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Institutions - Land tenure
Land Reform, land settlements and cooperatives. 2005/2
Twenty-seven years after the World Conference on Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (WCARRD) held in Rome in 1979, the key question of land is once again an essential item on the international development agenda. This issue of Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives offers the reader a series of articles and information related to the discussions that took place in March 2006 in Porto ... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_in1/in1_061202_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_in1/in1_061202_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_in1/in1_061202_es.htm
Arabic: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_in1/in1_061202_ar.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
The Role of Energy in Sustainable Development: Rio, Johannesburg and beyond
The Executive Summary and an abstract of this study are contributions to the ongoing discussions at the international level on sustainable development and, in particular, to the linkages between energy, agriculture, climate change and sustainable agriculture and rural development - SARD.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0803_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0803_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0803_es.htm

Environment - Policy and management
New publication: Organic agriculture in Senegal
SD-Dimensions announces a new publication, "Organic Agriculture in Senegal". The agricultural systems currently in place in Senegal are a mixture of traditional and modern methods, depending greatly on the region and cultural traditions. Current systems have been proven to be inefficient; a strong need exists to create new systems which will be sustainable. This publication examines the introducti... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0203_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0203_fr.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Renewable energy for sustainable agriculture and rural development in Honduras
This paper examines the collaborative efforts between FAO and national institutions in Honduras and illustrates how community demand led to the integration of renewable energy projects in the country's overall rural development programme.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2001/EN0601_en.htm

People - Gender and development
Rural women and information - High Level Consultation - Links to related documents
The High-Level Consultation on Rural Women and Information, organized by FAO at its Rome Headquarters on 4-6 October 1999, aimed to discuss ways of better informing decision-makers, media and the public at large on the essential role of rural women in agricultural development and their contribution to food security. This site provides links to the Proceedings of the conference (Final Report, Str... more
English: http://www.fao.org/Gender/highlcon/DEFAULT.HTM
French: http://www.fao.org/Gender/highlcon/debut.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/Gender/highlcon/Inicio.htm
Arabic: http://www1.fao.org/ar-cp/gender/highlcon/default.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 - Energy and environmental technology
Work animals and their multiple contributions to the agricultural and rural development
This article focuses on work animals and the important role they continue to play in agricultural and rural development. Around the world, the primary source of productive energy continues to be the efforts of human labour and that of work animals, especially in the areas of food production and transportation in rural areas.
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/spdirect/EGan0003.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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