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Journal Articles & Books
August 1999
France
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United Kingdom
Austria
Niger
Kenya
United States of America
Philippines
Oman
Italy
Netherlands
India
Mexico

The sustainable management and use of groundwater resources as a source of drinking water supplies, for irrigation, and for other consumptive uses, as well as a supplementary source of surface river flows and of wetlands and wildlife habitats, calls for increasing attention to two major and interdependent sources of concern, namely, depletion and pollution.

Reports & Research
December 1998
Egypt
Iraq
Mali
Fiji
Iran
Eritrea
Jordan
Morocco
Yemen
Turkey
Oman
Syrian Arab Republic
Netherlands
Tunisia
Senegal
Sudan
Mexico
Lebanon

The "Expert Consultation on Integrated Management of Land and Water within an Agro-SylvoPastoral System" was held in Safita, Syria (Cham Safita Palace Hotel) during the period 16-18 June 1997.The Consultation was jointly organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform of Syria and the FAD Regional Dffice for the Near East, RNE, Cairo, Egypt.

Reports & Research
December 1996
Algeria
Qatar
Egypt
Iran
Mauritania
Iraq
Afghanistan
Azerbaijan
Morocco
Malta
Pakistan
Jordan
Cyprus
Libya
Somalia
Oman
Syrian Arab Republic
Kuwait
Tunisia
Sudan
Bahrain
Saudi Arabia
Lebanon

This paper outlines FAO's past and present activities on combating desertification, with particular emphasis on the Near East Region, in an attempt to mobilise all the potential efforts towards the establishment of an adequate strategy to enable this particular part of the world to build efficient regional and national programmes to combat resource degradation, restore land productivity and ach

Journal Articles & Books
December 1993
Qatar
France
Bangladesh
Nigeria
Luxembourg
Iraq
El Salvador
Afghanistan
Zimbabwe
Sri Lanka
Vanuatu
Canada
Congo
Uruguay
Mozambique
Laos
Yemen
Philippines
Oman
Myanmar
Portugal
Paraguay
Ghana
Europe
Africa
Northern America
Asia

Dans de nombreuses régions du monde, les ressources en eau de plus en plus limitées et la mauvaise utilisation de l’eau douce mettent en péril le développement durable. Plus des deux tiers de l’eau prélevée dans les fleuves, lacs et nappes aquifères étant utilisés pour l’irrigation, l’agriculture est de plus en plus considérée comme la soupape de sécurité du système.

International Conventions or Treaties
January 1979
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South Africa
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Burkina Faso
Cape Verde
Gambia
Ghana
Guinea
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The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) - currently ratified by 187 countries - is the only human rights treaty that deals specifically with rural women (Art. 14). Adopted in 1979 by the United Nations Generally Assembly, entered into force in 1981. The Convention defines discrimination against women as follows:


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