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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.

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Afrique vue d’ensemble régionale de la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition 2017. Le lien entre les conflits et la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition: Renforcer la résilience pour la sécurité alimentaire, la nutrition et la paix
Price: Free! Words: 52,120. Language: French. Published: February 23, 2018 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Le rapport présenté dans l’édition de 2017 de la Vue d’ensemble régionale de la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition montre qu’après une baisse prolongée, la faim semble augmenter.
Guía para el desarrollo de los mercados de productores
Price: Free! Words: 16,150. Language: Spanish. Published: February 13, 2018 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Las Cadenas Cortas Agroalimentarias (CCA) son alternativas de Mercado que implican proximidad geográfica, organizacional y social entre productores y consumidores, caracterizándose por la mínima intermediación en sus intercambios.
Manual para manipuladores de alimentos: Instructor
Price: Free! Words: 13,620. Language: Spanish. Published: February 2, 2018 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Las enfermedades transmitidas por los alimentos (ETA) son uno de los problemas de salud pública que se presentan con más frecuencia en la vida cotidiana de la población. Los peligros causales de las ETA, pueden provenir de las diferentes etapas que existen a lo largo de la cadena alimentaria (desde la producción primaria hasta la mesa).
Directrices voluntarias para la gestión sostenible de los suelos
Price: Free! Words: 8,860. Language: Spanish. Published: January 30, 2018 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
La humanidad se enfrenta a grandes desafíos en la agricultura: el clima está cambiando, la población mundial está creciendo rápidamente, las ciudades se están expandiendo, las dietas están experimentando grandes cambios – y los suelos se están degradando cada vez más.
Directives volontaires pour une gestion durable des sols
Price: Free! Words: 9,080. Language: French. Published: January 30, 2018 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
L’Humanité doit actuellement répondre à des défis considérables dans le domaine agricole : le climat change, la population mondiale ne cesse d’augmenter, les villes se développent, les régimes alimentaires subissent des modifications substantielles tandis que les sols se dégradent de plus en plus.
EL ESTADO MUNDIAL DE LA AGRICULTURA Y LA ALIMENTACION 2017. Aprovechar los sistemas alimentarios para lograr una transformación rural inclusive
Price: Free! Words: 81,810. Language: Spanish. Published: October 26, 2017 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Uno de los mayores desafíos de la actualidad es poner fin al hambre y la pobreza al tiempo que se promueven sistemas agrícolas y alimentarios sostenibles. Se trata de un reto de enormes proporciones debido al constante crecimiento de la población, a los profundos cambios en la demanda de alimentos y a la amenaza de la migración masiva de jóvenes del medio rural en busca de una vida mejor.
La Situation Mondiale de l’Alimentation et de l’Agriculture 2017. Mettre les systèmes alimentaires au service d’une transformation rurale inclusive
Price: Free! Words: 79,330. Language: French. Published: October 26, 2017 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
L’un des principaux défis de notre temps consiste à éliminer la faim et la pauvreté, tout en rendant les systèmes alimentaires et agricoles durables. La croissance démographique continue, l’évolution profonde de la demande alimentaire et la menace de migrations massives de jeunes ruraux en quête d’une vie meilleure ne font qu’en accentuer la difficulté.
Guide OCDE-FAO pour des filières agricoles responsables
Price: Free! Words: 32,800. Language: French. Published: December 13, 2016 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La FAO et l’OCDE ont élaboré ce guide pour aider les entreprises à respecter les standards existants de conduite responsable des entreprises et à exercer leur devoir de vigilance dans les filières agricoles afin de faire en sorte que leurs activités n’entraînent pas d’impacts négatifs et contribuent au développement durable.
Legumbres: Semillas nutritivas para un futuro sostenible
Price: $29.95 USD. Words: 30,420. Language: Spanish. Published: August 5, 2016 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / rice & grains, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Este libro es una guía, un libro de cocina e informativo sin ser técnico. El libro comienza con un resumen de las legumbres y explica por qué son alimentos importantes para el futuro
El estado de los bosques del mundo 2016: Los bosques y la agricultura: desafíos y oportunidades en relación con el uso de la tierra
Price: Free! Words: 51,080. Language: Spanish. Published: July 27, 2016 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
En El estado de los bosques del mundo (SOFO) 2016 se muestra que es posible incrementar la productividad agrícola y la seguridad alimentaria y detener o incluso invertir a un tiempo la deforestación. Para ello, se destacan los esfuerzos satisfactorios realizados por Chile, Costa Rica, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Túnez y Viet Nam.
La situation mondiale des pêches et de l’aquaculture 2016 : Contribuer à la sécurité alimentaire et à la nutrition de tous
Price: Free! Words: 97,580. Language: French. Published: July 11, 2016 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La présente édition du rapport sur La situation mondiale des pêches et de l’aquaculture vise à fournir des données et des informations objectives, fiables et actualisées à un large éventail de lecteurs – décideurs publics, gestionnaires, scientifiques, parties prenantes et plus généralement toute personne s’intéressant au secteur de la pêche et de l’aquaculture.
Développer des chaînes de valeur alimentaires durables : Principes directeurs
Price: Free! Words: 29,590. Language: French. Published: March 11, 2016 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Destinée aux décideurs politiques, aux concepteurs de projets et aux acteurs de terrain, la présente publication jette les bases théoriques d’une nouvelle série de manuels de la FAO consacrée au développement de chaînes de valeur alimentaires durables.
Desarrollo de cadenas de valor alimentarias sostenibles: Principios rectores
Price: Free! Words: 29,590. Language: Spanish. Published: March 11, 2016 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Esta publicación, destinada a responsables de la formulación de políticas, encargados de diseñar proyectos y profesionales sobre el terreno, proporciona las bases conceptuales de un nuevo conjunto de manuales de la FAO sobre el desarrollo de cadenas de valor alimentarias sostenibles.
Directives pour l'élaboration d'une stratégie nationale pour les ressources phytogénétiques pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture
Price: Free! Words: 17,600. Language: French. Published: March 3, 2016 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
Les Ressources phytogénétiques pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (RPGAA) désignent le matériel génétique d’origine végétale ayant une valeur effective ou potentielle pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture.
Directrices para la elaboración de una Estrategia Nacional para los Recursos Fitogenéticos para la Alimentación y la Agricultura
Price: Free! Words: 17,680. Language: Spanish. Published: March 3, 2016 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
Por definición, los recursos fitogenéticos para la alimentación y la agricultura (RFAA) consisten en todo material fitogenético poseedor de valor actual o potencial para la alimentación y la agricultura. Esos recursos, que constituyen un reservorio de atributos heredables, son una ‘materia prima’ indispensable para generar variedades de cultivos de superior calidad.
L'état de l’insécurité alimentaire dans le monde 2014: Creer un environnement plus propice a la securite alimentaire et a la nutrition
Price: Free! Words: 33,690. Language: French. Published: April 24, 2015 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
L’État de l’insécurité alimentaire dans le monde 2014 contient les dernières estimations de la sous-alimentation et décrit les progrès accomplis par rapport aux cibles de lutte contre la faim fixées dans le cadre des Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement (OMD) et lors du Sommet mondial de l’alimentation (SMA).
El Estado de la Inseguridad Alimentaria en el Mundo 2014: Fortalecimiento de un entorno favorable para la seguridad alimentaria y la nutricion
Price: Free! Words: 33,340. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
En El estado de la inseguridad alimentaria en el mundo 2014 se presentan estimaciones actualizadas de la subalimentación y los progresos realizados hacia las metas relativas al hambre fijadas en los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio (ODM) y en la Cumbre Mundial sobre la Alimentación (CMA).
Consultation d’experts sur les indicateurs nutritionnels pour la biodiversité
Price: Free! Words: 11,670. Language: French. Published: April 23, 2015 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La diversité biologique est la variété de la vie sur la Terre, depuis les micro-organismes les plus simples jusqu’aux écosystèmes complexes tels que les forêts pluviales amazoniennes. La biodiversité est importante pour la nutrition et la santé et peut aider à lutter contre les carences en micronutriments et d’autres formes de malnutrition.
Consulta de expertos sobre indicadores de nutrición para la biodiversidad: 1. Composicion de los alimentos
Price: Free! Words: 11,970. Language: Spanish. Published: April 23, 2015 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La diversidad biológica es la variedad de vida que hay en la Tierra, desde los microorganismos más simples hasta los ecosistemas complejos, como la pluviselva del Amazonas. La biodiversidad es importante para la nutrición y la salud y puede ayudar a combatir las deficiencias de micronutrientes y otras formas de malnutrición.
El estado mundial de la agricultura y la alimentación 2013: Sistemas alimentarios para una major nutricion
Price: Free! Words: 52,950. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
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.
Guide de nutrition familiale
Price: Free! Words: 27,010. Language: French. Published: April 23, 2015 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
Le Guide de nutrition familiale est un guide pratique qui vise à améliorer l’alimentation et la nutrition des familles dans les pays en développement.
Situation des Forêts du monde 2014
Price: Free! Words: 60,970. Language: French. Published: April 23, 2015 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
La présente édition de la situation des forêts du monde vise à combler cette lacune. On y trouvera, réuni et analysé, un ensemble exhaustif de données sur la contribution des forêts aux moyens d’existence, à l’alimentation, à la santé, au logement et aux sources d’énergie. On y verra aussi comment améliorer les informations disponibles et ajuster les politiques afi n de mieux tirer parti à l’aveni
El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura 2014
Price: Free! Words: 128,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
En la edición de 2014 de El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura se analizan varias cuestiones importantes, como el papel de la acuicultura en mejorar la nutrición y la reducción de prácticas peligrosas y una gestión indebida, que amenaza la sostenibilidad del sector.
Guidelines for the Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector on Damage and Needs Assessments in Emergencies
Price: Free! Words: 30,820. Language: Simple English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Populations depending on fisheries and aquaculture for their livelihoods are threatened not only by natural hazards but also by human-induced events and other developments beyond their control. A steering group of key fisheries and aquaculture sector stakeholders, FAO included, was formed to develop guidelines and best practice standards, and vulnerability analysis tools for the cluster.
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 and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science and 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.

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Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition 2017. The Food Security and Nutrition–conflict Nexus: Building Resilience for Food Security, Nutrition and Peace
Price: Free! Words: 42,520. Language: Simple English. Published: February 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This year’s edition of the Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition reports that after a prolonged decline hunger appears to be on the rise.
Panorama de la seguridad alimentaria y nutricional en América Latina y el Caribe 2017
Price: Free! Words: 28,800. Language: Spanish. Published: February 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La subalimentación en América Latina y el Caribe aumentó en el último período de medición.
Facilitators’ Guide Book for Farmers’ Field Schools
Price: Free! Words: 12,200. Language: Simple English. Published: February 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
In Fiji rice, is a major source of food and has contributed to the improvement of the livelihood of thousands of farmers relying on rice as a main source of income.
Farmers' Rights
Price: Free! Words: 35,410. Language: Simple English. Published: February 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
For thousands of years farmers all over the world have domesticated plants, developed new breeds, saved seeds and planting material for the following season, and exchanged seeds and plants with their neighbours and other farmers.
Food Safety Risk Management: Evidence-informed Policies and Decisions, Considering Multiple Factors
Price: Free! Words: 26,750. Language: Simple English. Published: February 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
These FAO guidance materials were developed to support food safety risk managers and policy-makers in applying structured, evidence-informed processes to decision-making. Food safety issues can have widespread impacts beyond public health.
Valuing Land Tenure Rights: A Technical Guide on Valuing Land Tenure Rights in Line with the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security
Price: Free! Words: 38,400. Language: Simple English. Published: February 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Law » Agricultural
Valuations of tenure rights are required by the State and by the private sector for a wide variety of reasons, often forming and informing the basis of transactions, taxation, compensation and accounting.
Voluntary Guidelines for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Crop Wild Relatives and Wild Food Plants
Price: Free! Words: 21,520. Language: Simple English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
Crop wild relatives are potential sources of desirable traits for breeding well-adapted varieties while wild food plants constitute important components of the diets of many people worldwide.
Asia and the Pacific Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition 2017: Investing in food systems for better nutrition
Price: Free! Words: 20,570. Language: Simple English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
The fight against hunger is slowing and as we reassess progress we are concerned that the number of hungry people in Asia and the Pacific region may have already begun to rise. This means that many countries in this region risk not meeting the 2030 target of ending food insecurity.
Food Handler's Manual: Instructor
Price: Free! Words: 11,510. Language: Simple English. Published: February 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Food-borne diseases (FBDs) are one of the most frequent public health problems in daily life. The hazards that cause FBD may occur in the different stages of the food chain (from primary production to the table).
Food Handler's Manual: Student
Price: Free! Words: 5,390. Language: Simple English. Published: February 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Food-borne diseases (FBDs) are one of the most frequent public health problems in daily life. The hazards that cause FBD may occur in the different stages of the food chain (from primary production to the table).
Manual para manipuladores de alimentos: Alumno
Price: Free! Words: 6,420. Language: Spanish. Published: February 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Las enfermedades transmitidas por los alimentos (ETA) son uno de los problemas de salud pública que se presentan con más frecuencia en la vida cotidiana de la población.
Lumpy Skin Disease: A Field Manual for Veterinarians
Price: Free! Words: 10,370. Language: Simple English. Published: January 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
Lumpy skin disease (LSD) is a viral disease of cattle. Characterized by nodules on the skin, it is mostly transmitted by mosquitoes, by other hematophagous insects, and flies.
Microplastics in Fisheries and Aquaculture: Status of Knowledge on Their Occurrence and Implications for Aquatic Organisms and Food Safety
Price: Free! Words: 54,360. Language: Simple English. Published: January 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
This report looks into the issue of microplastics from the fisheries and aquaculture perspective. Based on existing scientific literature, a group of experts assessed the potential impact of microplastics and related contaminants on fish consumers’ health and the ecological implications for aquatic organisms.
Voluntary Guidelines for Sustainable Soil Management
Price: Free! Words: 6,710. Language: Simple English. Published: January 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
Humankind is facing tremendous challenges in agriculture: the climate is changing, the global population is growing quickly, cities are expanding, diets are undergoing major shifts – and soils are becoming increasingly degraded.
Doing Aquaculture as a Business for Small- and Medium-scale Farmers. Practical Training Manual. Module 2: The Economic Dimension of Commercial Aquaculture
Price: Free! Words: 6,850. Language: Simple English. Published: January 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
The “Doing aquaculture as a business for small- and medium-scale farmers. Practical training manual” is composed by two modules: Module 1 “The technical dimension of commercial aquaculture” and Module 2 “The economic dimension of commercial aquaculture”.
Doing Aquaculture as a Business for Small- and Medium-scale Farmers. Practical Training Manual Module 1: The Technical Dimension of Commercial Aquaculture
Price: Free! Words: 16,530. Language: Simple English. Published: January 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
The “Doing aquaculture as a business for small‐ and medium‐scale farmers. Practical training manual” is composed of two modules: Module 1 “The technical dimension of commercial aquaculture” and Module 2 “The economic dimension of commercial aquaculture”.
Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Aquaculture: A Life Cycle Assessment of Three Asian Systems
Price: Free! Words: 30,290. Language: Simple English. Published: January 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
In order to estimate the possible scale of greenhouse gas emissions in aquaculture in Asia, a study was carried out on three aquaculture systems: Nile tilapia in Bangladesh, Indian major carps in India and striped catfish in Viet Nam.
Guide for Planning, Construction and Maintenance of Forest Roads
Price: Free! Words: 9,010. Language: Simple English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
The aim of the Manual is to strengthen the competence of forest professionals in the field of forest access planning and road construction by providing them with country specific best management practices to assure the construction of forest roads which meet the technical needs and, in addition, are ecologically sound, economically feasible and socially acceptable.
African Swine Fever: Detection and Diagnosis. A Manual for Veterinarians
Price: Free! Words: 23,750. Language: Simple English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
African swine fever (ASF) is a contagious viral disease that causes a haemorrhagic fever in pigs and wild boar, and is often associated with lethality of up to 100 percent. As a result, ASF can severely impact on the productivity of pig farming.
Implementation of Port State Measures: Legislative Template Framework for Procedures Role of Regional Fisheries Management Organizations
Price: Free! Words: 53,880. Language: Simple English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Port State measures are the front line of attack against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, whether it occurs in waters under national jurisdiction or the high seas.
Food Outlook: Biannual Report on Global Food Markets. November 2017
Price: Free! Words: 37,370. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Food commodity markets remain well supplied but the cost of importing food is set to rise by 6 percent from last year’s level to reach USD 1.413 trillion in 2017. Sharp increases in freight rates, stronger import demand and firmer prices of most food commodities are expected to elevate the global food import bill to its second highest level on record.
حالة الأغذية والزراعة. تسخير النظم الغذائية من أجل تحوّل ريفي شامل
Price: Free! Words: 63,130. Language: Arabic. Published: October 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
يتمثل أحد أكبر التحديات في يومنا هذا في وضع حد للجوع والفقر بموازاة ضمان استدامة الزراعة والنظم الغذائية. وهذا التحدي كبير بفعل تواصل النمو السكاني والتغيرات العميقة في الطلب على الأغذية والتهديد الناشئ عن الهجرة المكثّفة لشباب الريف سعيًا إلى حياة أفضل.
ПОЛОЖЕНИЕ ДЕЛ В ОБЛАСТИ ПРОДОВОЛЬСТВИЯ И СЕЛЬСКОГО ХОЗЯЙСТВА 2017
Price: Free! Words: 66,630. Language: Russian. Published: October 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Использование продовольственных систем для всеобъемлющих преобразований в сельских районах
粮食及 农业状况 2017 利用粮食系统 促进包容性农村转型
Price: Free! Words: 9,910. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: October 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
当今世界的最大挑战之一是消除饥饿和贫困,实现农业和粮食系统可持续发展。 这 一挑战艰难而巨大,因为人口在不断增加,粮食需求发生深刻变化,农村青年为谋求更 好生活而大量迁移。本报告提出了相关战略,促进挖掘粮食系统潜力,使其成为低收入 国家包容性经济发展和农村繁荣的引擎。
The State of Food and Agriculture 2017. Leveraging Food Systems for Inclusive Rural Transformation
Price: Free! Words: 64,760. Language: Simple English. Published: October 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
One of the greatest challenges today is to end hunger and poverty while making agriculture and food systems sustainable. The challenge is daunting because of continued population growth, profound changes in food demand, and the threat of mass migration of rural youth in search of a better life.
حالة الأمن الغذائي والتغذية في العالم 2017. بناء القدرة على الصمود لتحقيق السلام والأمن الغذائي
Price: Free! Words: 39,180. Language: Arabic. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
حالة الأمن الغذائي والتغذية في العالم 2017. بناء القدرة على الصمود لتحقيق السلام والأمن الغذائي
2017年世界粮食安全和营养状况
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
国际社会正致力于到2030年在全球范围内消除饥饿和一切形式的营养不良。虽然已在 该领域取得较大进展,但冲突和人为及自然灾害却在阻碍我们的进展。今年的《世界粮食安 全和营养状况》报告提出警示,食物不足现象持续减少的趋势似乎已经结束,甚至可能已经 逆转,主要原因就是上文提及的各项因素。同时,我们虽然在减少儿童营养不良方面继续取 得进展,但超重和肥胖人数增加在世界多数地方已成为人们的关切。
Положение дел в области продовольственной безопасности и питания в мире – 2017.
Price: Free! Words: 40,920. Language: Russian. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Международное сообщество намерено к 2030 году покончить с голодом и неполноценным питанием во всех его проявлениях. На этом пути достигнуты значительные успехи, однако дальнейшему продвижению вперед препятствуют конфликты и стихийные бедствия как природного, так и антропогенного характера.
El estado de la seguridad alimentaria y la nutrición en el mundo 2017. Fomentando la resiliencia en aras de la paz y la seguridad alimentaria
Price: Free! Words: 49,910. Language: Spanish. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La comunidad internacional se ha comprometido a poner fin al hambre y a todas las formas de malnutrición en el mundo para el año 2030. Se han realizado considerables progresos, pero los conflictos y los desastres naturales e inducidos por el hombre están mermando estos avances.
L’État de la sécurité alimentaire et de la nutrition dans le monde 2017. Renforcer la résilience pour favoriser la paix et la sécurité alimentaire
Price: Free! Words: 50,550. Language: French. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La communauté internationale s’est engagée à éliminer la faim et toute forme de malnutrition dans le monde d’ici à 2030. Des progrès importants ont certes été accomplis, mais les situations de conflit et les catastrophes d’origine naturelle ou humaine constituent des obstacles.
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2017. Building Resilience for Peace and Food Security
Price: Free! Words: 39,530. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The international community is committed to ending hunger and all forms of malnutrition worldwide by 2030. While much progress has been made, conflict and human-induced and natural disasters are causing setbacks.
Regional Gender Strategy and Action Plan 2017–2019 for Asia and the Pacific
Price: Free! Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
The Regional Gender Strategy and Action Plan aims to provide focus for the FAO gender-related work in Asia and the Pacific and identify delivery mechanisms for the period 2017-2019.
Averting Risks to the Food Chain: A Compendium of Proven Emergency Prevention Methods and Tools
Price: Free! Words: 22,750. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication, based on 23 FCC-EMPRES information sheets published on a monthly basis by the FCC Intelligence and Coordination Unit of the FAO Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department, showcases some of the best practices currently in use. It promises to help experts, policy makers, national institutions, and development workers in our joint pursuit of a world without hunger.
The Soil, how the soil is made up
Price: Free! Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.7. This illustrated manual explains the layers that compose soil, how to cultivate a soil, go over the elements of clay, sand and silt in soils, and explains how humus, air, and water in the soil enrich it.
The Soil, the living soil, working the soil
Price: Free! Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.8. This illustrated manual addresses how soil is formed and how plants and living organisms change the soil, how soil can be destroyed and the impact of fire on soil. It has a unit on working the soil that describes why the soil should be worked and the tools and methods for working it.
The Soil, conserving the soil, improving the soil
Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.10. This illustrated manual focuses on soil conservation. It explains erosion and then covers methods and techniques for erosion control and improving the soil with fallow, manures, crop rotation, fertilizers and compost.
The Soil, man and the soil
Price: Free! Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.6. This illustrated manual discusses traditional farming systems and presents reasons for smallholders to change methods in order to improve crop production. Soil depletion and soil improvement are also presented.
The Soil, working the soil (continued)
Price: Free! Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.9. This illustrated manual focuses on working the soil. It covers how to choose fields for cultivation, clearing them of tree stumps, tilling, sowing, crop management, irrigation, drainage and harvesting.
The Plant, the stem
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.3. The illustrated text explains how to identify a plant stem using yam, groundnut, maize, kapok or baobab and cotton as examples. It teaches the reader about two types of stems, herbaceous and woody, and the covers function of the stem with the plant system.
The Plant, the root
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no. 2. The text explains different root systems, how root systems are built, what a radicle consists of, root hairs and and the function of roots within soil.
The Plant, the leaf
Price: Free! Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.4. The manual describes leaf shape, function and how to protect leaves from diseases and pests. It is illustrated with examples.
The Plant, the flower
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Botany
Better Farming Series, no.5. This illustrated manual uses groundnut and maize flowers as examples to teach about how a flower functions for fertilization with the reproductive organs of the plant, and how seeds and fruit are generated. It also covers seeds and sowing, and storage of grain and seeds.
Animal husbandry: looking after animals, how cattle reproduce
Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.13. This illustrated manual instructs the user on how to house animals and breed cattle, including how to improve enclosures, what to do about parasites, how to take care of wound, vaccination, cattle diseases, reproduction systems, fertilization, pregnancy, calving and castration of bulls.
Animal husbandry: introduction
Price: Free! Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.11. This illustrated manual introduces animal husbandry and the benefits to the farmer.
Animal Husbandry: feeding animals
Price: Free! Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This handbook is designed for intermediate level agricultural education and training. This illustrated manual focuses on how to feed calves and cattle, how food is digested by cattle, and how to improve pastures and growing fodder crops.
الطبعة الثانية التقييم العالمي لحالة الموارد الحرجية لعام 2015 كيف تتغيّر غابات العالم؟
Price: Free! Words: 11,770. Language: Arabic. Published: December 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
ا التقييم العالمي لحالة الموارد الحرجية لعام 2015 القائم على بيانات أكثر شمولية وموثوقية من أي وقت مضى، والذي يغطي234 بلداً وإقليماً، فيب ّين إشارات مشجّعة إلى الإدارة المحسنة للغابات وإلى التراجع العالمي لمعدلات إزالة الغابات. ولكن ينبغي لهذا الاتجاه الإيجابي أن يتعزز ولا سيما في البلدان التي لا تزال متأخرة على هذا الصعيد.
2015年 全球森林资源 评估报告 世界森林变化情况
Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: December 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
建立在比以往任何时候都更加全面和可靠的、涉及234个国家 和地区数据上的《2015年全球森林资源评估报告》,显示出令人鼓 舞的迹象:森林管理得到改善,森林砍伐在全球放缓。然而,这些 趋势需要加强,特别是在落后的国家。
Глобальная оценка лесных ресурсов 2015: Как меняются леса мира? Вторая редакция
Price: Free! Words: 12,060. Language: Russian. Published: December 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
Опираясь на как никогда ранее полные и надежные данные, охватывающие 234 страны и территории, «Глобальная оценка лесных ресурсов 2015» отражает обнадеживающие признаки улучшения управления лесами и замедления обезлесения во всем мире.
Evaluación de los recursos forestales mundiales 2015 ¿Cómo están cambiando los bosques del mundo? Segunda edición
Price: Free! Words: 15,960. Language: Spanish. Published: December 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
Basándose en datos más completos y fiables como nunca antes, y abarcando 234 países y territorios, la Evaluación de los recursos forestales mundiales 2015 da evidencia de signos esperanzadores del logro de una gestión forestal mejorada y de una disminución de la deforestación en todas las regiones del mundo.
Évaluation des ressources forestières mondiales 2015: Comment les forêts de la planète changent-elles? Deuxième édition
Price: Free! Words: 14,740. Language: French. Published: December 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
L’Évaluation des ressources forestières mondiales 2015 est le fruit d’un effort collectif des pays, ayant impliqué quelque 300 correspondants nationaux, la FAO et ses partenaires. Mis en oeuvre par six partenaires dans le cadre de divers processus, le Questionnaire concerté sur les ressources forestières couvre 88 pour cent des forêts mondiales.
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