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12/02/2021
FAO and The Nature Conservancy co-hosted a publication launch and webinar on 11 February 2021 to explore the potential of Nature-based Solutions (NbS) to support  the transformation of our food systems, delivering nutrition for people while restoring natural resources and the climate. This collaboration has generated three reports addressing NbS...
11/02/2021
Farming is one of many sectors defined by technological advancement in the twentieth century, and navigating dramatic environmental changes in the twenty-first - among them, increased uncertainty in weather patterns, water insecurity, and soil degradation. This puts farmers on the front lines: how can producers serve a growing population of...
26/01/2021
The 7th meeting of the Roundtable on Financing Water is a thematic meeting focused on financing agricultural water organised in partnership with the OECD and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). This meeting supports the OECD’s broader work on financing water as well as
25/01/2021
The Government of The Netherlands will be supporting WaPOR for five additional years, through the WaPOR Phase 2 project, which started on January 1st 2021. The focus of this second phase will be on country level, demand-driven, applications of the database that will be co-identified and co-developed with national stakeholders. Ten...
07/12/2020
The new WaPOR applications catalogue compiles case studies and resources in the domain of water productivity, including a wide range of applications of WaPOR data, and the varying contexts in which it is used. WaPOR is FAO's publicly accessible data portal for monitoring water productivity in agriculture, a crucial sector to...
03/12/2020
Increasing understanding of the role that secure water resources tenure plays in ensuring sustainable livelihoods, just resource governance, environmental protection, and sustainable economic development has led FAO to re-kindle the debate that had begun in 2012, when the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and...