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Technical Guidance on Fall Armyworm: Coordinated Surveillance and an Early Warning System for the Sustainable Management of Transboundary Pests, with Special Reference to Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera Frugiperda [J.E. Smith]) in South and Southeast Asia
Price: Free! Words: 13,290. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2022. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Worldwide, maize is the third most important cereal after rice and wheat. It occupies 197 million hectares of planted area. Asia contributes to nearly 30 percent of global maize supplies, and area and production of the crop is rapidly increasing in the continent.
Agricultural Trade in the Global South: An Overview of Trends in Performance, Vulnerabilities, and Policy Frameworks
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South-South Cooperation (SSC) is increasingly recognized as an effective instrument for catalyzing economic development by fostering the exchange of innovation and good practices, and expanding market opportunities across countries with a similar level of development and shared development objectives, such as those reflected in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Leveraging Covid-19 Recovery Strategies to Build Climate-Smart Agrifood Systems in Developing Countries
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The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has jeopardized the stability of agrifood systems and the welfare of the rural households that are actively engaged in the different components of these systems, particularly in developing countries.
Framework for Action on Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture
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Biodiversity for food and agriculture comprises all the components of biodiversity that contribute to crop and livestock production, forestry, fisheries and aquaculture – both wild and domesticated, and at genetic, species and ecosystem levels.
Comprehensive Assessment of National Extension and Advisory Service Systems: An Operational Guide
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Extension and advisory services (EAS) play a key role in facilitating innovation processes, empowering marginalized groups through capacity development, and linking farmers with markets. EAS are increasingly provided by a range of actors and funded from diverse sources
Managing Risks to Build Climate-Smart and Resilient Agrifood Value Chains: The Role of Climate Services
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This work provides a preliminary analysis of the key climate risks affecting agrifood value chains and opportunities for climate services that reach stakeholders involved in all stages of the value chain, from agrifood production to harvest, storage and refrigeration, processing and packaging, transportation, markets, trade and consumption.
Crops and Climate Change Impact Briefs: Climate-Smart Agriculture for More Sustainable, Resilient, and Equitable Food Systems
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This series of technical briefs aims to provide a solid knowledge base for building or strengthening stakeholder capacities on climate-smart agriculture (CSA) and applying CSA practices to five crops that are critical to the global agri-food sector: coffee, cowpea, maize, rice and wheat.
European Good Practices on Land Banking: Fao Study and Recommendations
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Many countries in Western Europe have a long tradition of applying land banking as part of the integrated toolbox of land management instruments. As with land consolidation, the traditional purpose of land banking has been to support agriculture and rural development by reducing land fragmentation and facilitating the enlargement of farms.
Genetic Resources for Farmed Seaweeds: Thematic Background Study
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The increasing global population needs to source food from the ocean, which is a much greater area than the land. The ocean is rich with diversified flora and fauna, and both are sources of proteins, vitamins, minerals, phytohormones, and bioactive compounds.
Safety and Quality of Water Used with Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
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During fresh fruit and vegetables (FFV) production, water is used for a variety of purposes. Even the water was conventionally treated and disinfected, it may still potentially contain human pathogens, albeit at low concentrations.
Plant Protection Outlook in the Asia-Pacific Region: Including an in-Depth View of the Invasive Fall Armyworm
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One of the world’s greatest challenges is to feed a growing human population in an effective, sustainable, and environmentally conscious manner. In the Asia-Pacific, agri-food production is greatly impeded by a speciose complex of transboundary pests and pathogens (TPP).
Global Outlook on Climate Services in Agriculture: Investment Opportunities to Reach the Last Mile
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Climate change and extreme weather events are heightening levels of acute food insecurity and food crises around the world. As the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic and deals with other drivers of food security, poverty and inequality, the international community is calling for a climate-resilient and sustainable recovery.
Pesticides and Environmental Incidents: Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade
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Incidents involving pesticide use with negative repercussions on human health and the environment regularly occur. While poisoning incidents involving humans are more frequently reported, data related to environmental incidents are comparatively scarce.
Guidebook for Evaluating Fisheries Co-Management Effectiveness
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The Guidebook for evaluating fisheries co-management effectiveness offers a process and method to evaluate the performance of a fisheries co-management system and its plan in order to enhance its effectiveness in delivering benefits and in contributing to environmental, social and economic sustainability and good governance.
Microplastics in Food Commodities: A Food Safety Review on Human Exposure through Dietary Sources
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Plastic contamination in the environment is one of the most currently discussed topics. In addition to environmental matrices, microplastics have been detected in fisheries and aquaculture species, but also in other important food commodities.
Christianity - Saviour on a Mission
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A collection of 61 compact articles in defence of Evangelical Christianity and Biblical Creationism in an age of anarchy, apostasy and all kinds of ideological challenges to the bona fides of Jesus Christ, Saviour of the world and Messiah of the Jews.
The State of Food and Agriculture 2022: Leveraging Agricultural Automation for Transforming Agrifood Systems
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Automation has been shaping world agriculture since the early twentieth century. Motorized mechanization has brought significant benefits in terms of improved productivity, reduced drudgery and more efficient allocation of labour, but also some negative environmental impacts.
Tackling Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Food-Producing Animals: Lessons Learned in the United Kingdom
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This publication describes the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland’s multisectoral voluntary approach to antibiotic stewardship in food-producing animals, developed as a collaboration between industry and government.
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Manual for Mentors: Frontline in-Service Applied Veterinary Epidemiology Training
Price: Free! Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2022. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This manual contains key elements of the Frontline In-Service Applied Veterinary Epidemiology Training (ISAVET) programme necessary for successful mentorship.