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FOREST SECTOR IN THE GREEN ECONOMY

The Forest Sector in the Green Economy

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
12 Aug 2010
The Forest Sector in the Green Economy sums up key elements and conclusions of the presentations and discussions that took place during the Policy Forum “The Forest Sector in the Green economy” held on 15 October 2009 during the UNECE Timber Committee’s annual session. This Geneva Timber and Fore...
IMPORTANCE CHINA FOREST PROD UNECE

The Importance of China's Forest Products Markets to the UNECE Region

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
16 Jul 2010
This publication provides insights of China’s forest products markets and its importance to the UNECE region. China’s forest sector has been developing rapidly in the past decade. It is now the largest manufacturer of forest products in the world. China is an important trading partner for the UNE...
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVAT RPT 2010

Technology and Innovation Report 2010

Enhancing Food Security in Africa through Science, Technology and Innovation

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Technology and Innovation Report (TIR)
16 Jun 2010
The 2010 Technology and Innovation Report - Enhancing Food Security in Africa Through Science, Technology and Innovation - focuses on the challenges of improving agricultural performance in Africa and the role of technology and innovation in raising agricultural production and incomes of all farm...
RAPPORT 2010 SUR TECHNOLOGIE INNOV

Rapport 2010 sur la Technologie et L'innovation

Renforcer la Sécurité Alimentaire en Afrique Grâce à la Science, à la Technologie et à L'innovation

24 Aug 2010
Le présent rapport est axé sur l’amélioration des résultats de l’activité agricole en Afrique et sur la contribution de la technologie et de l’innovation à l’élévation de la production agricole et des revenus de tous les agriculteurs, y compris les petits paysans. Une grande partie de l’analyse e...
ECON RPT ON AFRICA 2009

Economic Report on Africa 2009

Developing African Agriculture Through Regional Value Chains

Series:
Economic Report on Africa
27 Jun 2009
The Economic Report on Africa 2009 (ERA 2009) is organized into two parts. Part I examines global economic developments and their implication for Africa, analyses recent economic and social trends, and highlights emerging development challenges to the continent in 2008. Part II is devoted to the...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 2008

The State of Food and Agriculture 2008

Biofuels - Prospects, Risks and Opportunities

Series:
The State of Food and Agriculture
17 Nov 2008
The publication surveys the current status of the biofuel debate, exploring implications for food security, the environment and agricultural development in developing countries. It addresses the biophysical and economic potential of 1st and 2nd generation biofuels and its implications on agricult...
UNESCAP WORKING PAPERS 2008 #1

Agricultural Trade Reform and Poverty in the Asia-Pacific

A Survey and Some New Results

Series:
UNESCAP Working Papers
22 Jan 2009
This document reviews the literature on the relationship between agricultural trade policy reform and poverty, and the results of recent detailed simulation studies applied to economies in the ESCAP region. It then uses the GTAP model to evaluate the possible impacts of the most recently proposed...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 2007

The State of Food and Agriculture 2007

Paying Farmers for Environmental Services

Series:
The State of Food and Agriculture
28 Dec 2007
The State of Food and Agriculture 2007 explores the potential for agriculture to provide enhanced levels of environmental services alongside the production of food and fibre. The report concludes that demand for environmental services from agriculture – including climate change mitigation, improv...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 2006

The State of Food and Agriculture 2006

Food Aid for Food Security?

Series:
The State of Food and Agriculture
23 Feb 2007
The State of Food and Agriculture 2006 examines the issues and controversies surrounding international food aid and seeks to find ways to preserve its essential humanitarian role while minimizing the possibility of harmful secondary impacts. Food aid has rightly been credited with saving millions...
ANALISIS SISTEMICO AGRICULTURA

Análisis Sistémico de la Agriculturización en la Pampa Húmeda Argentina y sus Consecuencias en Regiones Extra-pampeanas

Sostenibilidad, Brechas de Conocimiento e Integración de Políticas

Series:
Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo
10 Mar 2006
El presente estudio concluye en primera instancia que los impactos detectados constituyen amenazas para el proceso de agriculturación pero no son suficientemente significativos como para llegar a un diagnostico de insostenibilidad. La segunda perspectiva concluye que, en el caso de la pampa húmed...
COLOUR GAUGE FOR WALNUT KERNELS

Colour Guage for Walnut kernels

This colour chart supplements the UNECE Standard for Walnut Kernels and the OECD Standard for the same produce. It should be observed by daylight or white fluorescent light and not be exposed to sunlight.
DESARROLLO ALTERNATIVO EVALUACIO

Desarrollo Alternativo

Evaluación Temática Mundial - Informe Final de Síntesis

30 Dec 2005
El presente informe ha sido preparado en cooperación con el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para la Fiscalización Internacional de Drogas, para facilitar una evaluación temática rigurosa y amplia, dentro de los recursos voluntarios disponibles, a fin de determinar las prácticas óptimas de desarro...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 2005

The State of Food and Agriculture 2005

Agriculture Trade and Poverty - Can Trade Work for the Poor?

Series:
The State of Food and Agriculture
13 Jan 2006
The report examines the many ways in which trade liberalization and agricultural trade affect the poor and food-insecure. Trade can be a catalyst for change, promoting conditions that enable the poor to raise their incomes and live longer, healthier and more productive lives, but these positive r...
AGRICULT TRADE REFORM & POVER

Agriculture, Trade Reform and Poverty Reduction

Implications for Sub-Saharan Africa

Series:
Policy Issues in International Trade and Commodities Study Series
16 Jul 2004
Prepared by the UN Conference of Trade and Development, this study addresses the effects of WTO trade reform on poverty at three levels: on developing countries as a group; on different types of developing countries; and on different types of households in developing countries. The results point ...
STATE FOOD & AGRICULTURE 2003/04

The State of Food and Agriculture 2003-2004

Agricultural Biotechnology - Meeting the Needs of the Poor?

Series:
The State of Food and Agriculture
25 Jun 2004
The potential of agricultural biotechnology, especially transgenic crops, to meet the needs of the poor, is explored in this report. An analysis of the socio-economic impacts of technological change in agriculture is discussed, and the safety of transgenic crops for human health and the environme...
YRBK OF FISHERY STAT 2001 COMMODIT

Yearbook of Fishery Statistics 2001

Commodities

Series:
FAO Statistics
30 Jan 2004
The Food and Agricultural Organizations (FAO) Yearbook of Fishery Statistics (2001), is a compilation of annual statistical data on production and foreign trade of fisheries commodities for all countries and territories of the world. It includes data on the quantities of processed and preserved f...
YRBK OF FISHERY STAT 2001 CAPTURE

Yearbook of Fishery Statistics 2001

Capture Production

Series:
FAO Statistics
30 Jan 2004
The Food and Agricultural Organizations (FAO) Yearbook of Fishery Statistics (2001), is a compilation of statistics on nominal catches of fish, crustaceans, mollusks and other aquatic animals, residues and plants. The statistics are presented by country or territory, species, major fishing area, ...
SUSTAINAB DEV CERTIFICAT RUSSIAN

Sustainable Development and Certification in the Russian Forest Sector

Series:
Discussion Papers on Sustainable Forest Management
27 Sep 2002
This publication provides information on the most recent developments in the area of sustainable forest management and certification in the forest industry in the northwestern region of the Russian Federation. Contributions to this publication were made by high-level experts from the federal and ...
SURVEY OF AGRICULTURE IN LATIN

Survey of Agriculture in Latin America and the Caribbean 1990-2000

19 Apr 2002
REVIEW OF TRANSPORT IN ESCWA

Review of Transport in ESCWA Member Countries, No.12, 2001

8 Mar 2002
The strategic role of transport in international trade and commerce has been undergoing major changes because of globalization. In recent years, the importance of land transport has increased tremendously as a critical logistics and service-support sector, and as part of an overall supply chain. ...
MERCADO VITIVINICOLA MUNDIAL

Mercado Vitivinícola Mundial y el Flujo de Inversión Extranjera en Chile, El

Series:
Desarrollo Productivo
19 Oct 2001
Durante los últimos años, el sector vitivinícola chileno ha evidenciado una creciente llegada de inversión extranjera directa (IED). Esta dinámica corresponde a una nueva e incipiente orientación de capitales extranjeros en la economía, asociados a productos con mayor valor agregado y en los que ...
REVIEW OF TRANSPORT IN ESCWA MEMBE

Review of Transport in ESCWA Member Countries, No.11, 2000

25 May 2001
This publication provides a medium for the exchange of knowledge, scientific information and technical data related to transport and communications issues in the Arab world. This issue presents the following two papers: Preliminary Thoughts on Integrated System in the Arab Mashreq Information Sys...
METHYL BROMIDE ALTERNATIVES FOR NO

Methyl Bromide Alternatives for North African and Southern European Countries

7 Jul 2000
This publication is a summary of the information and conclusions presented at the workshop on Methyl Bromide Alternatives for North African and Southern European Countries. It describes also a number of alternatives to methyl bromide in soil fumigation and agriculture applied by North African and...