Groundwater resources became a recognized enabler of important rural and socio-economic development in Mediterranean countries. However, the development of this groundwater economy is currently associated with an increased pressure on the available resource and negative implications on the socio-ecological system. Managing complex socio-ecological systems, such as those that occur in water resource management, is a multi-actor, multi-scale and dynamic decision-making process.
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Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationMarch, 2020Tunisia
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
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.
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 ResourceConference Papers & ReportsMarch, 2019Tunisia, Northern Africa
The living lab approach underlying LANDSUPPORT activities is aimed at involving policy and decision makers and potential users from the very beginning and throughout all project phases, ensuring that the delivered DSS tools can actually be used.
With this aim preparatory workshops bringing together policy makers in land management have been planned at EU/national/regional/local level. The outcomes of national and local workshops will feed into the EU workshop in order to ensure that local and national instances are brought forward at the EU level.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationMay, 2019Libya
Ecosystem services (ESs) are increasingly being used by many countries around the world as a framework for addressing the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This review article of the usability of Libyan soil databases for ESs and SDGs is the first of its kind for North Africa.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksNovember, 2019Northern Africa, Algeria
Date: 5 novembre 2019
Source: Foncier & Développement
Cet ouvrage de Omar Bessaoud aborde des thèmes cruciaux et des problématiques qui émergent ces derniers mois dans les débats publics, au sein des associations et des divers cercles et think tank nationaux (sécurité alimentaire du pays, compétitivité de l’agriculture, effets du changement climatique, foncier rural…).
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsFebruary, 1987Sudan, Somalia
Dans son budget programme pour la période biennale 1986-1987 qui a été entérine par la onzième réunion do la Conférence des ministres tenue à Addis-Abeba en mai 1985 et ultérieurement approuve par la quarantième session de l'Assemblée générale des Nations Unie. Le présent rapport, est un résume des principales questions soulèves lors du séminaire et des mesures pratiques envisagées pour améliorer les moyens des pays dans le domaine de la commercialisation agricole pour ce qui est des arrangements sous-régionaux en matière de CTPD.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 1969Africa, Northern Africa
La Division mixte CEA/fao de lfagriculture a été invitée à collaborer
avec la Division de l'industrie été de l'habitat à l'élaboration d'une étude révisé l'industrialisation et la cooperation economique dans la sousre gifcn de l'Afrique du nord, en établissant la partie de l'étude relative au secteur agricole (1963-1980)
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsMarch, 1969Africa, Northern Africa
The ECA/FAO Joint Agriculture Division has been requested to collaborate with the Industry and Housing Division in the preparation of a study on "industrialization and Economic Co-operation for the North African sub-region” by providing the relevant part of the study concerning "The Agricultural Sector, 1963-1980".
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2017Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Burundi, Madagascar, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Sudan, Ghana, Ethiopia, Malawi, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Eastern Africa
Our goal is to provide the scientific basis for development investments and policies that promote more productive, profitable agriculture, and healthier diets at no environmental cost. Low-income, smallholder farmers face significant challenges across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). High population growth is coinciding with migration to the cities as younger populations seek out higher income-earning opportunities. Inadequate infrastructure and few markets for agricultural production in rural areas, for example, are leading to stagnated opportunities for smallholders.
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