First gathering of Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture agrees on the Rome Statement to drive action, safeguard food production
New FAO tool offers water-scarce countries and river basins a way to boost productivity
To mark World Water Day, FAO urges the safe use of wastewater, especially in agriculture
Symposium, report shine light on critical role of terrestrial carbon sinks
Sustainable water use for agriculture requires transforming food systems and diets
UN General Assembly adopts resolution: “International Decade for Action, ‘Water for Sustainable Development’, 2018-2028’’
Resolution places emphasis on sustainable development and integrated management of water resources
The General Assembly has proclaimed the decade 2018-2028 as the International Decade for Action ‘Water for Sustainable Development’ to begin on World Water Day 22 March 2018 and ending on World Water Day, 22 March 2028. The draft resolution states amongst others that emphasis should be given to sustainable development...
A Communiqué from the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture, issued on Saturday 21 January in Berlin, stated that the 83 Ministers in attendance “firmly endorse the implementation of the initiative by FAO and its partners entitled “Coping with water scarcity in agriculture: A global framework for action in a...
Berlin, Germany, 19/01/2017 - 21/01/2017
FAO Land and water experts will converge on Berlin this week at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture, during which, two FAO-organized events will take place, both on topics which are key to the future of sustainable food and agriculture. First, on Thursday 19th January an expert panel discussion, co-organized...