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14/06/2024
In recent years, the need for a transition towards proactive drought management emerged as crucial. Adopting risk-based approaches requires a deeper understanding of impacts across sectors and a clearer analysis of the vulnerabilities of the ecosystems. This highlights the critical role of impact, risk, and vulnerability assessments as integral parts...
13/06/2024
The plugin assesses the SDG indicator 6.4.2 at the basin and sub-basin levels
The instruction manual for the new water stress plugin for the Water Evaluation and Planning system (WEAP) is now available in English, French and Spanish. The plugin was developed by FAO in collaboration with the Stockholm Environment Institute's U.S. Center (SEI) for the calculation of the SDG indicator 6.4.2 “Level...
08/06/2024
The third High-Level International Conference on the Implementation of the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development, 2018-2028” to be held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, from 10 to 13 June 2023, is part of the Dushanbe Water Process. The Dushanbe Water Process is an initiative of the Government of...
06/06/2024
At the 10th World Water Forum held in Bali, Indonesia, from 18 to 25 May, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations was awarded the highly coveted King Hassan II Great World Water Prize. Based on the theme “Securing water resources for food sovereignty and shared prosperity”. Thiss award...
19/05/2024
Increasing water scarcity and competition for limited water resources are pressing issues, steering the need to modernize irrigation systems worldwide. Pressurized pipe systems bring simplicity to irrigating farmers and are increasingly adopted as a solution, particularly in water-scarce regions. Comprehensive and standardized performance assessments are fundamental to support clear diagnoses...
15/05/2024
At the 10th World Water Forum, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will launch the initiative “National Water Roadmaps towards the 2030 Agenda” at a High-Level Special Session on 20 May. FAO highlights the critical role of water in agriculture and its impact on global food security...
03/05/2024
This new brief entitled "Securing Tenure to Restore Land and Safeguard Livelihoods" provides an overview of more secure tenure pathways to enhance the adoption and upscaling of regenerative agriculture, sustainable land management and restoration. It highlights some of the activities of the UNCCD-FAO joint initiative to promote the recognition and...
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