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Produire plus avec moins en pratique: le maïs, le riz, le blé: Guide pour une production céréalière durable
Price: Free! Words: 58,820. Language: French. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
On trouvera dans le présent guide une application concrète du modèle Produire plus avec moins de la FAO pour une intensification durable de la production des cultures fondamentales en matière de sécurité alimentaire, à savoir le maïs, le riz et le blé.
Ahorrar para crecer en la práctica: maíz, arroz, trigo: Guía para la producción sostenible de cereales
Price: Free! Words: 58,080. Language: Spanish. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
En la presente guía se describe la aplicación práctica del modelo de la FAO de intensificación sostenible de la producción agrícola “Ahorrar para crecer” en los cultivos fundamentales para la seguridad alimentaria mundial, esto es, el maíz, el arroz y el trigo.
Fishing operations. 3. Best practices to improve safety at sea in the fisheries sector
Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
These guidelines have been produced to support implementation of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries with regard to safety at sea in the fisheries sector. Their purpose is to enable relevant authorities to develop and implement strategies aimed at improved safety, health and conditions of service at sea in capture fisheries and aquaculture operations.
World Program of the Census of Agriculture 2020, Volume I: Programme, concepts and definitions
Price: Free! Words: 86,470. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
The census of agriculture is one of the key pillars of a national statistical system, and in many developing countries it is often the only means of producing statistical information on the structure and other relevant aspects of the agriculture sector. It is the only data collection instrument that produces statistical information on farms at the lowest geographical level.
The Second Report on the State of the World’s Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture: FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Assessments
Price: Free! Words: 216,310. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Drawing on 129 country reports, this report presents an analysis of the state of livestock diversity, the influence of livestock-sector trends on the management of animal genetic resources, the state of capacity to manage animal genetic resources, including legal and policy frameworks, and the state of the art in tools and methods for characterization, valuation, use, development and conservation.
Données sur la composition des aliments
Price: Free! Words: 99,550. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La publication Données sur la composition des aliments propose un ensemble de directives visant à aider les spécialistes et les organisations engagés dans l’analyse des aliments, dans la compilation, la diffusion et l’utilisation des données.
Datos de composición de alimentos
Price: Free! Words: 104,020. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Este libro proporciona una guía inestimable para los profesionales de la investigación sobre salud y agricultura, la formulación de políticas, la reglamentación y la inocuidad de los alimentos, la obtención de nuevos productos alimenticios, la epidemiología y otros muchos sectores de actividad para los que los datos de composición de alimentos constituyen un recurso fundamental.
La situation mondiale de l’alimentation et de l’agriculture 2013
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Le raisonnement développé dans la publication La situation mondiale de l’alimentation et de l’agriculture 2013: mettre les systèmes alimentaires au service d’une meilleure nutrition est le suivant: pour améliorer la nutrition et réduire ces coûts, il faut prendre comme point de départ l’alimentation et l’agriculture.
El estado mundial de la agricultura y la alimentación 2013
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En el informe sobre El estado mundial de la agricultura y la alimentación 2013: Sistemas alimentarios para una mejor nutrición se sostiene que para mejorar la nutrición y reducir estos costos debe comenzarse por la alimentación y la agricultura.
Food Composition Data - Production, Management and Use
Price: Free! Words: 90,090. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Studies of the relationship between diet and health have led to increased interest in the range of biologically active constituents present in foods that accompany the nutrients, and data for these constituents are often required, as are data for additives and contaminants. A well-designed data system can accommodate non-nutrient data.
Fats and Fatty Acids in Human Nutrition
Price: Free! Words: 68,330. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), in their roles as technical agencies of the United Nations (UN), are charged with providing science-based guidance on food and nutrition to national governments and the international community.
Edible insects
Price: Free! Words: 90,600. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication grew from a small effort in 2003 in the FAO Forestry Department to document the role of insects in traditional livelihood practices in Central Africa and to assess the impact of harvesting insects in their natural habitats on the sustainability of forests.
Milk and dairy products in human nutrition
Price: Free! Words: 146,190. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Food Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication is unique in drawing together information on nutrition, and dairy-industry development, providing a rich source of useful material on the role of dairy products in human nutrition and the way that investment in dairy-industry development has changed.
Be a Hobbit, Save the Earth: the Guide to Sustainable Shire Living
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 185,120. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Be a Hobbit examines the problems facing the Earth today through the lens of Tolkien’s world. Middle Earth faced destruction from Sauron and Saruman; our world is under attack from the 'Two Towers’: Ignorance & Fear, and Poverty & Greed. Our world has lost its 'Shireness.' Be a Hobbit is a guide to bringing it back, from the bottom up: one Hobbit, one home, and one Shire at a time.
The Young Desert Farmer
Price: Free! Words: 62,990. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
A small dry sluggish feudal village in western Rajasthan came alive after the villagers managed to pump irrigation water from great depth. Tan Dan and his livestock breeding clan became commercial farmers more powerful than the former feudal lords. Tenants became landowners participating in the casteridden political game of the area. Tan Dan tried modern farming based on agricultural science.

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