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Fao-Nutrition Country Profiles Bhutan

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Summary: The lack of data in Bhutan makes a comprehensive overview of the national food and nutrition situation difficult. According to the nation-wide nutritional survey of 1986-88, the nutritional status of children (0-6 years) gave concern, as both the prevalence of underweight (37.9%) and the prevalence of stunting (56.1%) are considered to be serious public health problems according to the World Health Organization. The prevalence of wasting (4%), however, was less ...

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Financing Community-Based Watershed Reforestation in the Philippines

By: Danilo C. Mero

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Over the years, excessive deforestation has degraded the upland watersheds to a critical level. Recognizing this, the government has adopted community-based forest management as the national strategy to ensure the sustainable development of the country?s forest land resources (Ramos 1995). In the early 1990s, the Philippines experienced an energy crisis. The problem was compounded when the El-ino phenomenon hit the country thereby adversely affecting hydroelect...

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Commodity Case Study : Poultry Products

By: Devendra P. Chapagain

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Raising a few poultry birds on the backyard is a common feature of the sub-sistence farming system of Nepal, except for people of some castes who refrain from consumption of egg and poultry meat on religious ground. This also has been changing. While only about one-third of the farm households raised poultry birds in 1981/82, it increased to 52% in 1991/92 and to 57% in 2001-02. However, it is the commercial sector that has been the main source of growth of the ...

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Expert Consultation on Identifying, Assessing and Reporting on Sub...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: The Expert Consultation was opened by Mr Ichiro Nomura, the Assistant Director General of Fisheries. In welcoming the participants Mr Nomura noted that subsidies to the fishing industry continue to be a concern in international meetings on fisheries and on the environment. Therefore it is understandable that FAO Members want to find out more about this controversial policy instrument. He went on to describe some of the work carried out during the last two years,...

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Project for Development Op Small-Scale Fisheries in the Bat 07 Ben...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: This report oontains papers describing the marine small-scale fisheries in Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka, prepared in close collaboration with the Fisheries Administration of the respective countries and is based on information gathered during country visits by the project staff. Volume 1 of the report includes the final project request and reports of the Advisory Committee meetings held during the preparatory phase.

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Separation Mixtures of Normal Distribution: Basic Programs for Bha...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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3 Case Studies on the Fishing Efficiency and Financial Performance...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: 3.1 EFFICIENCY CHANGES IN THE FAEROESE PAIR-TRAWLER FLEET B. Thomsen 3.1.1 Introduction One of the main objectives in most marine resource management regimes around the world is to keep the harvest at a sustainable level and thereby secure a longterm utilization of the resource. Preferably the stock should not only be kept within biological safe limits but an optimum economic return from harvesting the fish resource should also be achieved. Two types of marine r...

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Veterinary Public Health and Control of Zoonoses in Developing Cou...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: All rights reserved. Reproduction and dissemination of material in this information product for educational or other non-commercial purposes are authorized without any prior written permission from the copyright holders provided the source is fully acknowledged. Reproduction of material in this information product for resale or other commercial purposes is prohibited without written permission of the copyright holders ...

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Estimations des Emissions Gazeuses de Nh3, No et N2O par les Terre...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Ce rapport d?crit des estimations globales d??missions de N2O et de NO et de pertes par volatilisation de NH3 dues aux applications d?engrais et de fumier dans les champs utilis?s pour la production agricole. Leur quantification est importante pour ?valuer l?efficacit? des engrais azot?s et leur impact sur la pollution atmosph?rique, l?acidification et l?eutrophisation des ?cosyst?mes.

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Regulatory Roles Responsibilities and Structures Issues for the Fu...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Introduction: The shape of the food safety regulator in any jurisdiction is dictated to greater or lesser degrees on a range of factors that includes the provision of related services (public health/communicable disease) and the levels of government already involved in delivery such as regional and local government. The New Zealand Food Safety Authority has identified a description of roles and responsibilities and identified factors that would need to be considered in g...

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List of Participants/Liste des Participants

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: DAY 1 (Monday, 26 April): Focus: What are the key elements needed to create an enabling environment for the adoption and implementation of community forestry? Objective: Identification and analysis of key elements. Morning session ? Kairaba Hotel: 8:00 Registration 10:00 Official opening of the workshop 11:30 Break 11:45 Guest speakers (2 papers) 13:00 Lunch break Afternoon session ? Kairaba Hotel: 14:15 Case study: community forestry in the Gambia Papers: - bac...

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Perspectivas Alimentarias

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Tras una peque?a revisi›n al alza, la producci›n mundial de cereales en 2000 se estima provisionalmente en 1 852 millones de toneladas (incluido el arroz en equivalente de elaborado), 1,8 por ciento menos que el a?o anterior y un volumen inferior tambi?n a la media de los œltimos cinco a?os. El pron›stico de la utilizaci›n mundial de cereales en 2000/01 tambi?n se ha ajustado al alza desde el informe anterior, en 14 millones de toneladas, situÿndose en 1 909 mil...

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Aral Sea Basin Initiative

By: Jacob W. Kijne

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: The help I received from V.A. Dukhovny, H.C. Jansen, E. Noordman G. Pearce, and N.Visvanatha, the authors of the five papers prepared for the IPTRID project, in writing the synthesis report is gratefully acknowledged. I thank Fran?ois Dauphin, Walter Klemm, Clemencia Licona Manzur, Julian Martinez-Beltran, all from FAO, and Carlos Garces and Jean Verdier from IPTRID, for helpful discussions during my short visit in January 2005. I had the good fortune to meet Ha...

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La Saison des Pluies a Demarre Dans Un Contexte Acridien Preoccupant

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: La saison des pluies a d?marr? suivant la tendance normale au Sahel. Les pluies saisonni?res ont commenc? ? la fin du mois d?avril ou en mai dans le sud du Burkina Faso, du Mali, du Niger, du Tchad et dans l?extr?me sud-est du S?n?gal. Des conditions s?ches de saison pr?dominent dans le reste du S?n?gal, au Cap-Vert, en Gambie et en Mauritanie et sur la majeure partie de la Guin?e Bissau.

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Country Report-Pakistan

By: Dr. K. M. Siddiqui

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: FORESTS OF PAKISTAN The forests of Pakistan reflect great physiographic, climatic and edaphic contrasts in the country. Pakistan is an oblong stretch of land between the Arabian sea and Karakoram mountains, lying diagonally between 24? N and 37? N latitudes and 61? E and 75? E longitudes, and covering an area of 87.98 million hectares. Topographically, the country has a continuous massive mountainous tract in the north, the west and south-west and a large fertil...

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Operations de Peche

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Depuis les temps les plus recul?s, la p?che est une source importante d?aliments pour l?humanit?, assurant un emploi et des b?n?fices ?conomiques ? ceux qui la pratiquent. Toutefois, avec l?enrichissement des connaissances et le d?veloppement dynamique du secteur des p?ches, l?humanit? commence ? comprendre que les ressources aquatiques, quoique renouvelables, ne sont pas infinies et doivent ?tre g?r?es correctement si l?on veut maintenir leur contribution au bi...

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Informe de la 21A Reunion Del Comite Del Codex Sobre Frutas Y Hort...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

INTRODUCCI?N: El Comit? del Codex sobre Frutas y Hortalizas Elaboradas (CCPFV) celebr› su 21? reuni›n en San Antonio, Texas, EE.UU ... del 23 al 27 de septiembre de 2002, por cordial invitaci›n del Gobierno de los Estados Unidos de Am?rica. El Sr. David Priester, Director de la Divisi›n de Normalizaci›n, Servicios de Comercializaci›n Agrícola, Programas sobre Frutas y Hortalizas del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos, presidi› la reuni›n, a la que asistier...

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Cooperacion Internacional para El Monitoreo de la Contaminacion de...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

INTRODUCCI?N: La vigilancia de las enfermedades transmitidas por alimentos y el monitoreo de los alimentos en general son esenciales para caracterizar la dinÿmica epidemiol›gica y dirigir los planes de control, estrategias y políticas de prevenci›n. Son tambi?n herramientas importantes para evaluar el impacto de los programas de inocuidad de los alimentos e identificar aquellas ÿreas que requieren de una investigaci›n urgente, particularmente a nivel local. Ademÿs, para ...

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Solicitudes de Ingreso en la Organizacion

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: 1. El pÿrrafo 2 del Artículo XIX del Reglamento General de la Organizaci›n (RGO) dispone que toda solicitud de admisi›n como Miembro o Miembro Asociado ?serÿ transmitida inmediatamente por el Director General a los Estados Miembros y deberÿ incluirse en el programa del pr›ximo período de sesiones de la Conferencia que se inicie, por lo menos, 30 días despu?s de la fecha de recepci›n de la solicitud?.

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Fao-Perfiles Nutricionales Por Paises Cuba

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

RESUMEN: El Suministro de Energía alimentaria (SEA) experiment› a partir de 1964-66 un ascenso progresivo hasta el trienio 1989-91. A partir de ese momento debido a la situaci›n econ›mica desfavorable que present› el país se produce una disminuci›n brusca de la disponibilidad de alimentos en 1992-95. En 1996-98 se inicia una recuperaci›n gradual pero que aœn no llega a las cifras de la d?cada de los ochenta. Hasta el momento no se dispone de informaci›n sobre una encuest...

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