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The Economics of Conservation Agriculture

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: This study is based on the work of D. Knowler, B. Bradshaw and D. Gordon (all of Simon Fraser University, in Bernaby, British Columbia, Canada). The study benefited from the contributions of G. Evers (FAO), A. MacMillan (FAO), J. Plummer, J. Poulisse (FAO), J. Pretty (University of Essex, UK), F. Shaxson, B. Stewart (West Texas A&M University, Camion, Texas, USA) and Tanja van den Bergen (FAO).

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Notice of Copyright

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: The copyright in this publication is vested in the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. This publication may not be reproduced, in whole or in part, by any method or process, without written permission from the copyright holder. Applications for such permission with a statement of the purpose and extent of the reproduction desired should be made through and addressed to the Senior Fishery Officer, FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific,...

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Evenement Special sur les Incidences des Changements Climatiques, ...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Introduction: La pauvret? et la faim sont depuis longtemps ? l?ordre du jour des responsables politiques internationaux et nationaux et les strat?gies ? mettre en oeuvre pour les ?liminer font ? nouveau l?objet de d?bats intenses dans le contexte des Objectifs du Mill?naire pour le d?veloppement. L?une et l?autre sont ?troitement li?es dans la mesure o? la pauvret? est reconnue aujourd?hui comme ?tant la cause et le r?sultat de la faim. Les populations d?munies ont en g?...

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In-Depth Country Study-India

By: M. F. Ahmed

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Excerpt: ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Writing this document gave an opportunity to the author to scan through several reference books, reports and papers and in the process enriched his knowledge. Therefore, this assignment by FAO and Ministry of Environment and Forests is gratefully acknowledged. The author has the pleasure to acknowledge his indebtedness and gratitude to Sri. C.S. Vedant IFS, Sri. Kishore Rao IFS, Dr. P. Ahmed IFS, all Dy.I.G. Forests and Sri. R.K. Srivastava IFS, ...

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Bangladesh

By: Nuruddin Mahmood

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Excerpt: Bangladesh has a land area of 144,054 km2 and a population of over 110 million. Land-locked on three sides, it is in the South alone that it has a coastline, the Bay of Bengal washing this southern border. Geographically, Bangladesh lies at the junction of the Indian and Malayan subregions of the Indo-Malayan realm. Most of the country is low-lying, about ten metres above mean sea level. Fish is the most accessible animal protein for the majority of the populati...

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Annexes

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Annexe 1: Demande de semences Annexe 2: Co?ts de production de semences Annexe 3: Budget pr?visionnel d?ex?cution par composante Annexe 4: Plan de financement et investissements ...

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Rapport Special Zimbabwe

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Le pr?sent rapport est fond? sur des ?valuations sur le terrain de la situation agricole dans trois provinces, Mashonaland Ouest, Manicaland et Matabeleland Nord, qui repr?sentent environ un tiers de la production c?r?ali?re totale. Les cultures sur pied dans d?autres r?gions productrices ont ?t? ?galement observ?es par la mission en route pour les trois provinces susmentionn?es. GrŸce ? des observations approfondies directes, associ?es ? d?autres inspections vi...

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Lalimentation de Rue en Afrique

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Le secteur de l?alimentation de rue peut, ? premi?re vue, para?tre marginal surtout si on le compare aux grands secteurs de la production agricole, de l?industrie agroalimentaire et de la commercialisation des produits agricoles et alimentaires. Le secteur de l?alimentation de rue prend cependant une dimension toute particuli?re dans les centres urbains africains o? l?urbanisation rapide et les difficult?s ?conomiques ont favoris? l?augmentation du nombre de ven...

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Fao Representatives

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Corrigendum

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: 1. En el pÿrrafo 77, se han indicado err›neamente los tipos de cambio. La segunda frase debería decir lo siguiente: 2. ?En este momento preciso, la solidez del euro es tal que un tipo de cambio de entre 1,08 y 1,10 d›lares EE.UU. = 1 euro crearía la necesidad de aumentar la cuantía de los aumentos de los costos de 50 a 56 millones de d›lares EE.UU.?

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Executive Summary

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: The Programme for Integrated Development of Artisanal Fisheries in West Africa (IDAF) was initiated in 1983 with the financial assistance of DANIDA (The Kingdom of Denmark) and NORAD (Norway) to help some 20 coastal states from Mauritania to Angola which wish to develop and manage their artisanal fisheries through participatory and integrated approaches. Participatory and integrated approaches constitute a part of the Integrated Strategy for the Development of S...

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Socio-Economic Analysis and Policy Implications of the Roles of Ag...

By: Shovan Ray

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Excerpt: The Storyline The landmass and civilization of India are ancient, but the history of India?s economic development is short; that of change in agricultural practices and their cultural connotations even shorter. During long years of the British colonial rule agriculture had reached a situation of stagnation. Cultivation was done traditionally with ploughs and bullocks in most parts. Irrigation was based on rainfall during monsoons and runoff irrigation. Tanks and...

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Procedimientos de Informacion Y Obligaciones de Consulta en Virtud...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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INTRODUCCI?N: Como se observa en el Prefacio de la presente edici›n, el objetivo principal de este Manual es ofrecer un resumen de los procedimientos operativos del Subcomit? Consultivo de Colocaci›n de Excedentes (SCCE), con especial atenci›n a los cambios que han tenido lugar en los procedimientos de informaci›n desde la œltima revisi›n del Manual del Subcomit? (en adelante, Manual de 1992)1. En consecuencia, en la presente edici›n del Manual se lleva a cabo una profun...

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Programa Y Calendario Provisionales

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: I. ASUNTOS DE ORGANIZACI?N A. Elecci›n del Presidente y de los Vicepresidentes B. Aprobaci›n del programa provisional C. Procedimientos de presentaci›n de informes II. CUESTIONES ECON?MICAS Y DE POL?TICA Y MEDIDAS INTERGUBERNAMENTALES RELACIONADAS CON LAS FIBRAS DURAS Y EL YUTE A. Acuerdos extraoficiales sobre los precios del sisal, el abacÿ, el yute y el kenaf B. Actividades de fomento de productos bÿsicos: Proyectos del Fondo Comœn para los Productos Bÿsicos (...

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Kenya : Nepadcaadp National Mediumterm Investment Programme (Nmtip)

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: The economy performed well in the first decade of independence but declined below its potential during the 1990s. Since 1997, growth has averaged only 1.3%, consistently below the rate of population increase. Consequently, per capita income in constant 1992 prices declined from US$271 in 1990 to US$239 in 2002. The proportion of the population living in poverty rose from 48.8% (11.3 million) in 1990 to 51.4% (14.4 million) in 1997 and 55.4% (17.1 million) in 200...

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Informe de la 30 Reunion Del Comite Del Codex Sobre Residuos de Pl...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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INTRODUCCI?N: El Comit? del Codex sobre Residuos de Plaguicidas (CCPR) celebr› su 30? reuni›n en La Haya, Países Bajos, del 20 al 25 de abril de 1998. Presidi› la reuni›n el Dr. W.H. van Eck del Ministerio de Salud, Bienestar Social y Deportes de los Países Bajos. Asistieron a la reuni›n representantes de 49 países miembros y 15 organizaciones internacionales. La lista de participantes figura como Ap?ndice 1 al presente informe. APERTURA DE LA REUNI?N (Tema 1 del program...

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Discussion and Conclusions

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Obtaining good quality data requires extensive cooperation. Many countries have scattered subnational (frequently outdated) inventories as well as various field and research studies related to essential data needs. The data collected thus far conforms to the internationally agreed-upon definitions developed for the Forest Resources Assessment 2000 and for the sake of completeness includes comparable statistical data provided for Russia, Europe, Canada and the Un...

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Contents

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: As part of the study on Policy and Strategy for Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Household Food Security in Nepal (SPDD), a Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) was carried out in a Village Development Committee (VDC) in each of the districts ? namely, Kailali, Sunsari, Achham and Mugu districts. These represent the western and eastern Terai, western mid-hills and western mountain regions of Nepal, respectively. The major objectives of PRA were (a) to assess t...

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Food Safety and Inspection Service : Dihydrostreptomycin and Strep...

By: Dr. Raymond J. Heitzman

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Excerpt: I. An evaluation report or results of experimental studies on the metabolism of dihydrostreptomycin and streptomycin. 2. Data on residues of streptomycin and dihydrostreptomycin in eggs. 3. Results of studies to determine the relationship between the antimicrobial activity of the residues and their concentration, as measured by specific chemical methods.

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Discussion Paper 3B Working Procedures Based on Best Practice to P...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Overview: The comments received were quite diverse in nature. Some contributors did not clearly perceive the difference between risk assessment, risk management and risk analysis, which led to the conclusion that they were unfamiliar with the process of provision of scientific advice. Such comments were therefore not taken into account in this summary. While some contributors were satisfied with the current working procedures, others were rather critical. As current proc...

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