National experts and extension officers in Egypt trained on sustainable nutrition-sensitive agricultural water productivity practices to promote food and nutrition security
From 7 to 8 August, members of the Nutrition-sensitive Agriculture Water Productivity (NsAWP) project, implemented by FAO with financial support from IFAD, hosted a training session to build the capacity of national experts and extension officers to implement nutrition-sensitive agricultural p...
Launch of first policy brief for the FAO Land and Water “Increasing water productivity for nutrition-sensitive agriculture and improved food security and nutrition” project
Healthy diets require safe soils and water for food production and preparation. Opportunities for producing quality food while efficiently managing water and other resources to nourish and benefit society as a whole exist but need to be well integrated into policy and development actions. Base...
National partners trained on sustainable nutrition-sensitive agricultural water productivity practices to promote food and nutrition security
Training of extension officers and national partners on sustainable nutrition-sensitive agricultural production practices to promote food and nutrition security
Baseline results from nutrition-sensitive agriculture water productivity project disseminated at Stockholm World Water Week 2022
FAO, in partnership with IFAD and the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of Benin, held a dissemination workshop on 29 June 2022. During this workshop, findings from the project′s baseline survey were reviewed and the nutrition-sensitive agriculture water productivity training manual was presented to key stakeholders.
The fifteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) which will take place from 9 to 20 May 2022 in Abidjan, Cote d′Ivore will focus on "Land . Life. Legacy: From scarcity to prosperity". It is a call to action to ensure land, the lifeline on this planet, continues to benefit present and future generations...[more]
Make every drop count: An inclusive, integrated and innovative approach to water scarcity is critical
Agriculture accounts for more than 70 percent of all freshwater withdrawals in the world, which is why there's a need to focus on a "More Food per Drop" approach based on new forms of water management, FAO Director General QU Dongyu said in his video message to a high-level roundtable at the 9th World Water Forum in Dakar, Senegal. […more]
FAO′s Land and Water Division (NSL) signed a one-year Letter of Agreement (LoA) with the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU). The purpose of the LoA is to contribute to FAO’s aims to promote healthy diets for all, improve water productivity and nutrition for the most vulnerable, and expand access to green innovation. Under the LoA, SLU will provide technical support and scientific advice, as well monitoring, evaluation and capacity building activities to the NSL Project on “Increasing water productivity for nutrition-sensitive agriculture and improved food security and nutrition”.
To identify needs and potential solutions, this side event shared lessons from the ongoing Nutrition-sensitive Agriculture Water Productivity Project being implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in Benin, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Jordan and Egypt. Watch the side event video here!
New FAO Land and Water Discussion Paper “Water productivity, the yield gap, and nutrition. The case of Ethiopia”
Guidance on realizing real water savings with crop water productivity interventions. Find out the new FAO Water Report!
World Water Day 2021 celebrates the different ways water benefits our lives and explores how we can value water properly and safeguard it effectively for everyone. What does water mean to you? Watch the video!