FAO has focused and integrated its work in the Region through three Regional Initiatives. The Initiatives respond to the priorities of member-states and will achieve demonstrable impact in a time bound manner, whilst responding to FAO’s Strategic Objectives. In Africa, the Regional Initiatives were developed based on an in-depth cross-sectoral and interdisciplinary review of regional issues.
Classification Concepts The FAO Land Cover Classification System software is due to be released in its third version, and with it come four supporting volumes. The first of these is Classification Concepts, which lays the foundation for an understanding of the Land Cover Metalanguage (LCML) that is used to create classes for legends.
Zimbabwe's water reforms that were undertaken in the 1990s were meant to redress the colonially inherited inequalities to agricultural water, increase water security against frequent droughts, improve water management, and realise sustainable financing of the water sector.
In the natural resources sector, laws are often formulated to regulate the relationship between men and the environment. Ideally, the law can play a vital role in regulating and protecting communities from adverse environmental and social impacts of mining, loss of land, biodiversity and natural wealth, as well as other human rights violations.
Long-term investments in agricultural water management (AWM) interventions in the Volta and Limpopo river basins have aimed at improving water availability and quality for smallholder farming systems. However, sustained and wider uptake of AWM technologies and approaches has not been as successful.
本指南阐述如何对世界粮食安全的几种主要作物, 即玉米、稻米和小麦 , 实际应用粮农组织的作物生产可持续集约化 "节约与增长" 模式 。书中列举非洲 、亚洲和拉丁美洲的事例 , 阐明以生态系统为基础的耕作系统如何帮助小农提高谷物单产 , 改善生计 , 减少对环境的压力 , 增强对气候变化的抵御能力 。本指南将成为决策者和发展工作者在实现全球向可持续粮食和农业转型过程中的宝贵参考手册。
Hace más de tres décadas se abrió la primera oficina en Malabo para atender los temas de la FAO en Guinea Ecuatorial. El 20 de junio de 2013 se estableció oficialmente la Oficina de Enlace y Partenariado y se nombró al primer Representante de la FAO en el país.
FAO’s best-selling 2011 publication, <i>Save and Grow</i>, proposed a new paradigm of agriculture, one that is both highly productive and environmentally sustainable. This new book looks at the application of “Save and Grow” practices and technologies to production of the world’s key food security crops – maize, rice and wheat.
L’AGROÉCOLOGIE est la science de la mise en oeuvre des concepts et principes de l’écologie pour la conception et à la gestion de systèmes alimentaires durables.* Elle se penche sur les interactions entre les plantes, les animaux, les humains et l’environnement.