News and Features - Supporting Human Life

Sustainable wildlife management and wild meat

Wild meat and food security: risks & benefits discussed at World Parks Congress

 Collaborative Partnership on Sustainable Wildlife Management releases new fact sheet 

Implementing improved tenure governance in fisheries: A technical guide

Implementing improved tenure governance in fisheries: A technical guide to support the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security 


Fisheries management, v.4: Marine protected areas and fisheries

These Guidelines examine fisheries features of marine protected areas (MPAs). They also address the interface between fisheries management and biodiversity conservation, and provide support for MPAs with multiple objectives.


State of the World's Forests 2014

Enhancing the socioeconomic benefits from forests

Food security and nutrition

With the world population projected to exceed nine billion people by 2050, global agricultural output must expand by an estimated 60 percent to meet global food needs.

State of the World's Forest Genetic Resources 2014

Forests and trees enhance and protect landscapes, ecosystems and production systems. They provide goods and services which are essential to the survival and well-being of all humanity.