Ligações Agricultura

WEBSITES DA ONU

FAO Special Programme for Food Security 

FAO Land and Water Development Division 

FAO Farming Systems and Poverty http://www.fao.org/farmingsystems/: Descrição dos sistemas de produção agrícola e mapas temáticos 

Theme Dynamic Maps
(English only)
Farming Systems low resolution high resolution
Population – Total low resolution high resolution
Agroecological Zones
(Length of Growing Period)
low resolution high resolution
Elevation low resolution high resolution
Relief (Elevation with Hillshade) low resolution high resolution
Slope low resolution high resolution
Precipitation low resolution high resolution
Temperature low resolution high resolution
Major Environmental Constraints low resolution high resolution
Land Cover low resolution high resolution
Permanent Crops and Arable Land low resolution high resolution
Livestock – Bovines
(Cattle and Buffalo)
low resolution high resolution
Country Boundary low resolution high resolution
NOAA Satellite Image low resolution high resolution

Terrastat:
A database of country statistics on soil, terrain, climatic and agricultural land use limitations, from the FAO’s Land and Water Development Division.
Agriculture 21: Magazine and Guide. Exhaustive archive of news and information on agriculture, biotechnology, natural resource management, and food safety and security, made available by the FAO.
World Food Summit: Five Years Later. Report from an international alliance devoted to reducing world hunger. 

U.N. World Food Programme. Web site of “the world’s largest humanitarian agency.”

PROGRAMAS DE DESENVOLVIMENTO

CAADP. Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP): http://www.nepad-caadp.net/index.php

AGRA. Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa: http://www.agra-alliance.org/content/news/detail/1221

INVESTIGAÇÃO

Future Agricultures: http://www.future-agricultures.org/index.php

Debates:

Harvest Choice. HarvestChoice generates knowledge products to help guide strategic investments to improve the well-being of poor people in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia through more productive and profitable farming.

Soil Quality Institute A program of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and a comprehensive source of information on soil quality research, soil use and management, and soil education.

International Food Policy Research Institute:Collects, analyzes and distributes data on economic growth and poverty alleviation in developing countries, and the management of the natural resources that support agriculture. Site’s 2020 Vision section includes a variety of worthwhile downloadable publications, including Reaching Sustainable Food Security for All by 2020.

Development Gateway: Food Security: Interactive site for information on sustainable development and poverty reduction that includes links to news, conferences, and current research.

Livelihoods Connect:A learning platform for creating sustainable livelihoods to eliminate poverty, complete with information resources, case studies, and project summaries. Made available by the U.K. Department For International Development (DFID)

Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Institute:A division of the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), a nonprofit research organization that aims to reduce hunger and poverty and improve natural resources in developing countries.

Soil Quality Institute A program of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and a comprehensive source of information on soil quality research, soil use and management, and soil education.

International Soil Reference and Information Centre:Netherlands-based foundation for documentation, research, and training about world soil resources, with an emphasis on developing countries. Headquarters of the World Data Center for Soils

AAAS Atlas of Population and Environment:Free online version of comprehensive reference on geographic relationships between population and environment; includes sections on foodcrops and land use.