Publications

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On 23 April 2018, FAO marks World Book and Copyright Day by announcing a forthcoming Open Access policy to maximize use and distribution of its [...]

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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This report reviews the implications of heat stress in agriculture, looking at ISO standards – e.g. wet-bulb globe temperature (WBGT) index – and at how heat stress can be managed, including by training employees to drink frequently.

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