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Environment - Conventions & agreements
Technical workshop on farming systems approaches for the sustainable use and conservation of agricultural biodiversity and agro-ecosystems: Executive summary and conclusions
Report of the workshop held in Rome, 19-20 June 1997, with the participation of the CBD Secretariat, FAO, IPGRI, and the Government of the Netherlands, to consider how to address agricultural biodiversity.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPre0037.htm

Environment - Conventions & agreements
Conservation and use of biological diversity and genetic resources
The article examines various issues, including biodiversity and genetic resources, aquatic ecosystems, plant genetic resources, animal genetic resources and wildlife, tropical forests, and the role of FAO in these areas.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPre0007.htm

Environment - Conventions & agreements
Short history of the Convention on Biodiversity
This paper presents a brief overview of the Convention on Biodiversity and its objectives.
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/frdirect/EPre0009.htm

Environment - Conventions & agreements
Briefing on Desertification
The article includes general information on the issue, on the Desertification Convention and the role of FAO in combatting desertification.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPre0008.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Environment - Conventions & agreements
FAO activities in the energy field
FAO's energy activities aim at assisting developing countries to meet their energy requirements in agriculture, forestry and fisheries, as a means of achieving sustainable rural development. FAO's member countries have requested assistance in implementing the Nairobi Programme of Action on New and renewable Sources of Energy and, more recently, in the adoption of Agenda 21 approved at UNCED. FAO's... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0004.htm

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