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International Poplar Commission Report of the 20Th Session of the ...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: PART I REPORT OF THE 38TH SESSION OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE INTERNATIONAL POPLAR COMMISSION I ORGANIZATION. 1. The 38th Session of the Executive Committee of the International Poplar Commission (IPC) was held in Budapest, Hungary, on 1st October 1996 at the kind invitation of the Government of Hungary. Mr V. Steenackers, Chairman of the Executive Committee, chaired the meeting. It consisted of a closed session of 12 members, 7 heads or secretaries of Wor...

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Using Fast-Growing Plantations to Promote Forest Ecosystem Protect...

By: C. Messier

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Canada has a vast forest resource of enormous economic importance, with forest product exports valuing US$22.5 billion in 2002 (FAO, 2003). Some 200 million cubic metres of wood are harvested every year in Canada, generating numerous economic offshoots in the various regions of the country, including almost 300 000 direct jobs, even without counting recreational and tourism activities. Yet in many parts of the country the allowable cut has already been reached a...

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Bibliografia Comentada Cambios en la Cobertura Forestal Mexico

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Los bosques del mundo estÿn cambiando, en cantidad y calidad, y de maneras positivas y negativas. Este proceso se asocia a factores sociales, econ›micos y ambientales. Estos factores no se presentan siempre de una manera comprensiva, basado en toda la informaci›n disponible, y libre de ideas o prejuicios preconcebidos. ?Cuÿles son los factores que motivan a la gente a plantar o cortar los ÿrboles y los bosques (fuerzas impulsoras humanas)?, ?Cuÿles son los fen›m...

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C4. Fisheries and Long-Term Climate Variability

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Introduction: An important source of concern for fishers, fishery scientists and fisheries administrators dealing with most wild fish stocks from the oceans is the high variability of fish abundance and fish catches. This makes even short-term planning a rather difficult task as in those cases not even good statistics describing past and present catches are, by themselves, usable proxies for what could be produced in the years to come. Experience has shown that much more...

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Dix Ans de Mise en Oeuvre de la Strategie Energie Domestique au Ni...

By: Pierre Montagne

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Le pr?sent expos? se fonde sur l?exp?rience acquise dans la mise en oeuvre d?un mod?le de gestion participative dans le domaine de la foresterie communautaire. Ce type d?exploitation permet de partager les revenus des ressources foresti?res avec les membres de la communaut?, et d?offrir des parcelles ? des baux raisonnables (1 dollar EU par ha/an) ? des personnes physiques et morales en vue de l?exploitation commerciale de la for?t, et de changer les mentalit?s ...

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Nota Informativa Sobre Los Preparativos de la Reunion

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: 1. LUGAR DE LA REUNI?N La 16? reuni›n del Grupo Intergubernamental (GIG) sobre el T? se celebrarÿ en Bali, del 20 al 22 de julio de 2005, por amable invitaci›n del Gobierno de Indonesia. La reuni›n estarÿ precedida por la Conferencia Internacional sobre el Comercio del T?, que se celebrarÿ los días 18 y 19 de julio de 2005. La direcci›n del Centro de conferencias donde tendrÿ lugar la reuni›n es la siguiente ...

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Afrique Subsaharienne

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: L?Afrique subsaharienne1 regroupe 626 millions d?habitants dont 384 millions (61 pour cent) travaillent dans l?agriculture. Cette r?gion est relativement bien dot?e en ressources naturelles. Sa superficie totale est de 2 455 millions d?hectares, dont 173 millions sont sous cultures annuelles ou permanentes2 - soit environ un quart des terres arables potentielles. Les zones agro?cologiques de l?ensemble de la r?gion se r?partissent de la fa?on suivante: les zones...

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Fao-Nutrition Country Profiles Guyana

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Summary: In Guyana, one or more of the multiple forms of malnutrition remain significant public health concerns and a threat to human and national development. Protein-energy malnutrition (PEM), anaemia, and overweight/ obesity are the most common nutrition-related disorders. PEM primarily affects young children. Although there has been an overall declining trend in prevalence levels over the last 2-3 decades, survey data indicate no discernable improvements in nutrition...

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Four Gef/Unep/Fao Regional Workshops on Reducing the Impact of Tro...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: FOUR GEF/UNEP/FAO REGIONAL WORKSHOPS ON REDUCING THE IMPACT OF TROPICAL SHRIMP TRAWL FISHERIES Lagos, Nigeria, 15-17 December 1999 Puntare?as, Costa Rica, 15-17 January 2000 Teheran, Iran, 28 February-1 March 2000 Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, 6-8 March 2000

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Reglamentos a Nivel Mundial para las Micotoxinas en Los Alimentos ...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Prefacio Desde el descubrimiento de las aflatoxinas en los a?os 1960, son muchos países que han adoptado reglamentos para proteger a los consumidores de los efectos nocivos de las micotoxinas que puedan contaminar los alimentos y para asegurar, ademÿs, prÿcticas equitativas en su comercio. Son diversos los elementos que juegan en los procesos de toma de decisi›n para fijar niveles límite para las micotoxinas. Incluyen factores científicos para evaluar el riesgo,...

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Globalization, Nafta, And the Restructuring of Mexican Food Proces...

By: David Runsten

Nutrition Reference Publication

Introduction: As Mexico integrates with Canada and the United States and domestic commodity prices sink to world levels it is becoming evident to even the most ardent advocate of free trade that this process is going to wash out of the market large numbers of small producers in rural Mexico. Subsistence production is still possible, but that group is the poorest group in Mexico. Increased migration to the United States is the likely outcome.

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Contexte

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Depuis 1995, la FAO-AGSE a travaill? sur l?am?lioration de la s?curit? et l?efficacit? des pesticides dans des syst?mes d?agriculture soutenable et de lutte int?gr?e (IPM). Ceci a commenc? avec la publication de directives pour aider les Etats membres ? contr?ler la qualit? des types du mat?riel d?application les plus utilis?s. Les premi?res versions de ces directives ont ?t? approuv?es pour publication en mai 1997 par le Panel d?Experts de la FAO sur les Sp?cif...

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List of Participants/Liste des Participants

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: DAY 1 (Monday, 26 April): Focus: What are the key elements needed to create an enabling environment for the adoption and implementation of community forestry? Objective: Identification and analysis of key elements. Morning session ? Kairaba Hotel: 8:00 Registration 10:00 Official opening of the workshop 11:30 Break 11:45 Guest speakers (2 papers) 13:00 Lunch break Afternoon session ? Kairaba Hotel: 14:15 Case study: community forestry in the Gambia Papers: - bac...

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Policy Issues and Investment Options to Avert Hunger and Food Inse...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: The Rome Declaration on World Food Security and the Plan of Action adopted at the World Food Summits in 1996 and 2002 brought to fore the global commitment to eliminate hunger and malnutrition and achieve sustainable food security for all. This commitment was further reaffirmed in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) following the Millennium Summit in 2000. MDGs are now widely accepted as the framework for development action as well as the measurement of deve...

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The Rainy Season Has Started Generally on Time in the Centre and E...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: The rainy season started in late April or May in southern Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Niger and the extreme south-east of Senegal. Seasonably dry conditions prevail in the rest of Senegal, Cape Verde, The Gambia and Mauritania. This corresponds to the normal pattern in the Sahel, except for Guinea Bissau, where satellite imagery indicates a delay in the onset of the rains, like last year. This situation may affect crop production as the growing season in this coun...

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Joint Fao/Who Expert Committee on Food Additives Sixty-Third Meeti...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: 1. Food additives recommended for re-evaluation and/or review at previous meetings of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives Specifications Food additive INS-No. Reference Information required Polyvinyl alcohol - FAO Food and Nutrition Paper 52 Addendum 11 All relevant information relating to manufacturing, quality control and specifications Hydroxypropyl cellulose 463 FAO Food and Nutrition Paper 52 Hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose 464 FAO Food and N...

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With Intensification Come Mounting Environmental Problems.

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: ... pollution of land and water by industrial livestock and aquaculture in high density areas ... exploitation of common property/open access resources, mainly by the poor (deforestation, overgrazing ... Inland fisheries and aquaculture are impacted by environmental degradation especially of water resources.

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Rapport de la Neuvieme Session du Comite du Codex sur les Systemes...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Introduction: Le Comit? du Codex sur les syst?mes d?inspection et de certification des importations et des exportations alimentaires (CCFICS) a tenu sa neuvi?me session ? Perth, en Australie, du 11 au 15 d?cembre 2000 ? l?aimable invitation du gouvernement australien. La session a ?t? pr?sid?e par M. Digby Gascoine, conseiller technique aupr?s du Service de la protection et de l?inspection sanitaire du Minist?re australien de l?agriculture, de la p?che et des for?ts. Ont...

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Background and Justification

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Late in 1986, as the first phase of the Bay of Bengal Programme (BOBP) was drawing to its close, discussions were held with member-countries to give direction to the formulation of the second phase of the Programme (1987-91). Bangladesh identified, among other concerns, the need to develop its Fisheries extension services to address the needs of the coastal and estuarine smallscale fisherfolk.

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Scale of Contributions 2002-2003

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: 1. The report of the Ninety-sixth Session of the Committee (May 2001) noted the following: ?35. The Committee considered the proposed Scale of Contributions for 2002-2003 and noted that it had been derived directly from the United Nations Scale of assessments approved for those years, as established by General Assembly resolution 55/5B adopted on 22 December 2000.? ?36. The Committee endorsed an enabling resolution for adoption of the scale by the Conference ?. ...

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