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Productos Forestales No Maderables Republica Dominicana

By: Mamerto Valerio

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: El objetivo principal del reporte sobre productos no maderables del bosque presentado, para su discusi›n y validaci›n, contiene los mÿs importantes usos de los productos y servicios del bosque, diferentes a los productos de madera y le?a. Los datos disponibles sobre servicios de los bosques, por ejemplo caza y ecoturismo, tambi?n serÿn tomados en cuenta. Este estudio intenta apoyar al país a identificar aquellos productos cuya colecci›n de datos estadísticos reg...

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Children's Perceptions of Forests

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: I love the forest ? I once went to visit a cave in the forest. The forest was very damp. I don?t think we should cut down the trees. Instead of cutting them down, it would be better if we grew more of them so we can have a lot of shade. And the more trees we have, the more animals there will be. And we should protect not only the forest but the rivers too. We should not throw any bad things into the rivers because it will make them very dirty. The forests will l...

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The Way Forward: Opportunities Rather Than Constraints

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: In spite of many years experience in conservation and management of renewable natural resources in Zimbabwe, the challenges remain great given pressures to harvest existing resources or convert the land to other uses. However, there is promise for the future. The themes identified and briefly highlighted above suggest a few avenues for sustainable use and local benefit ... Adaptive management and applied research on wildlife and habitat : programmes associating ...

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Wildland Fire Agreements

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: 1. Wildfires in forests and other lands continue to be a major concern locally as well as globally and pose challenges for sustainable forest management. This information note provides an update of FAO activities to help countries prevent and suppress forest fires. 2. Wildfires are predominantly human-induced and can be predicted, controlled, and prevented in many cases. Although fire is a component in many traditional land-use systems and natural ecosystem proc...

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Decisions et Recommandations de la Session Annuelle de 2002 du Con...

By: S. E. M. Georges Ruphin

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Excerpt: Adoption de l?ordre du jour Le Conseil d?administration a adopt? l?ordre du jour (annexe). 20 mai 2002 D?signation du Rapporteur En application de l?article XII du R?glement int?rieur, le Conseil a nomm? M. Govindan Nair (Inde, Liste B) Rapporteur de la session annuelle de 2002. 20 mai 2002 Les d?cisions et recommandations figurant dans le pr?sent rapport seront mises en oeuvre par le Secr?tariat ? la lumi?re des d?lib?rations du Conseil, dont les points princip...

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Bibliography

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: This list includes only some of the world and regional references used for this report. For country references, the reader may refer to the individual country profiles on the Aquastat Web site. Alcamo, J ... Henrichs, T. & Roesch, T. 1999. World water in 2025: global modeling and scenario analysis for the World Commission on Water for the 21st Century. University of Kassel, Germany, Center for Environmental Systems. Amer, M.H. 1999. Egypt?s water vision for the ...

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Impulsarlasacciones Regionales

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: La colaboracion regional permite a los paises que se enfrentan a problemas comunes realizar acciones efi caces para conseguir logros compartidos, aproximandc de esa forma las iniciativas nacionales y mundiales. Los bosques y las cuencas hidrograficas atraviesan las frontera nacionales y la gestion que realiza cada pais influye en lo recursos forestales de su region. Las semejanzas en los tipo de bosque, el desarrollo economico, el idioma, la cultura ) otros fact...

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Conclusiones

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: La expansi›n de los bosques naturales, principalmente en ÿreas que anteriormente se encontraban cultivadas, se llev› a cabo a un ritmo de 3.6 millones de hectÿreas anuales en todo el mundo, incluyendo 1 mill›n de hectÿreas anuales en los tr›picos. En el ÿmbito mundial, los bosques naturales y las plantaciones forestales juntas, se expandieron a un ritmo de 5.2 millones de hectÿreas anuales. El cambio neto en el ÿrea forestal fue de -14.6 +5.2 = -9.4 millones de ...

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Rapport Succinct de la Reunion Preparatoire

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: 1. Ouverture de la r?union Dans son intervention pr?liminaire, M. de Haen a accueilli les d?l?gu?s (voir la liste des participants en Annexe 1) au nom de la FAO et de l?Organisation Mondiale de la Sant? (OMS), et rappel? l?importance de la s?curit? sanitaire des aliments pour la protection des consommateurs ainsi que pour le commerce des denr?es alimentaires, et la nature transfrontali?re des questions qui s?y rapportent du fait des ?changes internationaux crois...

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Fertilizer Use by Crop in Ghana

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Preface: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) commissioned this study. It is one of a series of publications on fertilizer use on crops in different countries. The aim of the series is to examine the agro-ecological conditions, the structure of farming and cropping patterns, the availability and use of mineral and organic plant nutrients, the economics of fertilizer use, research and advisory requirements and other factors that have led to pr...

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Consulta de Expertos para Examinar las Medidas Relativas Al Estado...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: El Director General de la Organizaci›n de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura y la Alimentaci›n (FAO), Sr. Jacques Diouf, convoc› una Consulta de expertos para examinar las medidas relativas al Estado rector del puerto destinadas a combatir la pesca, ilegal, no declarada y no reglamentada (INDNR). La Consulta se celebr› en la Sede de la FAO, Roma, del 4 al 6 de noviembre de 20021.

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Land Use Change, Carbon Sequestration and Poverty Alleviation

By: Romina Cavatassi

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Excerpt: There are many land use activities which generate carbon sequestration and thus counteract the impact of emissions made elsewhere. Reducing deforestation, generating increased forest stocks through expansion of forestry plantations, adopting agro-forestry activities, reducing soil degradation and rehabilitating degraded forests are all examples of such measures (Tipper, 1997). With the exception of plantation establishment, any of these land use practices can be...

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Negociations Commerciales Multilaterales en Cours Concernant le Co...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Introduction: Le cycle de n?gociations commerciales multilat?rales men?es sous l??gide du GATT qui s?est engag? en Uruguay en septembre 1986 s?est achev? en 1994 ? Marrakech avec la cr?ation de l?Organisation mondiale du commerce (OMC). L?OMC a pour fonction de ?favoriser autant que possible la bonne marche, la pr?visibilit? et la libert? des ?changes?, c?est-?-dire d?essayer de lib?rer le march? mondial des contraintes actuelles pour qu?il s?ouvre plus largement au jeu ...

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Besoins des Pays en Developpement en Matiere Dassistance Technique...

By: Sra. K. Sinsakul, Secretaría General

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Introduction: Mettant ? profit leurs avantages sur le plan de la main-d?oeuvre et des ressources naturelles, de nombreux pays en d?veloppement deviennent d?importants producteurs et exportateurs de diverses denr?es alimentaires qui ont un potentiel de croissance et une valeur ? l?exportation ?lev?s. Cependant, depuis une dizaine d?ann?es, des changements survenus dans l??conomie et le commerce mondiaux ont amenuis? ces avantages. Des ?volutions telles que la lib?ralisati...

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A Survey of the Marine Fish Resources of the West Coast of Thailan...

By: Asgeir Aglen

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Introduction: A programme of investigation of the marine fish resources of Thailand. Malaysia and Indonesia during the period June-August 1980 was agreed between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Norwegian Agency for International Development (NORAD). In accordance with this, the fisheries research vessel ?Dr. Fridtjof Nansen? was commissioned to survey the west coast of Thailand between 16 July and 3 August 1980. The Institute of ...

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Volume I of VII National Medium Term Investment Programme (Nmtip)

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: I.1. Following an extended period of economic decline, Tanzania launched a series of broad? based economic reforms in 1986, which has stimulated economic growth. Macro?economic stability has been achieved with inflation at less than 5 percent in 2003 ? compared to over 30 percent ten years earlier. Poverty has declined in both urban and rural areas. However, currently about 17 million of 37 million Tanzanians, almost half the population, still live below the pov...

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Agricultura Por Contrato Alianzas para El Crecimiento

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Se agradece la ayuda de Cynthia Donovan, Jon Lindsay, Marco Prencipe, Richard Roberts, Morton Satin, Elizabeth Scott, Ian Tankard, y Mitchell Williamson para la preparaci›n de esta publicaci›n es gratamente reconocida. Supanum Boontoay, Arunee Pinprayong, Prayong Saipraser y Chotiroj Wongwan proporcionaron considerable apoyo al autor principal durante su visita de investigaci›n a Tailandia. Se agradece tambi?n la colaboraci›n de British American Tobacco Company ...

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Responsible Fisheries Management Principles for Large Rivers in La...

By: Rolando Quiros

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Excerpt: Throughout most of their courses, large rivers constitute highly complex river-flood plain systems in time and space. This complexity, together with human preference for settling along the margins and plains, makes these systems very complicated to manage. Waters from the upper tracts carry the necessary nutrients to sustain the high productivity of flood plains, as well as polluting substances resulting from development that are potentially toxic to the biota. ...

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Affiliated East-West Press Private Limited

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: People?s pIlrticipation - is it a SlICrN buzzword, an imprxlicaJ ideal, or a pract ical goal) Thi$ book discusses 11K meaning and the ?logic of people?s participRtioo in fisheries devdQpmcnl. I ?dOCuments I year?s .rudy of people?s panidpation encomll!lssipg~y of acuvitie$ _ I bibliography, desk studies, project caseSiiidin and anall?S?, I consultation at which experts from many disciplines analyzed lilt information.

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Tableau Annexe

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: La situation mondiale de l?alimentation et de l?agriculture pr?sente chaque ann?e, depuis 1957, apr?s ses rapports de conjoncture mondiale et r?gionale, une ?tude sp?ciale sur un ou plusieurs sujets permanents relevant du domaine de la FAO. Les th?mes trait?s sont les suivants: 1957 Facteurs influen?ant les tendances de la consommation alimentaire Changements survenus apr?s la guerre dans certains facteurs institutionnels affectant l?agriculture 1958 volution d...

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