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Environment - Policy and management
Agricultural sustainability in rapidly industrializing Asian economies
Extracted from "Integration of Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development in Agricultural Policy" (FAO/Winrock International, 1996), this article looks at both the technology and the market aspects of the marginalization of agriculture in East Asian countries.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPan0007.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Use of indicators in sustainable agriculture and rural development
Sustainability indicators look at economic, social and environmental information in an integrated manner. Used effectively, they reveal conditions and trends that help in development planning and decision-making. This article suggests that the development of sustainability indicators must be closely tied to the development of national and subnational information systems for agricultural planning a... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPan0001.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Farm-level information in policy-making and planning for sustainable development
This paper aims to identify those factors that hinder farm-households from sustainably managing natural resources, as well as government interventions that can help to reinforce good practices.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPan0002.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Policy management for sustainable agricultural and rural development (SARD)
Policy failure is a major constraint on sustainability, responsible for much of the current environmental damage in the agricultural sector. It is therefore essential to examine the quality of the national policy framework. This article supports the concept of adaptive management, with a focus on analysis and re-analysis of pressing issues (monitoring) for the purpose of more effective action.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPan0003.htm

Environment - Policy and management
FAO/Netherlands Conference on Agriculture and the Environment
An information note on the FAO/Netherlands Conference on Agriculture and the Environment, held in 's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands, from 15-19 April 1991, to discuss the strategies and tools for sustainable agriculture and rural development, with particular reference to developing countries.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPre0023.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Sustainability: the challenges in agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Translating the concept of sustainable agriculture and rural development into strategies and action requires governments to confront the challenges posed by population growth, food security and poverty, the limited availability of agricultural land, and issues related to national policies and international trade. This article lists the main challenges in agriculture, forestry and fisheries extract... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPre0002.htm

Environment - Policy and management
A Programme for Sustainable Development in the South Pacific
A Technical Consultation of South Pacific Small Island Developing States on Sustainable Development in Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries was held in Apia, Western Samoa, from 6 to 9 May 1996. The article reports the contents and the outcome of the meeting: a Programme of Action that contains recommendations for policies, actions and measures to be taken at national, regional and international le... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/DOdirect/DOEhomeC.htm

Environment - Policy and management
FAO's contribution to the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities
The article identifies the areas in which FAO could contribute, including identification and assessment of problems related to pesticides, nutrients, sediment mobilization, forest management in coastal areas and aquaculture management in inland and coastal areas.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPre0018.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Gender and energy planning
This paper presents reasons for and purposes of a gender approach in energy planning. Different approaches and suggestions to incorporate the gender perspective into planning activities are also provided.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGan0004.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Some reflections on assessing sustainability
A reflection on suitable indicators to diagnose the condition of the power supply systems and their dynamics from a perspective of sustainability.
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/spdirect/EGre0038.htm

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