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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. Growing Greener Cities in Africa

    African policymakers need to act now to steer urbanization from its current, unsustainable path toward healthy, greener cities. This report highlights a key component of sustainable urban development: urban and peri-urban horticulture. It presents major findings, detailed profiles of urban and peri-urban horticulture in 22 countries, and recommendations for the development of market gardens to serve Africa's rapidly growing urban population. Learn More
    £26.50

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  2. GAIN Methodology

    This report describes a new methodology called GAIN (Governance-Autonomy-Integration-Needs based) developed by FAO to provide an effective diagnostic tool for designing and inducing an endogenous change within farmers organisations, and placing them on a path of economic autonomy, self-reliance, and enhanced market insertion. The report describes the GAIN methodology and presents a detailed account of its application in three case studies. Learn More
    £26.50

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  3. Report of the Latin America and Caribbean Regional Consultative Meeting on Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries

    The Latin America and Caribbean Regional Consultative Meeting was one of three regional consultative workshops carried out as a follow-up to the 2009 inception workshop of the FAO Extrabudgetary Programme on Fisheries and Aquaculture for Poverty Alleviation and Food security. Learn More
    £18.95

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  4. OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2013-2022

    The 19th Edition of the Agricultural Outlook, and the ninth prepared jointly with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), provides projections to 2022 for the major agricultural commodities and biofuels as well as for fish and seafood. Notable in the 2013 report is the inclusion of cotton for the first time and a special feature on China. Learn More
    £65.50

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  5. Fertilizer Use by Crop

    Most of the world's hunger and poverty occurs in rural areas. The use of fertilisers could improve agricultural productivity in these areas. However, many developing countries attach a low priority to the subsistence/smallholder sector, particularly in disadvantaged areas. This publication examines the issues surrounding fertilizer use. Learn More
    £37.50

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  6. Bioslurry = Brown Gold?

    This review attempts to synthesize the findings of the growing peer-reviewed literature on bioslurry to provide a sound and scientific basis for bioslurry use. At the same time, it sets out to identify the various research gaps related to bioslurry. Learn More
    £15.95

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  7. World Food Day 2016: Activity Book (English)

    What would happen if we cut down all the forests and did nothing to protect our oceans or the people affected by climate change? The World Food Day 2016 Activity Book looks at key issues related to climate change and agriculture through illustrations by Italian illustrator Lorenzo Terranera. Each illustration explores an important message related to the World Food Day theme. Learn More
    £9.50

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  8. Food and Agriculture Policy Decisions (FAPDA)

    This report is based on extensive research, including document reviews and country level surveys, on policy decisions made by governments during the period 2007 to 2012. A broad range of food security and agricultural development policy decisions implemented in 71 developing countries. The review has focused on policy trends, common practices and emerging issues. Policies are increasingly designed to influence domestic food availability and access. Learn More
    £28.50

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  9. Mantenimiento y funcionamiento de silos

    La presente publicación ha sido escrita ara administradores, ingenieros y técnicos responsable de las instalaciones para el manejo y almacenamiento, los equipos de manejo y los procedimiento de control, y se ofrecen indicadores detalladas sobre el almacenamiento de la maquinaria y su cuidado. Learn More
    £17.95

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  10. Pesticide Residues in Food (JMPR 2011)

    This CD-ROM contains FAO Plant Production and Protection Papers No. 211 and 212, Report and Evaluations Part I - Residues. Learn More
    £25.80 Inc. VAT

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  11. Mitigation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Livestock Production

    The current analysis was conducted to evaluate the potential of nutritional, manure and animal husbandry practices for mitigating methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O) GHG emissions from livestock production. These practices were categorised into enteric CH4, manure management and animal husbandry mitigation practices. Emphasis was placed on enteric CH4 mitigation practices for ruminant animals and manure mitigation practices for both ruminant and monogastric species. Learn More
    £44.95

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  12. The Double Burden of Malnutrition

    This publication explores the situation of the double burden of malnutrition in six geographically and culturally diverse case study countries and presents conclusions and recommendations from a follow-up workshop with the case study authors. Learn More
    £41.50

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  13. World Fertilizer Trends and Outlook to 2018

    The world economy has broadly strengthened over the past three years and is expected to continue this strengthening during 2014-2015. The world cereal production in 2014 is estimated to reach 2,498,000,000 tonnes. World demand for total fertilizer nutrients is estimated to grow at 1.8% per annum from 2014 to 2018. This report gives all the latest trends and outlook for 2018. Learn More
    £33.95

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  14. Produire plus avec moins: Le manioc

    L'application du modèle d'agriculture «Produire plus avec moins» fondé sur une approche écosystémique permet aux planteurs de manioc d'exploiter pleinement le potentiel du manioc, c'est-à-dire d'obtenir des rendements plus élevés, de lutter contre la pauvreté rurale et de contribuer au développement économique national, tout en évitant les risques inhérents à l'intensification. Learn More
    £39.50

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  15. Ending Hunger Challenge Badge

    The purpose of the UN challenge badges is to raise awareness, educate and, most of all, motivate young people to change their behaviour and be active agents of change in their local communities. Challenge badges are appropriate for use with school classes and youth groups, and are endorsed by WAGGGS and WOSM. They include a wide range of activities and ideas that can easily be adapted by teachers or leaders. Learn More
    £18.95

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  16. The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015

    This year´s annual State of Food Insecurity in the World report takes stock of progress made towards achieving the internationally established Millennium Development Goal (MDG1) and World Food Summit hunger targets and reflects on what needs to be done, as we transition to the new post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda. Learn More
    £33.95

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