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Part I. Summary of National Reports Chapter I Commercial Aquacultu...

By: N. Hishamunda

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Excerpt: 1.1 Introduction 1.1.1 Objectives of the study The objectives of the study were to review commercial fish farming in C?te d?Ivoire through an analysis of technical, socio-economic and policy factors that were critical for the development of the industry. 1.1.2 Study methodology The history of aquaculture in C?te d?Ivoire was reviewed through a literature study. A sample survey of 25 aquaculture farms was undertaken and the data for an economic analysis were coll...

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Study Focus (1)

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Focus on a limited number of subsidies that potentially lead to overcapacity and IUU fishing, e.g.: Infrastructure (in particular ports and landing facilities) Buy-back/decommissioning programmes Income support and compensations for temporary cessation of fishing Focus on a limited number of aspects with regard to the impact on sustainable development, e.g. ...

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Estudio de Caso 7. Heno Y Paja en Afganistan (Conservacion de Forr...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Todo el pais es ÿrido a semiÿrido y en las zonas monta?osas los inviernos son largos y severos; el Cuadro 20 da referencias de sus condiciones climÿticas. Si bien el tama?o de los predios agrícolas es muy peque?o y la producci›n animal estÿ limitada por la disponibilidad de agua para riego, el forraje ?la mayor parte del cual es para heno? es un importante cultivo tradicional. Los forrajes se cultivan en muchos sistemas de producci›n y la producci›n de heno es t...

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Report of the Fao Expert Consultation on Environmental Effects of ...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Executive Summary: The cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops is changing agriculture practices in a number of developed and developing countries. The area of GM crops planted worldwide continues to increase. As agriculture is intrinsically linked to the environment, FAO invited sixteen technical experts in their individual capacities, from a wide range of countries, to a three-day Expert Consultation on ?Environmental Effects of Genetically Modified Crops?. The ...

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Seconde Partie Themes Dactualite Choisis dans le Secteur Forestier

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: La prise de conscience de l?importance ?conomique, sociale, culturelle et environnementale des for?ts et de la foresterie s?est consid?rablement accrue depuis quelques ann?es, mais le faible niveau des investissements et des revenus continue d?entraver le d?veloppement du secteur. Comme les demandes concurrentes sont nombreuses et les budgets limit?s, les d?cideurs accordent une faible place ? la foresterie, qui repr?sente une part relativement modeste des emplo...

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Initial Allocation of Transferable Fishing Quotas in Canada's Paci...

By: C. Sporer

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Excerpt: Quota management has been introduced in a number of commercial fisheries on the Pacific coast of Canada. The purpose of this document is to examine how individual allocations were initially established in these fisheries. The commercial fisheries to be discussed are: halibut, sablefish, geoduck clam, herring spawn-on-kelp, roe herring, groundfish trawl, red and green sea urchin, and sea cucumber. For each fishery, a brief description of the events leading up to ...

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Session 2 Review Value of River Fisheries

By: Ian G. Cowx

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Excerpt: Fishing always has been, and for the foreseeable future will remain, a major source of food and income for society (Cowx 2002c). However, its importance relative to other food production systems has evolved, especially over the last half century, as a result of the way fisheries are exploited (FAO 1997). This is especially true of fishery activities in inland waters with different scenarios being enacted in the densely populated and highly industrialised countri...

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Istiophorus Platypterus (Shaw and Nodder, 1792)

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: A tall long-based sail-like dorsal fin with 42-49 rays. Small second dorsal fin with 6 or 7 rays. 2 anal fins, the first with 12-17 rays and second with 6-7 rays. Pectoral fin with 18-20 rays. Body compressed laterally. Pelvic fins very long. Body covered by embedded scales.

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Ii. Marco Macroeconomico

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: A. EVOLUCI?N DEL PIB El estancamiento de las economías latinoamericanas y caribe?as durante 2001 y 2002 continu›, en menor grado, en 2003, confirmando tres graves características negativas del proceso de crecimiento econ›mico regional de las œltimas d?cadas. Se trata de un crecimiento d?bil, inestable y altamente vulnerable. Una cuarta característica que se analizarÿ mÿs adelante, su concentraci›n, termina de configurar el difícil cuadro del desarrollo econ›mico...

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The Roles of Agriculture Mexicos Country Case Study

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Team l This synthesis report is accompanied by seven papers covering the modules of the case study: l Module 1, Recent Agricultural Policy Developments, by Isidro Soloaga l Module 2, Environment, by María Eugenia Ibarrarÿn, Enrique Guillomen and Jos? Ivÿn Rodríguez l Module 3,Agricultural Growth and Poverty Reduction, by Isidro Soloaga and Mario Torres Falc›n.

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Algal Biotoxins

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Hazard Identification Molluscan shellfish accumulate toxins produced by algae and other marine micro-organisms which can present significant human health risks. Shellfish generally become toxic following a Hazardous Algal Bloom (HAB) when toxigenic species reach high levels in the water. Monitoring of growing areas is used to alert growers and gatherers of molluscan shellfish to the potential danger which accompanies a HAB.

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Fao/Who Pan-European Conference on Food Safety and Quality Budapes...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Time Agenda item Subject 09.00 09.10 09.20 09.30 09.40 1 Opening ceremony - Opening address by the Hungarian Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development, His Excellency Mr. Andrÿs Vonza - Opening address by the Hungarian Minister of Health, His Excellency Mr. Istvÿn Mikola - Opening address by the Assistant Director-General Economic and Social Department of FAO, Mr. Hartwig de Haen - Opening address by the Excecutive Director Sustainable Development and He...

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Hazard Characterization

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: 4.1 POPULATIONS AT RISK While E. sakazakii has caused disease in all age groups, on the basis of the age distribution of reported cases, it was deduced that the group at particular risk is infants (i.e. children <1 year). Among infants, those who are immunocompromised and neonates (<28 days) are considered to be at greatest risk, particularly neonates of low birth weight (<2 500 g according to WHO [1994]). Infants of HIV-positive mothers are also of concern, bec...

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Food Outlook

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Latest indications continue to point to a reduction in cereal output in 1999 and to a slight deterioration in the cereal supply outlook for the forthcoming 1999/2000 marketing season. Based on the condition of crops already in the ground and assuming normal weather for the remainder of the 1999 cropping seasons, FAO?s latest forecast of world cereal output this year is 1 858 million tonnes (including rice in milled terms), 24 million tonnes or 1.3 percent less t...

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The Potential for Tree Forage Supplements to Manipulate Rumen Prot...

By: R. A. Leng

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Excerpt: It is probable that there are large numbers of forages with secondary plant compounds that may manipulate digestive function in the rumen to the benefit of the animal. There is a need to survey such forages as they .could represent cost-effective supplements for ruminants on poor quality pastureslcrop residues. .The first priority is to balance the rumen to allow an effective use of the basal diet which requires fermentative digestion. The main point to be empha...

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Socio-Economic Roles of Agriculture and Policy Implications

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Context : Strong grip of agricultural sector ... The economy of Mali strongly depends on the agricultural sector which ... Utilizes more than 80% of the population ? Accounts for around 45% of the GDP ? Accounts for 75% of the country?s export revenues ? Food crops account for 52% of the total added value of the agricultural sector ? Cotton contributes for 30% of total added value of he agricultural sector ...

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Conclusiones Y Recomendaciones

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: El marco institucional y la legislaci›n nicaragense en materia forestal y de cambio climÿtico requiere de varios acciones. La primera es establecer, de forma clara y precisa, las competencias administrativas en materia de bosques y cambio climÿtico, en lo relativo a reforestaci›n, deforestaci›n, incendios forestales, cambio de uso de la tierra, avance de la frontera agrícola, ordenaci›n territorial, ÿreas protegidas y aprovechamiento forestal, planificaci›n for...

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El Marco General

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: En esta secci›n se examinan brevemente los estudios mundiales realizados recientemente sobre la fibra y los aspectos que en ellos se resaltan, así como una síntesis y un anÿlisis de la producci›n de madera en rollo industrial desde 1970, por regiones. En conjunto, esos elementos configuran el marco contextual adecuado para las cuestiones que conforman las secciones subsiguientes de este informe.

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Bibliography and Web Sites

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Abbott, J.C ... 1986. Marketing Improvement in the Developing World : what happens and what we have learned. FAO Economics and Social Development Series, N. 37, FAO, Rome. Abbott, J.C. and Makeham, J.P. 1988. Agricultural Economics and Marketing in the Tropics, English Language Book Society/Longman. Abbott, J.C. (ed.) 1993. Agricultural and Food Marketing in Developing Countries: Selected Readings, CBA International and CTA. Adubi, A.A. 1996. Food Marketing Syst...

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Review and Improvement of Data Related to Wood Products in Mauritius

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Mauritius being a small island of an area of 2000 km2 has limited forest resources. However these forests are strategically located in the uplands and form the catchment areas for the major river systems. Forests play a vital role in soil and water conservation. This is of great significance and importance to agricultural crops, mostly sugar cane plantations, which are cultivated at mid and low altitude.

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