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Environment - Policy and management
Integrated coastal area management and agriculture, forestry & fisheries
The publication "Integrated coastal area management and agriculture, forestry and fisheries: FAO guidelines" examines issues specific to those sectors, and suggests the processes, information requirements, policy directions, planning tools and possible interventions that are necessary for integrated coastal area management (ICAM).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/epdirect/epre0048.htm

Environment - Policy and management
The use of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in addressing chronic environmentally damaging agricultural and rural development practices: Examples from Kenya and Cambodia
To support sustainable agriculture and rural development in Kenya and Cambodia, FAO carried out training for professionals with an emphasis on field situations and case studies. The application of EIA resulted in a substantial improvement in the understanding of each case and in the description of the solution to the problem in all 35 cases in Kenya and all 24 cases in Cambodia.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPan0016.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Sustainable agriculture and rural development in China
China's current challenge is to design agricultural commodity and environmental policies that achieve food security goals while enhancing both natural resources and human welfare. This article has been extracted from "Promotion of sustainable agriculture and rural development in China: elements for a policy framework and a National Agenda 21 Action Programme".
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPan0009.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Water resources issues in the Arabic States Region
This article has been extracted from "Population Change-Natural Resources-Environment Linkages in the Arab States Region" (FAO, April 1996). A short country profile on Egypt illustrates many of the population-environment problems of the region, especially those arising from population pressure on natural resources.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPan0006.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
International Environment Day, 1998
A speech by Henri Carsalade, former Assistant Director-General of FAO's Sustainable Development Department, marking World Day for the Environment celebrated 5 June 1998 at FAO Headquarters in Rome. The theme was "Protecting life on earth - saving the seas".
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/frdirect/Epre0046.htm

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