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حالةالأغذية والزراعة 2016 تغير المناخ والزراعة والأمن الغذائي
Price: Free! Words: 57,170. Language: Arabic. Published: November 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
حالةالأغذية والزراعة 2016 تغير المناخ والزراعة والأمن الغذائي
2016年粮食及农业状况 气候变化、农业和粮食安全
Price: Free! Words: 14,460. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: November 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
除非立即采取行动来提高农业的可持续性、生产率和抵御能力,气候变化影响将严重危害 粮食安全问题本就十分严重的那些国家和区域的粮食生产。
La situation mondiale de l'alimentation et de l'agriculture 2016: Changement climatique, agriculture et sécurité alimentaire
Price: Free! Words: 72,230. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
L’Accord de Paris, adopté en décembre 2015, est un nouveau départ dans l’action mondiale visant à stabiliser le climat avant qu’il ne soit trop tard.
Meet the Bukos
Series: Crimson Cloak Educational. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Trees & Forests, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
Buko is the Philippine word for "coconut". This is a child's comic-book style story of this wonderfully useful tree, demonstrating its myriad uses and its place in a sustainable ecology. Great fun, and guaranteed to intrigue the enquiring mind ...
FAO's Work on Climate Change United Nations Climate Change Conference 2015
Price: Free! Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This booklet presents the key messages of FAO on climate change and food security. It includes a synthesis of the most recent support provided by FAO to countries to face the impacts of climate change and the most relevant knowledge on climate change including tools and methodologies FAO can offer to countries to report on their greenhouse gas emissions coming from the agricul
Save and Grow in practice: maize, rice, wheat: A guide to sustainable cereal production
Price: Free! Words: 47,200. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This new book looks at the application of “Save and Grow” practices and technologies to production of the world’s key food security crops. Eco-friendly farming systems are helping smallholder producers to boost cereal yields, improve their incomes and livelihoods, conserve natural resources, reduce negative impacts on the environment, and build resilience to climate change.
The State of Food and Agriculture 2015 (SOFA): Social Protection and Agriculture: Breaking the Cycle of Rural Poverty
Price: Free! Words: 53,040. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
Despite significant progress in meeting the Millennium Development Goals on poverty and hunger, almost a billion people still live in extreme poverty (less than $1.25 per person per day) and 795 million still suffer from chronic hunger. Much more will have to be done to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals on eradicating poverty and hunger by 2030.
$10 Root Cellar: And Other Low-Cost Methods of Growing, Storing, and Using Root Vegetables
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Green living
The easiest way to grow your own calories is to focus on root vegetables like potatoes and carrots. But these crops need a cool, damp storage spot after harvest, which most Americans don't have in their homes. This book walks you through building a root cellar out of a junked fridge for $10, and also includes tips for growing storage vegetables and feeding them to your family and livestock.
Homegrown Humus: Cover Crops in a No-Till Garden
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Sustainable living
Cover crops are an easy, cheap way to boost your soil's organic matter, to fight weeds, to prevent erosion, to attract pollinators, and to keep the ecosystem in balance. Learn about an advanced gardening technique simple enough for beginners in this photo-rich text.
Uses of Geothermal Energy in Food and Agriculture. Opportunities for Developing Countries
Price: Free! Words: 12,970. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Energy
This book reviews the use of geothermal energy in agriculture and agro-industry around the world. With a simple format and copious illustrations and models, the book is accessible to a wide range of interested readers, including those with no technical background. It shows that geothermal resources have the potential to provide long-term, secure energy for the agriculture and food industry.