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Placing the Farming Family at the Centre of the Seed Demand Proces...

By: Stephen Walsh

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Excerpt: Direct seed distribution relies on the formal seed sector and is characterized by a logistical command and control approach where community involvement is minimal, where the residual economic impact of seed purchases on the community is negligible and where, at the point of receipt, farmers have virtually no choice as to what seed and other farming inputs they receive. This paper will explore the experience of Catholic Relief Services in Burundi with the seed vo...

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Realiser les Benefices Economiques de Lagroforesterie: Experiences...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Le terme agroforesterie d?signe le syst?me d?utilisation des terres combinant d?lib?r?ment, sur une m?me unit? d?am?nagement des terres, la culture d?arbres et de plantes non ligneuses et l??levage, suivant un certain arrangement spatial ou syst?me de rotation (Lundgren et Raintree, 1982). L?association d?arbres, de cultures agricoles et d?animaux sur une m?me terre est une pratique ancienne, mais depuis les ann?es 70 plusieurs facteurs ont favoris? un regain d?...

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Familiar Faces, Familiar Places : The Role of Family Networks and ...

By: Gero Carletto

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Excerpt: Using data from the 2003 Albania Panel Survey, the paper sets out to achieve two main objectives. First, we fully characterize the evolution of Albanian international migration since the fall of Communism in 1990. We distinguish between permanent and temporary migration, and between the two principal destinations, Greece and Italy. Second, we explore, using multivariate analysis, what individual, household and community level factors influence the current decisi...

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B15. Southeast Pacific

By: Jorge Csirke

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Introduction: This Statistical Area has a total surface of 30.02 million km2 off the western coast of South America, from northern Colombia to southern Chile, and includes a total continental shelf surface of approximately 0.5 million km2 (Figure B15.1). The continental shelf is narrow with a steep slope throughout most of the area, except for some limited zones off southern Ecuador, northern Peru and central and southern Chile, where the shelf can reach a maximum width ...

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Aquaculture Sea Bream and Sea Bass Trade Structure in the Mediterr...

By: Kourkouta V.

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Abstract: Aquaculture has been promoted in many parts of Europe as an alternative to fisheries where these are in decline, or where other development options are limited in remote regions. Strong market demand is mainly to a) population growth and increased income, b) the world-wide popularity of seafood as both healthy and luxury food, c) declining wild catches of high-value fish species and d) cheaper and easier international trade, transport and communications.

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Implantation, Construction et Hygiene des Bases-Vie

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: L?implantation d?un campement forestier s?articulant autour d?une base-vie comprenant ? la fois des bŸtiments administratifs (bureaux), techniques (ateliers, garage, scierie), commerciaux (?conomat, commerces) sociaux (infirmerie, ?cole, salle vid?o, ?glise), et les logements familiaux, ne peut en aucun cas ?tre laiss? au hasard.

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Packing and Transportation

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Packing density is determined on the basis of the distance to be covered. If travel time is less than an hour, 30,000 fry can be transported in 40 1 of aerated water. Five hundred PL of 1 cm may be transported per litre of water in aluminium or earthen pots for 1 ®hour-journeys. If transport takes more than 16 hours by land, oxygenated plastic bags should be used. Transport in plastic bags ? Take a 45 x 80 cm bag, put some water in it and examine it to see if th...

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Caracterisation des Dangers Lies a la Presence de Pathogenes Dans ...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: AVANT-PROPOS Les Membres de l?Organisation des Nations Unies pour l?alimentation et l?agriculture (FAO) et de l?Organisation mondiale de la sant? (OMS) se sont d?clar?s pr?occup?s par la salubrit? des aliments, aux niveaux national et international. Dans beaucoup de pays, l?incidence croissante des maladies d?origine alimentaire au cours des derni?res d?cennies semble li?e ? une augmentation des maladies caus?e par la pr?sence de microorganismes dans les aliment...

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Contraintes de Terrain Indiquees par Quelques Pays Producteurs de Riz

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Nombre de pays des diff?rents continents ayant r?pondu Continent Pays Asie Bangladesh, Bhoutan, Cambodge, Chine, Inde, Indon?sie, R?publique islamique d?Iran, Japon, R?publique populaire d?mocratique de Cor?e, R?publique de Cor?e, R?publique d?mocratique populaire lao, Malaisie, Myanmar, N?pal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Tha?lande, Viet Nam. (19 pays) Afrique Burkina Faso, Cameroun, Tchad, R?publique d?mocratique du Congo, C?te d?Ivoire, Egypte, Gambie, G...

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Profil Nutritionnel de Pays Republique Algerienne Democratique et ...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: R?sum? L?Alg?rie est un pays de plus de 2 millions de km?. Sa zone c?ti?re au nord, qui repr?sente 10% de la superficie du pays et regroupe plus de 80% de la population totale, jouit de bonnes conditions naturelles et d?infrastructures, bien qu?il y ait des disparit?s de d?veloppement entre les villes et le milieu rural. L?urbanisation et l??migration y restent importantes du fait de l?ins?curit? en milieu rural, de probl?mes fonciers ainsi que du ch?mage. La pa...

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El Potencial de Mitigacion

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Se calcula que Honduras podría llegar a comercializar en el mercado internacional mÿs de 56 millones de toneladas de carbono durante el período 2003-2012, segœn los resultados del estudio sobre el potencial de mitigaci›n del país realizado por el P royecto de Bosques y Cambio Climÿtico en Am?rica Central (PBCC). Esta cifra result› luego de restar al total de carbono que el país puede producir en este lapso (233,680,480 toneladas) la cantidad de la Línea Base (10...

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Report on the Fao/Danida/Cframp/Wecafc Regional Workshops on the A...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: This document was prepared by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), which organized the two ?FAO/DANIDA/CFRAMP/WECAFC Regional Workshops on the Assessment of the Caribbean Spiny Lobster (Panulirus argus)? through the Project ?Training in Fish Stock Assessment and Fishery Research Planning? funded by the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) in collaboration with the CARICOM Fisheries Resource Assessment and Management Prog...

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Bibliography

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Ahmad, S ... Brodie, J.D. & Sessions, J. 1999. Analysis of two alternative harvesting systems in peninsular Malaysia: sensitive analysis of costs, logging damage and buffers. Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 11(4): 809-821. Alexander, M. & Rowell, T.A. 1999. Recent developments in management planning and monitoring on protected sites in the United Kingdom. Parks, 9(2): 50-55. Bach, C.F. 1999. Economic incentives for sustainable management: a small optimal con...

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Import/Export Control and Certification in Myanmar

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Introduction: Myanmar is the largest country in mainland, South East Asia. It stretches 2200 kilometers from north to south and 925 kilometers from east-west at the widest point. The population of Myanmar is estimated at 52.17 million. About 70% of the population resides in rural areas. The Government of Myanmar recognizes health as a fundamental right for all its citizens and at large for all human beings. The Department of Health is responsible not only for overall hea...

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Decisiones Y Recomendaciones de la Segunda Reunion Del Subcomite d...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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RESUMEN: En el presente documento se traza un cuadro general de los temas tratados en la segunda reuni›n del Subcomit? de Acuicultura y se citan las principales recomendaciones formuladas en la misma. El informe completo estÿ disponible como documento COFI/2005/Inf.14. El documento facilita asimismo informaci›n sobre el progreso de las actividades de seguimiento realizadas por la FAO y sus asociados.

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Mackerel Fisheries in the Malacca Straits

By: Gomal H. Tampubolon

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Excerpt: The surface area of the Indonesian part of the Malacea Straits is estimated a? 100,000 sq km or just around 1 .7% of the total marine waters of Indonesia The fishing area is estimated at 55.000 sq. km or about 0.9%. However, the Malacca Straits is very important, being the shortest route for ships sailing from the West to the Far East. The Malacca Straits is also one oi the most important fishing zones, and its resources are exploited by Indonesia, Malaysia anti...

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Composition du Comite des Questions Constitutionnelles et Juridiques

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: 1. Conform?ment ? l?Article XXV-3a) du R?glement g?n?ral de l?Organisation (RGO), le Conseil ?lit les membres du Comit? des questions constitutionnelles et juridiques (CQCJ). Ce Comit? se compose de sept tats Membres au plus, ?lus pour deux ans par le Conseil ? sa session qui suit imm?diatement la session ordinaire de la Conf?rence (Article XXXIV-1 du RGO). En cons?quence, l??lection aura lieu ? la cent trenti?me session du Conseil.

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Chapter 4 Grasslands of Patagonia

By: Andres F. Cibils

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Excerpt: Patagonia lies between 39? and 55?S, partly in Chile but mainly in Argentina ; its extra-Andean portion is treeless semi -arid grass and shrub steppes that have been grazed by domestic livestock for a little over a century. The climate is arid to semi-arid, and cool to cold , with mean temperatures decreasing from 15.9?C in the north to 5.4?C in the south. Extra-Andean Patagonia is an area of semi-arid grass and shrub steppes; vegetation is characterized by xero...

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Recognizing Rift Valley Fever

By: F. Glyn Davies

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Excerpt: Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an acute arthropod-borne virus infection with a wide range of vertebrate disease hosts. This is a zoonotic disease problem. Until relatively recently, the range of RVF had been confined to the Ethiopian faunal region of Africa, but the disease was identified in Egypt in 1977 and in the Arabian Peninsula in 2000. The virus is a member of the Phlebovirus genus of the Bunyaviridae family. It is an RNA virus, which is related to some other...

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Performance of Priority App Outputs

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: 5.1 Priority Output: Livestock 5.1.1 Implementation status of policy reforms Livestock development is an integral and very vital component of Nepalese agriculture. It is well integrated with other components of the farming system and contributes significantly to overall growth of the agricultural sector. Animal development activities are conducted mainly within the private sector and are largely demand driven. Therefore, the sector?s development depends much on ...

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