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Giornata Internazionale delle Foreste 2016
Description: Le foreste hanno un ruolo vitale nel ciclo dell’acqua. Regolano le piogge e filtrano e purificano la nostra acqua. Proteggendo le foreste del pianeta, proteggiamo anche l’acqua da cui dipende la vita di tutti noi. Unitevi a noi nel celebrare la Giornata Internazionale delle Foreste il 21 marzo:
  16 Mar 2016   1m1s 15 1129 0
State of food insecurity in the Central African Republic
Description: The latest Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM) conducted by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) explores the effects of widespread insecurity in the Central African Republic on food security in the country. Alessandro Costantino, Country Monitor in FAO's Trade and Markets Division, provides the latest information on food production, access and prices in 2015 and FAO’s response to the crisis. Follow #UNFAO on social media! * Facebook - * Google+ - * Instagram - * LinkedIn - * Twitter - © FAO:
  01 Mar 2016   2m59s 7 749 0
Community-based forestry discussed at Asia-Pacific Forestry Week
Description: Upon the opening of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Week (Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga, Philippines, from 22-26 February 2016), Dominique Reed, FAO Team Leader of Social Forestry, talks about the potential of community-based forestry and its ability to address climate change. Follow #UNFAO on social media! * Facebook - * Google+ - * Instagram - * LinkedIn - * Twitter - © FAO:
  23 Feb 2016   4m1s 3 556 0
Aquaculture and XVth Session of COFI FT, Agadir, Morocco, 22-26 Feb. 2016
Description: Aquaculture is a very important both for food security and for economic growth, explains Audun Lem, Deputy Director of FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy and Resources Division. He also illustrates some of the issues related to the sector. At the next session of the FAO COFI FT (Sub-Committee on Fish Trade), among others, the discussion will touch topics as the need of revised guidelines for tracing fish from catch to market, and updating the list of endangered species. Follow #UNFAO on social media! * Facebook - * Google+ - * Instagram - * LinkedIn - * Twitter - © FAO:
  22 Feb 2016   4m1s 11 1370 0
Federal Minister for Agriculture and Forestry, Republic of the Sudan
  19 Feb 2016   2m7s 2 145 0
L’expérience du Cameroun en matière de biotechnologies
Description: M. Henri Eyebe Ayissi, Ministre de l'agriculture et du développement rural du Cameroun, parle de l’ expérience du Cameroun et de l’application pratique des biotechnologies. M. Eyebe Ayissi exprime également ses attentes quant à l’assistance de la FAO en matière de renforcement des capacités et cite quelques exemples d’application pratique des biotechnologies au Cameroun. Il se montre optimiste face aux opportunités qu’offrent les biotechnologies, considérant toutefois les risques qu’elles comportent.
  17 Feb 2016   3m48s 2 254 0
New technologies and the Industry
Description: Daniel Kamanga, Director of Communication of Africa Harvest, illustrates the experience he came to share in the Symposium, namely a project for sorghum production in Africa in collaboration with DuPont Pioneer, underlining that once the product is out, it becomes a public good. He also talks about the different approaches needed to deliver new technologies to large-scale producers and smallholder farmers and related benefits.
  17 Feb 2016   2m37s 4 258 0
How to ensure the biotechnologies benefit small-scale farmers
Description: Dominic Glover, of the Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, UK, talks about strategies to ensure that biotechnologies benefit smallholders, adding that their needs and priorities are substantially different from those of big-scale producers. He also underlines the relevance of South-South cooperation in the application and delivery of agricultural biotechnologies and related studies.
  17 Feb 2016   3m17s 2 135 0
Fermentation technology for animal nutrition
Description: Cavaba Srinivas Prasada, of the National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bengaluru, India, talks about the application of fermentation technology for animal nutrition, underlining that farmers are ready to accept biotechnologies and that they should be brought to them providing complete and transparent information.
  17 Feb 2016   2m59s 3 190 0
Biotechnology, climate change and practical applications
Description: Shadrack Moephuli, of the Agricultural Research Council in Pretoria, South Africa, talks about how biotechnology can help adapt to climate change and understand its dynamics. He brings an example of practical application of biotechnology in crops, for a drought resistant maize in Africa. He then talks about main issues related to biotechnologies and what comes after the FAO Symposium.
  17 Feb 2016   4m8s 0 291 0
La société civile et les biotechnologies
Description: Guy Kastler, La Via Campesina, intervenant de la société civile à l’occasion du Symposium international sur le rôle des biotechnologies agricoles, souligne l’importance cruciale des systèmes semenciers paysans pour nourrir la planète et met l’accent sur les menaces que représentent les biotechnologies pour la santé humaine et l’environnement. Selon M. Kastler, ces pratiques entraînent des conséquences économiques au niveau mondial ainsi que des risques liés au secteur des semences, qui se retrouve aux mains de trois multinationales seulement. Il lance également un appel à la FAO afin de mettre fin au soutien apporté au secteur de la biotechnologie.
  17 Feb 2016   3m53s 4 210 0
Biotechnology for animal breeding
Description: Paul Boettcher, of FAO Animal Genetic Resources branch, talks about biotechnologies for animal breeding in the context of climate change and the need to gather and spread more information for their application in developing countries., as for example for artificial insemination. He also points out a few potential risks, as the loss of genetic diversity of local breeds.
  16 Feb 2016   3m26s 6 778 0