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People - Population
Environment - Conventions & agreements
Potential impacts of sea-level rise on population and agriculture
This Special addresses issues related to the potential impacts of sea level rise on the world's coastal populations and agriculture. It is a global study mostly based on national data. The paper stresses that both the impacted system (population and coastal agriculture) and the extreme physical factors have their own dynamics, and that those dynamics are not independent. Some thought is given to t... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0045.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Agroclimatic concepts
This Special describes key basic concepts pertaining to climate in agriculture such as Risk (a basic discussion of climate risk and vulnerability applied to agricultural production as well as risk management) and Impact (a quantification, at the national and global scale, of the losses actually suffered by agriculture due to climate variability).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/agroclim/concepts.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Agrometeorological Crop Forecasting
Low resolution satellite imagery, meteorological data and derived products and information on software tools, methods and techniques used for environmental monitoring, crop forecasting, early warning, desert locust control and others from the ARTEMIS and Agrometeorology Groups, FAO Environment and Natural Resources Service (SDRN).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/agromet/forecast.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
An El Niņo Primer
El Niņo triggers so much interest for three reasons: it can be modelled, thus forecast; its influence on climate is global; and there is a time lag between the phenomenon itself and many of its most important climatic consequences, therefore it can be used for forecasting climate. FAO interest in the phenomenon regards the impacts on agriculture - and consequently food security - of the extreme n... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIan0008.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Climate and crisis in Rwanda
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/frdirect/EIan0006.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Planning strategies against the effects of drought
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/frdirect/EIan0005.htm

Institutions - Public institutions
Pastoral institutions and approaches to risk management and poverty alleviation in Central Asian countries in transition
This report synthesises the results of work by three national teams - in Mongolia, China and Kyrgyzstan - working with FAO support on institutional approaches to pastoral risk management in Central Asia, within the wider context of poverty alleviation and food insecurity.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/ROdirect/ROan0018.htm

People - Participation
An inter-agency initiative to better understand Sustainable Livelihoods Approaches (SLA) and their usefulness for our work
An inter-agency (FAO, WFP, IFAD, UNDP, DFID) initiative on "Operationalizing Participatory Ways of Applying Sustainable Livelihoods Approaches (SLA)" was launched in the fall of 1999. The core message of SL approaches is that the livelihoods of poor people must be at the centre of any strategy for poverty reduction. This paper discusses SL approaches and rural development and provides an overview... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/PPdirect/PPre0069.htm

   


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