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Date Title

27-08-2014

FAO at World Water Week 2014
Why water and energy matter for agriculture?

27-08-2014

Strengthening Agricultural Water Efficiency and
Productivity on the African and Global level

16-06-2014

World Day to Combat Desertification at FAO HQ

20-05-2014

FAO facilitates roundtable on policy, strategy and action

15-05-2014

FAO involved in the capacity development to support national drought management policies

28-04-2014

GIAHS Scientifc and Steering Committee meeting in FAO HQ

07-04-2014

AgWA Steering Committee/Partners meeting in Addis Ababa

20-02-2014

Impact of water scarcity on food security a priority for Near East and North Africa meeting

03-12-2013

Water resources and food security - Reflections by Jose Graziano da Silva

04-11-2013

Sound water management key to building resilience
in Africa’s Sahel

16-11-2013

Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines | Spot news

08-10-2013

Crop yield and water-productivity gaps - Technical meeting

16-08-2013

High-Level International Conference on Water Cooperation

29-05-2013

FAO Regional Initiative on Water Scarcity in the Near East

05-04-2013

World Water Day celebrated at FAO HQ in Rome

08-03-2013

United Nations launches concerted push for effective drought policies

01-03-2013

High-Level Meeting on National Drought Policy

11-01-2013

Major review of irrigation water requirement and water withdrawal for irrigation by AQUASTAT

11-01-2013

FAO launches AquaMaps - new spatial database on water and agriculture

27-08-2012

Recurring droughts highlight need to better manage water resources, safeguard food security

24-05-2012

Experts, stakeholders meet to brainstorm on African groundwater challenges

22-03-2012

Success in hunger fight hinges on better use of water

14-02-2012

Rebuilding Afghanistan’s irrigation network

28/11/2011

The State of the World's Land and Water Resources for Food and Agriculture (SOLAW) launched at FAO Headquarters

17/11/2011

Agriculture key to addressing future water and energy needs

27/10/2011

FAO-Italy project seeks to head off future problems in the Nile Basin

24/08/2011

World Water Day 2012: Water and Food Security.

01/07/2011

The State of the World's Land and Water Resources for Food and Agriculture (SOLAW) | managing systems at risk

02/05/2011

Improving the livelihood of small-scale farmers through Agricultural Water Management (AWM)

02/05/2011

Reused water as a resource

22/03/2011

FAO says innovative solutions are key to ensuring adequate water supplies to swelling urban populations

20/12/2010

Water & Climate - Post Cancun reflections

13/10/2010

Mainstreaming spate irrigation in higher education

19/03/2010

World Water Day 2010: water quality

21/12/2009

Expert consultation: coping with water scarcity

12/10/2009

Lake Chad, a system under threat

20/03/2009

Future of water is in agriculture says Diouf

11/03/2009

FAO at the 5th World Water Forum

30/01/2009

Biotechnology offering much promise but few practical solutions for water scarcity

21/01/2009

Moving closer to a global plan of action for water

14/07/2008

Africa to develop its water resources for agriculture, energy

14/07/2008

IN ACTION! Rehabilitating irrigation in Afghanistan

14/07/2008

FAO and partners release a new Harmonized World Soil Database

12/05/2008

Joint report: Water and the Rural Poor

06/03/2008

Managing the coastal land-water interface in tropical delta systems

19/12/2007

Arsenic threat in rice: Reducing arsenic levels in rice through improved irrigation practices

11/12/2007

Climate change causing species disappearance in mountain areas: Fresh water, animal and plant species threatened

12/09/2007

MASSCOTE: a new methodology to modernize irrigation systems

11/06/2007

Launch of a major project to tackle drought in Morocco

2/06/2007

Water & poverty, an issue of life & livelihoods

22/03/2007

FAO urges action to cope with increasing water scarcity

22/03/2007

Coping with water scarcity

14/02/2007

Making every drop count

29/11/2006

Livestock a major threat to environment

15/06/2006

Wetland ecosystems conservation is essential

16/11/2005

Over $440 million in livestock, crop and irrigation system losses in quake-hit Pakistan

20/04/2005

North Korea applies new knowledge in water management

21/03/2005

'Water for Life' Decade: Appropriate policies needed to make better use of water

02/03/2005

Promoting equitable and sustainable use of Nile water resources

04/02/2005

New strategies needed to secure food and safeguard ecosystems

31/01/2005

Strategic investments in water, agriculture and ecosystems needed to reduce hunger and poverty

26/01/2005

Reconciling the water needs of agriculture and ecosystems

04/11/2004

African water meeting seeks to harmonize water for food and ecosystems

13/08/2004

FAO partners with Indian institutions to improve land and water management in drought-prone areas

21/07/2004

Creating a wastewater treatment research centre in Kuwait

19/03/2004

Finding strength in numbers

13/01/2004

Earthquake has seriously hit farmers in Bam region

05/06/2003

Diouf: Safeguard "the source of food security"

14/05/2003

Former IMF Director Camdessus: 1.1 billion people in world are without clean, safe water

21/03/2003

Improving agricultural water use is essential to fight hunger and poverty

12/03/2003

No global water crisis - but many developing countries will face water scarcity

06/03/2003

Loss of forest cover threatens freshwater supplies

16/10/2002

World Food Day observed in some 150 countries

14/10/2002

Besieged mountain ecosystems start to turn off the tap

11/10/2002

World Food Day 2002: FAO calls attention to the vital role of water in agriculture

   
   
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