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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 - 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
New publication: Global Land Cover Network
SD-Dimensions announces a new publication from the Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment group. Entitled "Global Land Cover Network", this publication contains the proceedings of the FAO/UNEP Expert Consultation on Strategies for Global Land Cover Mapping and Monitoring.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0802_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0802_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0802_es.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Remote sensing for decision-makers
In this Special, we present summaries of seven FAO case studies on the use of remote sensing and geographic information systems in management of renewable natural resources in agriculture, forestry and fisheries. The summaries are adapted from the Remote Sensing for Decision-makers Series, a collection of 17 short papers available from the FAO Environment and Natural Resources Service (SDRN). The ... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0072.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
FAO/ESA workshop for decision-makers on remote sensing/GIS applications
Since 1991, in close cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA) and other bodies, FAO has organized workshops for decision-makers on remote sensing/GIS applications to agricultural and environmental management in Central and Eastern European countries. This article provides notes on the FAO/ESA workshop held in Assenovgrad, Bulgaria, (10-14 November 1997).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0039.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
ESCAP/FAO/ESA sub-regional workshop for decision-makers on remote sensing/GIS applications
This article reports on a subregional workshop for decision-makers on remote sensing/GIS applications held in Baku, Azerbaijan, in October 1997. This first joint ESCAP/FAO/ESA activity in Central Asia was organized to address consequences of the transition process, which could benefit from remote sensing and GIS applications.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0040.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Understanding the ecological impact of tideland reclamation
This article has two parts. Part I reviews the ecological dimension of wetlands, focusing on energy and nutrient flows that characterize the productivity of tidal flats. Part II introduces the policy and planning dimensions of wetland management in the Republic of Korea. After a brief overview of Korea's wetlands, information and
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPan0013.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
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

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