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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2008
    India, Nepal

    The Masscote application presented here has been initialized through a training workshop in Karnataka for engineers and managers from the KNNL focussing on Ghataprabha Left Bank Canal [GBLC] from 6 to 20 October 2006. The contributions of the working group sessions at this workshop (RAP–MASSCOTE) have been largely included in this report.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2014
    Angola, Fiji, North Macedonia, Benin, El Salvador, Burkina Faso, Indonesia, Djibouti, Australia, Bolivia, Austria, Congo, Venezuela, Guinea, Malawi, Costa Rica, Mozambique, Liberia, Uganda, Madagascar, Senegal, Paraguay
  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    April, 2016

    Water scarcity is one of the greatest challenges of the twenty-first century. Agriculture is both a cause and a casualty of water scarcity. It accounts for an estimated 70 percent of global water withdrawals, with freshwater resources heavily stressed by irrigation and food production. While demand for water for agriculture and other uses are increasing rapidly, climate change also affects fresh water resources negatively both in terms of quantity and quality.

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    April, 2015
    India, China, Italy

    Part of a series of factsheets describing the divisional work

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2008
    Burkina Faso, United States of America, Zambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, Germany, Indonesia, Ethiopia, Niger, Kenya, Philippines, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Madagascar, Italy, Tanzania, Netherlands, Senegal, Africa

    As this book shows, farmer field schools have proven to be a very useful approach for helping African farmers to improve how they manage their land and water. Numerous projects throughout Africa have shown that they result in improved soils, better yields and higher incomes for farmers. The document summarizes some of these experiences, points out successes, and – equally important – shows constraints and gaps that need to be addressed.

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2016

    This poster was created by FAO to celebrate the International Day of Forests 2016. The theme of 2016's celebration is "Forests and Water" and aims to raise awareness of how forests are key to the planet’s supply of freshwater, which is essential for life.

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