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Advancing Agroforestry on the Policy Agenda. A guide for decision-makers
  • Advancing Agroforestry on the Policy Agenda. A guide for decision-makers
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). February 2013
  • Agroforestry sustains livelihoods, alleviates poverty and promotes productive, resilient agricultural environments. In addition, when practised at scale, it can enhance ecosystems through carbon storage, prevention of deforestation, biodiversity conservation, cleaner water and erosion control while enabling agricultural lands to withstand events such as floods, drought and climate change. The guidelines presented in this report are aimed primarily at all those involved in making policies at national and regional levels, such as decision-makers, civil servants...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Agriculture, Agroforestry, Traditional knowledge

The State of the World's Land and Water Resources for Food and Agriculture. Managing systems at risk. Summary Report
  • The State of the World's Land and Water Resources for Food and Agriculture. Managing systems at risk. Summary Report
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2011
  • Executive summary of The State of the World's Land and Water Resources for Food and Agriculture. Managing systems at risk.
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Adaptation, Agriculture, Agroforestry, Climate change, Desertification, Ecosystem services, Food security, Green economy, Investments, Irrigation, Land management, Pollution, Rainwater harvesting, River Basin Management, Sustainable development, Water allocation, Water availability, Water demand, Water management, Water policy

The State of the World's Land and Water Resources for Food and Agriculture. Managing systems at risk
  • The State of the World's Land and Water Resources for Food and Agriculture. Managing systems at risk
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2011
  • This report examines the kinds of production responses needed to meet demand. It also assesses the potential of the world's land and water resources to support these desired increases in output and productivity. Risks and tradeoffs are examined, and options reviewed for managing these without harm to the resource base. Chapter 1 analyses the current status of land and water resources together with trends. It assesses the biophysical and technical aspects of the resources and their use, and presents projections for the year 2050. Chapter 2 reviews current inst...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Adaptation, Agriculture, Agroforestry, Climate change, Desertification, Ecosystem services, Food security, Green economy, Investments, Irrigation, Land management, Pollution, Rainwater harvesting, River Basin Management, Sustainable development, Water allocation, Water availability, Water demand, Water management, Water policy

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