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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 - Policy and management
Report of the Workshop on Land Quality Indicators for Sustainable Resource Management
The workshop provided a technical forum to discuss issues relating to land quality indicators (LQIs) and their use by planners and policymakers. Held at FAO Headquarters in Rome in January 1996, it was attended by FAO technical staff and invited participants from the World Bank, UNEP, ISRIC, Agriculture Canada, and private consultants.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPre0022.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Integrated global observing strategy: Putting the vision of digital Earth into actions by international communities
This keynote speech was given at the International Symposium on the Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, 29 November-2 December 1999. According to the note, to address environment and sustainability issues, information and decision support tools are essential.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPre0091.htm

Environment - Conventions & agreements
FAO report for the Third Conference of Parties of the Convention to Combat Desertification (CCD)
This report to the conference, held in Recife, Brazil, 16-29 November 1999, reviews FAO's past and current activities in the fight against desertification, including monitoring and normative programmes as well as field projects.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPre0090.htm

Environment - Conventions & agreements
Report: Sustaining agricultural biodiversity and agro-ecosystem functions
This report was presented at the International Technical Workshop organized jointly by FAO and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, in Rome, 2-4 December 1998. The workshop resulted in a set of provisional recommendations for the further development and implementation of an integrated Work Programme on Agricultural Biodiversity. The article contains the workshop context, term... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPre0080.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Meeting on organic agriculture: conclusions and recommendations
The conclusions and recommendations of the Meeting on organic agriculture held at FAO Headquarters, Rome, 19-20 March 1998, are given here.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPre0047.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

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