Biodiversity for Food Security


FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS

REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
Bangkok, 2004

 
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Cover - 1-Kesara Aotarayakul, 2-6 FAO Biodiversity dvd, 7-FAO/Bizzarri, 8-FAO, 9-FAO Biodiversity dvd, 10-FAO, 11-FAO/Ch. Errath, 12-13-FAO Biodiversity dvd, 14-FAO/G. Bizzarri, 15-FAO/Peyton Johnson, 16-Jin Yanzheng, 17-FAO/J. Villamora, 18-FAO Biodiversity dvd,19-FAO/L. De Matteis, 20-FAO/R. Faidutti, 21-FAO Biodiversity dvd, 22- Kruen Kienchun, 23-USDA, 24-FAO/Peyton Johnson.

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Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen by Jacob Sturm.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

2004 World Food Day/TeleFood theme

Address by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

Message of the FAO Director-General

Statement by He Changchui, Assistant Director-General and FAO Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific

Biodiversity, genetic diversity and food security by Jim Peacock, CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra

Model farmers - awards for outstanding achievements

Networking of networks

Annexes

Annex 1 - Media coverage
Annex 2 - List of guests
Annex 3 - Organizing secretariat
Annex 4 - Publications distributed