Irrigation in the Middle East region in figures

FAO WATER REPORTS 34

Irrigation in the
Middle East region
in figures

AQUASTAT Survey – 2008

edited by Karen Frenken
FAO Land and Water Division

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2009



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Table of Contents

Part 1   [660Kb]

    Acknowledgements
    Foreword
    Units
    List of abbreviations

Part 2   [968Kb]

    Section I: Presentation of the survey
      Introduction
      Country profiles
      Data collection, processing and reliability
      Glossary of terms used
    Section II Regional analysis
      Composition of the Middle East region
      Geography, climate and population
      Economy, agriculture and food security
      Water resources
      Trends in the last ten years
      Legislative and institutional framework of water management
      Description of four transboundary river basins

Part 3   [1Mb]

    Main sources of general information

Part 4   [1,3Mb]

    Regional figures

Part 5   [1,3Mb]

    Regional figures [cont'd]

Part 6   [1,6Mb]

    Regional figures [cont'd]

Part 7   [864Kb]

    Section III: Country profiles
      Armenia
      Azerbaijan
      Bahrain
      Georgia
      Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Part 8   [726Kb]

      Iraq
      Israel
      Jordan
      Kuwait
      Lebanon
      Occupied Palestinian Territory

Part 9   [636Kb]

      Oman
      Qatar
      Saudi Arabia
      Syrian Arab Republic

Part 10   [1,2Mb]

      Turkey
      United Arab Emirates
      Yemen


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