"The Role of biotechnology in exploring and protecting agricultural genetic resources"
The book aims to provide an updated overview of the current status of
the world's genetic resources for food and agriculture, of the use of biotechnology
tools for characterizing and conserving these genetic resources, and of the many
specific issues involved in applying them in developing countries.
"Annotated bibliography on and stage-wise analysis of participatory research projects in agriculture and natural resource management"
This publication comprises an annotated and abstracted bibliography of case studies in the field of agricultural and natural resource management research.
"ICT needs for ecological and organic agriculture in Bulgaria , Serbia and Kosovo"
This report is an assessment of information and communication capacity building needs in the National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS) and their partners in Bulgaria, Serbia and Kosovo.
"Status of research and application of crop biotechnologies in developing countries: Preliminary assessment"
This report has just been published; it provides a first analysis of about 2,000 crop-sector entries from 71 developing countries contained in the database as of 31 August 2004.
"Impact of foreign assistance on institutional development of national agricultural research systems in sub-Saharan Africa"
This study is the analysis and assessment of foreign assistance provided by 36 agricultural research projects in seven selected countries of sub-Saharan Africa.
"Integrating Food Security Issues into Agricultural Research"
FAO, the University of Georgia, USA and the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) facilitated a dialogue among members of the international research and development community in order to identify ways to strengthen national research systems in order to develop coordinated programmes in support of research to promote food security.
"Glossary of biotechnology for food and agriculture"
FAO Research and Technology Paper 9. The glossary is a revised, augmented version of the "Glossary of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering", published by FAO in 1999. It is available as a publication or as a searchable database.
"Agricultural biotechnology for developing countries - Results of an electronic forum"
FAO Research and Technology Paper 8. This publication reports on the first six e-mail conferences hosted by the FAO Electronic Forum on Biotechnology in Food and Agriculture from March 2000 to May 2001. Each conference was moderated, lasted roughly two months and focused on agricultural biotechnology in developing countries.