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El Comercio Y la Seguridad Alimentaria

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: El comercio contribuye a la seguridad alimentaria en varias formas: aumenta los suministros internos para poder atender las necesidades de consumo; reduce la variabilidad de la oferta, aunque no necesariamente la inestabilidad de los precios; promueve el crecimiento econ›mico; utiliza en forma eficiente los recursos mundiales, y permite que la producci›n mundial tenga lugar en las regiones mejor adaptadas para ello. El comercio reviste una importancia constante ...

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La Calidad E Inocuidad de Los Alimentos Y El Comercio Internaciona...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: En la Ronda Uruguay se dio gran importancia a un tema que prÿcticamente no se habia abordado en las anteriores rondas de negociaciones comerciales: la calidad e inocuidad de los alimentos. El Acuerdo sobre la Aplicaci›n de Medidas Sanitarias y Fitosanitarias (MSF), y el Acuerdo sobre Obstÿculos T?cnicos al Comercio (OTC) ofrecen ahora un marco para reforzar las medidas de fomento de calidad e inocuidad de los alimentos adoptadas por los gobiernos, a la vez que i...

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El Acuerdo Sobre Los Adpic1 Y la Agricultura

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: El Acuerdo sobre los ADPIC comprende tres temas relacionados con la agricultura: las indicaciones geogrÿficas (arts. 22 a 24); la protecci›n por patente de los productos quimicos para la agricultura (arts. 70.8 y 70.9), y la protecci›n de las obtenciones vegetales (art. 27.3 b)). Las cuestiones planteadas en el inciso b) del pÿrrafo 3 del articulo 27 interesan especialmente a la FAO. La obligaci›n de los miembros de la OMC de proteger las obtenciones vegetales m...

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El Comercio Pesquero Mundial Y Algunos Problemas Nuevos

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: La producci›n mundial de pescado se encuentra actualmente en un nivel de 126 millones de toneladas, equivalentes a 16,3 kg per cÿpita. En 1997-99, el comercio internacional de pescado y productos pesqueros alcanz› los 52 mil millones de d›lares EE.UU mÿs del triple del de 1980-82 (Figura 1).

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Cuestiones de Seguridad Biologica Relacionadas Con la Biotecnologi...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: En el presente documento se informa sobre las actividades actuales de la FAO en particular en lo referente a la elaboraci›n de normas en materia de seguridad biol›gica. En este documento, la seguridad biol›gica se considera en relaci›n con el uso de organismos gen?ticamente modificados (OGM) en la alimentaci›n y a la agricultura. En la agricultura (incluidas la cria de ganado, la pesca y la silvicultura), el concepto de seguridad alimentaria comprende la evaluac...

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Convencion Internacional de Proteccion Fitosanitaria (Cipf)

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: La CIPF es un tratado multilateral depositado en poder del Director General de la FAO y administrado a trav?s de la Comisi›n Interina de Medidas Fitosanitarias en cooperaci›n con organizaciones regionales y nacionales de protecci›n fitosanitaria. La finalidad de la Convenci›n es ?la cooperaci›n internacional en la lucha contra las plagas de las plantas y de los productos de origen vegetal y en la prevenci›n de su propagaci›n internacional, y especialmente de su ...

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La Situacion Alimentaria en Los Paises Menos Adelantados Y en Los ...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: En la presente ficha se presentan las novedades relativas a la seguridad alimentaria de los paises menos adelantados (MA) y los paises en desarrollo importadores netos de productos alimenticios (PEDINPA), que son los paises que tienen derecho a recibir asistencia en el marco de la Decisi›n de Marrakech sobre medidas relativas a los posibles efectos negativos del programa de reforma en los paises menos adelantados y en los paises en desarrollo importadores netos ...

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Cross-Sector Linkages in Forestry : Review of Available Informatio...

By: Franz Schmithusen E.N.

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: The term public policy designates the contents and choices made in specific fields or sectors as determined by dominant plans, goals and actions which regulate important issues of public concern (Parsons 1997: 16). Public policy analysis describes these contents and explains them in relation to the prevailing institutional setting, the polity, and as influenced through political processes, the politics (Schubert 1991: 27). In a state of law public policies are b...

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Analisis de las Consecuencias a Mediano Plazo Del Huracan Mitch So...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Centroam?rica ha sido catalogada como una regi›n vulnerable ante los desastres naturales, sean estos huracanes, sequias y movimientos telœricos. En la œltima semana del mes de octubre de 1998, el desplazamiento del Huracÿn Mitch - posiblemente el mayor desastre natural del siglo XX - azot› a 5 de los 6 paises de la regi›n y de manera especial a Honduras y Nicaragua, su potencia devastadora lleg› a alcanzar la categoria 5 en la escala de Saffir-Simpson, con vient...

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Fao

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Central America is well known to be a region vulnerable to natural disasters, whether hurricanes, droughts or earthquakes. During the final week of October 1998, Hurricane Mitch ? arguably the worst natural disaster of the 20th Century ? hit five of the region?s six countries (Costa Rica is not included in this study), and Honduras and Nicaragua in particular. Its devastating force reached category 5 on the Saffir- Simpson scale. The hurricane brought sustained ...

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Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (Apfic) Manila, Philippines, 19-21...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: The Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) held its Twenty-seventh Session from 19 to 21 September 2001 at the Dusit Hotel Nikko, Manila, Republic of the Philippines. The Session was attended by the representatives of 18 Members of the Commission and by observers from the Asian Fisheries Society (AFS), International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management (ICLARM), Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA), GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme on ...

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Role des Sada dans la Securite Alimentaire de Kinshasa

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: La s?curit? alimentaire peut ?tre d?finie comme l?acc?s pour tout le monde et ? tout moment, ? une nourriture suffisante dans le but de mener une vie active et saine. Le premier chapitre de ce document est une introduction g?n?rale sur le concept de la s?curit? alimentaire. Cette ?tude se limite ? une analyse de l?impact de l?ins?curit? alimentaire massive sur le syst?me de commercialisation et de distribution des vivres, en milieu urbain za?rois. L?ins?curit? a...

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From Vision to Action a Synthesis of Experiences in Southeast Asia

By: Thierry Facon

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Current joint initiative versus the World Water Vision process: The development of a World Water Vision is perceived as a learning process. The joint initiative was therefore conceived as an anchoring component of the process in the region. It was expected that the joint project would contribute to laying down a cornerstone for the continuing national water vision building process and to establishing a firm foundation for a regional water vision development prog...

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Miinutes of the 60Th Executiive Commiittee Meetiing and the 25Th S...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: The 60th APHCA Executive Committee Meeting was held as an early morning session on 24 September 2001 while the 25th APHCA Session was organized during 24-26 September 2001, in Manila, Philippines (detailed Timetable appears in the working paper - APHCA: 01/1).

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Forestry Outlook Studies in Africa (Fosa) the Gambia

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: 90% of the population use fuelwood. The latter also forms about 85% of the domestic energy. Attempts to import butane gas from Senegal as an alternative to fuelwood did not succeed as it was not affordable by the average Gambian. The per capita consumption of fuelwood is estimated at about 0.44 m3. The current electricity generating capacity cannot meet the demand.

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Forestry Outlook Studies in Africa (Fosa) Ghana

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: There is over-capacity in the wood industry. The raw material prices are not related to the market trends. The recovery rates of log inputs are generally low (20-40%). The wood industry has traditionally concentrated on exports, to the neglect of the local market. The total volume of sawmill lumber available for domestic use is only 152,660 m3 per year while the domestic demand for lumber is about 384,730 m3. This means that the difference of 232,070 m3 has to b...

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LÉtude Prospective du Secteur Forestier en Afrique (Fosa) Guinee-B...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Les ressources foresti?res constituent une richesse d?une valeur ?conomique inestimable pour la Guin?e-Bissau dont le territoire est essentiellement couvert de for?ts qui constituent dans plusieurs cas, des importants ?cosyst?mes. Dans les derniers vingt ans les essences foresti?res ont ?t? l?objet d?une exploitation qui vient influencer n?gativement et conduit ? la destruction de plusieurs esp?ces, tant animaux que v?g?taux. Face ? cette r?alit? in?vitable, vie...

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Forest Outlook Studies in Africa (Fosa) Kenya

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: The preparation of the Kenya Forestry Outlook Paper is an initiative between FAO, Forest Department and other land-use related sectors i.e. Agriculture, Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS), Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), Energy, Service sectors e.g. Treasury and the Private Sector in forestry.

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LÉtude Prospective du Secteur Forestier en Afrique (Fosa) Republiq...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: Le contexte favorise pas le d?veloppement des activit?s foresti?res. La pouss?e environnementaliste a permis de garder l?importance des surfaces constituant le Domaine Forestier National. Les for?ts sont compos?es de R?serves Naturelles int?grales (RNI), de R?serves Sp?ciales (RS), de Parcs Nationaux (PN), de Stations Foresti?res (SF), de For?ts Class?es (FC), de R?serves Foresti?res (RF), de P?rim?tres de Reboisement et de Restauration (PRR), des for?ts domania...

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LÉtude Prospective du Secteur Forestier en Afrique (Fosa) Republiq...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: La persistance de la s?cheresse et la d?gradation acc?l?r?e de toutes les ressources naturelles notamment les sols favorisent la perte du potentiel ligneux aid?e en cela, par la mise en oeuvre de syst?mes de production agricoles, pastoraux, et forestiers extensifs inadapt?s. La part essentielle du bois dans la satisfaction des besoins ?nerg?tiques, l?accroissement rapide de la population et la lenteur dans la promotion des sources d??nergies nouvelles accentuent...

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