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COMMOD AT A GLANCE - COFFEE EAS(F)

Coup d'oeil sur les produits de base

Edition spéciale sur le café en Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre

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Coup d'oeil sur les produits de base
6 Jun 2019
La série Coup d’oeil sur les produits de base a pour but de collecter, présenter et disséminer des informations statistiques précises et pertinentes concernant les marchés internationaux des produits de base, sous une forme claire, concise et conviviale. Ce numéro du Coup d'oeil sur les produits ...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - COFFEE EAST A

Commodities at a Glance

Special Issue on Coffee in East Africa

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Commodities at a Glance
6 Jun 2019
The series, Commodities at a Glance, aims to collect, present and disseminate accurate and relevant statistical information linked to international primary commodity markets in a clear, concise and reader-friendly format. This edition is specifically dedicated to the issue on Coffee in East Africa.
THE WATER CONVENTION RESPOND (A)

The Water Convention (Arabic language)

Responding to Global Water Challenges

17 Apr 2019
The Convention is designed to be applied in very different settings and conditions. It is implemented in water-rich as well as water-scarce countries. As the level of ambition of the implementation required is proportionate to the capacity and means of Parties, the Convention is ratified and impl...
USE OF 137CS FOR SOIL EROSION

Use of 137Cs for Soil Erosion Assessment

13 Mar 2019
The 137Cs method uses traces of nuclear activity to measure soil loss, and constitutes a relatively swift and cost-effective means of collecting data on soil erosion as compared to more conventional methods. This guide covers the main principles, sampling strategy, gamma spectroscopic measurement...
STATE FOREST CAUCASUS & CNTR ASIA

State of Forests of the Caucasus and Central Asia

Overview of Forests and Sustainable Forest Management in the Caucasus and Central Asia Region

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Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
20 Jun 2019
This study presents the forest resources and the forest sector of the region, including trends in, and pressures on the resource, to describe the policies and institutions for the forest sector in the region and to list the major challenges the sector faces, and the policy responses in place or p...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2019

State of Commodity Dependence 2019

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The State of Commodity Dependence
18 Jun 2019
This publication contains 189 individual country profiles, each comprising 30 indicators mostly related to the four main dimensions of commodity dependence, namely: merchandise and commodity export dependence - Commodity import dependence - key socioeconomic indicators - other structural indicato...
ENERGY STATISTICS POCKETBK 2019

Energy Statistics Pocketbook 2019

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Energy Statistics Pocketbook
26 Mar 2019
This publication highlights the availability of data on aspects of energy production, transformation and use and its linkages to other key statistics. It uses visual representations of key energy indicators to facilitate the understanding of the current state and developments in the energy sector...
ENERGY STATISTICS YRBK 2016

Energy Statistics Yearbook 2016

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Energy Statistics Yearbook / Annuaire des Statistiques de L'energie (Ser. J)
12 Feb 2019
The Yearbook is the 60th issue in a series of annual compilations of internationally comparable statistics summarizing world energy trends.  Annual data for 230 countries and areas for the period 2013 to 2016 are presented on production, trade and consumption of energy: solids, liquids, gaseous f...
ELECTRICITY PROFILES 2016

2016 Electricity Profiles

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Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
25 Jan 2019
The 2016 Electricity Profiles contains electricity profiles for about 230 countries and territories, providing detailed information on production, trade and consumption of electricity, net installed capacity and thermal power plant input and efficiency for most countries, on an internationally co...
ENERGY BALANCES 2016

2016 Energy Balances

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Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
25 Jan 2019
The 2016 Energy Balances contains energy balances for about 220 countries and territories, showing production, trade, transformation and consumption (by sector) in energy units for all energy products. The publications presents energy data for countries and areas in a format which shows the overa...
THE WATER CONVENTION RESPOND (R)

The Water Convention (Russian language)

Responding to Global Water Challenges

29 Oct 2018
The Convention is designed to be applied in very different settings and conditions. It is implemented in water-rich as well as water-scarce countries. As the level of ambition of the implementation required is proportionate to the capacity and means of Parties, the Convention is ratified and impl...
THE WATER CONVENTION RESPOND (S)

El Convenio del Agua

Una respuesta a los desafíos mundiales del agua

23 May 2019
El Convenio está concebido para poder aplicarse en entornos y condiciones muy diferentes, tanto en países ricos en agua como en países donde esta escasea. Dado que el grado de ambición de la aplicación es proporcional a la capacidad y los medios de las Partes, el Convenio es ratificado y aplicado...
THE WATER CONVENTION RESPOND (F)

La Convention sur l’eau

Répondre aux défis mondiaux de l’eau

7 Nov 2018
La Convention est faite pour être appliquée dans des cadres et des conditions très différents. Elle est appliquée dans les pays disposant d’abondantes ressources en eau comme dans les pays où elle est rare. Le niveau d’exigence en ce qui concerne l’ampleur de la mise en oeuvre étant proportionnel...
THE WATER CONVENTION RESPONDING TO

The Water Convention

Responding to Global Water Challenges

12 Nov 2018
The Convention is designed to be applied in very different settings and conditions. It is implemented in water-rich as well as water-scarce countries. As the level of ambition of the implementation required is proportionate to the capacity and means of Parties, the Convention is ratified and impl...
STANDARDS SUSTAIN DEVELOPMENT GOAL

Standards for the Sustainable Development Goals

18 Jan 2019
This publication provides an overview of how international standards are used by policymakers to support sustainability and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is based on case studies that illustrate the use of standards for SDG 6, Clean Water and Sanitation, SDG 7, Standards fo...
WORDS INTO ACTION GUIDELINES IMPLE

Words Into Action Guidelines Implementation Guide for Addressing Water-Related Disasters and Transboundary Cooperation

Integrating Disaster Risk Management with Water Management and Climate Change Adaptation

3 Jun 2019
The majority of disasters are water-related with the flow of freshwater mostly occurring in transboundary basins. This guide supports the implementation of the Sendai Framework. It aims to raise awareness on the importance of river basin management and transboundary cooperation in Disaster Risk R...
PROGRESS TRANSBOUND WATER

Progress on Transboundary Water Cooperation 2018

Global Baseline for SDG 6 Indicator 6.5.2

22 Aug 2019
Cooperation over transboundary rivers, lakes and aquifers is critical to ensuring that water resources are managed in an equitable and sustainable manner, and the achievement of SDG6 (water). Transboundary waters also create social, economic, environmental and political inter-dependencies that ma...
DERECHO DEL MAR BOLETIN #96

Derecho del mar boletín, No.96

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Derecho del mar boletín
12 Jul 2019
Publicado tres veces al año, el Boletín provee información puntual sobre temas relacionados a la Convención del Derecho del Mar, y contiene los materiales mas recientes relevantes a la Convención. Incluye legislaciones nacionales, acuerdos bilaterales y tratados multilaterales, así como, informac...
LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #95

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.95

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Law of the Sea Bulletin
5 Dec 2018
Issued three times a year, the Bulletin provides cogent and timely information on issues related to the Convention on the Law of the Sea - 'the constitution for the ocean' and contains the most recent legal materials relevant to the law of the sea. It includes national legislation, bilateral agre...
LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #96

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.96

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Law of the Sea Bulletin
26 Feb 2019
Issued three times a year, the Bulletin provides cogent and timely information on issues related to the Convention on the Law of the Sea - 'the constitution for the ocean' and contains the most recent legal materials relevant to the law of the sea. It includes national legislation, bilateral agre...
LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #97

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.97

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Law of the Sea Bulletin
6 Aug 2019
Issued three times a year, the Bulletin provides cogent and timely information on issues related to the Convention on the Law of the Sea - 'the constitution for the ocean' and contains the most recent legal materials relevant to the law of the sea. It includes national legislation, bilateral agre...
FORESTS AND WATER: VALUATION

Forests and Water

Valuation and Payments for Forest Ecosystem Services

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Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
24 May 2019
The objectives of this study are to further improve our understanding about the ways in which payments for ecosystem services schemes can be applied to forests, in particular focusing on forest’s hydrological functions for the mutual benefit of both humans and the environment. The study covers ad...
RAPPORT SUR GOUVERN AFRIQUE #5

Rapport sur la Gouvernance en Afrique V 2018

La gouvernance des ressources naturelles et la mobilisation des recettes publiques pour la transformation structurelle

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Rapport sur la gouvernance en Afrique
11 Jul 2019
L’Afrique est dotée d’une profusion de ressources naturelles diverses, comme des sols et de l’eau pour l’agriculture, des forêts pour la production de bois et de produits forestiers non ligneux, ainsi que des ressources minérales, du pétrole et du gaz. L’exploitation directe de ces ressources dom...
AFRICAN GOVERNANCE RPT #5 2018

African Governance Report V - 2018

Natural Resource Governance and Domestic Revenue Mobilization for Structural Transformation

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African Governance Report
24 May 2019
Exploitation of natural resources has dominated economic activity in Africa but the benefits have accrued only to a privileged few. The continent’s most common strategy of exporting commodities in their raw (non-valued added) form has led to disappointing results, reflected in unsustainable and n...
WATERSHED MANAGEMENT IN ACTION

Watershed Management in Action

Lessons Learned from FAO Field Projects

7 Jun 2018
This study reviewed the achievements, and also the shortcomings, of 12 watershed management projects technically supported by FAO over the past decade, with a view to learning from experience. Unlike sectoral development approaches, watershed management involves examining the interactions among v...
 PROGRESS TRANSBOUNDARY WATER COOP

Progress on Transboundary Water Cooperation under the Water Convention

Report on implementation of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes

14 Jan 2019
The publication presents and analyses the findings of the first pilot reporting exercise under the Water Convention, which was carried out in 2017. Progress made in the implementation of the Convention is reviewed and summarised, together with the identification of significant trends, success, ch...
DEV CAP ESCWA TECH TRANS MOD (A)

Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (Arabic language)

Water-Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit: Technology Transfer Module

4 Jun 2018
This Publication discusses the resource efficiency related technologies and the Renewable Energy (RE) technologies from the perspective of Technology Transfer . This publication also identifies the issues associated with water and energy considerations when pursuing the transfer of new technologi...