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Reports & Research
Janvier 2023

There is a correlation between socio-economic development, human rights and the empowerment of men and women to participate at all levels of decision making. Secure land rights are an important precondition for the achievement of these goals, including and the realisation of a broad spectrum of…

Reports & Research
Mars 2021

It is widely understood that effective use of land, the sustainable production of food and development are linked. Yet, creating effective policy, which takes into account broader notions such as economic prosperity and social justice, especially in the context of competing claims to land use…

Journal Articles & Books
Décembre 2020

New revitalization and regeneration strategies are currently taking place as a scheme for reassessing urban spaces This paper as a result navigates the theory of Urban Acupuncture UA as a quick and effective tool that can be adopted in large cities Using Riyadh city as a case study it discusses…

Décembre 2020

Context and backgroundIn the classified and managed forests of Upper-Casamance, the vegetation cover is undergoing significant changes. The result is a strong tendency to convert forest into savannah and cultivation areas, which goes against the policy of classification and management of forests…

Peer-reviewed publication
Juin 2020

The urban heat island (UHI) effect has become a significant focus of research in today’s era of climate change, and a key consideration for the next generation of urban planning focused on green and livable cities. UHI has traditionally been measured using in situ data and ground-based…

Conference Papers & Reports
Juillet 2019

This publication demonstrates the scope of research and human resources development
over the period between January 2014 and March 2019. It highlights some of the
accomplishments as the result of the collaborative efforts among the seven countries of
the Arabian Peninsula,…

Journal Articles & Books
Février 2019

Water - Source of food security. World Food Day: 16 October 2002.Water and food security are intimately connected. Many of the over 800 million people in the world who still go hungry live in water-scarce regions. When FAO launched its Special Programme for Food Security in 1994, it was well…

Journal Articles & Books
Octobre 2018

This river basin overview describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in the Euphrates-Tigris basin. The aim of this report is to describe the particularities of this transboundary river basin and the problems met in the…

Journal Articles & Books
Août 2018

Fragility has become the reality in several countries of the Middle East and North Africa. Armed conflict and forced displacement are taking an enormous toll on human lives, with the region accounting for about 60 percent of the estimated global total of battle-related casualties since the turn…

Journal Articles & Books
Juin 2018

This country profile describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in Saudi Arabia. The aim of this report is to describe the particularities of the country and the problems met in the development of the water resources, and…

Journal Articles & Books
Juin 2018

The report assesses the occurrence and impacts of drought, the current policies underlying drought management as well as the mitigation measures and responses adopted in the Near East and North Africa region, with a focus on the Agriculture Sector. It is the third of a series of similar studies…

Journal Articles & Books
Mai 2018

This country profile describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in Somalia. The aim of this report is to describe the particularities of the country and the problems met in the development of the water resources, and irrigation…