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The Muscat Ministerial Declaration reflects the Region’s commitment to engage in further enhancing implementation of the Treaty, working together to help meet the challenges of water scarcity and drought, and finding ways to increase food insecurity, alleviate extreme poverty and counter the effects of climate change on...
21.09.2013
A growing world population, progressively scarce natural resources and changing environmental conditions, such as drought, water scarcity, climate change, and outbreaks of pests and diseases are calling today for new and better adapted crop varieties. Plant genetic resources are the raw material...
19.09.2013
As a part of a project aiming at supporting capacity development for fishery stock assessment in GCC countries and Yemen, the Food and Agriculture Organization will organize a training course on methodologies for fish stock assessment during the period from 15 - 26 September 2013 in Muscat, Oman. The...
15.09.2013
In an agriculture in constant evolution, irrigation needs to adapt to new, more stringent requirements: the supply of water within large irrigated systems needs to be much more reliable and flexible than in the past. In this context and as a part...
05.09.2013
Lebanon has for long been dependent on imports to fulfil the domestic demand for dairy products and it is estimated that over 60 % of dairy products are imported. Agriculture and dairy production were increasingly prioritised some five years ago when international food prices increased putting great...
18.07.2013