The AQUASTAT Programme was initiated with a view to presenting a comprehensive picture of water resources and irrigation in developing countries and providing systematic, upto-date and reliable information on water for agriculture and rural development. This report presents the results of the most recent survey carried out in the 53 countries of Africa, and it analyses the changes that have occurred in the ten years since the first survey. Following the AQUASTAT methodology, the survey relied as much as possible on country-based statistics and information.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksFebruary, 2019Algeria, Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Benin, Mauritius, Namibia, Malawi, Niger, Central African Republic, Cape Verde, Madagascar, Cameroon, Botswana, Chad, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Mali, Burundi, Guinea, Mozambique, Morocco, Italy
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2019Benin, 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.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2019Venezuela, Kenya, France, Mali, Philippines, Israel, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Iran, India, Pakistan, Paraguay, Mexico, Panama
La FAO a soumis ft titre de contribution ft la Conférence des Nations Unies sur l'eau un document de base intitulé "L'eau pour l'agriculture" (DOC. E/CONF. 70/11). Ce document passe en revue les aspects techniques, économiques et sociaux de l'eau en agriculture et propose un programme d'action pour augmenter la production alimentaire.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Syrian Arab Republic, Italy
AquaCrop is a crop simulation model which describes the interactions between the plant and the soil. FAO developed AquaCrop to address food security and to assess the effect of environment and management on crop production . AquaCrop can be used as a planning tool or to assist in management decisions for both irrigated and rainfed agriculture.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2015Nepal, Vietnam, Germany, Cambodia
A brief summary of the emergency drought situation with news from FAOVN field office.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksNovember, 2018Egypt, Bangladesh, United States of America, Micronesia, Peru, Indonesia, Ethiopia, Malawi, Jordan, Uganda, Turkmenistan, Somalia, Uzbekistan, Netherlands, Senegal, Burundi, Chile, Azerbaijan, Australia, New Zealand, Nepal, South Sudan
Access to safe water and sanitation and sound management of freshwater ecosystems are at the very core of sustainable development. This is the aim of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6), which includes approaches to water management supported by international cooperation, capacity building and stakeholder participation.<p></p><p></p>Indicator 6.4.1 has been designed to assess the economic and social use of water resources in terms of the value added when they are used in different sectors of the economy.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksNovember, 2018Equatorial Guinea, Italy, Turkey, Afghanistan, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Ghana, Iran, Venezuela, Senegal, Guyana, Mongolia, China, Gabon, Brazil, Ivory Coast
In 1978 the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) published a Systematic Index of International Water Resources Treaties, Declarations, Acts and Cases by Basin (Legislative Study No. 15). The Index covered some 2000 international legal instruments the earliest dating from the year 805 and the most recent 1977.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsFebruary, 2018
This course provides tools, methods and processes to support countries in monitoring and reporting on SDG Indicator 6.4.2 “Level of water stress: freshwater<p></p>withdrawal in percentage of available freshwater resources“.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsNovember, 2018Burkina Faso, Morocco, Uganda, Mali, Africa
This brief constitutes part of the GCP/INT/231/SWI project “Strengthening Agricultural Water Efficiency and Productivity on the African and Global Level”, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Corporation (SDC). It is the second technical brief to illustrate (i) the project rationale; (ii) the pilot sites selected for implementation; (iii) the tools employed; (iv) the timeframe and the scaling up process; (v) the effective stakeholders and beneficiaries.