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  • Committee on Fisheries. Report of the fourth session of the Sub-Committee on Aquaculture - Puerto Varas, Chile, 6-10 October 2008 - Rapport de la quat

    Committee on Fisheries. Report of the fourth session of the Sub-Committee on Aquaculture - Puerto Varas, Chile, 6-10 October 2008 - Rapport de la quat

    Several working documents, including Technical guidelines on aquaculture certification, Towards better governance in aquaculture and Opportunities for addressing the challenges in meeting the rising global demand for food fish from aquaculture, were presented by the Secretariat for information, discussion and decision by the Sub-Committee. Also published in Arabic, Chinese and Russian. - Plusieurs documents de travail, notamment Directives ...

  • Committee on Fisheries. Report of the fourth session of the Sub-Committee on Aquaculture - Puerto Varas, Chile, 6-10 October 2008 - Rapport de la quat

    Committee on Fisheries. Report of the fourth session of the Sub-Committee on Aquaculture - Puerto Varas, Chile, 6-10 October 2008 - Rapport de la quat

    Several working documents, including Technical guidelines on aquaculture certification, Towards better governance in aquaculture and Opportunities for addressing the challenges in meeting the rising global demand for food fish from aquaculture, were presented by the Secretariat for information, discussion and decision by the Sub-Committee. Also published in Arabic, Chinese and Russian. - Plusieurs documents de travail, notamment Directives ...

  • Committee on Fisheries: Report of the eleventh Session of the Sub-Committee on Fish Trade. Bremen, Germany, 2-6 June 2008. Rapport de la onzième sess

    Committee on Fisheries: Report of the eleventh Session of the Sub-Committee on Fish Trade. Bremen, Germany, 2-6 June 2008. Rapport de la onzième sess

    The Sub-Committee took note of recent developments concerning international trade in fishery products. It also considered specific issues related to international trade and sustainable fisheries development. - Le Sous-Comité a pris acte des dernières évolutions concernant le commerce international des produits de la pêche et examiné plusieurs questions relatives au commerce international et au développement durable des pêches. - El Subcomité ...

  • Fisheries Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic. Report of the fifth session of the Scientific Sub-Committee. Casablanca, Morocco, 4-6 December 2

    Fisheries Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic. Report of the fifth session of the Scientific Sub-Committee. Casablanca, Morocco, 4-6 December 2

    Major topics discussed were reports on artisanal fisheries, fisheries management issues in the CECAF region, validation of resources and fisheries inventories and future programme of work in the region. - Les principales questions examinées ont été : les rapports sur les pêches artisanales, les mesures de gestion des pêches dans la région du COPACE, la validation d'un inventaire des ressources et pêcheries, et le programme de travail prévu dans ...

  • Demand for products of irrigated agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa (En)

    Demand for products of irrigated agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa (En)

    Series: FAO Water ReportsIf irrigated production is to make a significant contribution to food security and economic growth in Sub Saharan Africa, it will have to be re-structured across the region as a whole. This is the main conclusion of a study undertaken by FAO to analyse the drivers of demand for irrigated production in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Steeply rising commercial food import bills for staple crops across SSA are indicative

  • Farm power and mechanization for small farms in sub-Saharan Africa (En)

    Farm power and mechanization for small farms in sub-Saharan Africa (En)

    Series: Agricultural and food engineering technical reportsMany previous publications on farm mechanization, draught animal power, hand tool technology, etc. have tended to be narrowly focused. They dealt with tractors, or with draught animal, or with intermediate technology. The topic of farm power and mechanization also tended to be separated from the actual process of growing crops. As a result, there was a widespread lack of underst

  • Irrigation management transfer. Worldwide efforts and results (+CD-ROM) (En)

    Irrigation management transfer. Worldwide efforts and results (+CD-ROM) (En)

    Series: FAO Water ReportsThe present water report is the final product emanating from efforts by FAO, IWMI and others to document and understand the implications of the irrigation sector embarking on a wide reform process. It is intended to be a knowledge synthesis document that captures the global experiences emerging from a wide-reaching process targeting the reform of the irrigation sector. This study indicates that irrigation manage

  • 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

  • Contribution of farm power to smallholder livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa (English)

    Contribution of farm power to smallholder livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa (English)

    Series: Agricultural and food engineering technical reportsAt the beginning of the new millennium, rural livelihoods in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa are under considerable strain. The economies and political environment in many countries are experiencing a period of significant transformation, and endemic poverty remains common. Agriculture, which forms the core of rural livelihoods, has a major influence on livelihood outcomes. Far

  • Economics of soil productivity in sub-Saharan Africa, (The) (En)

    Economics of soil productivity in sub-Saharan Africa, (The) (En)

    Series: Non-series titlesThe increased degradation and declining fertility of sub-Saharan African soils have been recognized as critical factors in food security and poverty alleviation. This study examines the current and potential role of economic in soil productivity in sub-Saharan Africa. After examining the status of soil productivity and the contribution of conventional economics analyses approaches to address the key issues, it c

  • Irrigation in the Near East Region in figures - vol 9 (En )

    Irrigation in the Near East Region in figures - vol 9 (En )

    Series: FAO Water ReportsThe AQUASTAT programme has been initiated with the view of presenting a comprehensive picture of water resources and irrigation in developing countries. This report presents the results of a survey of the Near East Region taken in 1995 and 1996. The survey relied mostly on country-based statistics and information contained in sector studies and master plans. A general summary presents a regional analysis of wate

  • Box Set: India Sub-study on instruments for sustainable private sector forestry

    Box Set: India Sub-study on instruments for sustainable private sector forestry

    This is the set of six Indian sub-studies produced to support the Instruments for Sustainable Private Sector Forestry project and the book The New Foresters. These studies aim to better understand private sector motivations and to identify effect market and regulatory instruments to ensure that the private sector produces social and environmental benefits from forest management. By considering new instruments within the wider context of policy ...

  • Changing Rural-Urban Interactions in Sub-Saharan Africa and their Impact on Livelihoods: A summary

    Changing Rural-Urban Interactions in Sub-Saharan Africa and their Impact on Livelihoods: A summary

    This paper draws on the findings from case studies conducted between 1997 and 2001 in Mali, Nigeria, and Tanzania. Each case study is summarised in Briefing Papers 1 to 6 in this series, and full reports are available in the Working Papers Series on Rural-Urban Interactions and Livelihood Strategies. This paper describes current patterns of change in farming systems under the influence of urban proximity, including access to natural resources ...

  • Sustainable agro-pisculture systems in sub-Saharan Africa

    Sustainable agro-pisculture systems in sub-Saharan Africa

    Study visit report, Malawi, 2003The study visit focused on the development of sustainable strategies to disseminate information on integrated agro-pisciculture systems as a realistic option for smallholders. Fish-farming approaches and extension activities in Malawi were analysed and compared with experiences in other countries.

  • Irrigated Wheat. Managing your crop (En)

    Irrigated Wheat. Managing your crop (En)

    Series: Non-series TitlesWheat is one of the most important food sources in the developing world. Sustainable intensification of irrigated wheat requires an adequate and balanced use of inputs. This self-help publication aims to contribute to a rational use of inputs by pointing out the various things that can go wrong with wheat crops and also proposing some effective solutions for overcoming the problems.

  • Performance analysis of on-demand pressurized irrigation systems (+ diskette) (En)

    Performance analysis of on-demand pressurized irrigation systems (+ diskette) (En)

    Series: FAO Irrigation and Drainage PapersThe main objective of this publication is to analyse the performance of pressurized irrigation systems operating on-demand (also under other conditions) and to provide revised criteria for the design of such irrigation networks. For this purpose, new approaches and a computer tool (COPAM) have been developed. Calculation examples have been included to demonstrate the procedures and facilitate th

  • Agroforestry parklands in sub-Saharan Africa (En )

    Agroforestry parklands in sub-Saharan Africa (En )

    Series: FAO Conservation GuidesAgroforestry parklands, traditional agroforestry systems in the Sudano-Sahelian region, are among the most widespread agroforestry systems in African countries south of the Sahara. This FAO Conservation Guide reviews the status of knowledge of these systems and synthesizes the experiences relating to the biophysical, socio-economic and policy aspects of their management. It identifies crucial research need

  • Irrigation in Asia in figures (En )

    Irrigation in Asia in figures (En )

    Series: FAO Water ReportsThis publication is the forth of a series of reports prepared within the framework of FAO's AQUASTAT programme, aimed at presenting a comprehensive picture of water resources development and irrigation, with emphasis on developing countries. This volume presents the results of surveys performed in the countries if Asia in 1997 and 1998, relying on country-based statistics. A general summary presents a synopsis o