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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2018
    Nepal, Egypt, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, El Salvador, Japan, Burundi, Peru, Mexico, Tanzania, Ecuador, Colombia, Iran, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, Kenya

    Accessibility to clean and sufficient water resources for agriculture is key in feeding the steadily increasing world population in a sustainable manner. Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) offer a promising contribution to enhance availability and quality of water for productive purposes and human consumption, while simultaneously striving to preserve the integrity and intrinsic value of the ecosystems. Implementing successful NBS for water management, however, is not an easy task since many ecosystems are already severely degraded, and exploited beyond their regenerative capacity.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2019
    Benin, Nigeria, Ghana, Congo, Niger, Liberia, Portugal, Lesotho, Uganda, Madagascar, Tanzania, Botswana, Senegal, Chad, Gabon, Zambia, Gambia, Burundi, Seychelles, Kenya, Togo, India

    Este estudio es una contribución más en la tarea de realizar un inventario mundial de experiencias nacionales en el campo de la legislación y administración de aguas. Dado su interés en fomentar la producción agrícola, que requiere un mayor uso consultivo del recurso agua, la FAO se ha ocupado siempre de los aspectos institucionales y jurídicos de la gestión del recurso agua.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2019
    Indonesia, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Qatar, Zambia, Israel, Guatemala, China, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Botswana, Guinea-Bissau, Bolivia, Kuwait, Malta, Nicaragua, India, Niger, Togo

    El agua - fuente de seguridad alimentaria/Día mundial de la alimentación: 16 Octubre 2002

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    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2018
    Rwanda, Egypt, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, Burundi, Italy, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo, South Sudan, Sudan

    This country profile describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in Uganda. The aim of this report is to describe the particularities of the country and the problems met in the development of the water resources, and irrigation in particular.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2018
    Kenya, Morocco, United States of America, Mauritania, Somalia, Uganda, Ethiopia, Chile, Peru, Namibia, Tanzania, Ecuador, Liberia, China, India, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Sri Lanka, Eritrea, Brazil

    Drought is one of the main causes of food insecurity. In 2011, the horn of Africa has faced the worst drought in 60 years. An estimated 12.4 million people suffered from a massive food shortage. To mitigate the impact of agricultural drought, it is of high importance to dispose of timely and reliable information of the condition of food crops and grassland areas in all regions and countries in the world.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Angola, Burkina Faso, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Botswana, Tonga, Ghana, Congo, India, Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa

    The AgWater Solutions Project aimed at designing agricultural water management (AWM) strategies for smallholder farmers in sub Saharan Africa and in India. The project was managed by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and operated jointly with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the Stockholm Environmental Institute (SEI) and International Development Enterprise (IDE).

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2000
    Egypt, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, China, Namibia, Eswatini, Ghana, Iran, Djibouti, Malawi, Eritrea, Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho, Malaysia, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana
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    Reports & Research
    December, 2000
    France, Benin, United States of America, Mozambique, Zambia, Gambia, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Eswatini, Ghana, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Rwanda, Mauritius, South Africa, Lesotho, Madagascar, Tanzania, India, Kenya, Africa

    One of the guiding mandates within the FAO Constitution is the following: “The Organization shall promote and, where appropriate, shall recommend national and international action with respect to: … the conservation of natural resources and the adoption of improved methods of agricultural production ...”. In many African countries, in addition to low yields, food production is limited by the availability of land and water resources.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2010
    Angola, Benin, Zambia, Gambia, Mali, Burundi, Ghana, Congo, Malawi, Niger, Ethiopia, Cape Verde, Rwanda, Liberia, South Africa, Uganda, Somalia, Tanzania, Senegal, Togo

    Reviews FAO Regional Office for Africa’s activities in 2010, with focus on, among others, the following: Regional Conference for Africa held in Angola, CAADP, climate change, agriculture data tool kit on gender, forestry management, country assistance programmes and activities in South Africa, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Liberia, Uganda and Ethiopia.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Burkina Faso, Zambia, Tanzania, South Africa, Ghana, India, Guinea, Ethiopia, Niger, Togo, Africa

    The AgWater Solutions Project aimed at designing agricultural water management (AWM) strategies for smallholder farmers in sub Saharan Africa and in India. The project was managed by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and operated jointly with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the Stockholm Environmental Institute (SEI) and International Development Enterprise (IDE).

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