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.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2005Egypt, 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
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2005Fiji, Tunisia, Malaysia, Mali, Oman, Italy, Ghana, Iran, Guinea, Ethiopia, Namibia, Solomon Islands, Netherlands
Globally, according to FRA 2000, planted forests accounted for only 5% of forest area, but up to 35% of industrial roundwood supply. This is anticipated to rise to 40-44% by 2020. Planted forests reflect a higher social, environmental and economic importance than their area would suggest. Many countries have existing planted forest data that is not based upon forest inventory, is incomplete and often outdated. Thus it is difficult to measure and plan the quantity and quality of planted forest resources and the provision of goods and services that they supply.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2005Fiji, Iran, Malaysia, Mali, Oman, Namibia, Ghana, Tunisia, Guinea, Ethiopia, Solomon Islands, Netherlands
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2005United States of America, China, Australia, Canada, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Uruguay, Kenya, Jordan, South Africa, Turkey, Madagascar, Italy, Tanzania, Netherlands, Argentina, India, Mexico, Brazil, Mongolia
This book brings together information on the contrasting characteristics, condition, present use and problems of the world's main natural grasslands. Since grassland is commercialized through the grazing animal, particular attention is paid to the livestock production systems associated with each main type. Grazing resources are more than simply edible herbage: many other factors have to be taken into account, notably water in all areas, and shelter in winter-cold climates.
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