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Lac Explanatory Factors for the Growth of Milk Production

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: 1980-1990 1990-2002 5.09 8.15 2.63 5.60 2.40 2.42 5.09 8.15 Brazil Mexico Southern Cone Andean countries Central America Latin Caribbean CARICOM % change in production tonnage 3.76 3.49 2.67 2.49 3.73 ( 2.37) (1.92) (b) Stock effect 1.51 (0.39) 0.33 1.31 ( 0.45) 0.01 0.96 (c) Yield effect 2.22 3.89 2.34 1.16 4.19 ( 2.38) (2.86) Sum 3.76 3.49 2.67 2.49 3.73 ( 2.37) (1.92) Source: FAORLC on the basis of FAOSTAT data. Sum LAC: Explanatory factors for the growth of ...

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Situation Alimentaire et Perspectives de Recoltes en Afrique Sub-S...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Ce document est le second num?ro d?une s?rie de trois rapports annuels ?tablis par le Syst?me mondial d?information et d?alerte rapide (SMIAR) de la FAO sur la situation des approvisionnements alimentaires et des besoins d?importations c?r?ali?res et d?aide alimentaire de l?ensemble des pays d?Afrique subsaharienne. Il vise ? fournir aux gouvernements, aux organisations internationales et aux autres agences responsables d?op?rations de secours, les analyses et l...

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Community Conservation of Closed Forest Biodiversity in East Afric...

By: W. A. Rodgers

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Biodiversity can be defined in utilitarian terms as the underpinning of the varied resource base that gives resilience to both household and national economies across much of Africa. Management of these resources ? which provide food, shelter, energy and income ? means maintaining their diversity at various levels, and in a manner that allows their evolutionary and ecological processes to continue. Conserving forest biodiversity means maintaining ecological cond...

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Asummary of Japanese Trawl Fishery Newly Developed in the Southwes...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: For the past 20 years, few Japanese distant-water trawlers have operated in the Southwest Indian Ocean (FAO Statistical Area 51) until a recent deepwater trawl fishery newly developed in the open sea. Two stern trawlers of about 1150GRT, have started fishing operations targeting mainly alfonsino tBeryx aplendens?i and orange roughy iHoplostethus atlanticusy since March 2001. The codend of 60 to 120 mm mesh size was used. The fishing grounds were deve loped aroun...

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Analyse de la Situation des Systemes de Securite Sanitaire des Ali...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Introduction: La R?publique D?mocratique du Congo (RDC), est un vaste pays de 2.345.095 Km2 de superficie. Elle est situ?e au coeur de l?Afrique et partage 9 fronti?res communes avec 9 autres pays qui sont : l?Angola, le Burundi, la R?publique du Congo/Brazzaville, la R?publique Centre Africaine, le Rwanda, le Soudan, l?Uganda, la Tanzanie et la Zambie.

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Assuring Food Safety and Quality Guidelines for Strengthening Nati...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Effective national food control systems are essential to protect the health and safety of domestic consumers. They are also critical in enabling countries to assure the safety and quality of their foods entering international trade and to ensure that imported foods conform to national requirements. The new global environment for food trade places considerable obligations on both importing and exporting countries to strengthen their food control systems and to im...

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Evaluation of Data for Acceptable Daily Intake (Adi) for Humans, M...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Acephate has been evaluated several times, first in 1976 and most recently in 1996. It was listed under the Periodic Review Programme by the 28th Session of the CCPR for residue review by the 2003 JMPR (ALINORM 97/24). The 2002 JMPR established an ADI and acute RfD for acephate of 0-0.01 mg/kg bw and 0.05 mg/kg bw respectively. The present Meeting received information on the metabolism and environmental fate of acephate, methods of residue analysis, freezer stor...

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Aliments Pour les Villes

By: Olivio Argenti

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Excerpt: Vous gouvernez et planifiez des villes qui ont connu une expansion parfois spectaculaire. Certaines comptent plusieurs millions d?habitants. Les villes d?Afrique, du Proche- Orient et d?Asie en particulier, montrent de tr?s forts taux de croissance (voir tableau 1). Vos administr?s ont besoin de travail, de nourriture, de routes, de lieux d?accueil, d?h?pitaux, d??coles, de s?curit? et de services. Ils comptent sur vous pour vivre dans de bonnes conditions d?hyg...

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Food Control Systems- Practical Approaches in the Southern African...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: September 2003 07:30 ? 08:30 Registration 08:30 ? 08:45 Opening Ceremony Welcome Remarks Objectives of Workshop FAO WHO 08:45 ? 9:15 FAO/WHO activities in Food Control Systems FAO WHO 9:15- 10:00 Assuring Food Quality and Safety: Guidelines for Strengthening National Food Control Systems ? Presentation of the new FAO/WHO publication Dr. Alan Reilly, Food Safety Authority of Ireland 10:00- 10:30 Break 10:30- 11:00 Development of a National Strategy for Food Contr...

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Introduction

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: This article attempts to explain several interacting physical climatic and ecological processes that play critical roles in maintaining Earth?s ecological support systems, particularly those related to fish and fisheries. Always necessary for studies of complex systems are reasonable monitoring schemes, operated for sufficiently long periods so that they capture the full system dynamics. For example, there are few long-term observations that provide time series ...

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Consultation Mixte Dexperts sur Levaluation du Risque Microbiologi...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Introduction: L?Organisation des Nations Unies pour l?alimentation et l?agriculture (FAO) et l?Organisation mondiale de la sant? (OMS) ont convoqu? une consultation d?experts sur l??valuation du risque microbiologique dans les aliments au si?ge de la FAO, ? Rome (Italie) du 30 avril au 4 mai 2001. La liste des participants figure ? l?annexe 1. M. Hartwig de Haen, Sous-Directeur g?n?ral, D?partement ?conomique et social (FAO) a ouvert la consultation au nom des deux organ...

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Imo/Fao/Unesco-Who/Iaea/Un/Unep Joint Group of Experts on the Scie...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organisms, including fish, molluscs, crustaceans and aquatic plants (see FAO, 1990). Aquaculture production world-wide is growing rapidly, at an annual growth rate of about 9.4% during the period 1984 to 1994 (FAO, 1995a, 1996). Total world aquaculture production in 1994 was 25.5 million metric tonnes, valued at US$ 39,800 million representing 21.7% of total world fisheries production by weight. Asian aquaculture farmers con...

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The Household Livelihood Security Concept

By: T. R. Frankenberger and M. K. Mccaston

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: In the past several years, much progress has been made in understanding the processes that lead to foodinsecure situations for households (Frankenberger, 1992). In the 1970s food security was mostly considered in terms of national and global food supplies. The food crisis in Africa in the early 1970s stimulated major concern on the part of the international donor community regarding supply shortfalls created by production failures caused by drought and desert en...

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Calcium and Vitamin D Deficiencies : A World Issue?

By: S. A. Miller

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: The search for immortality has preoccupied human society since the dawn of time. Whether it be the elixir of life or a panacea to cure all disease, the human mind continues to believe that there exists a simple way to ensure freedom from disease and maximum quality of life. Today the situation is no different, except that the quest has been intensified by continuing developments in modern biology suggesting that modification of fundamental life processes, i.e. a...

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Grep Technical Consultation 2002

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: A meeting of the steering committee of the Global Rinderpest Eradication Programme (GREP) was held in Rome from 30 September to 2 October 2002. The GREP Secretary reported to the meeting that in the two years since the last meeting rinderpest had been confirmed and reported to the Organisation mondiale de la sant? animale (OIE ? also known as the World Organization for Animal Health) only in two farms near Karachi in Sindh Province of Pakistan (the most recent i...

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Scads and Chub Mackerels (Decapterus Spp. And Rastrelllger Spp.) i...

By: K. Sivasubramaniam

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Scad and chub mackerels are commercially valuable fish in the Bay of Bengal region and contribute significantly to the marine fish production of most countries. In Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, where major fishing effort is directed at the exploitation of these species, a substantive attempt is being made to collect statistics on these species and assess the status of their resources for management purposes. However, in Sri Lanka and Burma, which have an est...

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Methodology

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: The initial task was to construct an appropriate database for data compilation and information management. A pre-test was conducted, definitions were developed, and input tables for data compilation were completed. A team of experts worked on a country-by-country basis through the latest available inventory reports to extract the data necessary to complete the country profiles in terms of forest area, growing stock volume, growth and removals, for the major indu...

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Propositions

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: En r?f?rence ? l?article 3.3 du Protocole de Kyoto concernant le boisement, le reboisement et le d?boisement, et ? la p?riode de 2008 ? 2012 pour les pays mentionn?s ? l?annexe 1 du Protocole, le bilan entre les deux premi?res activit?s (46 millions de t/C/an) et la troisi?me (d?boisement ? 90 millions t/C/an), est n?gatif. Par ailleurs, les pr?visions de la FAO pour le d?boisement dans les pays en d?veloppement (Chine non comprise) sont de 90 millions d?hectare...

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Rapport de la Premiere Session du Groupe de Travail Intergouvernem...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: QUESTIONS INTRESSANT LA COMMISSION DU CODEX ALIMENTARIUS (24e SESSION) ET D?AUTRES COMITS DU CODEX ... est convenu que le Code doit couvrir l?ensemble de la cha?ne de production des aliments pour animaux et comprendre des dispositions pour le pŸturage libre et la production en exploitation agricole en sus de celles concernant la distribution, la transformation, le stockage et l?utilisation des aliments compos?s (par. 27) ... est convenu que l?objectif principa...

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Perspectivas Alimentarias

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: La producci›n mundial de trigo en 2003 se pronostica provisionalmente en 591,5 millones de toneladas, es decir 3,6 por ciento mÿs que en 2002 y la cosecha mÿs abundante desde 1999. La mayor parte del incremento debería de producirse en Australia, Canadÿ y los Estados Unidos, donde el a?o anterior la producci›n result› gravemente menguada a causa de la sequía. Suponiendo un retorno a condiciones atmosf?ricas normales este a?o, las producciones de esos países podr...

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