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Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
A geospatial framework for the analysis of poverty and environment links
This report explains how georeferenced information can be used to bring greater precision to the understanding of spatially-related factors underlying poverty and food insecurity and discusses the role of Food Insecurity and Vulnerability Information and Mapping System (FIVIMS) in promoting greater use of geospatial information.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_061201_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_061201_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_061201_es.htm
Arabic: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_061201_ar.htm

An inventory and comparison of globally consistent geospatial databases and libraries. Environment and Natural Resources Working Paper Series Number 19
This report presents an inventory of global data sources which can be used to provide consistent geospatial baselines for core framework data layers in the support of generalized base mapping, emergency preparedness and response, food security and poverty mapping.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_060501_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_060501_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_060501_es.htm
Arabic: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_060501_ar.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Integrated natural resources management to enhance food security: The case for community-based approaches in Ethiopia
The Environment and Natural Resources Working Paper No. 16 assesses the current threats to natural resource management and proposes a community-based integrated approach to address the issue and to expand the livelihood base in the non-farm sector.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN11013_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN11013_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN11013_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: 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

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Monitoring of global food supply and demand; more than just the estimation of crop production
One of the goals of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations is the reduction of food insecurity in the world. While the proper foundation of this goal lies, among others, in the increase of food production and ensuring access to food, there is also a need to monitor, on an operational basis, the current food supply and demand situation, so that timely interventions can be... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2001/EN1001_en.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Climate and crisis in Rwanda
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/frdirect/EIan0006.htm

Organic agriculture and FAO
Organic agriculture is an increasingly important part of the agriculture sector and consequently in FAO sustainable agriculture programmes aimed at assisting member countries in their efforts to respond to farmer and consumer demand, and giving information on the potential of organic agriculture to contribute to sustainability in order to direct research, extension efforts, and tap national and in... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/epdirect/epre0055.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/frdirect/epre0055.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
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

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