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Environment - Policy and management
New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD): Towards Agriculture and Environment Nexus
NEPAD is a home-grown approach to tackling Africa’s many development challenges. It represents the vision and collective determination of African leaders to place their respective countries on the path of self-reliant sustainable development.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en4/en4_041001_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en4/en4_041001_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en4/en4_041001_es.htm
Arabic: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en4/en4_041001_ar.htm

Environment - Policy and management
FAO and SIDS: challenges and emerging issues in agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Agriculture, fisheries and forestry have provided for centuries the main source of livelihood for the population of the islands. This sector still represents a chief asset to Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en4/en4_040301_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en4/en4_040301_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en4/en4_040301_es.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Biodiversity and the ecosystem approach in agriculture, forestry and fisheries
These Proceedings result from the Satellite Event on Biodiversity and the Ecosystem Approach in Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries held on the occasion of the Ninth Regular Session of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN11023_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN11023_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN11023_es.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 - Policy and management
Terrestrial Carbon Observation No. 2 - The Ottawa Assessment of Requirements, Status and Next Steps
This report presents the results of a follow-up Terrestrial Carbon Observation (TCO) Synthesis Workshop, organized by GTOS in collaboration with the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) and other IGOS-P members on 8-11 February 2000 in Ottawa, Canada.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN07033_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN07033_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN07033_es.htm

Environment - Policy and management
New publication: Terrestrial carbon observation - No. 5 - The Rio de Janeiro recommendations for terrestrial and atmospheric measurements
This publication is a comprehensive plan to use in situ and satellite observing systems to assess and monitor carbon stocks on land an in the atmosphere.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0601_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0601_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0601_es.htm

Environment - Conventions & agreements
Environment - Policy and management
Sustainable Development - General
Challenges and opportunities for the World Summit on Sustainable Development
"Challenges and opportunities for the World Summit on Sustainable Development: FAO's perspective" was prepared as a contribution to the World Summit on Sustainable Development, Johannesburg, 26 August-4 September 2002.
English: http://www.fao.org/wssd/docs/ChallengesandOpportunityfinal.doc

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Wetlands Monitoring by ERS Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Data in Zambia
The objectives of the study presented in this paper were: to assess the suitability of European Remote Sensing Satellite (ERS) Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) images in monitoring the seasonal changes of the wetland areas and to carry out a comparison of the results obtained from both ERS SAR and NOAA AVHRR data. A summary of the process and results of the study are provided here.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIan0007.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Regional workshop for decision-makers on remote sensing and the GIS in environment and agricultural management issues
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/spdirect/EIre0056.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

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