Land & Water

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17/06/2017
Finding sustainable solutions to these kinds of challenges is the focus of World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies (WOCAT)
16/06/2017
Drought is an ordinary and accepted part of everyday life in Central Asia, but climate change and increasing economic demands pose a growing threat to the region’s water security, making it imperative to shift toward more aggressive drought management...
11/05/2017
At the heart of sustainable development lies one simple question: how do we ensure that the social, environmental and economic needs of people and planet are all met? Considering this question is crucial in territorial development so that land and water is used and managed appropriately – to ensure food production...
10/05/2017
AquaCrop Version 6.0 is now available! Version 6.0 of AquaCrop, the crop-water productivity model developed by FAO to address food security and assess the effect of the environment and management on crop production, has now been released on the AquaCrop website. The new features of version 6.0 are: It enhances simulation of crop...
21/04/2017
First gathering of Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture agrees on the Rome Statement to drive action, safeguard food production
20/04/2017
New FAO tool offers water-scarce countries and river basins a way to boost productivity
22/03/2017
To mark World Water Day, FAO urges the safe use of wastewater, especially in agriculture
21/03/2017
Symposium, report shine light on critical role of terrestrial carbon sinks