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23/08/2017
Water and waste: reduce and reuse
Given that the topic of Stockholm 2017 is 'water and waste: reduce and reuse’, one which has great relevance to our work in sustainable water management for food and agriculture, FAO will have a much greater role at World Water Week than in past years.   Please...
04/07/2017
Joint FAO-Arab League event hears climate change poses serious risk to water availability
29/06/2017
Results from Kagera Basin show real success in tackling land degradation and climate change
29 June 2017 – Knowledge is the basis for sustainable development, but successful implementation depends on understanding what works in the field and where to improve lives and the environment. This is why a new FAO book released today in Rome – Sustainable Land Management in the Kagera Basin...
23/06/2017
Global Soils Partnership annual meeting focuses on “black soils” and data-sharing initiatives
19/06/2017
Seminar at FAO seeks to rekindle international cooperation, wider use of existing tools and approaches
17/06/2017
Finding sustainable solutions to these kinds of challenges is the focus of World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies (WOCAT)
16/06/2017
Drought is an ordinary and accepted part of everyday life in Central Asia, but climate change and increasing economic demands pose a growing threat to the region’s water security, making it imperative to shift toward more aggressive drought management...
11/05/2017
At the heart of sustainable development lies one simple question: how do we ensure that the social, environmental and economic needs of people and planet are all met? Considering this question is crucial in territorial development so that land and water is used and managed appropriately – to ensure food production...
10/05/2017
AquaCrop Version 6.0 is now available! Version 6.0 of AquaCrop, the crop-water productivity model developed by FAO to address food security and assess the effect of the environment and management on crop production, has now been released on the AquaCrop website. The new features of version 6.0 are: It enhances simulation of crop...
21/04/2017
First gathering of Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture agrees on the Rome Statement to drive action, safeguard food production
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