The report assesses the occurrence and impacts of drought, the current policies underlying drought management as well as the mitigation measures and responses adopted in the Near East and North Africa region, with a focus on the Agriculture Sector.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJune, 2018Algeria, Qatar, Egypt, Morocco, Yemen, Tunisia, Syrian Arab Republic, Libya, Iraq, Turkey, Oman, Jordan, Mauritania, Cyprus, United Arab Emirates, Iran, Kuwait, Sudan, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsAugust, 2018Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Africa
Au Sahel, le changement climatique accentue l’irrégularité des pluies et les chocs climatiques, tels que les sécheresses répétées et les inondations. Les conséquences sont désastreuses pour les ménages ruraux les plus pauvres, qui peinent à y faire face et voient leur vulnérabilité s’accentuer. Les femmes sont généralement les plus touchées.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsSeptember, 2018Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, Iran, Lebanon
The NENA region already exposed to chronic shortage of water will face in the coming decades a severe intensification of water scarcity due to several drivers, including demographic growth and its related food demands, urbanization, energy demand and overall socio-economic development. Furthermore, NENA is experiencing more frequent, intense extreme events (in particular droughts) as a consequence of climate change.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016India, Tunisia, Belgium
This handbook is a training tool to learn how to run AquaCrop. AquaCrop is a crop water productivity model developed by the Land and Water Division of FAO to address food security and to assess the effect of environment and management on crop production. AquaCrop simulates yield response to water of herbaceous crops, and is particularly suited to address conditions where water is a key limiting factor in crop production.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMarch, 2019Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Israel, Chile, Peru, Australia, Tunisia, Argentina, Pakistan, Mexico, Lebanon
This document describes combating desertification through the use of unconventional water resources.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2016
AquaCrop is a crop water productivity model developed by FAO to improve water productivity in rainfed and irrigated fields. It simulates yield response to water of herbaceous crops and is particularly suited to address conditions where water is a key limiting factor in crop production. AquaCrop was developed in 2009 and since then it has been used worldwide in different agro-ecological conditions.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJuly, 2018Japan, Turkey, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan
This newsletter, Volume 13, highlights the most interesting accomplishments of FAO Afghanistan for the months of April - June 2018.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2019Nepal, Bulgaria, Morocco, Uganda, South Africa, Mexico, Turkey, Spain, Albania, Germany, Peru, Italy, El Salvador, Armenia, Costa Rica, Colombia, Tunisia, India, Bolivia, Pakistan, Romania
A robust regulatory framework for the corporate governance of water user's organizations is a fundamental ingredient of irrigation management transfer policies. The present publication offers a comparative analysis of the contemporary legislation of a wide variety of countries, providing the needed regulatory framework for water user's organizations to function and grow.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2019Belgium, Chile, Albania, Denmark, Italy, Bulgaria, Bolivia, Cuba, New Zealand, China, Colombia, Brazil, Austria
This publication provides the text of general conventions, declarations, resolutions and decisions adopted by international organizations, international NGOs and international and arbitral tribunals on international rivers, lakes, relevant basins and underground aquifers. It provides easy access to a vast body of sources of international water law.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2019Kenya, Mauritania, Israel, El Salvador, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Indonesia, Venezuela, Australia, Bolivia, Argentina, India, Senegal, Paraguay, Mexico
La FAO ha presentado a título de contribución a la Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Agua un documento de base titulado "Agua para la Agricultura" (DOC. E/CONF.70/ 11).