1. This booklet surveys some of that collaboration and tell what FAO is doing to embody the WCARRD principles in its own work. It discusses tools for guilding and measuring progress in agrarian reform and rural devlopmently, collaboration among agencies and countries; and most importantly,...
  2. To help developing countries take full advantage of its services, the Investment Centre keeps its administravtive procedures as simply as possible. The easiest way for a Governement to request help is by contacting the FAO country Representative or by writing to the Director of the Investment...
  3. 1977-01-01 This publication reports on progress that has been made to develop a means of measuring soil degradation.
  4. This booklet is concerned with hydrology (the branch of science concerned with the properties of the earth's water, and especially its movement in relation to land.) for agriculture in arid zones.
  5. 1986-01-19 This book is an effort by FAO to compile an up-to-date, comprehensive text on rural structures and services in the tropics, focusing on structures for small- to medium-scale farms and, to some extent, village-scale agricultural infrastructure. The earlier edition, entitled Farm structures in...
  6. This document is a synthesis of the papers presented and the subsequent discussions, both formal and informal, during the course of the meeting. The meeting was the latest in a long series that started 25 years ago, with the objective of reviewing the state of knowledge concerning the role of...
  7. This Framework is written mainly for those actively involved in rural land evaluation. Since most land suitability evaluations are at present carried out for purposed of planning by national and local governments, this is the situtaion assumed in references to decision-making, but the evaluation...
  8. Key Resource 1961-06-01 In this study by FAO of the UN an attempt has been made to provide a world-wide review of some aspects of the production, control and distribution of seeds.
  9. 2019-07-20 With 821 million people still hungry (FAO et al., 2018), it is clear that the global agriculture and food systems are not meeting the world’s demand for food. This tension is likely to be exacerbated as food systems will continue to face multi-dimensional, complex and mounting challenges...
  10. 2019-01-20 Despite almost a century of research and extension efforts, soil erosion by water, wind and tillage continues to be the greatest threat to soil health and soil ecosystem services in many regions of the world. Our understanding of the physical processes of erosion and the controls on those...