LAND RESOURCES INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN THE NEAR EAST

Regional Workshop
Cairo, 3-7 September 2001


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Contents

Preface

Acknowledgements

Acronyms

Summary report and recommendations

Objectives

Workshop attendance and venue

Workshop activities

Recommendations

Technical papers

Overview of land and water resources information systems (LWRIS) in FAO

Jacques Antoine

Land information systems in the Near East Region: an overview

Ghassan Hamdallah

The use of geoinformation technology for agriculture application in Egypt

S. I. Abdel Rahman

Demonstration of the Gateway to Land and Water Information on the Internet

Sachimine Masui

Country reports

Land and water resources information system in Egypt

Mohamed Gomaa

Land resources information system in Jordan

A. Rihani

State of land and water resources in Lebanon

Chadi Abdallah,

Land Resources Information in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

Khaled Ben-Mahmoud,

The state of land, water and plant nutrition resources in Morocco

L. Lahen

The state of land and water resources in Syria

Waad Youssef Ibrahim

Land resources information in Tunisia

Omar Mtimet

State of land, water and plant nutrition resources in Turkey

Sebahattin Keskin

The state of land and water resources in Yemen

Abdul Maged A. Al Hemiary

Annexes

1. Welcome addresses

2. Workshop programme

3. List of participants

4. Status of preparation of country reports

5. Guidelines for preparation of a Country report: State of land, water and plant nutrition resources