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  • Building an ecosystem approach to aquaculture - FAO/Univesitat de les Balears Expert Workshop 7-11 May 2007 - Palma de Mallorca, Spain

    Building an ecosystem approach to aquaculture - FAO/Univesitat de les Balears Expert Workshop 7-11 May 2007 - Palma de Mallorca, Spain

    Aquaculture growth worldwide involves the expansion of cultivated areas, a higher density of aquaculture installations and farmed individuals, and greater use of feed resources produced outside the immediate culture area. These proceedings present the output of a workshop and include contributed papers on: definitions, principles, scales and management measures, human dimensions, economic implications and legal implications that are relevant for ...

  • Sustainable Agriculture: From Common Principles to Common Practice

    Sustainable Agriculture: From Common Principles to Common Practice

    The International Forum on Assessing Sustainability in Agriculture(INFASA) was established by IISD and the Swiss College of Agriculture in 2006. INFASA aims to advance sustainable agricultural production by facilitating an ongoing strategic dialogue among scientists, policy-makers, producers, food industry leaders and consumers.INFASA debuted with a Symposium in Bern, Switzerland, in March of 2006.The Symposium inclu

  • Tropical crop-livestock systems in conservation agriculture. The Brazilian experience (En)

    Tropical crop-livestock systems in conservation agriculture. The Brazilian experience (En)

    Series: Integrated Crop ManagementThis publication describes how pasture, fodder and livestock production have been integrated into conservation agriculture systems in Brazil's tropical zones. Vast areas of forest have been cleared in the tropical areas of Brazil for establishment of pastures that become unproductive once the native fertility of the soil is exhausted; this leads to yet more forest clearing. Integrated crop-livestock zer

  • Agroecology and the Struggle for Food Sovereignty in the Americas

    Agroecology and the Struggle for Food Sovereignty in the Americas

    This book seeks to: 1. examine the political, economic, cultural, and ecological dimensions of food sovereignty 2. generate and exchange technically informed and practically applicable knowledge 3. provide an interactive space for the formation of cross-cultural alliances between the U.S. and Latin America among academics and practitioners. It addresses a recurring question on how to build stronger relationships between academics and ...

  • Food security and agricultural development in sub-Saharan Africa. Building a case for more public support. Main Report (En)

    Food security and agricultural development in sub-Saharan Africa. Building a case for more public support. Main Report (En)

    Series: Policy assistance series This publication contains the main report of a study championing the case for increased public support to agricultural and food security in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). It advances some main reasons why agriculture in SSA deserves more public support. SSA governments cannot and should not ignore the sector on which about 70 percent of their population directly depend for their livelihoods if they are seriou

  • Lessons learned from conflict managment work in the Karimojong Cluster

    Lessons learned from conflict managment work in the Karimojong Cluster

    This paper documents the changes that have taken place during the lifetime of the conflict management work in the Karamojong Cluster undertaken by the Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU/IBAR), a specialised technical agency of the African Union’s Directorate for Rural Economy and Agriculture. Its mandate is to support and improve animal health and production in the continent of Africa.In publishing this review, AU/IBAR hopes to ...

  • Organic agriculture, environment and food security (En)

    Organic agriculture, environment and food security (En)

    Series: Environment and Natural Resources SeriesOrganic agriculture is defined as an environmentally and socially sensitive food supply system. This publication examines its many facets, looking at the contribution of organic agriculture to ecological health, international markets and local food security. It builds on empirical experiences throughout the world and analyses the prospects for a wider adoption of organic agriculture. Numer

  • When the Dutch Disease met the French Connection : Oil, Macroeconomics and Forests in Gabon

    When the Dutch Disease met the French Connection : Oil, Macroeconomics and Forests in Gabon

    The report contains eight sections including the introduction. The second section will briefly describe the history and current status of forest resources ini Gabon. The third will look at macroeconomic changes since the start of the oil era. Section 4 describes how this translated into declining competitiveness for agriculture and forestry. The fifth section deals with the forest impact of more specific government policies, like road building ...

  • Implications of the Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture for developing countries (The). A training manual (En )

    Implications of the Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture for developing countries (The). A training manual (En )

    Series: Training Materials for Agricultural Planning This Manual has been prepared as part of a series of training materials for use in programmes of capacity-building in policy formulation and analysis. Its aim is to explain the content of the Agreement on Agriculture and the main functions of the World Trade Organisation and to help agricultural policy analysts in developing countries assess the economic and administrative implication