Information on water use is required for political, economic and academic decision making on issues affecting everyone?s life. Owing to ﬁ nancial constraints, it is difﬁ cult to have complete and comprehensive information on everything related to water. Techniques and methodologies are, therefore, used to affordably maximize control. To improve understanding of the different techniques and methodologies used to generate information, the AQUASTAT team sent thematic questionnaires to approximately 170 countries in April 2009.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2010Chile, Peru, Uruguay, Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia, Italy, Mexico, Panama
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1993Italy
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2010Ethiopia, Italy, Benin, Madagascar, Sri Lanka
As water becomes scarcer in many countries, governments increasingly have to deal with the considerable challenges of water management. Sound information on water vailability and use is key to shaping water policies that aim to provide equitable and sustainable use of increasingly scarce water resources. Accurate information on agricultural water withdrawal is particularly important to planners and decision-makers involved in water management, as agriculture represents the largest water us er in many countries, representing about 70 percent of total withdrawal worldwide.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsAugust, 2018Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Malaysia, Japan, China, Myanmar, Indonesia, Kuwait, India, Republic of Korea, Maldives, Thailand
This paper attempts to summarize available knowledge, and identify the gaps in that knowledge, on marine fisheries and fishery resources in the Bay of Bengal region. It provides information on Bangladesh, Burma, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Thailand—their marine fisheries, fishery resources, status of important stocks, etc.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1993
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksFebruary, 2019
FAO's AQUASTAT programme, initiated in 1993, aims to meet the demand for information on water resources and use at regional level, with particular emphasis on irrigation and drainage. The objectives of the programme are to collect and present, in a systematic way, data on rural water use at country level.<p></p><p></p>With an area of more than 22 million km², the former Soviet Union (FSU) covers about 17% of the world and presents a wide range of climatic and physiographic situations, from the arctic zones of Siberia to the arid deserts of Central Asia.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJuly, 2018Bahamas, Jamaica
The Bahamas became an FAO member state in 1975. Cooperation has focused on strategic development and increased competitiveness of the country’s agriculture and fisheries sector, with FAO interventions comprising policy and legislative support, technical development projects and rehabilitation and emergency assistance. As a flat and small island developing state (SIDS), the Bahamas is very vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, which makes resilience building an important element of cooperation today.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2019Belgium, Chile, Albania, Denmark, Italy, Bulgaria, Bolivia, Cuba, New Zealand, China, Colombia, Brazil, Austria
This publication provides the text of general conventions, declarations, resolutions and decisions adopted by international organizations, international NGOs and international and arbitral tribunals on international rivers, lakes, relevant basins and underground aquifers. It provides easy access to a vast body of sources of international water law.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2012Palau, France, Bangladesh, Switzerland, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Thailand
Ces directives techniques sur l’utilisation des ressources halieutiques sauvages pour l’aquaculture fondée sur les captures (CBA) ont été préparées par le Département des pêches et de l’aquaculture de l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO) sous la coordination d’Alessandro Lovatelli, Fonctionnaire chargé de l’aquaculture, Division de l’utilisation et de la conservation des ressources des pêches et de l’aquaculture.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2001Italy
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