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An intergovernmental organization, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has 194 Member Nations, two associate members and one member organization, the European Union. Its employees come from various cultural backgrounds and are experts in the multiple fields of activity FAO engages in. FAO’s staff capacity allows it to support improved governance inter alia, generate, develop and adapt existing tools and guidelines and provide targeted governance support as a resource to country and regional level FAO offices. Headquartered in Rome, Italy, FAO is present in over 130 countries.

Founded in 1945, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO provides a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. The Organization publishes authoritative publications on agriculture, fisheries, forestry and nutrition.

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La restauración en acción contra la desertificación: Manual de restauración a gran escala para apoyar la resiliencia de las comunidades rurales de la Gran Muralla Verde de África
Price: Free! Words: 17,770. Language: Spanish. Published: July 6, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La presente publicación apoya los procesos relacionados con la resiliencia de las comunidades rurales en la implementación de la restauración de las tierras del Programa de la Gran Muralla Verde.
Outil d'évaluation des systèmes de contrôle des aliments: Dimension D – Fondement scientifique, base de connaissances et amélioration continue
Price: Free! Words: 16,340. Language: French. Published: June 30, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Ce volume (dimension D) effectue la revue des dispositions nécessaires pour que le système se base sur une démarche scientifique solide, incorporant les principes de l’analyse de risques, se tenant à jour en ce qui concerne les nouveaux développements scientifiques et techniques, suivant une démarche d’amélioration continue.
Outil d'évaluation des systèmes de contrôle des aliments: Dimension C - Interactions avec les parties prenantes
Price: Free! Words: 13,420. Language: French. Published: June 30, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La première idée associée aux systèmes nationaux de contrôle est souvent le volet réglementaire (politique et base juridique soutenant les fonctions de contrôle)
Outil d'évaluation des systèmes de contrôle des aliments: Dimension B – Fonctions de contrôle
Price: Free! Words: 27,980. Language: French. Published: June 30, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Ce volume (dimension B) se focalise sur les processus et les résultats des activités de contrôle inhérentes à un système national de contrôle
Outil d'évaluation des systèmes de contrôle des aliments: Dimension A – Intrants et ressources
Price: Free! Words: 28,860. Language: French. Published: June 30, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Ce volume (dimension A) vise à répertorier et décrire les éléments essentiels aux activités des systèmes nationaux de contrôle des aliments.
Outil d'évaluation des systèmes de contrôle des aliments: Introduction et glossaire
Price: Free! Words: 12,740. Language: French. Published: June 30, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Ce volume introductif présente l’outil d’évaluation des systèmes de contrôle des aliments de la FAO et de l’OMS, en décrivant le contexte de son développement, son domaine d’application et ses objectifs.
Vue d’ensemble régionale de la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition en Afrique 2019: Limiter les dommages causés par les ralentissements et les fléchissements économiques à la sécurité alimentaire en Afrique
Price: Free! Words: 43,530. Language: French. Published: June 23, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Dans les éditions 2017 et 2018 de la Vue d’ensemble régionale de la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition en Afrique, la FAO a signalé que la prévalence de la sous-alimentation augmentait dans la région.
Instrumento de evaluación del sistema de control de los alimentos: Dimensión D - Base científica/de conocimientos y mejoramiento continuo
Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: Spanish. Published: June 21, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La Dimensión D revisa las características necesarias para que el sistema desarrolle solidez científica, incorpore principios de análisis de riesgos y se mantenga al tanto de los nuevos desarrollos e innovaciones científicas para mejorar continuamente.
Instrumento de evaluación del sistema de control de los alimentos: Dimensión C - Interacciones con las partes interesadas
Price: Free! Words: 13,630. Language: Spanish. Published: June 21, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Cuando se piensa en un sistema nacional de control de los alimentos, lo primero que se viene a la mente es la rama reguladora (la base política y legal respaldada por las funciones de control oficial), pero también se deben considerar los componentes no regulatorios de ese sistema.
Instrumento de evaluación del sistema de control de los alimentos: Dimensión B - Funciones de control
Price: Free! Words: 28,510. Language: Spanish. Published: June 21, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La dimensión B se centra en los procesos y los resultados de las actividades de control inherentes al sistema nacional de control de los alimentos.
Instrumento de evaluación del sistema de control de los alimentos: Dimensión A - Aportaciones y recursos
Price: Free! Words: 29,820. Language: Spanish. Published: June 21, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La dimensión A tiene como objetivo mapear los elementos fundamentales necesarios para que el sistema funcione.
Instrumento de evaluación del sistema de control de los alimentos: Introducción y glosario
Price: Free! Words: 12,850. Language: Spanish. Published: June 21, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Este volumen introductorio presenta el Instrumento FAO/OMS de Evaluación del Sistema de Control de los Alimentos, proporcionando antecedentes de su desarrollo y delineando su alcance y objetivos principales.
Directrices voluntarias para la conservación y la utilización sostenible de variedades de los agricultores/ variedades locales
Price: Free! Words: 35,930. Language: Spanish. Published: June 5, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
El cultivo de diferentes variedades de los agricultores/variedades locales, que suelen estar bien adaptadas y ser adecuadas para los sistemas de producción locales, confiere una mayor resiliencia a la producción agrícola.
Directives d’application volontaire pour la conservation et l’utilisation durable des variétés des agriculteurs/variétés locales
Price: Free! Words: 34,730. Language: French. Published: June 3, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La culture de diverses variétés des agriculteurs/variétés locales qui sont généralement bien adaptées et se prêtent aux systèmes de production locaux, confère une résilience accrue à la production agricole.
Rapport sur la protection sociale et les pêcheries artisanales dans la région de la Méditerranée: Une revue
Price: Free! Words: 30,930. Language: French. Published: May 14, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La pêche à petite échelle c’est un segment clé dans la région de la Méditerranée et de la mer Noire. Par ailleurs, elle représente la majeure partie de la flotte de la région et plus de la moitié du total des travailleurs employés dans le secteur.
Desarrollo de cadenas de valor sensibles al género: Marco de referencia
Price: Free! Words: 11,200. Language: Spanish. Published: April 29, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
El objetivo de esta publicación (que forma parte de la serie de la FAO sobre el desa-rrollo de cadenas de valor alimentarias sostenibles) consiste en facilitar la integración sistemática de las dimensiones de igualdad de género en los programas y proyectos de desarrollo de cadenas de valor.
Développer des chaînes de valeur sensibles au genre: Cadre d'orientation
Price: Free! Words: 10,530. Language: French. Published: April 24, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La présente publication a pour but d’aider les décideurs et les praticiens à intégrer les dimensions d’égalité entre les sexes de façon plus efficace et systématique dans leurs interventions.
Éléments relatifs à l’accès et au partage des avantages: Éléments visant à faciliter la concrétisation au niveau national de l’accès et du partage des avantages dans les différents sous-secteurs des ressources génétiques
Price: Free! Words: 33,900. Language: French. Published: April 20, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Éléments visant à faciliter la concrétisation au niveau national de l’accès et du partage des avantages dans les différents sous-secteurs des ressources génétiques pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture avec notes explicatives.
Elementos del ADB: Elementos para facilitar la aplicación nacional del acceso y distribución de beneficios en diferentes subsectores de los recursos genéticos para la alimentación y la agricultura - con notas explicativas
Price: Free! Words: 33,430. Language: Spanish. Published: April 14, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
FAO. 2019. Elementos del ADB: Elementos para facilitar la aplicación nacional del acceso y distribución de beneficios en diferentes subsectores de los recursos genéticos para la alimentación y la agricultura ­– con notas explicativas.
Desarrollo de cadenas de valor sensibles al género: Directrices para profesionales
Price: Free! Words: 21,550. Language: Spanish. Published: March 30, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Estas directrices, en el Marco de Referencia para el Desarrollo de Cadenas de Valor Sensibles al Género,
Manual de salud ocupacional para el trabajador en el sector bananero
Price: Free! Words: 4,920. Language: Spanish. Published: March 21, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
El objetivo de este manual es proporcionar una guía para los trabajadores sobre salud y seguridad ocupacional en la industria bananera, con tres objetivos principales.
La restauration des terres en action contre la désertification: Manuel de restauration des terres à grande échelle pour renforcer la résilience des communautés rurales dans la Grande Muraille Verte
Price: Free! Words: 17,090. Language: French. Published: February 7, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Ce document entend soutenir une démarche de renforcement de la résilience des communautés rurales dans le contexte du programme de la Grande Muraille Verte et de la mise en oeuvre sur le terrain dela restauration des terres.
Modelo de negocio de aprovechamiento energético de biogás en frigoríficos
Price: Free! Words: 14,140. Language: Spanish. Published: January 7, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Este estudio presenta un resumen del análisis de proyectos de generación de biogás y energía eléctrica a partir de residuos de refrigeradores bovinos.
حالة الأغذية والزراعة 2019 السير قدمًا باتجاه الحد من الفاقد والمهدر من الأغذية
Price: Free! Words: 63,180. Language: Arabic. Published: November 18, 2019 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
إنّ الحاجة إلى الحد من الفاقد والمهدر من الأغذية متجذّرة بشكل راسخ في خطة التنمية المستدامة لعام .2030 ويُعتبر الحد من الفاقد والمهدر من الأغذية عنصرًا هامًا لتحسين الأمن الغذائي والتغذية وتشجيع الاستدامة البيئية وخفض تكاليف الإنتاج. غير أنّ جهود الحد من الفاقد والمهدر من الأغذية لن تكون فعالة ما لم تستند إلى فهم راسخ للمشكلة القائمة.
2019年粮食及农业状况: 推进工作,减少粮食损失和浪费
Price: Free! Words: 9,860. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: November 18, 2019 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
减少粮食损失和浪费的必要性在《2030年可持续发展议程》中得到充分体现。减少粮食 损失和浪费对于改善粮食安全和营养、提高环境可持续性和降低生产成本十分重要。然而,只 有全面充分认识这一问题,减少粮食损失和浪费的努力方能奏效。
La situation mondiale de l’alimentation et de l’agriculture 2019: Aller plus loin dans la réduction des pertes et gaspillages de denrées alimentaires
Price: Free! Words: 78,530. Language: French. Published: November 15, 2019 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Réduire les pertes et les gaspillages de denrées alimentaires est un impératif qui fait partie intégrante du Programme de développement durable à l’horizon 2030.
El estado mundial de la agricultura y la alimentación 2019: Progresos en la lucha contra la pérdida yel desperdicio de alimentos
Price: Free! Words: 82,420. Language: Spanish. Published: November 15, 2019 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La necesidad de reducir la pérdida y el desperdicio de alimentos está firmemente integrada en la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible. La reducción de la pérdida y el desperdicio de alimentos se considera importante para mejorar la seguridad alimentaria y la nutrición, fomentar la sostenibilidad ambiental y reducir los costos de producción.
Quince años de implementación de las Directrices sobre el derecho a la alimentación: Revisión de los avances hacia el cumplimiento de la Agenda 2030
Price: Free! Words: 23,540. Language: Spanish. Published: October 31, 2019 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Las Directrices sobre el derecho a la alimentación proporcionan orientación práctica sobre las formas de implementar el derecho a una alimentación adecuada en una amplia variedad de políticas y programas mediante un enfoque basado en los derechos humanos.
ﺣﺎﻟﺔ اﻷﻣﻦ اﻟﻐﺬاﺋﻲ واﻟﺘﻐﺬﻳﺔ في العالم 2019 الاحتراز ﻣﻦ ﺣﺎﻻت اﻟﺘﺒﺎﻃﺆ واﻻﻧﻜﻤﺎش اﻻﻗﺘﺼﺎدي
Price: Free! Words: 71,310. Language: Arabic. Published: October 18, 2019 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
يعرض تقرير هذا العام الأدلة على أن العدد المطلق للأشخاص الذين يعانون من الجوع يواصل ارتفاعه ببطء. ويسلّط التقرير أيضا الضوء على أن انعدام الأمن الغذائي لا يقتصر فقط على الجوع. ويوفّر التقرير للمرّة الأولى الأدلة على أن
世界粮食安全和营养状况 2019: 防范经济减速和衰退
Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: October 15, 2019 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
今年的报告通过实证证明,食物不足人口的绝对数在继续增长。报告还强调,粮食不安全不仅只意味着饥饿。报告首次通过实证证明,世界上有很多人即使不遭受饥饿,但面临着中度粮食不安全,无法确定有能力获取食物,被迫在自身所消费的食物质量和/或数量上做出牺牲。这一现象在世界各国均有存在,不仅包括低收入和中等收入国家,也包括高收入国家。
Положение дел в области продовольственной безопасности и питания в мире 2019
Price: Free! Words: 72,210. Language: Russian. Published: October 11, 2019 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
В выпуске доклада за этот год представлены данные, подтверждающие, что абсолютное число голодающих продолжает медленно расти.
Agriculture et systemes alimentaires sensibles à la nutrition en pratique: Options d’interventions
Price: Free! Words: 26,680. Language: French. Published: September 30, 2019 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Organisé autour du système alimentaire, ce guide agriculture et systèmes alimentaires sensibles à la nutrition en pratique propose une liste de 20 interventions ayant le potentiel d’améliorer la nutrition, organisée autour des 4 fonctions des systèmes alimentaires et de problématiques transversales
L’État de la sécurité alimentaire et de la nutrition dans le monde 2019: Se prémunir contre les ralentissements et les fléchissements économiques
Price: Free! Words: 88,460. Language: French. Published: July 16, 2019 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Le rapport de cette année fait apparaître qu’en chiffres absolus le nombre de personnes souffrant de la faim s’est lentement accru. Le rapport montre aussi que l’insécurité alimentaire ne se limite pas à la faim.
El estado de la seguridad alimentaria y nutrición en el mundo 2019: Protegerse frente a la desaceleración y el debilitamiento de la economía
Price: Free! Words: 88,800. Language: Spanish. Published: July 15, 2019 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
En el informe de este año se presentan evidencias de que la cifra absoluta de personas que padecen hambre sigue aumentando lentamente. El informe también destaca que la inseguridad alimentaria es algo más que solamente hambre.
Aperçu régional de l’état de la sécurité alimentaire et de la nutrition - Proche-Orient et Afrique du Nord: Transformation rurale - Clé du développement durable au Proche-Orient et en Afrique du Nord
Price: Free! Words: 26,120. Language: French. Published: June 7, 2019 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
L’Aperçu régional de la sécurité alimentaire et de la nutrition au Proche-Orient et en Afrique du Nord fournit de nouvelles données qui permettent de surveiller les tendances de la sécurité alimentaire et de la nutrition dans le cadre du Programme de développement durable à l'horizon 2030.
Food Outlook: Biannual Report on Global Food Markets May 2019
Price: Free! Words: 39,030. Language: Simple English. Published: May 27, 2019 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Food markets in 2019/20 are bracing for some additional uncertainties beyond their own fundamentals.
Soil Erosion: The Greatest Challenge for Sustainable Soil Management
Price: Free! Words: 26,180. Language: Simple English. Published: May 15, 2019 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Despite almost a century of research and extension efforts, soil erosion by water, wind and tillage continues to be the greatest threat to soil health and soil ecosystem services in many regions of the world.
Panorama de la seguridad alimentaria y nutricional en América Latina y el Caribe 2018: Desigualdad y sistemas alimentarios
Price: Free! Words: 46,690. Language: Spanish. Published: January 7, 2019 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
América Latina y el Caribe se aleja del cumplimiento del objetivo de hambre cero. El número de personas subalimentadas aumentó por tercer año consecutivo llegando a 39,3 millones, esto es, el 6,1% de la población.
Panorama de la pobreza rural en América Latina y el Caribe 2018: Soluciones del siglo XXI para acabar con la pobreza en el campo
Price: Free! Words: 46,850. Language: Spanish. Published: January 7, 2019 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
América Latina y el Caribe se aleja del cumplimiento del Objetivo de Desarrollo Sostenible 1: Fin de la pobreza. Luego de dos décadas y media de progresos, la pobreza y pobreza extrema rural aumentaron en dos puntos porcentuales cada una entre el 2014 y el 2016. Al 2017, se estiman 59 millones de pobres y 27 millones de pobres extremos en las zonas rurales de la región.
Manuel de communication sur les risques appliquée à la sécurité sanitaire des aliments
Price: Free! Words: 24,670. Language: French. Published: December 10, 2018 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Ce manuel FAO/OMS a été développé pour aider les autorités nationales de sécurité sanitaire des aliments et les parties prenantes de la chaîne alimentaire à établir ou renforcer leurs pratiques et capacités à communiquer sur les risques.
Cостояние рынков сельскохозяйственной продукции 2018
Price: Free! Words: 36,960. Language: Russian. Published: October 19, 2018 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Это издание доклада “Состояние рынков сельскохозяйственной продукции” посвящено комплексным,
Положение дел в области продовольственной безопасности и питания в мире 2018
Price: Free! Words: 65,350. Language: Russian. Published: October 19, 2018 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Новые свидетельства за этот год подтверждают зафиксированное в докладе за прошлый год усугубление проблемы голода в мире,
الهجرة والزراعة والتنمية الريفية 2018 حالة الأغذية والزراعة
Price: Free! Words: 61,160. Language: Arabic. Published: October 17, 2018 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
تعدّ الهجرة واقعًا عالميًا على اتساع مستمرّ يتيح للملايين البحث عن فرص جديدة. لكنه واقع حافل بالتحديات أيضًا
Положение дел в области продовольствия и сельского хозяйства 2018: Миграция, сельское хозяйство и развитие сельских районов
Price: Free! Words: 62,980. Language: Russian. Published: October 16, 2018 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Миграция – расширяющееся явление мирового масштаба, позволяющее миллионам людей находить новые возможности. В то же время с миграцией сопряжены проблемы как для самих мигрантов, так и для населения районов исхода и назначения.
粮食及农业状况 2018: 移徙、农业及农村发展
Price: Free! Words: 11,050. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: October 16, 2018 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
移徙是一种不断发展的全球现象,千百万人通过移徙寻找新机遇。但移徙也会给移徙者以 及来源地和目的地社会带来挑战。
La Situation mondiale de l’alimentation et de l’agriculture 2018: Migrations, agriculture et développement rural
Price: Free! Words: 78,500. Language: French. Published: October 16, 2018 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Les migrations sont un phénomène mondial en expansion qui concerne des millions de personnes en quête d’un avenir meilleur.
El estado mundial de la agricultura y la alimentación 2018: Migración, agricultura y desarrollo rural
Price: Free! Words: 76,450. Language: Spanish. Published: October 16, 2018 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La migración es una realidad mundial en crecimiento que permite que millones de personas busquen nuevas oportunidades. Sin embargo, también plantea dificultades para los migrantes y para las sociedades, tanto en las zonas de origen como en las de destino.
تجارة المنتجات الزراعية وتغير المناخ والأمن الغذائي :حالة أسواق السلع الزراعية 2018
Price: Free! Words: 35,740. Language: Arabic. Published: September 17, 2018 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
تشهد تجارة المنتجات الزراعية على الصعيد العالمي ارتفاعًا ملحوظًا من حيث القيمة منذ عام 2000 . وقد تغيّ نمطها أيضا، فالاقتصادات
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Sustainable Healthy Diets: Guiding Principles
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Considering the detrimental environmental impact of current food systems, and the concerns raised about their sustainability, there is an urgent need to promote diets that are healthy and have low environmental impacts.
Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean: Towards Healthier Food Environments that Address All Forms of Malnutrition
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Latin America and the Caribbean managed to reduce the number of undernourished by 20 million compared to the year 2000. However, 2018 marks the fourth consecutive year in which hunger shows a continuous increases.
Food Outlook – Biannual Report on Global Food Markets: June 2020
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Food markets will face many more months of uncertainty related to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, while most markets are braced for a major global economic downturn, the agri-food sector is likely to display more resilience to the crisis than other sectors.
Land Degradation Neutrality in Small Island Developing States: Technical Report
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Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are continuously under the threat from the adverse effects of climate change and land degradation impacts.
Food Control System Assessment Tool: Dimension D – Science/knowledge Base and Continuous Improvement
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The main objective of the tool is to propose a harmonized, objective and consensual basis to analyse the performance of a national food control system.
Food Control System Assessment Tool: Dimension C – Interaction with Stakeholders
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The main objective of the Food control system assessment tool is to propose a harmonized, objective and consensual basis to analyse the performance of a national food control system.
Food Control System Assessment Tool: Dimension B – Control Functions
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The main objective of the Food control system assessment tool is to propose a harmonized, objective and consensual basis to analyse the performance of a national food control system.
Food Control System Assessment Tool: Dimension A – Inputs and Resources
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The main objective of the Food control system assessment tool is to propose a harmonized, objective and consensual basis to analyse the performance of a national food control system.
Food Control System Assessment Tool - Introduction and Glossary
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The main objective of the tool is to propose a harmonized, objective and consensual basis to analyse the performance of a national food control system.
Good Beekeeping Practices: Practical Manual on How to Identify and Control the Main Diseases of the Honeybee (Apis Mellifera)
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This is a practical tool to help beekeepers, veterinarians and beekeeping advisory services to properly identify main honeybee diseases and to take the most appropriate actions in the apiary to control and/or prevent disease outbreaks.
Legislative Approaches to Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources Governance
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This book encompasses a broad range of natural resource sectors, with discrete chapters on water, land, forestry, fisheries, mining, petroleum and agriculture.
Voluntary Guidelines for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Farmers' Varieties/Landraces
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The cultivation of diverse farmers’ varieties/landraces, which tend to be well-adapted and suited to local production systems, confers increased resilience for crop production. Farmers’ varieties/landraces are also potential sources of traits for crop improvement, especially for developing varieties tolerant to biotic and abiotic stresses and for incorporating farmer-preferred traits.
Climate Change: Unpacking the Burden on Food Safety
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Climate change is causing unprecedented damage to our ecosystem. Increasing temperatures, ocean warming and acidification, severe droughts, wildfires, altered precipitation patterns, melting glaciers, rising sea levels and amplification of extreme weather events have direct implications for our food systems.
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Fisheries Sustainability: Strengthening the Science-Policy Nexus: FAO Headquarters, 18–21 November 2019, Rome, Italy
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The International Symposium on Fisheries Sustainability: strengthening the science-policy nexus was held to support the development of a new vision for more sustainable and socially just fisheries, and more resilient to the challenges of the twenty-first century.
Assessing the Governance of Tenure for Improving Forests and Livelihoods: A Tool to Support the Implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure
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This tool is intended to help countries evaluate their forest tenure systems, particularly those that facilitate participation of non-state actors in forestry, including co-management regimes, community forestry, smallholder forestry, large holder forestry, or company concessions granted on State lands.
Fisheries Emergency Rapid Assessment Tool (FERAT)
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This manual provides guidance to field personnel and fisheries officers
Peatland Mapping and Monitoring: Recommendations and Technical Overview
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Integration of peatlands into land-use monitoring systems is central to the conservation of their carbon storage – be they conserved, degraded or restored.
Field Guide to Improve Water Use Efficiency in Small-Scale Agriculture: The Case of Burkina Faso, Morocco and Uganda
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The role of irrigation in gearing agriculture development towards a broader economic growth is undeniable. Accordingly, irrigation is growing into key operational strategy for governments and their agencies to increase agricultural productivity, thus combatting food insecurity and boosting overall growth.
The Right to Water for Food and Agriculture
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The right to water emerged in the Noughties primarily as the right to domestic water for drinking, washing and cooking, and was closely related to the right to sanitation, both of which are seen as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living.
Forest Product Conversion Factors
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Forest products conversion factors provides ratios of raw material input to the output of wood-based forest products for 37 countries of the world.
Developing Gender-Sensitive Value Chains: A Guiding Framework
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The purpose of this publication (part of the FAO series on sustainable food value chain development) is to facilitate the systematic integration of gender equality dimensions into value chain development programmes and projects.
Status of Seed Legislation and Policies in the Asia-Pacific Region
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The vast majority of the world’s food crops are annuals that are grown from seed sown at the start of each production season. The quality of that seed is a key determinant of production.
Developing Gender-Sensitive Value Chains: Guidelines for Practitioners
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What efforts need to be made to effectively mainstream gender in agrifood value chain projects and programmes? When can a value chain intervention be considered ‘gender-sensitive’? What actions can be implemented to address gender inequalities along the chain?
Regional Fisheries Management Organizations and Advisory Bodies: Activities and Developments, 2000–2017
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The regional dimension is key to international fisheries management policy, as demonstrated by the rapid expansion of the family of regional fisheries bodies (RFBs).
2019 Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition: Containing the Damage of Economic Slowdowns and Downturns to Food Security in Africa
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In the 2017 and 2018 editions of the Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition, FAO reported that the prevalence of undernourishment was rising in the region.
Red Palm Weevil: Guidelines on Management Practice
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Since gaining a foothold on date palm in the Near East during the mid-1980s, the red palm weevil (RPW) Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Olivier has spread rapidly over the last three decades and is now a major pest of palms in a diverse range of agroecosystems worldwide.
The State of the World’s Aquatic Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture: FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Assessments 2019
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The conservation, sustainable use and development of aquatic genetic resources (AqGR) is critical to the future supply of fish.
Guidelines for Personal Protection when Handling and Applying Pesticides: International Code of Conduct on Pesticide Management
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These guidelines are intended to provide guidance on pesticide risk reduction through reduced exposure by effective personal protection with special attention to the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
ABS Elements: Elements to Facilitate Domestic Implementation of Access and Benefit-Sharing for Different Subsectors of Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture with Explanatory Notes
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The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity has been hailed as a giant step towards the implementation of the third objective of the Convention:
Africa Regional Synthesis for The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture
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This report summarizes the state of biodiversity for food and agriculture in Africa
Pacific Regional Synthesis for The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture
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The Pacific Regional Synthesis for The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture summarizes the state of biodiversity for food and agriculture in the region,
The State of the World's Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture
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The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture presents the first global assessment of biodiversity for food and agriculture worldwide.
Europe and Central Asia Regional Synthesis for The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture
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The Europe and Central Asia Regional Synthesis for The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture summarizes the state of biodiversity for food and agriculture in the region,
Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Synthesis for The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture
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The Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Synthesis for The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture summarizes the state of biodiversity for food and agriculture in the region,
Restoration in Action Against Desertification: A Manual for Large-Scale Restoration to Support Rural Communities’ Resilience in the Great Green Wall Programme
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This publication supports processes related to rural communities’ resilience in implementing land restoration of the Great Green Wall Programme on the ground.
Asia Regional Synthesis for The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture
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The Asia Regional Synthesis for The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture summarizes the state of biodiversity for food and agriculture in the region,
Asia and the Pacific Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition 2019: Placing Nutrition at the Centre of Social Protection
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Asia-Pacific is home to well over half of all people worldwide who do not obtain sufficient dietary energy to maintain normal, active, healthy lives.
Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition in Europe and Central Asia 2019: Structural Transformations of Agriculture for Improved Food Security, Nutrition and Environment
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The Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition in Europe and Central Asia 2019 consists of three main sections:
Technical Cooperation Programme 2019 Report: Catalysing Results Towards the Sustainable Development Goals
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FAO’s Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP) is one of the mechanisms to respond to countries’ most pressing needs for technical assistance and effectively pursue the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Near East and North Africa Regional Synthesis for The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture
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This report summarizes the state of biodiversity for food and agriculture in Near East and North Africa based on the information provided in country reports submitted to FAO as part of the reporting process for The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture.
Panorama de la seguridad alimentaria y nutricional en América Latina y el Caribe 2019: Hacia entornos alimentarios más saludables que hagan frente a todas las formas de malnutrición
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América Latina y el Caribe logró reducir en 20 millones el número de subalimentados con respecto el año 2000. Sin embargo, el 2018 marca el cuarto año consecutivo en el que el hambre muestra alzas continuas.
World Fertilizer Trends and Outlook to 2022
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This report presents the world nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium fertilizer medium-term supply and demand forecasts for the period 2017-2022.
Monitoring and Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance in Bacteria From Healthy Food Animals Intended for Consumption: Regional Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring and Surveillance Guidelines - Volume 1
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FAO. 2019. Monitoring and surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from healthy food animals intended for consumption. Regional Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring and Surveillance Guidelines – Volume 1. Bangkok.
Food Outlook - Biannual Report on Global Food Markets: November 2019
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From a global perspective, food commodity markets in 2019/20 should continue to be generally well supplied, with international prices remaining below their recent peaks. However, a fast changing trade environment along with the outbreaks of important animal and plant diseases could pose challenges for global market stability.
Fifteen Years Implementing the Right to Food Guidelines: Reviewing Progress to Achieve the 2030 Agenda
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The Right to Food Guidelines provide practical guidance on ways to implement the right to adequate food in a wide range of policy and programmes areas through a human rights-based approach.
From Fome Zero to Zero Hunger: A Global Perspective. Graziano Da Silva, J. (Coord.)
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Hunger is on the rise again in the world after a decade of decline. Hunger not only cruelly affects the well-being of people, it also undermines national development prospects of any kind.
The State of Food and Agriculture 2019: Moving Forward on Food Loss and Waste Reduction
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The need to reduce food loss and waste is firmly embedded in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Food loss and waste reduction is considered important for improving food security and nutrition, promoting environmental sustainability and lowering production costs. However, efforts to reduce food loss and waste will only be effective if informed by a solid understanding of the problem.
Guidelines for Increasing Access of Small-Scale Fisheries to Insurance Services in Asia: A Handbook for Insurance and Fisheries Stakeholders. In Support of the Implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries
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These Guidelines for increasing access of small-scale fisheries to insurance services in Asia have been developed to support the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines).
Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture and Food Systems in Practice: Options for Intervention
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This publication provides a list of food system-based intervention options to improve nutrition and a set concrete entry points for maximizing the impact of each intervention.
Climate Change for Forest Policy-Makers: An Approach for Integrating Climate Change Into National Forest Policy in Support of Sustainable Forest Management – Version 2.
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The critical role of forests in climate change mitigation and adaptation is now widely recognized. Forests contribute significantly to climate change mitigation through their carbon sink and carbon storage functions.
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