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Un Marco para la Evaluacion de Riesgos en las Plantaciones de Alamos

By: W. J. A. Volney

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Canadÿ es el país con mayores recursos de ÿlamo nativo (Populus spp.). De los 80 millones de hectÿreas que los ÿlamos ocupan en todo el mundo, 28,3 millones (el 35 por ciento) estÿ en Canadÿ (FAO, 2004). Hasta hace poco, esta riqueza y la alta calidad de la madera obtenida de las especies nativas de ÿlamo impedían el desarrollo econ›mico de los cultivos de ÿlamo en el país; pero ... ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????- tac...

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Sustainable Forest Management and the Ecosystem Approach: Two Conc...

By: Mette Loyche Wilkie

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Introduction: Developments in forest management over the past decade have focused on progress towards Sustainable Forest Management (SFM), an approach that balances environmental, sociocultural and economic objectives of management in line with the ?Forest Principles?1 adopted at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in 1992. Parallel efforts in environmental conservation, particularly within the framework of the Convention on Biological Di...

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Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission Report of the Executive Committee ...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: OPENING OF THE SESSION. 1. The Executive Committee of the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) held its Seventieth Session at the Legend Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 23 to 25 August 2005 under the Chairpersonship of Dato Junaidi bin Che Ayub, and Mr Parlin Tambunan, Vice-Chairperson. The list of the participants is in Appendix A. 2. At the opening of the Session, on behalf of the outgoing Chairperson, Mr Wimol Jantrarotai welcomed the members of the E...

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Calliandra para Ganaderia Vacuna en Kenya

By: R. T. Paterson

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Excerpt: Los peque?os productores de leche de las tierras altas del sur del Monte Kenya enfrentan muchas limitaciones. La presi›n por la tierra no permite que el ganado sea pastoreado; el tama?o promedio de las fincas es menor de 2 ha y la mayoría de los agricultores tienen 1 o 2 vacas lecheras de razas cruzadas que deben ser alimentadas. Los agricultores han utilizado el pasto napier para alimentar sus vacas complementÿndo con concentrados. Sin embargo, el costo de los ...

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Preliminary Report Cruise No. I - Surveys of the Fish Resources in...

By: Dr. Fridtjof Nansen

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Excerpt: 1. Introduction. Survey objectives. The general objectives of the programme as discussed and agreed at the planning meeting in Trinidad, 12- 14 January are as follows: Describe the composition, distribution and abundance of the main components of the resources of small pelagic - and demersal fish and crustacea on the shelf and slope for studies of the state - and the potentials of the stocks. Collect biological samples of the most important species for studies o...

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Foodcrops and Shortages

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: In northern Africa, recent rains have prompted early planting of winter grains in central and eastern Algeria, and some areas of Tunisia. In contrast, major producing areas of Morocco have experienced a dry spell, which delayed planting of winter crops. Planting of the mainly irrigated wheat crop is underway. Production of wheat in 1998 in the sub-region has increased by 3.8 million tonnes from the reduced 1997 level to 13.8 million tonnes, reflecting generally ...

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Publications of the Bay of Bengal Programme (Bobp)

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: I. Report of the First Meeting of the Advisory Committee. Colonibo, Sri Lanka, 28?29 October 1976. (Published as Appendix I of IOFC/DEV/781 14.1, FAO, Rome, 1978) 2. Report of the Second Meeting of the Advisory Committee. Madras, India, 29?30 June 1977. (Published as Appendix 2 of IOFC/DEV/78/44. 1, FAO, Rome, 1978) 3. Report of the Third Meeting of the Advisory Committee. Chittagong, Bangladesh, 1?10 November 1978 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1978. (Reissued Madras, Ind...

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Marine Resources, Their Status of Exploitation and Management in t...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: China is located in East Asia, with marine areas to the east and south. There are 4 main seas from south to north: South China Sea, East China Sea, Yellow Sea and Bohai Sea. Of the total sea area of about 4,727,000 km2, South China Sea makes up about 3,500,000 km2, East China Sea 770,000 km2, Yellow Sea 380,000 km2 and Bohai Sea 77,000 km2. The coastline of mainland China is more than 180,000 km long while the continental shelf area is about 374,000 km2 (see Fig...

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Final Report of the R/V Dr. Fridtjof Nansen Fish Resource Surveys ...

By: Tore Stromme

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Introduction: 1.1 Background In the period May 1981 - April 1982 the R/V ?Dr. Fridtjof Nansen? operated in West African waters from Morocco to Ghana where the work formed part of the project UNDP/FAO GLO/79/011. A planning meeting was held in Casablanca in January 1981 where the following objectives were agreed upon: a) to contribute to information on abundance, distribution and composition by species, size and age of fish stocks; b) to study behaviour and other biologic...

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Mission Fao/Pam Pour L Evaluation des Recoltes et des Disponibilit...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Le S?n?gal a connu en 2004 une invasion acridienne s?v?re ayant consid?rablement affect? les r?coltes plus particuli?rement dans les r?gions agro-pastorales de la moiti? nord du pays, o? l?on observe aussi des pertes de rendements dues ? l?irr?gularit? et/ou ? l?arr?t brusque des pr?cipitations. Une mission conjointe FAO/PAM/CILSS d??valuation des r?coltes et des disponibilit?s alimentaires a visit? le pays du 18 au 31 octobre 2004 pour estimer les r?coltes de l...

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Groundwater Search by Remote Sensing : A Methodological Approach

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: In the immediate aftermath of the Gulf War in 1991, the United Nations sent a mission to Iraq which reported the makings of ?an imminent catastrophe ... if minimum life supporting needs are not rapidly met.? The Security Council responded by offering Iraq, in August 1991, an opportunity to sell oil to meet its people?s basic needs while the sanctions, imposed in August 1990, remained in place. That offer was not accepted and over the following five years there w...

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Working Group A: Resolving Allocation Issues Discussion Guide

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: In reviewing the history of the management of shared fish stocks, it becomes clear that there are very few such resources that do not require effective cooperative management among the states/ entities exploiting them, if the resources are to be harvested on a sustainable basis. Achieving effective cooperative management regimes is, however, difficult. Cooperative management regimes, once established, can readily disintegrate, if based upon weak foundations.

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Programme du Nepad Pour Lagriculture et Programmes Regionaux Pour ...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Ant?c?dents L?Afrique conna?t une situation de crise ?conomique et d?ins?curit? alimentaire; c?est sur cette raison que se fonde l?organisation de la r?union d?Abuja. L?Afrique est per?ue comme un continent qui se caract?rise par le d?clin ?conomique, l?ins?curit? alimentaire, l?endettement, le SIDA, les catastrophes naturelles et les famines ? r?p?tition. Le revenu par habitant, entre 1991 et 2002, a en moyenne baiss?, car l?augmentation du produit int?rieur br...

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Joint Sub-Commission on Mediterranean Forestry Problems ‘Silva Med...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: FINAL REPORT The Fourth Session of the Joint Sub-Commission on Mediterranean Forestry Problems was held at the Forest Research Institute in Athens, from 1 to 5 June 1954. Delegates from the following countries were present: FRANCE (Metropolitan, Morocco, Tunisia), GREECE, ISRAEL, ITALY, PORTUGAL, SPAIN, TURKEY, UNITED KINGDOM (Cyprus) and YUGOSLAVIA. The INTERNATIONAL UNION OF FOREST RESEARCH ORGANIZATIONS was represented by observers, while Mr. Leloup, Director...

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Imports and Exports of Selected Agricultural Commodities, Group IV...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Imports and exports of selected agricultural commodities, Group IV (2002) Importations et exportations de certains produits agricoles, Groupe IV (2002) Importaciones y exportaciones de determinados productos bÿsicos agrícolas, Grupo IV (2002)

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Girl Guides and Girl Scouts Work to Achieve World Food Summit Goals

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) is an educational movement whose mission is to enable girls and young women to develop their fullest potential as responsible citizens of the world. With 10 million Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in 136 countries and with 37 countries working towards membership, WAGGGS is the largest women?s youth organization in the world.

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White Paper on Food Safety

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Executive Summary: Assuring that the EU has the highest standards of food safety is a key policy priority for the Commission. This White Paper reflects this priority. A radical new approach is proposed. This process is driven by the need to guarantee a high level of food safety. European Food Authority The establishment of an independent European Food Authority is considered by the Commission to be the most appropriate response to the need to guarantee a high level of fo...

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Planning for Performance Assessment of Marine Protected Areas (Mpa...

By: Bernadette Oneil

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Excerpt: Performance assessment is a way to evaluate the effectiveness of MPAs in meeting agreed goals and objectives. Performance assessment in the natural environment tends to he surrounded by mystery. In an attempt to demystify the issue, experts involved in a national process within Australia have gone back to fundamentals to understand why and how we should approach this thorny issue. The nature of the marine environment creates some particular problems for such ass...

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Puede el Protocolo Sobre Silviculture de la Comunidad Del Africa M...

By: L. Mubaiwa

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Excerpt: Los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio, aprobados en la Cum-bre del Milenio de las Naciones Unidas en 2000, recalcan la necesidad de liberar a todos los pueblos de la pobreza extrema (Naciones Unidas, 2000). De los aproximadamente 207 millones de personas en los paises de la Comunidad del Africa Meridional para el Desarrollo (SADC), se calcula que el 70 por ciento viven bajo el nivel internacional de pobreza de 2 dolares EE.UU. por dia (SADC, 2003). La situacio...

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Towards Livelihoods-Centred Fisheries Management

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: This study shows that the assumptions are oversimplifications of reality. For an implementing programme like the SFLP, they require further specification and nuances to be applicable. The first assumption, for example, could be rephrased to say that there are signs of overfishing in many fisheries, but that the situation needs to be specified in each case because it varies per resource, per region of a country and per type of fisheries (see Sections 2.1.3 and 2....

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