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The State of the World's Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture
Book/Monograph, Created By Food and Agriculture Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization and Published By Food and Agriculture Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization in English language
The State of the World's Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture presents the first global assessment of biodiversity for food and agriculture worldwide. Biodiversity for food and agriculture is the diversity of plants, animals and micro-organisms at genetic, species and ecosystem levels, present in and around crop, livestock, forest and aquatic production systems. It is essential to the structure, functions and processes of these systems, to livelihoods and food security, and to the supply of a wide range of ecosystem services. It has been managed or influenc...
Les produits forestiers non-ligneux - De la restauration des terres à la génération de revenus
Book/Monograph, Created By Food and Agriculture Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization and Published By Food and Agriculture Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization in French language
Pesticide residues in food 2018 - Report 2018 - Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues
Book/Monograph, Created By Food and Agriculture Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization and Published By Food and Agriculture Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization in English language
This meeting, held in Berlin, Germany, on 18-27 September 2018, reviewed pesticide use patterns and good agricultural practices, data on the chemistry and composition of the pesticides, and methods of analysis for pesticide residues and recommended maximum residue levels. The report also contains information on acceptable daily intakes and acute reference doses of pesticides for humans, and general principles for the evaluation of pesticides. The recommendations of the joint FAO and WHO meeting, including further research and information, are proposed for use by Mem...
15 years in Afghanistan
Book/Monograph, Created By Food and Agriculture Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization and Published By Food and Agriculture Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization in English language
Emerging from decades of war in 2002, Afghanistan and its rich agricultural history were in need of urgent repair and reinvigoration. Since that time, FAO has been operating in the country to rehabiliate irrigation infrastructure, build new dairy and wheat seed industries, improve livestock health, help smallholders diversify their crops and add higher-value products, halt deforestation and help the country adapt to climate change. This report presents highlights from the work carried out over the past 15 years, featuring stories and testimonials from satisfied FAO&#...