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Earth Summit+5: progress on the road from Rio
The FAO is Task Manager for four of Agenda 21's key chapters - planning and management of land resources, combating deforestation, sustainable mountain development, and sustainable agriculture and rural development. It is actively involved in the implementation of others - such as combating desertification and drought, and conservation of biological diversity - and in broader areas covered by Agen... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPre0028.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/FRdirect/EPre0028.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/SPdirect/EPre0028.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
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
Environmental impact assessment training for sustainable agriculture and rural development: A case in Kenya
This paper reports on the planning and delivery of a course on "EIA training for sustainable agriculture and rural development" held in 1992 in Kenya illustrating "the benefits of EIA in times of adversity", and on the results of the application of EIA principles, procedures and methods to 35 case studies in Kenya.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPan0012.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 - Conventions & agreements
Biodiversity and sustainable rural development in South America
Migration from the countryside to the cities has accelerated the policies of liberalization and the opening of markets, which poses important questions regarding the maintenance of cultural identities and traditional consumption patterns. This could have a grave impact on the biodiversity and sustainable development in the region.
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/spdirect/EPan0004.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 - Conventions & agreements
Report: Sustaining agricultural biodiversity and agro-ecosystem functions
This report was presented at the International Technical Workshop organized jointly by FAO and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, in Rome, 2-4 December 1998. The workshop resulted in a set of provisional recommendations for the further development and implementation of an integrated Work Programme on Agricultural Biodiversity. The article contains the workshop context, term... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPre0080.htm

Environment - Conventions & agreements
Technical workshop on farming systems approaches for the sustainable use and conservation of agricultural biodiversity and agro-ecosystems: Executive summary and conclusions
Report of the workshop held in Rome, 19-20 June 1997, with the participation of the CBD Secretariat, FAO, IPGRI, and the Government of the Netherlands, to consider how to address agricultural biodiversity.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPre0037.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Renewable energy options for the Bedouins of Al Badia Region, Syrian Arab Republic
The article presents the table of contents and introduction of the final mission report of the FAO project "Range management and rehabilitation in the Syrian steppe". The report attempts to offer a general overview of the rural energy issues identified with field observations and with the participation of the project target group. The second part of the report is a pre-feasibility study for the in... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0039.htm

   


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