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Maldives and FAO

Achievements and Success Stories
Maldives became a member of FAO in 1971 and was accredited to the FAO Representative’s office in Sri Lanka in 1979. The economy of Maldives has grown rapidly since 1975, making impressive socio-economic progress when measured by improvements in socio-economic indicators and poverty reduction. The government has played a central...
2011 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Trees and shrubs of the Maldives

In the Maldives, forests and trees are used by the islanders primarily as a source of timber but also for medicinal and culinary purposes amongst many others. For their effective conservation and sustainable management it is essential that relevant information on the identity, ecology and use of each species be...
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