TECA est une initiative de la FAO ayant pour but de favoriser l'accès à l'information et à la connaissance concernant les technologies éprouvées disponibles afin d'augmenter leur adoption dans l'agriculture, l'élevage, la pêche et la foresterie contribuant ainsi à la sécurité alimentaire, au soulagement de la pauvreté et au développement durable.
The database concentrates only on equipment and machinery for manual, animal or motorized operation which has been specially designed for the needs of Conservation Agriculture.
Fish capture technology encompasses the process of catching any aquatic animal, using any kind of fishing methods including artisanal fisheries, normally operated from a vessel.
Hortivar is FAO's database on performances of horticulture cultivars in relation to agro-ecological conditions, cultivation practices, the occurrence of pests and diseases and timing of the production. It covers six categories of horticultural crops: fruits, vegetables, roots and tubers, ornamentals, mushrooms, herbs and condiments.
Its main objective is to increase the development of activities of the global post- harvest sector for tropical agricultural products for a better access to technical data and an exchange of information among the different post harvest actors.
The Livestock, Environment and Development Initiative (LEAD) targets the protection and enhancement of natural resources which are affected by livestock production and processing and also focuses on poverty reduction and public health enhancement through appropriate forms of livestock development.
Meant to gather, store, organize and disseminate, updated baseline information on the state-of-the-art of crop biotechnology products and techniques, which are in use, or in the pipeline in developing countries.
It is meant to give the users a broad choice of training resources on different biosafety issues, ranging from recombinant DNA laboratory safety, through biosafety and containment issues for GMO research in greenhouses, to the requirements of, or criteria for, assessing GMOs and the effects of introducing a GMO into the environment. Some of the documents detail the development and implementation of biosafety regulations to enable technology transfer.
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AGORA currently provides access to 874 journals from the world's leading academic publishers. Led by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the goal of AGORA is to increase the quality and effectiveness of agricultural research, education and training in low-income countries, and in turn, to improve food security.
The AGRIS central database accessible from the AGRIS website provides member countries with a mechanism for online publishing. It offers a unique visibility tool for both published and grey literature in agricultural sciences and technology and facilitates centres to publish online that don't have that capacity. This is one of the main activities of the AGRIS network ant it became operational in 1975.
AskFAO is a service driven by user information needs, providing answers to queries related to the FAO's areas of expertise. Working with FAO experts, offices around the world as well as with partner organizations, it provides a mechanism to communicate directly with technical experts in a particular field of interest
The glossary is a revised, augmented version of the "Glossary of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering", published by FAO in 1999. In 2001, the process of revising the Glossary was undertaken to update the definitions of this rapidly evolving field and to enrich the number of terms defined. It now includes about 450 new terms, about 100 old terms have been deleted and it contains a total of 3,196 terms and related definitions. Available in English, French, Spanish and Arabic.
It provides information on activities that cover the typically applied instruments used in the process of training the stakeholders involved in irrigated agriculture management. It aims at creating a meeting point for both people in search of capacity development opportunities and those offering these opportunities.
This ERP Tool kit provides education and training materials for rural teachers, instructors, trainers, parents, researchers, extensionists and others involved in formal and non formal education for rural people.
This guide provides access to funding resources for agricultural research scientists. It makes available information of donors and sponsors at regional and global levels offering funding opportunities for research training, travel, and projects.