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Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Announcement of a new web site: CLIMAGRImed
CLIMAGRI is oriented toward understanding the consequences of climatic variations in Italy in the agricultural sector. It aims at an in-depth understanding of the interrelationship between agricultural and climatic variations.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN09013_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN09013_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN09013_es.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Summary Report of the "GEF-FAO Workshop on Productive Uses of Renewable Energy: Experience, Strategies, and Project Development"
This report is an overview of on an expert workshop held in Rome in June 2002 by the Global Environment Facility and FAO. The workshop addressed productive uses of renewable energy in developing countries; the 35 workshop participants came from development agencies, non-governmental organizations, private companies, research institutes, and universities in 15 countries.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN1001_en.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Organic agriculture: The challenge of sustaining food production while enhancing biodiversity
This paper was presented at the United Nations Thematic Group Sub-Group Meeting on Wildlife, Biodiversity and Organic Agriculture in Ankara, Turkey.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN07013_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN07013_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN07013_es.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
New publication: Groundwater search by remote sensing: A methodological approach
In the framework of the technical assistance provided to the Groundwater Unit of the FAO-implemented IRAQ/SCR/986 "Three-year Agricultural Programme" for the three Iraqi Northern Governorates, a comprehensive remote sensing/GIS methodology was developed to identify potential sites for groundwater exploitation.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN07023_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN07023_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN07023_es.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Terrestrial Carbon Observation No. 2 - The Ottawa Assessment of Requirements, Status and Next Steps
This report presents the results of a follow-up Terrestrial Carbon Observation (TCO) Synthesis Workshop, organized by GTOS in collaboration with the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) and other IGOS-P members on 8-11 February 2000 in Ottawa, Canada.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN07033_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN07033_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN07033_es.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Twenty one years of satellite derived vegetation index and rainfall-related data for Africa
A new tool, the ARTEMIS Charting Applet (ACA), consists of a very small but powerful charting programme written in Java and a file containing the statistics extracted from ARTEMIS imagery for approximately 400 zones of Africa.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0603_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0603_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0603_es.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
New publication: Choosing a method for poverty mapping
The purpose of this publication is to discuss poverty and food-security mapping in terms of relevance and available options for analysis, policy design and implementation in the rural sectors of developing countries.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0602_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0602_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0602_es.htm

Environment - Policy and management
New publication: Terrestrial carbon observation - No. 5 - The Rio de Janeiro recommendations for terrestrial and atmospheric measurements
This publication is a comprehensive plan to use in situ and satellite observing systems to assess and monitor carbon stocks on land an in the atmosphere.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0601_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0601_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0601_es.htm

Environment - Policy and management
New publication: Terrestrial Carbon Observation: The Frascati report on in situ carbon data and information
Environment and Natural Resources Series No. 5. The concept behind TCO is to focus on assembling and generating terrestrial carbon data using in situ (ground based) and satellite data in combination with a number of climate models in order to obtain a more accurate understanding of global stocks and fluxes.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0501_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0501_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0501_es.htm

Environment - Policy and management
New publication: Organic agricultural environment and food security
The primary goal of organic agriculture is to optimize the health and productivity of interdependent communities of soil life, plants, animals and people.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0102_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0102_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0102_es.htm
Arabic: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en4/en4_040501_ar.htm

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