances, some farmers have been observed to convert their land into real estate and leave farming before land prices decline, therefore decreasing the area of agricultural land close to large cities.
Cooperation between the Republic of Djibouti and FAO has continuously increased since the representation was opened in 2008. FAO assistance has covered numerous areas such as access to water, food production and systems in the agricultural, livestock and fisheries sectors.
Cooperation between Tajikistan and FAO has been ongoing since the country joined the Organization in 1995. FAO<p></p>assistance was initially provided in the form of short-term emergency interventions in response to a locust outbreak and<p></p>also to help the transition to stability after a period of civil war.
The massive increase in demand for woodfuel for cooking caused by sudden influxes of refugees and other displaced people is usually the main driver of forest degradation and deforestation in displacement settings. It places enormous pressure on nearby forests and woodlands and is often a source of tension between the host and displaced communities.
This study draws on some case studies of land reforms in different South Asian countries.
This publication reports the proceedings of the twenty-sixth session of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC) held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 23 to 27 October 2017.
This is the translated publication of the State of Food and Agriculture 2015, published originally by HQ.
The Global Forest Resources Assessment of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) celebrates its 70th Anniversary in 2018. FAO's forestry department whishes to commemorate this important occurrence with a special publication on the history of the past 70 years of Global Forest Resources Assessemnt.
Cambodia joined FAO in 1950 and since an FAO representation was opened in 1994, the focus of cooperation has gradually<p></p>shifted moving from projects to increase production to interventions aimed at diversifying production, achieving sustainable<p></p>use of natural resources and improving the nutrition security
La protection et la restauration des écosystèmes de mangroves constituent une préoccupation majeure et permanente à travers le monde. La faiblesse des administrations locales et des niveaux de revenus des populations riveraines, accélèrent la dégradation de ces écosystèmes.