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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 - Policy and management
Use of indicators in sustainable agriculture and rural development
Sustainability indicators look at economic, social and environmental information in an integrated manner. Used effectively, they reveal conditions and trends that help in development planning and decision-making. This article suggests that the development of sustainability indicators must be closely tied to the development of national and subnational information systems for agricultural planning a... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPan0001.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Integrated global observing strategy: Putting the vision of digital Earth into actions by international communities
This keynote speech was given at the International Symposium on the Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, 29 November-2 December 1999. According to the note, to address environment and sustainability issues, information and decision support tools are essential.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPre0091.htm

Environment - Policy and management
International Environment Day, 1998
A speech by Henri Carsalade, former Assistant Director-General of FAO's Sustainable Development Department, marking World Day for the Environment celebrated 5 June 1998 at FAO Headquarters in Rome. The theme was "Protecting life on earth - saving the seas".
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/frdirect/Epre0046.htm

   


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