4 Books found
This DVD combines recently collected vast volumes of regional and national updates of soil information with the information already contained within the 1:5,000,000 scale FAO-UNESCO Digital Soil Map of the World, into a new comprehensive Harmonized World Soil Database (HWSD). The HWSD contributes sound scientific knowledge for planning sustainable expansion of agricultural production and for guiding policies to address emerging land competition ...
Series: FAO Land and Water Digital Media Series - CD-ROMThis CD-ROM contains information on soil, terrain and climatic conditions worldwide, which forms the basis for global assessment of potential crop productivity. Numerous downloadable maps, tables, a report on the methodology and results, and an executive summary report illustrating the main findings may also be found here. [System requirements: An installed Web browser with JavaScr
Series: FAO Agriculture SeriesThe "State of Food and Agriculture 2003-04" explores the potential of agriculture biotechnology - especially transgenic crops - to meet the needs of the poor. It is found that agricultural biotechnology can help the poor by reducing reliance on toxic agricultural chemicals, lowering production costs for farmers, enhancing the nutritional contents of food and improving the control of plant and animal disease
Series: FAO Agriculture Series"The State of Food and Agriculture 2001" is FAO's annual report on current developments and issues in world agriculture. It monitors the global agricultural situation as well as the overall economic environment surrounding world agriculture. This year's selected issues feature a discussion of the WTO multilateral negotiations on agricultural trade and a study on "the cost of hunger", i.e. the negative reper