Natural Resources
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June 2011
Climate change: major impacts on water for farming
New FAO survey sums up current scientific understanding of impacts, highlights knowledge gaps and areas for attention

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May 2011
New tool for weighing pros and cons of bioenergy
FAO-developed methodology offers policymakers a way to evaluate potential benefits of growing energy crops, avoid pitfalls

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May 2011
FAO head warns on land-grabbing
Foreign investment as tool for development

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May 2011
Growing number of mega-fires may contribute to global warming
FAO calls for wildfire emissions monitoring and comprehensive fire management strategies

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April 2011
Finding common ground against weak governance
e-consultation Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land and other Natural Resources

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