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Environment - Policy and management
New publication: Terrestrial Carbon Observation: The Frascati report on in situ carbon data and information
Environment and Natural Resources Series No. 5. The concept behind TCO is to focus on assembling and generating terrestrial carbon data using in situ (ground based) and satellite data in combination with a number of climate models in order to obtain a more accurate understanding of global stocks and fluxes.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0501_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0501_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0501_es.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

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
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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