The goal of WLI is to improve the livelihoods of rural
households and communities in areas where water
scarcity, land degradation, water quality deterioration,
food security and health problems are prevalent in eight
participating countries including Egypt, Iraq, Jordan,
Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, and Yemen. The main
objective is to develop and pilot test integrated water and
land management strategies.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsApril, 2013Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, Northern Africa, Western Asia
The goal of WLI is to improve the livelihoods of rural
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJuly, 2011Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, Northern Africa, Western Asia
This will ensure more sustainable ecosystems and improved rural livelihoods. Emphasis is given to building on local knowledge by using existing data, social capital, research linkages, partnerships and proven methodologies and technologies in the region thereby ensuring the sustainability of the impacts achieved. The Initiative also draws from a wide pool of multi-disciplinary expertise from within and outside the region and targets the three major agro-ecosystems in the region – rainfed, irrigated and rangeland.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2017Afghanistan, China, Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Pakistan, Palestine, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Eastern Africa, Northern Africa, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Central Asia, Western Asia
This document presents the Strategic Plan of the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas for the period from 2017 to 2026. ICARDA’s mission is to enhance food, water, and nutritional security and environmental health in the face of global challenges, including climate change. Through preparedness for change and productivity gains in the rural economy, ICARDA will contribute to poverty reduction and social stability as our overarching goal. Innovative science, partnerships for impact, capacity development, and a fit-for-purpose organization are our tools.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsApril, 2014Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Yemen, Northern Africa, Western Asia
The year 2013 witnessed progress both in research and overall operations of the Initiative. Two bilaterally funded programs for Iraq and Tunisia were launched offering new opportunities and models for engagement of US and regional research capacities. The research agenda was strengthened with increased collaboration and partnership. During 2013 the United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) increased its engagement in the WLI taking a prominent role in the WLI Tunisian Program.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2018Northern Africa, Egypt, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, Eastern Africa, Ethiopia, Southern Asia, Afghanistan, India, Iran, Western Asia, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syrian Arab Republic
Widespread heat waves, floods, and droughts last year were a strong reminder of the threats posed by climate change. In the non-tropical dry areas where ICARDA works we are becoming accustomed to record high temperatures and increasing water scarcity year on year. Resilience and climate change adaptation are at the heart of ICARDA’s new Strategic Plan 2017-2026 – a bold and ambitious effort to harness cutting-edge science and deliver the tools and technologies that smallholder farmers need to maintain agricultural production and protect their livelihoods.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJune, 2018Israel, Jordan, Palestine
This paper examines the differences in agricultural water application per crop ton output in semi-arid jurisdictions in the Jordan Basin, focusing on Israel and Jordan, with some analysis relevant to Palestine. In order to understand differences in water application, it delivers a nationally averaged assessment of applied water application for 14 key regional crops, with most cases suggesting Israeli best practice in water application per unit crop.
Library ResourceDecember, 2015Israel, Palestine
Library ResourceNational PoliciesNovember, 2016Palestine
Based on the review of the Agricultural Sector Strategy of 2014-2016, and the National Policy Agenda, the National Development Plan (2017-2022) prepared by the Ministry of Agriculture is a nation-wide sectoral document consisting of two key components. The first component is the national policy agenda, which sets out the national vision, priorities and policies.
Library ResourceRegulationsJuly, 2005Palestine
The Resolution for areas of the Gaza Strip left by the Israeli army states that: (i) the current level of employment and agricultural production should be maintained and be declared as eligible agricultural areas and all necessary facilities and exemptions should be granted to make them productive; (ii) the Minister of Finance in coordination with the Ministry of Agriculture is tasked with establishing a company that manages all agricultural facilities efficiently and transparently, in order to ensure the proper implementation and production of agricultural export commodities; (iii) the est
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2014Palestine
This sectoral Strategy is a review of the Agriculture Sector Strategy 2011 – 2013 aiming at reaching of the Vision of a sustainable and feasible agriculture sector that can compete domestically and externally; and can effectively contribute to enhancing food security and the connection between the Palestinian people and their land, while also enhancing Palestinian state-building efforts through resource sovereignty.
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