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14/02/2012
FAO technical know-how helping to restore system after decades of disrepair
FAO is helping to rehabilitate Afghanistan’s traditional irrigation systems. 14 February 2012, Rome - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization is boosting its technical support for rehabilitation of Afghanistan's dilapidated traditional irrigation systems, in a bid to help farmers increase crop production. The initiative also aims to improve the knowledge and...
28/11/2011
Widespread degradation and deepening scarcity of land and water resources have placed a number of key food production systems around the globe at risk, posing a profound challenge to the task of feeding a world population expected to reach 9 billion...
17/11/2011
But holistic policy approaches, integrated planning, more attention to smallholder farmers needed
17 November 2011, Rome/Bonn - As pressure on the world's water resources reaches unsustainable levels in an increasing number of regions, a "business-as-usual" approach to economic development and natural resource management will no longer be possible, FAO said today.  Agriculture will be key to the implementation of sustainable water management, the...
27/10/2011
Nile Basin New information on agricultural water use will support better planning, prevent future food insecurity
Rapid population growth and natural resource degradation in the Nile River Basin pose the risk of intensified hunger and poverty in the region and require better, more forward-looking development planning to prevent that from happening, FAO said today. The warning came...
24/08/2011
Coordinated by FAO Natural Resources Department, through its Land and Water Division, and on behalf of UN-Water members and partners, the World Water Day in 2012 is intended to draw the international attention on the relationships between water & food. Below...
01/07/2011
THE REPORT A major objective of the State of the World's Land and Water Resources for Food and Agriculture (SOLAW) is primarily to raise awareness on the status of land and water resources, at the same time it scopes and inform on...
02/05/2011
"More focus on poverty reduction than on agricultural production"
Small-scale farmers account for roughly half of the developing world's undernourished. Without proper and effective water management, poor farmers are unable to turn agriculture from a nourishment activity into an income-generating enterprise.The smallholder farming is a potential engine for economic growth, poverty reduction and food security. The project is therefore...
02/05/2011
Javier Mateo Sagasta, FAO specialist on Water Quality and Environmental Aspects of Irrigation, talks about the global use of water resources and solutions to avoid wastage. He says: "Water reuse is a crucial factor to implement a sustainable management of the...
22/03/2011
On World Water Day, FAO stresses need to ensure adequate water supplies to swelling urban populations
22 March, 2011, Rome - As the world's urban population continues to swell, the need to employ new and innovative approaches to ensuring safe and adequate water for city dwellers in developing countries is becoming increasingly pressing, FAO said today. "Within the next 20 years, 60 percent of the world's population...
20/12/2010
"On visible climate change and invisible water"
FAO, together with its UN-Water Members has strenuosly stressed the pivotal role of water in the climate change discourse. We are happy to host an open letter by "The Green Group", a group of Ministers from several Countries, that is in total aliginement with the message that UN-Water with its...