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  1. 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.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 1992
    Madagascar, Africa

    Un des plus grands handicaps au développement de la pisciculture à Madagascar est l'absence de documents techniques de base en langues française et/ou malgache. En effet, la plupart des quelques documents techniques sur l'aquaculture disponibles en Afrique et Madagascar sont, de nos jours, en langue anglaise.

  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
    December, 2015
    Syrian Arab Republic, Burkina Faso, Morocco, Iraq, Turkey, Uganda, Africa

    The project “CP/INT/231/SWI: Strengthening Agricultural Water Efficiency and Productivity on the African and Global Level” aims at reducing hunger and poverty in three African countries (Burkina Faso, Morocco and Uganda) by focusing on the improvement of Agriculture Water Management (AWM) and mainstreaming AWM in national frameworks and processes.

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2005
    Qatar, Yemen, Kenya, Israel, China, Kuwait, Malta, India, Barbados

    La población mundial crecerá de cerca de los 6 000 millones de habitantes de hoy día a más de 8 000 millones en el año 2030. Por consiguiente, en los próximos 30 años habrá que alimentar a 2 000 millones de personas más. La FAO estima que la producción mundial de alimentos deberá incrementarse en cerca del 60 por ciento para alimentar a esa creciente población.

  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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