Publications

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In conjunction with the conference “Youth employment in agriculture as a solid solution to ending hunger and poverty in Africa: Engaging through information and communication [...]

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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This document reviews Albania’s disaster risk reduction and management system in agriculture. It suggests fostering insurance mechanisms for farmers to mitigate production losses and increasing coordination between all relevant authorities.

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