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The world's largest private sector?

More than 1.5 billion smallholders throughout the world depend on forest landscapes to produce food, fuel, timber and non-wood forest products to meet their subsistence needs and generate cash income. Despite the large number of smallholders and the large collective scale of their production, pol

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2018
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The charcoal transition

Charcoal is widely used for cooking and heating in developing countries.

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2017
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Comunidades locales y pueblos indígenas

En el presente documento se busca rescatar el aporte que las comunidades locales y los pueblos indígenas con sus saberes hacia la conservación y manejo de sus recursos naturales y a las diferentes modalidades de conservación adoptados.

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2017
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El aprovechamiento de los bienes comunes en los bosques amazónicos

El presente documento se focaliza en el estudio de estas áreas protegidas para describir las condiciones de cada uno de los paisajes, enfatizando en los costos, beneficios económicos y los impactos sociales y culturales que representan para las poblaciones locales.

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2017
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Los guardianes del bosque amazónico

En Los guardianes del bosque amazónica se busca resca­tar el aporte que las comunidades locales y los pueblos indígenas con sus saberes hacia la conservación y manejo de sus recursos naturales y a las diferentes modalidades de conservación adoptados.

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2017
Non IUCN Publication

Foot and mouth disease vaccination and post-vaccination monitoring

The past decade has been an exciting period for foot and mouth disease (FMD) control and elimination efforts.

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2016
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Vulnerability and climate risk analysis of the Amazon biome and its protected areas

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2016
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Análisis de vulnerabilidad y riesgo climático del bioma amazónico y sus áreas protegidas

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2016
Non IUCN Publication

Pollination services to agriculture

It is only recently that the immense economic value of pollination to agriculture has been appreciated. This book reviews the expanding knowledge base on pollination services, providing evidence to document the status, trends and importance of pollinators to sustainable agricultural production.

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2016
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Diagnostic approfondi pour la mise en oeuvre de la gestion communautaire de la chasse villageoise

Ce document s’adresse aux gestionnaires qui souhaitent établir un diagnostic préalable à la mise en oeuvre de la gestion communautaire de la chasse.

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2015
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Fishers' knowledge and the ecosystem approach to fisheries

This technical paper comprises a series of reviews and case studies from Latin American countries regarding fishers’ knowledge (FK) and its application to fisheries management under the ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF).

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2015
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Aquatic invasive alien species - top issues for their management

This publication presents the structure, the particulars, the methods for identifying and prioritizing the invasive alien species issues, the information derived from the invited presentations and the posters, as well as the outcomes of the conference "Freshwater Invasives - Networking for Strate

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2015
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Genetic considerations in ecosystem restoration using native tree species

One of the major and growing environmental challenges of the 21st century will be the rehabilitation and restoration of forests and degraded lands. But the success of such restoration requires careful planning.

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2014
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In vivo conservation of animal genetic resources

Conservation of animal genetic resources -- ensuring that these valuable resources remain available for future use by livestock breeders -- is one of the four strategic priority areas of the Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic Resources, which was adopted in 2007 and is the first internation

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2013
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Tackling climate change through livestock : a global assessment of emissions and mitigation opportunities

As renewed international efforts are needed to curb greenhouse gas emissions, the livestock sector can contribute its part. An important emitter of greenhouse gas, it also has the potential to significantly reduce its emissions.

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2013
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Climate-smart agriculture sourcebook

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2013
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Forest management and climate change

This document was written to facilitate the preparation of the guidelines that FAO is preparing to assist forest managers to understand, assess and implement climate change mitigation and adaptation measures.

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2012
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The North American forest sector outlook study : 2006-2030

Projections for the United States and Canada to 2030 have been made with a global model to account for concurrent changes in other countries.

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2012
IUCN Publication

Guía para invertir en bosques localmente controlados

Esta guía para invertir en bosques localmente controlados (IBLC) es producto de 11 diálogos internacionales que reunieron a más de 400 personas para discutir cómo llevar a cabo la IBLC.

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2012
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Cryoconservation of animal genetic resources

These guidelines describe, in logical chronological order, the process of establishing a programme for cryoconservation of animal genetic resources, starting with the process of confirming the decision to implement a cryoconservation programme.

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2012
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EAF toolbox : the ecosystem approach to fisheries

The EAF Toolbox is aimed at national and local fisheries management authorities, including fishery managers, scientists and stakeholders looking for practical solutions they can apply given their circumstances and resources.

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2012
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State of food insecurity in the world : economic growth is necessary but not sufficient to accelerate reduction of hunger and malnutrition

The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2012 presents new estimates of undernourishment based on a revised and improved methodology.

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2012
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Joint ventures in agriculture : lessons from land reform projects in South Africa

‘Inclusive business models’ have attracted renewed interest in recent years, as part of wider debates about growing agricultural investment in developing countries. This report discusses joint ventures in South Africa’s agricultural sector.

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2012
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Phenotypic characterization of animal genetic resources

These guidelines on Phenotypic characterization of animal genetic resources address Strategic Priority Area 1 of the Global Plan of Action – "Characterization, inventory and monitoring of trends and associated risks".

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2012
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Guide to investing in locally controlled forestry

This guide is provides guidance on how to structure enabling investments and prepare the ground for asset investments that yield acceptable returns and reduced risk, not only for investors, but also for local forest right-holders, national governments and society at large.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Situation des forêts du monde 2011

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2011
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State of the world's forests 2011

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2011
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Community-investor business models : lessons from the oil palm sector in East Malaysia

Concerns about food and energy security, coupled with increasing returns from agriculture, have increased interest in agricultural investments in developing countries. Public debates about 'land grabbing' have questioned the socio-economic impacts of large-scale land acquisitions.

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2011
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Environmental impact assessment guidelines for FAO field projects

This publication provides guidelines for all FAO units (headquarters departments and offices, as well as decentralized offices) to undertake environmental impact assessments (EIA) of field projects.

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2011
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Fruit trees and useful plants in Amazonian life

This publication provides rich information on Amazon fruits and communities, illustrating how local peoples have adopted and adapted to the plant kindgom around them to distil vital nutrients, medicines and other products fundamental to their survival; it also shows how scientific information can

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2011
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State of food insecurity in the world : how does international price volatility affect domestic economies and food security?

This edition of The State of Food Insecurity in the World focuses on food price volatility.

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2011
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Biotechnologies for agricultural development

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2011
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Global food losses and food waste : extent, causes and prevention

This publication is based on studies carried out from August 2010 to January 2011 by The Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology (SIK) on request from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

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2011
Non IUCN Publication

Tropical palms : 2010 revision

Palms, belonging to the Arecaceae family, are among the most common plants in tropical countries and provide a vast assortment of products ranging from food to construction materials, fibre and fuel.

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2011
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Making integrated food-energy systems work for people and climate change : an overview

The concept of Integrated Food and Energy Systems (IFES) as such is not new. Simple integration of food and energy production at both small and large scales has shown many successful results.

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2011
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State of food and agriculture

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2011
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An appraisal of mangrove management in micro-tidal estuaries and lagoons in Sri Lanka

This study was inspired by observations and experiences from post-tsunami (2004) mangrove planting and ‘restoration’ work in the country.

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2011
Non IUCN Publication

Breeding strategies for sustainable management of animal genetic resources

Genetic improvement is an essential component of the management of animal genetic resources and can make important contributions to food security and rural development. Yet, the majority of developing countries have not been successful in sustaining breed development programmes.

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2010
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FAO fisheries and aquaculture proceedings

No. 15: Sharing the fish '06: allocation issues in fisheries management : 27 February-2 March 2006, Fremantle, Western Australia (2010)

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2010
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Report of the Third FAO Expert Advisory Panel for the Assessment of Proposals to Amend Appendices I and II of CITES Concerning commercially-exploited aquatic species, Rome, 7-12 December 2009

The third FAO Expert Advisory Panel for the Assessment of Proposals to Amend Appendices I and II of CITES Concerning Commercially-exploited Aquatic Species was held at FAO headquarters from 7 to 12 December 2009.

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2010
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The state of world fisheries and aquaculture

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2010
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Proceedings of the World Climate Conference-3 with conference declaration establishing a global framework for climate change services

The proceedings of the World Climate Conference-3 (WCC-3), issued as a three-CD boxed set, presents the outcomes and organization of the Conference. The CD set also contains some relevant background material and a brief follow-up

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2010
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Putting into practice an ecosystem approach to managing sea cucumber fisheries

An abridged version of FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper no. 520, this document provides a "road map" for developing and implementing better management of sea cucumber fisheries.

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2010
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World atlas of mangroves

This atlas provides the first truly global assessment of the state of the world's mangroves.

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2010
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Report of the Inception Workshop of the FAO Extrabudgetary Programme on Fisheries and Aquaculture for Poverty Alleviation and Food Security, Rome, 27-30 October 2009

The Inception Workshop of the FAO Extrabudgetary Programme on Fisheries and Aquaculture for Poverty Alleviation and Food Security (Rome, 27–30 October 2009) was held to generate inputs and guidance to the contents and process of developing an assistance programme for fisheries and aquaculture enc

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2010
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Adding value to livestock diversity : marketing to promote local breeds and improve livelihoods

Throughout the world and over centuries, small-scale livestock keepers and pastoralists have developed animal breeds that are well suited to their local conditions. These breeds are hardy and disease-resistant; they can survive on little water and scant vegetation.

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2010
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State of the world's forests 2009

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2009
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Livestock keepers : guardians of biodiversity

This publication provides a glimpse into the often intricate knowledge systems that pastoralists and smallholder farmers have developed for the management of their breeds in specific production systems.

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2009
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Preparation of national strategies and action plans for animal genetic resources

Preparing and implementing a national strategy and action plan will enable countries to translate the Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic Resources and the momentum it has created into an effective and comprehensive approach to the sustainable use, development and conservatin of their animal

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2009
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Report of the Technical Workshop on the Status, Limitations and Opportunities for Improving the Monitoring of Shark Fisheries and Trade, Rome, 3-6 November 2008

This report documents the discussions and conclusions of the Technical Workshop that was held to evaluate the current limitations in the monitoring of the shark fisheries and the trade in shark products and to recommend strategies for improving the situation.

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2009

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