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Thursday 29 September 2016

Agriculture

The state of world fisheries and aquaculture 2016: contributing to food security and nutrition for all.

Corporate Author:
Food and Agriculture Organization

This issue of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture aims to provide objective, reliable and up-to-date data and information to a wide range of readers - policy-makers, managers, scientists, stakeholders and indeed all those interested in the fisheries and aquaculture sector. As always, the scope is global and the topics many and varied. This edition uses the latest official statistics on fisheries and aquaculture to present a global analysis of trends in fish stocks, production, processing, utilization, trade and consumption. It also reports on the status of the world's fishing fleets and analyses the make-up of human engagement in the sector.

  • ISBN: 9789251091852
  • 64.95

Food

Pulses: nutritious seeds for a sustainable future.

Corporate Author:
Food and Agriculture Organization

The aim of raising global awareness on the multitude of benefits of pulses was integral to the International Year of Pulses. This coffee table book is part guide and part cookbook- informative without being technical. The book begins by giving an overview of pulses, and explains why they are an important food for the future. It also has more than 30 recipes prepared by some of the most prestigious chefs in the world and is peppered with infographics. Part I gives an overview of pulses and gives a brief guide to the main varieties in the world. Part II explains step-by-step how to cook them, what to keep in mind and what condiments and instruments to use. Part III underscores the five messages that FAO conveys to the world about the impact pulses have on nutrition, health, climate change, biodiversity and food security. Part IV illustrates how pulses can be grown in a garden patch with easy gardening instructions and how they are grown in the world, highlighting major world producers, importers and exporters. Part V takes the reader on a journey around the world showing how pulses fit a region's history and culture and visits 10 internationally acclaimed chefs as they go the market to buy pulses. Back at their restaurant or home, each chef prepares easy dishes and gives their best kept secrets. Each chef provides 3 recipes that are beautifully illustrated.

  • ISBN: 9789251091722
  • 25.95

Health

Narcotic drugs: estimated world requirements for 2016: statistics for 2014.

Corporate Author:
United Nations. Office on Drugs and Crime

This publication contains information about the licit movement of internationally controlled narcotic drugs included in the Schedules of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. This includes information on cultivation of opiate raw materials, on extraction of alkaloids from opium, poppy straw and concentrate of poppy straw; on the manufacture of consumption, utilization and stocks of opiates and opioids; international global trade in narcotic drugs as well as in individual countries/territories. It also contains the estimated requirements of narcotic drugs for each country and territory.

  • ISBN: 9789210481601
  • 64.95