Instructions for Artificial Insemination Specialists

It is a useful tool for expanding the knowledge of specialists, zootechnicians, as well as practicing veterinarians, and for students studying veterinary medicine. The book indicates the methods used in the field of artificial insemination are explained through pictures and diagrams.

The book was prepared within the framework of the project “Improvement of Cattle Production through Establishment of Effective Cattle Breeding and Feeding System” jointly implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and the FAO.

Factsheet of the UN Refugee Agency in Azerbaijan

We are pleased to present you an electronic factsheet produced by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Azerbaijan. It includes information about the main activities of the UN Refugee Agency in Azerbaijan, as well as some statistics on refugees, asylum seekers, internally displaced persons and stateless people.

Healthy Plants – Healthy Planet – Activity Book

This book has been designed, written and illustrated to help educators and guardians bring children and young people closer to the world of plant protection; the science that deals with plant health. Although addressed to an age group between 8 and 12 years, this book can also be useful for older kids. It can be considered as a first, simple plant protection manual, designed on the occasion of the International Year of Plant Health.

The objective of this international year is to spread and increase awareness of the importance of plant health among the public, and especially the younger generations. FAO and the IPPC Secretariat is working to raise awareness of this issue among the adults of today and tomorrow and to understand how protecting plants is essential to defeating world hunger.

Compilation of General Comments adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

Available only in Azerbaijani, this manual is called  ”Compilation of General Comments adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC). This compilation includes the translation of General Comments #5, 9, 10, 13 and 15.

The manual was published as part of the project financially supported by EU  and implemented by the OHCHR on “Enhancing the capacity of national actors in promoting and protecting human rights”.

World Food Day

As countries around the world suffer the impacts of the #COVID19 pandemic, this year’s World Food Day calls for global solidarity to help the most vulnerable people. Along with World Food Day, this year will mark the 75th anniversary of FAO. We also share with you our World Food Day material, which was originally prepared to emphasize the importance of this day. Here you will find information on food security and sustainable agricultural development, as well as efforts to eradicate hunger and poverty and other issues.

United Nations Azerbaijan Partnership framework 2016-2020 – Progress Report 2019

We are pleased to share with you the Annual Progress Report of the United Nations-Azerbaijan Partnership Framework (2016-2020) covering the fourth year of implementation. The report highlights the results of our joint efforts with the Government, civil society organizations, academia, the private sector, and the achievements reached in 2019.

GLOBAL STRATEGY FOR THE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF PPR

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) can severely affect small ruminants in almost 70 countries in Africa, the Middle East and parts of Asia. It is a highly contagious disease that causes USD 1.5 to 2 billion in losses each year in regions that are home to over 80% of the world’s sheep and goats and to more than 330 million of the world’s poorest people, many of whom depend on them for their livelihoods.

The Global Strategy described in this document is not a ‘stand-alone’ activity designed for PPR control and eradication only. It will allow progress to be made in other fields, with the strengthening of Veterinary Services as a cornerstone of the strategy which will provide the necessary enabling environment to control other animal diseases through a cost-effective combination of activities against several major diseases of small ruminants.

”Compilation of General Comments adopted by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)”

Available only in Azerbaijani, this manual called ”Compilation of General Comments adopted by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). This compilation includes the General Comments #1, 2, 3 and 4.

The manual was published as part of the project financially supported by EU  and implemented by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. on “Enhancing the capacity of national actors in promoting and protecting human rights”.

Sheep Value Chain Report – Vision 2025

The sheep sector has immense importance in Azerbaijan, as cattle and sheep rearing are the most preferred and productive livestock activities in the country. The sheep sector is an important source of nutrition (meat and cheese) and livelihoods in rural areas. The sector is currently facing an alarming situation due to the changing demand and supply situation, as further elaborated in the following discussion. In this context, this value chain study has been commissioned under the FAO-Azerbaijan Partnership Project to provide strategic vision and direction to the objective of transforming the sheep sector in Azerbaijan. The insights from the value chain study will help to identify the key areas of interventions to be taken up under the Project and other development initiatives of the government and multilateral agencies.

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