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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2018
    Uganda, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Lesotho, South Africa, Senegal, Togo, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Suriname, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Jordan, Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Micronesia

    Access to safe water and sanitation and sound management of freshwater ecosystems are at the core of sustainable development. This is the aim of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6), which includes approaches to water management such as environmental flow requirements, international cooperation, capacity building and stakeholder participation.

    Indicator 6.4.2 is useful for policymaking as it highlights those regions under high water stress, thereby informing countries on where they need to make efforts to improve water resource usage and promote water saving.

  2. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    April, 2018
    Kenya, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Gambia, Fiji, Haiti, Italy, Tanzania, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger

    Fact sheet on capacity development actvities of Action Against Desertification. Action Against Desertification is an initiative of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) in support of the Great Green Wall initiative and UNCCD national action programmes to combat desertification, implemented by FAO and partners with funding of the European Union.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Netherlands, Brazil

    The state of Mato Grosso in Brasil faces environmental challenges since agricultural developments threaten biodiversity and other environmental values. The mission of the state university of Mato Grosso (UNEMAT) is to contribute to the knowledge needed for the sustainable development of the state. However, there is a need for academic capacity building. Collaboration with Wageningen University intends to improve the quality of the education and science especially concerning landscape ecological research.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2005
    Egypt, United States of America, Spain, Zambia, Ukraine, Italy, United Kingdom, Netherlands, France

    The International Programme for Technology and Research in Irrigation and Drainage (IPTRID) is an international multi-donor programme, co-managed by partner organizations, created in 1990 at the request of the International Commission for Irrigation and Drainage (ICID). Its Secretariat, first located at the World Bank, was transferred to FAO in 1998, where it is being hosted, in the Land and Water Development division (AGL) as a Special Programme.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2005
    Egypt, Spain, Israel, Germany, Sri Lanka, Australia, Eswatini, Canada, Ethiopia, Pakistan, France, Thailand, Jordan, Cyprus, Philippines, Turkey, Italy, Syrian Arab Republic, Netherlands, India, Georgia, Saudi Arabia, Austria

    The IPTRID programme is a multi-donor trust fund managed by the IPTRID Secretariat as a Special Programme of FAO. The Secretariat is located in the Land and Water Development Division of FAO and draws on a worldwide network of leading centres of excellence in the field of irrigation, drainage and water resources management. IPTRID aims to support capacity development for sustainable agricultural water management to reduce poverty, enhance food security and improve livelihoods, while conserving the environment.

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2016
    Kenya, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Gambia, Fiji, Haiti, Italy, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger

    Capacity development is at the heart of Action Against Desertification’s efforts to combat land degradation, desertification and drought. A capacity development strategy is in place to strengthen the capacities of individuals and organizations in sustainable land management and restoration, and to support the establishment of an enabling policy and legal environment at local, national, and regional level to increase the impact and ensure sustainability of activities carried out under Action Against Desertification.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1997
    Burkina Faso, Switzerland, Chile, Zimbabwe, Austria, Costa Rica, Thailand, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Africa, Tajikistan, Italy, Tanzania, Brazil, India, Mexico, Norway

    The focus of this report is on NRM activities broadly defined as those that promote sustainable agricultural production through improvements in on-farm soil and water management, such as social forestry, micro-watershed management, irrigation water management, and soil conservation.

  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    Honduras, Malawi, Zambia, Vietnam, Niger, Guatemala, Netherlands, Europe

    The Netherlands became an FAO member in 1945, and has since been a valuable resource partner on multiple FAO projects and programmes. The Netherlands shares FAO’s continued interest in developing programmes for the financial inclusion of family farmers, especially women, by treating them as entrepreneurs and promoting their access to better credit and resilience. The Netherlands is also one of FAO’s largest donors for locust control issues.

  9. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016
    Uganda, Nigeria, Guatemala, Cambodia, Finland

    SOLA & Open Tenure are open-source software to help protect tenure rights and 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.

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2008
    Germany, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, United States of America, Rwanda, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Guatemala, Indonesia, Canada, Congo, Costa Rica, Niger, Kenya, Pakistan, Italy, Nepal, Ghana, Vietnam, Myanmar, Ecuador, Cuba, India, Bhutan, France, Europe, Africa, Americas, Asia

    Durant l’Année internationale de la montagne en 2002, la FAO et ses partenaires ont lancé une évaluation à grande échelle et un examen mondial de l’état actuel et des tendances futures de l’aménagement intégré et participatif des bassins versants. Les objectifs généraux étaient de promouvoir l’échange et la diffusion d’expériences dans la mise en œuvre de ces projets durant la décennie 1990–2000, et d’aider à identifier une vision pour une nouvelle génération de programmes et projets.

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