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  • agricultural
  • Africa is by far the largest recipient of SPFS resources reflecting the priority given by many countries to increasing agricultural production at the subsistence and small farm level. (fao.org)
  • Disaster Prevention, Mitigation and Preparedness and Post-Emergency Relief and Rehabilitation , which examines the inter-disciplinary response to emergencies and hence to Strategic Objective A3 Preparedness for, and effective and sustainable response to, food and agricultural emergencies . (fao.org)
  • High soil salt levels have dramatic impact on plant root zones, in both native vegetation as well as agricultural and pasture crops, natural wetlands and surrounding water ways. (wikipedia.org)
  • Monoculture in the absence of any farm inputs or rotations and erroneous farming practices constitute common features of Yemeni agriculture, which contribute greatly to the decline of agricultural yields and ultimately to desertification through loss of the resource productivity potential. (wikipedia.org)
  • IUCN
  • Conservation of rare species of marine flora and fauna of the Russian Arctic National Park, included in the Red Data Book of the Russian Federation and in the IUCN Red List. (zin.ru)
  • The reserve is classed as IUCN protected area category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources). (wikipedia.org)
  • The organization is best known to the wider public for compiling and publishing the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, which assesses the conservation status of species worldwide. (wikipedia.org)
  • Establishment IUCN was established on 5 October 1948, in Fontainebleau, France, when representatives of governments and conservation organizations signed a formal act constituting the International Union for the Protection of Nature (IUPN). (wikipedia.org)
  • Programme
  • and in the case of Africa and Europe, an overview of achievements under Programme 3A: Leveraging Resources and Investment . (fao.org)
  • Despite the indisputable need for action and the demonstrated capacity of FAO to contribute to the efforts of Member Nations in meeting their goals, the Regular Programme resources of the Organization have suffered a major decline of 14.6 percent in real terms: that is, a US$ 95 million reduction in its biennial budget since the approved budget for 1992-93. (fao.org)
  • populations
  • Maintenance of a shell color polymorphism in natural populations of Littorina fabalis from the White Sea. (zin.ru)
  • The reserve was created by Rondônia governor Valdir Raupp in response to illegal and predatory pressure on forest areas occupied by traditional populations, causing irreversible loss of plant resources and wildlife and exacerbating social conflicts. (wikipedia.org)
  • forests
  • 18 April 2013 An eight-member grouping of countries working to ensure sustainable development and improve the lives of local communities in South America's Amazon - home to the world's largest tropical rainforest - has been hailed as a model for regional cooperation at the tenth session of the United Nations Forum on Forests ( UNFF10 ). (un.org)
  • She noted that ACTO's core group is home to the world's largest tropical forest basin, with 25 per cent of the world's freshwater resources, "amazing" traditional and indigenous societies, major reserves of timbre and non-timbre forests, and immense ecological, cultural and economic wealth. (un.org)
  • The Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) triggered SEACC to take more action and protect the old-growth forests of the Tongass from logging. (wikipedia.org)
  • Forestry
  • Through this new cooperation agreement with ACTO, FAO is gearing up to support integrated activities for improving production of goods and services in the Amazon region in a sustainable manner, eradicating hunger and reducing poverty and malnutrition, and improving resilience of people and ecosystems," said FAO Forestry Officer Peter Csoka. (un.org)
  • Council
  • The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council (SEACC) is a non-profit organization that focusses on protecting the lands and waters of Southeast Alaska. (wikipedia.org)
  • They started as the Tongass National Forest preservation group and were mostly fighting the large-scale old-growth logging, but later they changed their name to the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council. (wikipedia.org)
  • Environment
  • This document containing the Implementation Guidelines for the Environment and Safeguards Compliance Policy was prepared by Ricardo Quiroga and Joseph Milewski of the Environment Division, Sustainable Development Department (SDS/ENV), under the supervision of Antonio Vives, Manager of said Department, and Janine Ferretti, SDS/ENV Chief. (issuu.com)
  • Publication of the Inter-American Development Bank, May 2007 Manager, Sustainable Development Department: Antonio Vives Chief, Environment Division: Janine Ferretti Permission is granted to reproduce this report in whole or in part for noncommercial purposes only and with proper attribution to the Sustainable Development Department and the Inter-American Development Bank. (issuu.com)
  • A senior fellow with the Stanford Woods Institute as well as the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Mooney has led a wide range of national and international scientific activities related to environment and conservation. (stanford.edu)
  • For example, the Myanmar Engineering Society has identified at least 39 locations capable of geothermal power production and some of these hydrothermal reservoirs lie quite close to Yangon which is a significant underutilized resource for power generation to accelerate rural economic development with minimal impact to the environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • The goal is to make children sensitive about environment issues besides raising awareness and to develop and implement, decentralized (local) materials and programs for the conservation of the environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • organization
  • Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is the only non-government organization with an office in the park. (wikipedia.org)
  • 6. It is, therefore, in the context of a very real demand for FAO's services, the incontrovertible need for its contribution and its well-earned standing as an Organization which has taken the efficiency issue head-on, that the resource assumption for this Plan is more optimistic than recent past experience might point to. (fao.org)
  • protection
  • It is described as: "An Act to amend the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, to protect certain lands in the Tongass National Forest in perpetuity, to modify certain long-term timber contracts, to provide for protection of riparian habitat, and for other purposes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Exploration, sustainable use and protection of natural resources of the White Sea. (zin.ru)
  • After the formal establishment of the park in 2009, a park office with a park warden and a group of rangers was installed to manage the conservation and protection of park natural resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr. Thanikaimoni was a proponent for the conservation and protection of mangroves in Asia. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was previously called the International Union for the Protection of Nature (1948-1956) and the World Conservation Union (1990-2008). (wikipedia.org)
  • mineral
  • The Amazon Basin, he noted, has huge reserves of energy and mineral resources. (un.org)
  • It is a series of six deep blue lakes separated by natural dams made of travertine, a mineral deposit. (wikipedia.org)
  • main
  • The Serra da Maravilha is one of the main conservation areas in the municipality along with the Serra do Taquaruçu (Araponga Municipal Nature Park) and Pedra das Flores Natural Monument. (wikipedia.org)
  • Institute
  • The institute has a Centre for Documentary Resources (CDR), which came into being as the result of a major restructuring of three research libraries in Pondicherry. (wikipedia.org)
  • It deploys its computer resources and information technologies in the institute. (wikipedia.org)
  • food
  • It has, however, dimensions which address food security and the structural problems of the rural poor (A1 and A2) as well as D1 with regard to urban network resource planning. (fao.org)
  • countries
  • A country with a large per capita ecological footprint uses more than its fair share of resources, both by drawing resources from other countries, and also by causing permanent damage to the planet which will affect future generations. (wikipedia.org)
  • significant
  • 3. The most significant constraint on any plan is the resources that can be made available for the planning period. (fao.org)
  • level
  • This level of salt can range from 0.5 - 2 tonne per hectare per year, and can greatly increase natural salt levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • 7. Table 1 shows the indicative level of resources proposed. (fao.org)