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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2018
    Kenya, Ethiopia, Netherlands

    Given the scarcity of land and water resources, global strategies to increase food production should focus efforts on increasing production per unit resources, i.e. the combined increase of production per unit land surface (yield expressed in kg/ha1) and the increase of production per unit water used (water productivity expressed in kg/m³).

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2018
    Uganda, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Lesotho, South Africa, Senegal, Togo, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Suriname, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Jordan, Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Micronesia

    Access to safe water and sanitation and sound management of freshwater ecosystems are at the core of sustainable development. This is the aim of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6), which includes approaches to water management such as environmental flow requirements, international cooperation, capacity building and stakeholder participation.

    Indicator 6.4.2 is useful for policymaking as it highlights those regions under high water stress, thereby informing countries on where they need to make efforts to improve water resource usage and promote water saving.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2005
    Egypt, 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.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2005
    Egypt, 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.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2004
    France, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Spain

    The International Programme for Technology and Research in Irrigation and Drainage (IPTRID) is an international independent multi-donor trust fund programme created in 1990 and first located at the World Bank. Since 1998, it has been hosted by FAO as a Special Programme. IPTRID aims to assist developing countries and countries in transition in building capacity for sustainable agricultural water management to reduce poverty and enhance food security, while conserving the environment.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Lebanon, Asia

    شهد استخدام المياه على المستوى العالمي زيادة بمعدل فاق معدل الزيادة السكانية بمقدار الضعف خلال القرن الفائت، ووصل عدد أكبر من الأقاليم إلى الحد الذي لا يمكن بعده توفير خدمات مياه يعتمد عليها. وتضطلع منظمة الأغذية والزراعة، بالتعاون مع وزارة الزراعة ووزارة المياه والطاقة، بتنفيذ عدد من المشاريع في لبنان للتأقلم مع شح المياه وتحسين الأمن الغذائي واستئصال شأفة الفقر. وتأتي هذه المشاريع ضمن برنامج «التأقلم مع شح المياه ودور الزراعة » لمنظمة الأغذية والزراعة الذي جرى تحديده كواحد من البرامج المرجعية والرئيسية للتعاون بين الحكومة الإيطالية ومنظمة الأغذية والزراعة.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Egypt, Congo, Iran, Belgium, Hungary, Burundi, Jordan, Italy, Tanzania, Syrian Arab Republic, Greece, Tunisia, Ethiopia, Lebanon, Asia

    This publication summarized the activities of the project (Coping with water scarcity – the role of agriculture- Phase III: Strengthening national capacities in Lebanon). The project has helped improve the national, regional and local capacity to cope with water scarcity, as a result of an improved knowledge on how water is being used in the agricultural sector. The ultimate beneficiaries of the project were the communities of the Bekaa area, who benefited from development programme, the pilot project and interventions utilizing water for agriculture and more efficiently.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Jordan, Asia

    ولعل النمو السكاني، فضلاً عن اتساع المناطق الحضرية بوتيرة سريعة، إلى جانب التنمية الاقتصادية، تسبب في إحداث ضغط غير مسبوق على المياه، لاسيما في المناطق الجافة. ويشكل الشح المتفاقم في المياه والتنافس على هذا المورد تهديداً رئيساً للتطورات المستقبلية على صعيد الأمن الغذائي والحد من وطأة الفقر، وبخاصة في المناطق الريفية.

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