FAO: Land Resources



FAO: Land Resources Related

FAO: Water Resources, Development and Management Service:: Promotes efficient use and conservation of water resources to achieve food security and sustainable agriculture and rural development.

Institute of Land and Food Resources:: The Institute is a Faculty of the University of Melbourne specialising in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, food and dairy technology and manufacturing.

FAO - IRAQ:: As the lead agency in the food security and agriculture sectors, FAO has been supporting the development of income-generation activities for vulnerable people and the rehabilitation and maintenance of traditional irrigation schemes for resettled displaced households, among other activities. Through the 2008 CAP for Iraq, FAO will provide support to improve dietary diversity for poor, vulnerable households through the distribution of vegetable see

FAO Fisheries Department:: World Food and Agriculture Organization's Major Programme on Fisheries aims to promote sustainable development of responsible fisheries and contribute to food security.

FAO Soil Biodiversity Portal:: Includes a framework under which soil biodiversity can be assessed, managed and conserved with pointers to research, capacity building and policy and programme development needs. Case studies and full information.

Sustainable Development Department - FAO:: Information on environment and sustainable development; biodiversity, natural resources management, gender, population, land tenure and energy.

FAO National Forest Programme Digests:: These mini directories contain links to online publications relating to important aspects of national forest programmes, such as poverty reduction, stakeholder participation, cross sectoral issues, capacity building and forest finance.

FAO State of the World's Forests 2003:: Reports every two years on the status of forests, recent major policy and institutional developments and key issues concerning the forest sector. The purpose of the publication is to provide current, reliable and policy-relevant information to policy-makers, foresters and other natural resource managers, academics, forest industry and civil society.

FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations:: Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAO's efforts - to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. FAO's mandate is to raise levels of nutrition, improve agricultural productivity, better the lives of rural populations and contribute to the growth of the world economy.

Timber Land and Hunting Land:: Available in various states across the US.

  • New Additions: Soil Morphology, Classification and Survey
Wallace Laboratories
Australia: Soil Maps of Tasmania (DPIW)
Australian Soil Classification: An Interactive Key
Australian Soil Resource Information System (ASRIS)