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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

FAO's mandate is to raise levels of nutrition, improve agricultural productivity, better the lives of rural populations and contribute to the growth of the world economy. The FAO publication programme is central to its work as a knowledge organization. More than 300 titles per year are published -- usually in multiple language versions -- on topics such as hunger and food security, commodity markets, climate change, nutrition, fisheries, forests, rural livelihoods and much more.


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  1. Cassava Farmer Field Schools

    This manual is part of FAO's effort to promote sustainable intensification of smallholder crop production. It has been developed from experiences with farmer field schools in four African countries. It provides background information on the farmer field school approach and a compilation of field exercises as they are used in cassava farmer field schools. The guide is intended for use by farmer field facilitators during training of facilitators or during the farmer field school itself. Learn More
    £32.50

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  2. Manual Técnico Para La Construcción y El Uso de Los Silos Metálicos Familiares Para Almacenar Cereales y Leguminosas de Grano

    El Manual Técnico Para La Construcción y El Uso de Los Silos Metálicos Familiares Para Almacenar Cereales y Leguminosas de Grano presenta de forma didáctica y sencilla las instrucciones para la construcción y uso de diversos tipos de silos familiares, con capacidad de entre 0,12 m3 y 4,2 m3 (aproximadamente entre 120 y 4 000 kg). Learn More
    £39.95

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  3. Forest Management and Conservation Agriculture

    Examines in great detail the design and implementation of a rural development project for smallholder farmers in Paraguay Learn More
    £35.50

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  4. FAO Yearbook of Fishery and Aquaculture Statistics 2012

    Ensuring responsible and sustainable fisheries management around the world requires standardized, reliable and up-to-date information for sound decision-making. FAO, as the only repository for global fishery data, regularly collects and analyses fisheries statistics. Learn More
    £171.00

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  5. Food Wastage Footprint

    Provides a global account of the environmental footprint of food wastage (i.e. both food loss and food waste) along the food supply chain, focusing on impacts on climate, water, land and bio-diversity. Learn More
    £28.95

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  6. Biotechnologies at Work for Smallholders

    Documents a unique series of 19 case studies where agricultural biotechnologies were used to serve the needs of smallholders in developing countries. They cover different regions, production systems, species and underlying socio-economic conditions in the crop (seven case studies), livestock (seven) and aquaculture/fisheries (five) sectors. Most of the case studies involve a single crop, livestock or fish species and a single biotechnology. Learn More
    £52.50

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  7. Fisheries and Aquaculture Emergency Response Guidance

    This document represents the proceedings of the FAO workshop on “Best practice in responding to emergencies in the fisheries and aquaculture sectors”, held from 15 to 16 March 2012 in Rome, Italy. The workshop is a part of a process to develop fisheries and aquaculture emergency response guidance which also contributes to FAO’s new strategic objective on building livelihoods resilient to threats and crises. Learn More
    £114.00

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  8. The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) 2015 (Spanish)

    This edition of The State of Food and Agriculture, focusing on social protection, elaborates on the FAO's unequivocal support to strengthen national capacities and capabilities to successfully develop and deliver needed programmes. Learn More
    £53.50

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  9. An International Consultation on Integrated Crop-Livestock Systems for Development

    This proceeding of the electronic and face-to-face Consultation held early in 2010 is just a first step. FAO is committed to facilitate effective development, focused on sustainable production intensification of crops and of livestock and their integrated systems - at the farm level and also area-wide integration -- such as at the community or watershed levels. Learn More
    £28.95

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  10. The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2010

    Following more than a decade of seemingly inexorable increases in the number of undernourished people, estimates for 2010 presented in this edition show a glimmer of hope, with the first fall since 1995. This edition focuses on a particular group of countries in protracted crisis where levels of undernourishment are estimated to be at almost at 40 percent. The report highlights actions that can be taken to rationalise the way protracted crises are handled. Learn More
    £23.95

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  11. Feeding and Feed Management of Indian Major Carps in Andhra Pradesh, India

    This study reviews the aquaculture of Indian major carps with special reference to current feeding and feed management practices in Andhra Pradesh. It also assesses management practices used under polyculture conditions with other species groups. It identifies constraints on Indian major carp production and characterises research and development needs. Learn More
    £26.95

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  12. Save and Grow in Practice: Maize, Rice, Wheat

    FAO's best-selling 2011 publication, Save and Grow, proposed a new paradigm of agriculture, one that is both highly productive and environmentally sustainable. This new book looks at the application of "Save and Grow" practices and technologies to production of the world's key food security crops – maize, rice and wheat. Learn More
    £42.95

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  13. Public Health Risks of Histamine and Other Biogenic Amines from Fish and Fisheries Products

    Histamine formation in fish is dependent on the time/temperature conditions under which the fish is handled. There are many fish harvesting methods used throughout the world. In all cases, live retrieval of the fish, cooling as quickly as possible to temperatures which do not promote bacterial growth, and maintaining at cool temperatures are critical both to discourage histamine formation and to preserve quality. Learn More
    £21.95

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  14. When the Law is Not Enough

    Documents how the FAO has contributed fundamentally to the process of natural resources governance in Mozambique, and helped to get it to where it is today. The objective is not only to address injustice and resolve conflicts, but also to promote a participatory, negotiated and equitable from of rural development where communities and investors look for synergies and mutual benefits when land and natural resources are the focus of investment. Learn More
    £33.50

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  15. Save and Grow: Cassava

    This guide is the first in a series on the practical application of FAO's "Save and Grow" model of agriculture to specific smallholder crops and farming systems. It shows how ecosystem-based approaches and practices can help tropical countries to avoid the risks of unsustainable intensification, while realising cassava's potential for producing higher yields, alleviating hunger and rural poverty, and contributing to national economic development. Learn More
    £39.95

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  16. Pilot Testing of GBEP Sustainability Indicators for Bioenergy in Colombia

    The Global Bioenergy Partnership (GBEP) has produced a set of twenty-four indicators for the assessment and monitoring of bioenergy sustainability at the national level. This report presents the results of the testing of the GBEP indicators in Colombia. The testing provided Colombia with an understanding of how to establish the means of a long term, periodic monitoring of its domestic bioenergy sector based on the GBEP indicators. Learn More
    £50.50

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