Asia

Reports & Research
December 2014

This publication presents the outcome of the twenty-fifth session of the Asia and Pacific Commission on Agricultural Statistics (APCAS) held in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic from 18 to 21 February 2014. Attended by 87 participants, including 64 delegates from 19 APCAS member countries, the session assessed both the current status of food and agriculture statistics in member countries and progress made in implementation of the both the Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics in the region and the World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2010.

Reports & Research
December 2011

En este nmero es nuestro propsito analizar los planes en curso con vistas al lanzamiento de la Alianza Global por el Recurso Suelo, una iniciativa ambiciosa destinada a apoyar los esfuerzos mundiales encaminados a resolver los problemas comunes relacionados con la ordenacin de suelos. Tambin examinamos un proyecto regional enfocado en la asistencia a cuatro pases andinos Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador y Per que hacen frente a problemas relacionados con la adaptacin al cambio climtico y la gestin riesgos en casos de desastre en el sector agrcola.

Reports & Research
December 2016

This report is a mid-term evaluation (MTE) of the Forest and Farm Facility (FFF), one of the first “umbrella programmes” within the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Reports & Research
December 2010

Land Tenure Working Paper 16 Governance of Land Tenure Eastern Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) looks at the land governance situation in the region. It has been prepared to provide a base for discussion for the regional consultation meetings on the FAO Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land and other Natural Resources. The objective of the study is to evaluate the current land governance situation in the region and to identify main achievements as well as remaining challenges.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2011

Addressing the role of women in forestry is central to sustainable resource management and rural livelihood improvement. Improving women’s access to forest resources and effectively including them in decision making leads to greater investment in children’s welfare and has positive effects on economic growth and sustainable resource management. Opportunities for women to adopt new roles and improve their livelihoods are increasing but gender imbalances still threaten sustainable development.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2004

Volume I of the proceedings on the above theme, which was held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from 11 to 14 February 2003. The three primary objectives of the symposium were to provide a forum (i) to review and synthesize the latest information on large rivers; (ii) to raise the political, public and scientific awareness of the importance of river systems, the living aquatic resources they support and the people that depend on them; and (iii) to contribute to better management, conservation and restoration of the living aquatic resources of large rivers.

Journal Articles & Books
December 1999

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Reports & Research
December 2001

The natural forests used to be the only source of commercial timber in tropical timber producing countries. In the past several years however, governments have begun implementing strict conservation policies, which have curtailed the harvest levels from this fast depleting resource base. To meet their respective wood requirements and at the same time revegetate denuded areas, most tropical countries have started to embark in tree plantation programs.