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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2014
    Iran, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia, Uzbekistan, Yemen, Northern Africa, Southern Asia, Central Asia, Western Asia

    The Menarid Knowledge Management initiative offers three services that will improve the effectiveness and wider use of IFAD projects – and potentially other rural development initiatives active in sustainable land and water management.

  2. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    November, 2013

    This laboratory manual of analytical methods has been compiled to be used primarily by research
    assistants, technicians and student trainees working in the laboratory. The methods have been
    selected from different sources and adapted for routine analyses in the WANA region. A detailed
    description of the methods can be found in the original publications listed in the references. As
    analytical techniques are developed and improving, this manual will be subject to continuous
    revision. Any helpful suggestion and feedback from users is most appreciated.

  3. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2015
    Uzbekistan, Central Asia

    Irrational water use and mismanagement are at the root of several environmental problems in the Aral Sea Basin, including secondary salinization. Pre-season leaching (February-March) is a common practice of farmers to manage soil salinity challenges. For example, farmers in the Khorezm region tend applying up to 600 mm of leaching volume to prevent accumulation of salts in the root-zone. However, excessive leaching volume causes the water tables to rise at 1-1.5 m depth which are dangerous depths.

  4. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    June, 2015
    Tunisia, Northern Africa

    Presentation made by Jutta werner during the stakeholder meeting held in Tunis and aimed at developing sound policies that will enable implementation of governance of rangelands (collective action for sustainable pastoralism)

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2001
    Morocco, Northern Africa

    Links between ICARDA and Spain are long established. A glance at any map of the Mediterranean will help explain why both have benefited from this collaboration. Spain is an active member of the European Union but it is also separated geographically by just a handful of kilometers from part of ICARDA's mandate area—North Africa. In history, the connection has been even closer, both politically and culturally, when southern Spain came under the influence of the Arab world.

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    Uzbekistan, Central Asia

    On the eve of independence from the Soviet Union, a process of destatization, promulgated into Soviet law in early 1990, was proceeding under Gorbachev’s leadership. Yet, significant shortcomings in vision, influenced by historical ideology and contemporary friction, mitigated the full development of private land ownership. Leasing of land from collective (Kolkhoze) and state (Sovkhoze) farms was legally permitted and proceeded accordingly.

  7. Library Resource
    January, 2016
    Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Central Asia

    Video is animated infographic describing rangelands of Central Asia, their conditions, issues, degradation factors. The video also demonstrates ways of sustainable management.

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