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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    Tanzania, Malawi, Italy, Africa

    功能性土壤在提供清洁水及抵御 洪水和干旱的能力上发挥了关 键作用。渗入土壤的水可存留 污染物, 防止其浸入地下水。 此外,土壤捕获和储存水,使水能够被作物 吸收,从而最大限度减少水面蒸发,最大限 度地提高水的利用率和生产率。有机质含量 高的健康土壤有能力存储大量的水,这不仅 在旱季有益,而且在强降雨季时也是如此。 旱季时,土壤水分对植物生长至关重要;强降 雨季时,通过减缓水流入溪的速度,土壤减少 了洪水和径流。

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    Canada, Iraq, Italy, Austria, Iran, Pakistan, Gabon, Cuba

    The Land and Water Days are jointly convened by FAO, IFAD and WFP as part of efforts aimed at reaching effective and lasting impacts for land and water actions on the ground.

  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    Serbia, Slovenia, United States of America, Hungary, Croatia, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Montenegro, Austria, Europe

    The Woodfuel Integrated Supply and Demand Overview Mapping (WISDOM) in Serbia form part of a series of initiatives undertaken by FAO to promote strategic wood energy planning and policy formulation. As in many countries all over the globe the wood energy sector suffers from a widespread lack of recognition in national planning contexts, especially in forest and energy policies.

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    April, 2015
    India, China, Italy

    Part of a series of factsheets describing the divisional work

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    Slovenia, Hungary, Croatia, Albania, Montenegro, Italy, Europe

    Slovenia joined the Organization in 1993. Since then, cooperation has involved a variety of areas concerning sustainable agriculture and rural development. Today, responsible and sustainable management of fishery and forestry resources are major areas of FAO assistance. Slovenia also plays an active role in supporting technical cooperation and humanitarian assistance in and beyond the region. Most recently, the country has promoted efforts to support beekeeping, advocating for a World Honeybee Day.

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    Malta, Tunisia, Libya, Hungary, Italy, Europe

    Malta’s partnership with FAO dates back to 1964, the year the country joined the Organization. Cooperation through emergency interventions in the 1970s enabled Malta’s successful eradication of African swine fever. Water management has been another major area of FAO assistance – and one of strategic importance – in the country, with action focusing on sustainable management of Malta’s water resources and development of a national water policy.

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    Tanzania, Malawi, Italy, Africa

    تؤدي التربة السليمة دوراً هاماً في توفير المياه النقية والقدرة على الصمود في وجه الفيضانات والجفاف. وتنقية المياه من خلال التربة عملية تحتجز الملوثات وتمنعها من الرشح إلى المياه الجوفية. وعلاوة على ذلك، تُجمِّع التربة المياه وتخزنها، وبالتالي يمكن للمحاصيل امتصاصها، ويحد ذلك من التبخر السطحي ويزيد من كفاءة استخدام المياه والإنتاجية. ويمكن للتربة السليمة التي تحتوي على الكثير من المواد العضوية أن تخزِّن مقادير كبيرة من المياه.

  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    Honduras, Congo, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, Brazil, Italy, Americas

    The third fact sheet in the <I>Save and Grow</I> series presents the key points of the Quezungual Slash-and-Mulch Agroforestry System, or QSMAS in Honduras. The system builds up soil nutrient stocks, and produces maize yields double those of traditional shifting cultivation.It reduces the time needed for land preparation, prevents soil erosion, and improves the supply and quality of water for downstream consumers. Many ‘slash-and-mulch’ farmers have diversified production, primarily into home gardens and livestock.

  9. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    Italy

    Part of a series of factsheets describing the land and water work programmes

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