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  • Diversity In Economic Growth - Global Insights and Explanations

    Diversity In Economic Growth - Global Insights and Explanations

    Economists have long relied on cross-country regression analysis to identify the determinants of continued growth, but with only limited success. This book demonstrates the value of a different approach by drawing on the knowledge and understanding of local circumstances of researchers from the case-study countries.The editors isolate three attributes that appear to be associated with long-term growth. First, whatever the form of the de

  • Genetically modified organisms in crop production and their effects on the environment: methodologies for monitoring and the way ahead. Expert Consult

    Genetically modified organisms in crop production and their effects on the environment: methodologies for monitoring and the way ahead. Expert Consult

    The main objective of this consultation was to review the scientific basis and procedures to establish effective post-release monitoring of genetically modified (GM) crops and develop guidelines to strengthen the capacities of member countries to design and carry out monitoring programmes. The major outputs of the meeting were: a review of scientific criteria and procedures that address the technical aspects of monitoring environmental effects ...

  • Deep Sea 2003: Conference on the Governance and Management of Deep-sea Fisheries. Part 1. Conference reports. 1-5 December 2003. Queenstown, New Zeala

    Deep Sea 2003: Conference on the Governance and Management of Deep-sea Fisheries. Part 1. Conference reports. 1-5 December 2003. Queenstown, New Zeala

    Series: FAO Fisheries ProceedingsThis is the first of the two-volume proceedings from "Deep Sea 2003: Conference on the Governance and Management of Deep-sea Fisheries. It includes the keynote addresses and papers presented on the Conference themes that covered: environment, ecosystem biology, habitat, diversity and oceanography; population biology and resource assessment; harvesting and conservation strategies for resource management;

  • Commercial non-timber forest products of the Guiana Shield : an inventory of commercial NTFP extraction and possibilities for sustainable harvesting

    Commercial non-timber forest products of the Guiana Shield : an inventory of commercial NTFP extraction and possibilities for sustainable harvesting

    With 2.5 million square kilometers of largely intact tropical rainforest and savannah, 10-15% of the world’s fresh water reserves and an extremely rich and highly endemic biodiversity, the Guiana Shield ranks among the most important ecological regions in the world. This report highlights the Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) of the Guiana Shield. The data, conclusions and recommendations on monitoring the chains of NTFPs from harvest to ...

  • Training course on water harvesting (CD-ROM) (En)

    Training course on water harvesting (CD-ROM) (En)

    Series: FAO Land and Water Digital Media Series - CD-ROMThis CD-ROM provides training modules and other relevant material on water harvesting in five languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French and Spanish), focusing on "runoff farming systems" for improved production of crops, trees and rangeland species in drought-prone areas. The training modules form the basis of in-country training workshops. The interactive menus allow the rapid c

  • PLA Notes 36

    PLA Notes 36

    Articles this issue: From terms of reference to participatory learning: using an evaluation’s creative space. ~Experience with PRA training and hands-on implementation: results of an ex-post study of PRA training courses. ~Tackling difficult issues: lessons from research in Ecuador. ~Force field analysis: applications in PRA.~ ‘Say it with pictures’: an account of a self-assessment process in a diary sector support project in Tanzania. ~Social ...