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Environment - Conventions & agreements
Biological diversity for food and agriculture
FAO's goal is to help build a food-secure world for present and future generations, through access of all people at all times to sufficient nutritionally adequate and safe food. This requires the conservation and utilization of biological diversity, particularly biological diversity for food and agriculture, within sustainable ecosystems. FAO assists in the implementation of biodiversity-related c... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPre0063.htm

Environment - Conventions & agreements
Desertification, drought and their consequences
Desertification and drought are the subject of this article. It looks at the relationship between them, the effects of the climatic changes and the consequences at the local, national and global levels.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPan0005.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

Environment - Policy and management
Report of the Workshop on Land Quality Indicators for Sustainable Resource Management
The workshop provided a technical forum to discuss issues relating to land quality indicators (LQIs) and their use by planners and policymakers. Held at FAO Headquarters in Rome in January 1996, it was attended by FAO technical staff and invited participants from the World Bank, UNEP, ISRIC, Agriculture Canada, and private consultants.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPre0022.htm

   


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