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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 guide explains the farmer field school approach, from animal production to health and marketing. It discusses benefits to livestock-dependent communities in diverse contexts (for example in post-disaster and protracted emergency situations) and its application in different systems.

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A combination of increases in global fish production and good market conditions boosted revenues in the first nine months of 2017. Aquaculture supply grew at a steady rate of about 4.5 percent in 2017, while capture fisheries production remains stable at 90.4 million tonnes.

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The meeting raised awareness on IUU fishing in the Caribbean and proposed tools to combat it, such as vessel monitoring systems, control and surveillance measures, and international and regional instruments including the 2009 FAO Port State Measures Agreement.

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This paper reports on the application of the Blue Growth Initiative in Eastern Africa, stressing the need for building partnerships, fostering sub-regional coordination and communication and adapting the plan to national priorities and opportunities.

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This manual helps Member governments to participate effectively in the work of the joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme, setting out the basic rules of procedures, definitions, and guidelines for Codex Committees.

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This report provides high-level information on the state of the timber sector in the Central African Republic, in line with the Government’s commitment to transparency and the Voluntary Partnership Agreement with the European Union.

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This report assesses the inadequate integration of gender into agricultural policies and discusses existing barriers that hinder rural women’s empowerment in Ghana. It also calls for concrete gender policy implementation and broad education to mainstream gender equality.

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This book presents research on wheat diseases in different regions of Kazakhstan (1976−2016) and provides tools for disease identification, monitoring and prognosis, as well as assessing the causes of infection.

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A workshop organized on the challenges of natural forest regeneration highlighted the benefits of assisted natural regeneration, such as watershed protection, restoration of wildlife habitats and carbon sequestration.

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An overview of FAO’s role in emergencies and resilience contexts in 2018, highlighting FAO’s efforts in anticipating, preparing for and preventing crises; responding quickly and effectively when disaster occurs; and investing in resilient livelihoods.

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