This publication offers a fresh look at the theory and practice of modern water rights, from a comparative law angle. It sheds light on a number of key features of such rights, and contrasts these to traditional forms and kinds of water rights. It teases out and discusses the relevant problematique, including in particular that elicited the sale and leasing of water rights. Finally, a stock-taking and assessment of modern water rights systems impacts are volunteered. This publication complements two earlier issues featured in the FAO Legislative Studies series, i.e.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2005Cameroon, Spain, United States of America, Armenia, South Africa, Singapore, Kyrgyzstan, Chile, Azerbaijan, China, Romania, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Japan, India, Russia, Pakistan, Mexico, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2005Iraq, Afghanistan, Italy
This paper describes FAOs programme in water. FAO’s water activities can be classified in three main categories: a) Information and knowledge, b) Policy advice; c) Technical support to countries and their constituents.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2005Nigeria, Africa
Since 1999, the Federal Government of Nigeria has been seriously pursuing the quest for serlf-sufficiency in food production. This commitment to the development of the nations potentials in agriculture resulted in the formulation and implementation, in conjunction with the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations, of the USD 45.2 million National Special Programme for Food Security (NSPFS). Under its Food Security sub-project, the government is promoting rapid investment in agriculture within 109 sites in all 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) i.e.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2005Egypt, United States of America, Spain, Zambia, Ukraine, Italy, United Kingdom, Netherlands, France
The International Programme for Technology and Research in Irrigation and Drainage (IPTRID) is an international multi-donor programme, co-managed by partner organizations, created in 1990 at the request of the International Commission for Irrigation and Drainage (ICID). Its Secretariat, first located at the World Bank, was transferred to FAO in 1998, where it is being hosted, in the Land and Water Development division (AGL) as a Special Programme.
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
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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2005United States of America, Japan, Italy, Jamaica, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Venezuela, Guyana, Brazil, Suriname, Americas
The preliminary conclusions put forward in this Rural Sector Note may be used as basis for further discussions between the Government and the World Bank to ascertain the mutual interest in any programme or project follow up.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2005Qatar, Yemen, Kenya, Israel, China, Kuwait, Malta, India, Barbados
La población mundial crecerá de cerca de los 6 000 millones de habitantes de hoy día a más de 8 000 millones en el año 2030. Por consiguiente, en los próximos 30 años habrá que alimentar a 2 000 millones de personas más. La FAO estima que la producción mundial de alimentos deberá incrementarse en cerca del 60 por ciento para alimentar a esa creciente población.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2005
Library ResourceOther legal documentDecember, 2005Egypt, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Spain, France, Italy, Africa
Supporting capacity development for sustainable agricultural water management The International Programme for Technology and Research in Irrigation and Drainage (IPTRID) 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.
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