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New UN Publications: July 2016

“The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2016.”
This agenda is a road map for people and the planet that will build on the success of the Millennium Development Goals and ensure sustainable social and economic progress worldwide. It seeks not only to eradicate extreme poverty, but also to integrate and balance the three dimensions of sustainable development—economic, social and environmental—in a comprehensive global vision.
The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2016
Bibliographic info:
Publisher: UN
ISBN: 978-92-1-101340-5
pp: 56

 

The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2016: Contributing to food security and nutrition for all.”
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.
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2016
Bibliographic info:
Publisher: FAO
ISBN: 978-92-5-109185-2
pp: 190

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New UN Publications: May 2015

 

Please find below list of new electronic  books published by the United Nations for the month of May 2015 . You may download the books by clicking the title link.

“World Health Statistics 2015”
The World Health Statistics series is WHO’s annual compilation of health-related data for its 194 Member States. It includes a summary of the progress made towards achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and associated targets. The indicators used in this report have been included on the basis of their relevance to global public health, on data availability and quality, and on the reliability and comparability of the resulting estimates.

World Health Statistics 2015
Bibliographic info:
Publisher: WHO
ISBN: 978 92 4 069443 9
pp: 161

“mhGAP Humanitarian Intervention Guide”
The mhGAP Humanitarian Intervention Guide contains first-line management recommendations for mental, neurological and substance use conditions for non-specialist health-care providers in humanitarian emergencies where access to specialists and treatment options is limited. It is a simple, practical tool that aims to support general health facilities in areas affected by humanitarian emergencies in assessing and managing acute stress, grief, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychosis, epilepsy, intellectual disability, harmful substance use and risk of suicide.

mhGAP Humanitarian Intervention Guide
Bibliographic info:
Publisher: WHO/UNHCR
ISBN: 978 92 4 154892 2
pp: 68

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New UN Publications: April 2015

 

Please find below list of new electronic  books published by the United Nations for the month of April 2015 . You may download the books by clicking the title link.

“On Track: Achieving Results and Exceeding Expectations”
FAO’s work is driven by five cross-cutting strategic objectives that are closely aligned with the most relevant and urgent development problems faced by member countries and the development community.

Achieving Results and Exceeding Expectations

Bibliographic info:
Publisher: FAO
pp: 16

“Towards a water and food secure future: Critical Perspectives for Policy-makers”
In 2050 there will be enough water to help produce the food needed to feed a global population expected to top nine billion, but overconsumption, degradation and the impact of climate change will reduce water supplies in many regions, especially developing countries. The Paper calls for government policies and investments by the public and private sectors to ensure that crops, livestock and fish are sustainably produced in ways also aimed at safeguarding water resources.

Towards a water and food secure future 
Bibliographic info:
Publisher: FAO
pp: 76

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