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Improving irrigation systems and management in Afghanistan

Published: 2019
 Agriculture is the backbone of Afghan economy. However, its agriculture sector is highly dependent on irrigation water management. Given that the productivity of rainfedcultivation is very low, most of the [...]

Project Highlights

Improving food and agricultural security in Ghana

Published: 2019
Agriculture is the most important sector for the economy of Ghana, and for its continued growth, the use and management of agricultural inputs, such as pesticides, had to be improved. [...]

Guideline

Climate-Smart Agriculture Sourcebook. Second Edition

Published: 2018
This sourcebook provides an overview of the second, digital edition of the Climate-Smart Agriculture Sourcebook. The new edition includes new findings, case studies and lessons learned. It also takes into [...]

Guideline

Climate Smart Agriculture. Building resilience to climate change. Natural resources management and policy. Volume 52

Published: 2018
There is a growing awareness to the role that natural resources, such as water, land, forests and environmental amenities, play in our lives. There are many competing uses for natural resources, [...]

Case Study

Climate-Smart Agriculture. Case Studies 2018. Successful Approaches from Different Regions

Published: 2018
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Training & E-Learning

Climate-Smart Agriculture. Training Manual. A Reference Manual for Agricultural Extension Agents

Published: 2018
This manual is designed for a four-day training course on climate-smart agriculture that would take the learner from the basics of climate science to the impacts of climate change and [...]

Policy Dialogue

Addressing water scarcity in agriculture. How can indigenous or traditional practices help? Report of activity No. 149

Published: 2018
This document summarizes the online consultation Mainstreaming biodiversity in agriculture, fisheries and forestry for improved food security and better nutrition held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN [...]

Case Study

Feeding People, Protecting the Planet. FAO and the GEF

Published: 2018
Aligned with the GEF cross-cutting corporate strategy on capacity development (CD) FAO believes that robust and systemwide CD approaches are essential to enhance the impact, sustainability and scale of GEF projects [...]

Guideline

More People, More Food, Worse Water? A Global Review of Water Pollution from Agriculture

Published: 2018
We need a much better understanding of the causes and effects of agricultural water pollution as well as effective means to prevent and remedy the problem. In the existing literature, [...]

Issue Paper

Drought Characteristics and Management in North Africa and the Near East. FAO Water Report 45

Published: 2018
The report assesses the occurrence and impacts of drought, the current policies underlying drought management as well as the mitigation measures and responses adopted in the Near East and North Africa region, with [...]
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