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Biodiversity is the sum of all terrestrial, marine and other aquatic ecosystems, species and genetic diversity. It includes the variability within and among living organisms [...]

The first of two volumes, this publication focuses on applied crop and system-specific pollination in both temperate and tropical zones, organized according to geographic region and crop type.

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The second in a set of two, this volume focuses on pollination management, study, research tools and techniques, including the measurement of nectar secretion and resorption rates and protein levels in pollen.

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This paper reports on the use of Digital Object Identifiers, an international standard adapted to identify plant germplasm worldwide and to provide easy access to information on seeds and other crop material for research, training and plant breeding.

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This brochure aims to raise awareness on the role of bees and other pollinators in increasing food security and fighting hunger as well as in providing key ecosystem services for agriculture. It will be launched on the occasion of the first observance of World Bee Day.

 

 

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This children’s colouring and activity book produced as part of the World Food Day 2018 campaign on Zero Hunger shows how the global goal to eradicate hunger can be achieved if everyone plays their role, from governments and private sector companies to ordinary people.

 

 

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This edition provides methodologies for producing SOC maps, preparing local soil data, compiling and pre-processing ancillary spatial data sets, upscaling, and carrying out uncertainty assessments.

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This study assesses constraints to growth and provides solutions to develop more efficient agrifood value chains, including supporting non-agricultural business, decreasing the annual interest rate for farmers and simplifying administrative procedures for subsidies.

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This report provides guidance on long-term monitoring of the domestic bioenergy sector in Viet Nam using Global Bioenergy Partnership indicators, and shares lessons learned, including how biogas has created demand for skilled jobs.

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This booklet retraces the history of Global Important Agricultural Heritage Systems and outlines core features of GIAHS sites. It also explains how this programme fits in with global issues such as the UN Sustainable Development Goals, agroecology and agrobiodiversity. It was launched on the occasion of the International Forum on Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Sites (Rome, 19 April).

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This report discusses forestry accidents and provides recommendations on increased occupational safety, including assisting developing countries in improving accident reporting and analysis. It was launched during the 6th International Forest Engineering Conference (16−19 April, New Zealand).

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