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  • Report of the Panel of Eminent Experts on Ethics in Food and Agriculture. Second session, 18-20 March 2002 (En)

    Report of the Panel of Eminent Experts on Ethics in Food and Agriculture. Second session, 18-20 March 2002 (En)

    Series: Non-series titlesThe independent Panel was established by FAO to advise the Organization and raise public awareness of ethical considerations associated with such vital issues as food security for present and future generations and sustainable management of the earth's limited resources. The Panel's contribution both to the work of FAO and to the broader international discussion is highly significant at a time when major develop

  • Case studies on the allocation of transferable quota rights in fisheries (En)

    Case studies on the allocation of transferable quota rights in fisheries (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersIn moving towards, or adopting, rights-based management, how quota will be allocated is one of the earliest operational decision that fisheries administrators face and it is inevitably controversial. This report, consisting of 23 studies, describes how the initial allocations of transferable fishing (effort) or fish (catch) quotas have been done by a variety of fisheries management regimes. The studies i

  • Case studies on the effects of transferable fishing rights on fleet capacity and concentration of quota ownership (En)

    Case studies on the effects of transferable fishing rights on fleet capacity and concentration of quota ownership (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThis collection of cases studies aims at providing a factual basis on which to consider rights-based management approaches as a possible solution for solving problems of excess fishing capacity. The case studies include two from the European Union (the United Kingdom and the Netherlands) and one for Iceland. Two studies are presented for fisheries along the eastern seaboard of the United States. Sev

  • Pollination of cultivated plants in the tropics - vol 118 (En)

    Pollination of cultivated plants in the tropics - vol 118 (En)

    Series: FAO Agricultural Services BulletinsThis bulletin, based on contributions from various contributors and edited by Dr. D.W. Roubik, introduces the reader to various aspects of natural and insect pollination. It discusses the pollinators themselves, and the ecological and economic importance of pollination, as well as applied pollination in temperate, tropical oceanic islands and mainland tropics, and alternatives to artificial pol

  • Discards in the world's marine fisheries. An update (+CD-ROM) (English)

    Discards in the world's marine fisheries. An update (+CD-ROM) (English)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersDiscards represent a significant proportion of global marine catches and are generally thought to constitute waste or suboptimal use of fishery resources. A number of United Nations resolutions have drawn attention to the need to monitor and reduce discards and unwanted bycatch, in order to assess the impact of discards on marine resources and promote technologies and other means of reducing them. T