Foro Global sobre Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutrición • Foro FSN

Topic: Livestock

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FAO’s Response to the 2015–2016 El Niño

From Early Warning to Early Action

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has been monitoring forecasts for the current El Niño since early 2015.

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Productos apícolas: nutren y generan ingresos - Abejas productoras de miel, apicultura y productos apícolas en nuestras vidas cotidianas

Las abejas melíferas proporcionan una amplia variedad de beneficios a los seres humanos gracias a la miel y otros productos apícolas, a la polinización de los cultivos alimentarios y a servicios ecológicos. La apicultura se practica en todo el mundo, y puede constituir una valiosa fuente de ingresos para la población en regiones en desarrollo, con una inversión relativamente baja. No obstante, la apicultura afronta diversos desafíos que pueden afectar a la salud y a la supervivencia de la colonia. ¿Qué podemos hacer para crear condiciones sostenibles que permitan a la agricultura y la apicultura coexistir y beneficiarse mutuamente?

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Family Poultry Development - Issues, opportunities and constraints

This document is based on the activities and findings of the “Smallholder Poultry Development Programme”, which was funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and implemented by FAO in cooperation with the International Network for Family Poultry Development (INFPD) and...

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Edible insects – Future prospects for food and feed security

This book assesses the potential of insects as food and feed and gathers existing information and research on edible insects. The assessment is based on the most recent and complete data available from various sources and experts around the world. Insects as food and feed emerge as an especially...

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Livestock keepers' rights - an important concept for food security?

Can Livestock Keepers' Rights help in improving food security of people living in marginal lands? Evidence of the importance of small-scale livestock production systems making use of uncultivable lands and crop is strong; should they be given prominence over commercial producers, producing large amounts of cheap animal protein based on imported breeds and imported feed?

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