Земельные и водные ресурсы

Новости

В этом разделе представлены новостные статьи о работе ФАО в области земельных и водных ресурсов. 

News

12/05/2008
Interventions for improving livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa
FAO and IFAD have recently produced a report where they argue about the existing potentials for well-targeted, local interventions in water that can contribute to the rapid improvement in the livelihoods of the rural poor in SSA. The same interventions that can...
06/03/2008
Tropical coastal deltas represent one of the most diverse and rapidly changing biophysical regions in the developing world. These deltas are home to large population centers such as Dhaka, Yangon and Bangkok, and are significant centers of agricultural production and industrial development. Coastal deltas also contain critical ecosystems such as...
19/12/2007
19 December 2007, Rome – High levels of arsenic in rice could be reduced by applying improved irrigation management practices in Asia, FAO said today in a new report entitled Remediation of Arsenic for Agriculture Sustainability, Food Security and Health in Bangladesh. Studies have shown that high concentrations of arsenic in...
11/12/2007
Fresh water, animal and plant species threatened
11 December 2007, Rome – Higher temperatures are affecting mountain ecosystems and their populations, as melting glaciers increase short term water availability but also raise the likelihood of flooding, species migration and long term water shortage, FAO warned today during the commemoration of the International Day of Mountains. “As glaciers disappear...
12/09/2007
Easier, cost-effective, better perfoming irrigation systems for the farmers, environmentally frendlier and economically sound for all water users. This is MASSCOTTE: "MApping System and Services for Canal Operation TEchniques." What is MASSCOTE? The MASSCOTE is a step-wise methodology to evaluate and analyze different...
11/06/2007
With financial support from Spain and technical assistance from FAO
11 June 2007, Rabat/Madrid – A project designed to support Morocco’s National Water Economy Plan was launched today in an effort to combat the country’s water shortage problem, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). During the past 20 years, Morocco has suffered from a constant...
22/03/2007
Improving agricultural practices key
22 March 2007, Rome -- As the number-one user of water worldwide, the agriculture sector must be in the lead in addressing the rising global demand for water and its potential drain on the earth’s natural resources, FAO said today on the occasion of World Water Day. Agriculture accounts for about...
22/03/2007
Q&A with FAO Director-General Dr Jacques Diouf
The theme for this year’s World Water Day is Coping with Water Scarcity. In this interview, Dr Jacques Diouf, Director-General of FAO, the coordinating agency within the UN system for World Water Day this year, addresses the issue. How serious is the problem of water scarcity? Global water use has been growing...
14/02/2007
FAO heads UN water initiative
14 February 2007, Rome -- By 2025, 1.8 billion people will be living in countries or regions with absolute water scarcity, and two-thirds of the world’s population could be living under water stress conditions, FAO said today.  Water use has grown at more than twice the rate of population increase over...
29/11/2006
Remedies urgently needed
29 November 2006, Rome - Which causes more greenhouse gas emissions, rearing cattle or driving cars?  Surprise!  According to a new report published by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, the livestock sector generates more greenhouse gas emissions as measured in CO2 equivalent – 18 percent – than transport. It is...