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Mid-decade review
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SPECIAL CHAPTERS

In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of
this report from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term
interest. Special chapters in earlier issues have covered the following subjects:

1957 Factors influencing the trend of food consumption
Postwar changes in some institutional factors affecting agriculture

1958 Food and agricultural developments in Africa south of the Sahara
The growth of forest industries and their impact on the world's forests

1959 Agricultural incomes and levels of living in countries at different stages of economic
development
Some general problems of agricultural development in less-developed countries in the
light of postwar experience

1960 Programing for agricultural development

1961 Land reform and institutional change
Agricultural extension, education and research in Africa, Asia and Latin America

1962 The role of forest industries in the attack on economic underdevelopment
The livestock industry in less developed countries

1963 Basic factors affecting the growth of productivity in agriculture
Fertilizer use: spearhead of agricultural development

1964 Protein nutrition: needs and prospects
Synthetics and their effects on agricultural trade

1966 Agriculture and industrialization
Rice in the world food economy

1967 Incentives and disincentives for farmers in developing countries
The management of fishery resources

1968 Raising agricultural productivity in developing countries through technological im-
provement
Improved storage and its contribution to world food supplies

1969 Agricultural marketing improvement programmes: some lessons from recent expe-
rience
Modernizing of institutions to promote forestry development

1970 Agriculture at the threshold of the Second Development Decade

1971 Water pollution and its effects on living aquatic resources and fisheries

1972 Education and training for development
Accelerating agricultural research in the developing countries

1973 Agricultural employment in developing countries

1974 Population, food supply and agricultural development

1975 The Second United Nations Development Decade: mid-term review and appraisal

1976 Energy and agriculture

1977 The state of natural resources and the human environment for food and agriculture

1978 Problems and strategies in developing regions

1979 Forestry and rural development

1980 Marine fisheries in the new era of national jurisdiction

1981 Rural poverty in developing countries and means of poverty allevia ion

1982 Livestock production: a world perspective

1983 Women in developing agriculture

1984 Urbanization, agriculture and food systems

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Page 208

FAO PUBLICATIONS

FAO publishes a number of annuals, periodicals and other publications covering
a wide range of topics. A selected list of these is given below.

Annuals

FAO Production Yearbook
FAO Trade Yearbook
FAO Fertilizer Yearbook
FAO Yearbook of Fishery Statistics: Catches and Landings
FAO Yearbook of Fishery Statistics: Fishery Commodities
FAO Yearbook of Forest Productions
FAO/WHO/01E Animal Health Yearbook
Commodity Review and Outlook

Periodicals

World Animal Review
Monthly Bulletin of Statistics
Food and Nutrition
Unasylva

Others

Agricultural Commodity Projections 1975-1985
Forestry Paper No. 61: Forest Product Prices 1965-84
Fifth World Food Survey

Page 209

"FAO has gone far, but not far enough, toward the aims
established forty years ago. The reflection inspired by our
anniversary should lead us to a new dedication of purpose,
a new vigour in our action, and above all a renewed
enthusiasm."

EDOUARD SAOUMA
Director-General

Food and Agriculture Organization
of the United Nations

P-00
ISBN 92-5-102390-5

ISSN 0081-4359

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