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04/12/2020
Increasing understanding of the role that secure water resources tenure plays in ensuring sustainable livelihoods, just resource governance, environmental protection, and sustainable economic development has led FAO to re-kindle the debate that had begun in 2012, when the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and...
18/11/2020
The world is facing high rates of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the capacity of microorganisms to resist medicines used to treat infections. This is a major global threat of increasing concern to human and animal health, especially in the shadow of the COVID-19 global health crisis. AMR has indeed implications on...
18/11/2020
Recycler les excréments humains selon des procédés sans danger pour la santé permet d’économiser de l’eau, de réduire les émissions de gaz à effet de serre et de capter ces gaz aux fins de la production d’énergie, ainsi que de fournir à l’agriculture une source fiable d’eau et de nutriments. Le...
09/11/2020
The FAO Land and Water Division in collaboration with OECD is organizing the 7th meeting of the Roundtable on Financing Water, a thematic meeting focused on financing agricultural water, from 26 to 28 January 2021. This thematic meeting of the Roundtable will support FAO’s strategic priorities on promoting agricultural water...
09/11/2020
The Niger River Basin is one of the largest transboundary river basins, covering a wide range of latitudes and longitudes. The climate over its area is diverse and the water availability is affected by high rainfall variability, with long periods of drought and damaging floods. There are many opportunities for...
08/11/2020
Coastal reservoirs can harness storm water and provide water storage for coastal agriculture when inland reservoirs are insufficient.  Rapid urbanization requires very large water storages to supply water to growing cities for food and agriculture production and drinking water purposes. Coastal reservoir is an innovative concept of storing flood water from...
03/11/2020
The Building Forward Better (BFB) Initiative applies an innovative approach to capacity development, which includes online administered and self-administered, blended, and face-to-face training programme to address existing knowledge gaps in countries affected by vulnerable conditions. The participatory process fosters the selection of topics according to national priorities, and the flexible...
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